Image Gallery

Photograph of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. This vantage point faces west on Washington Street just south of 39th Terrace.

November 9th 1931

Mugshot of former Negro League baseball player Lemuel Hawkins, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

1926

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments, taken by Bert Photo Studio, ca. 1926.

1933

This picture was taken looking east-northeast on the Wornall Road bridge over Brush Creek, before the creek bottom was paved.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company creating embroidery on a Singer embroidery machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

July 5th 1918

Interne certificate awarded to Karl A. Menninger from the General Hospital of Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Menninger was a psychiatrist who later founded the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time).

April 28th 1942

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

1937

Photograph of the sewing department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and Eddie Spitz and Vearl Osadchey.

June 4th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Don A. Davis's residence, taken from the northeast. Davis was president of Western Auto.

Headshot photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders circa 1930.

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.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Operetta "On Midsummer's Day", Finale - Act II - Grades 1-5: Inclusive, Woodland School - May 10, 1928."

Photograph with view of Quindaro ruins, Kansas City, Kansas, showing portions of remaining stone wall.

1923

Sheep grazing up and down the hillsides of Mission Hills. The sheep "earned their keep" by clearing the property of weeds.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company using a double stitching machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

1930

Photograph of the Huntzinger Building, the seven-story building pictured center. It was once located on the north side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street.

May 29th 1922

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of a group of Campfire Girls riding on a hayrack at Schutzel Farm circa 1935.

1933

Photograph of the basement of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee.

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees.

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

June 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a rose pergola on the property of A. E. Mosier, President of the Lucky Tiger Mining Company.

1940

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Charles Northington is wearing suspenders, with Anna Northington to his right.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

July 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the residence of John R. Ranson and Pearl Howard Ranson, taken from the northwest and showing hedges in the front yard. John R.

December 17th 1925

Photograph of the Park Lane Apartments, located on the west side of Mill Creek Parkway (presently J C Nichols Parkway) between just north of 46th Street Terrace.

June 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mid-1920s photograph of the Eblon Theater Orchestra with drummer Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and musical director & ragtime composer James Scott (second from right).

1925

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Carbide and Carbon Building (later called Union Carbide Building) located on the west side of Baltimore between 9th and 10th Street.

1925

Photograph looking east along 12th Street from just west of Charlotte Street. Troy Hotel, Jake's Bargain Shoe Store, Monarch Hotel, and other establishments are pictured.

Photograph of the Ministers Congress in Kansas City, posed inside of an unidentified church.

T. H. Holder’s orchestra posed with instruments; Claude Williams on left end. Source: Claude Williams.

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