Image Gallery

May 20th 1936

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post from May 20, 1936 showing attendees of the "Cradle of Missouri Democracy" rally in Fayette, Missouri. Pictured are Lloyd C.

Postcard showing one of the proposed concepts for the Kansas City Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. N. Watt of Kansas City, Missouri.

1929

Photograph of Ann Avenue at N. 6th Street looking west to N. 7th Street. The caption reads: "Oklahoma Natural Rock Asphalt Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the Thacher School, once located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Quincy Avenue. It was named for Major Luin E. Thacher, an early member of the school board.

1922

Exterior view of the White Eagle Oil and Refining Company Filling Station at 46th Terrace and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway).

June 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's residence, taken from the southeast. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Main Street State Bank. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Main Street between 18th Street and 19th Street.

Photograph with slide description, "Babies in cribs, nursery at St. Vincent's, K.C., Mo." St.

July 21st 1930

Main entrance into the J. C. Nichols Companies building. Iron grillwork originally on the main doors was removed because doors were too heavy to be pushed open easily.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

July 6th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the terrace garden by the Unity Farm (Unity Village) Club House.

1924

Exterior view of the Clarence E. Shepard home at 1426 Stratford Road (now reclassified as 2012 Stratford Road, Mission Hills, Kansas).

August 27th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Eugene W. Goebel's south terrace and house entrance. Goebel was a Kansas City oil producer.

Circa 1935 photograph of the Medical Arts Building at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

September 19th 1938

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 29th 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Harvey Davis's house, taken from the west. Davis was president of the Davis-Noland-Merrill Grain Company.

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Herbert Allen Farmer, Inmate #46084, which includes aliases, information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and me

John S. Watkins Drugs at Brookside Shopping District

This picture of John S. Watkins at the Brookside Shopping District was taken looking northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 63rd Street.

September 13th 1923

Postcard of the United States Post Office & Custom House in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

August 22nd 1945

Mugshot and prison record of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT/#62155, noting his transfer from the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, to the United States Peni

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

September 2nd 1937

Photograph of Monsignor Keyes carrying the Blessed Sacrament back to the chapel at the St.

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the southwest corner of the French salon in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

March 1938

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

October 21st 1928

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M.

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Bechtel's crabapple trees in front of Ellison A. Neel's residence, taken looking south. Neel was a Kansas City lawyer.

September 21st 1925

Postcard showing the Crestwood Country Club District at 55th Street and Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of Edward "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey behind his bar at the College Inn and presenting Himm Walker's De Luxe Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's rose fence, taken from the west looking east. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

September 8th 1928

Mugshots of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Photograph of the entrance to Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the intersection of 51st Street and Wornall Road.

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F.

1919

Photograph with full body view of Sgt. Joe Sanders in military uniform. Taken at Camp Bowie, Texas.

May 6th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Charles M. Howell's home while the tulips are in bloom. Howell was a Kansas City lawyer.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.