Image Gallery

June 2nd 1922

Photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir at their second annual concert at Shubert Theatre on June 2, 1922.

Photograph of North Seventh Street looking north from just north of Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The Huron building is pictured in the center background.

1933

The new Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Missouri. This drawing was rendered as if looking southeast on Oak Street just north of 12th Street.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east from the heights of the old quarry. Note that Main Street is higher than the land on either side."

June 4th 1939

Photograph of Artie Banks standing outside the entrance to Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

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.

1930

Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot, Holy Cross Pastor Rev. J. P. Prendergast, and Holy Cross Choir Director William Saeger standing outside the Holy Cross Catholic Church after Mass.

Photograph from the stockyards with partial view of men prodding cattle in a livestock pen with a broomhandle.

1924

Photograph of the first graduating class of Visitation Church posed with Father Thomas McDonald.

1924

The Avon Shop opened October 1, 1924 at 108 W. 47th Street on the first floor of the Tower Building.

Altered photograph of Nick Penna, chauffeur and bodyguard to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

1925

Photograph looking southeast at the intersection of Troost Avenue and 12th Street. Shows Roy L. Wooddy Drugstore at 1101 E 12th. Wooddy also had a drugstore at 1300 Locust.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking west from Forest Avenue" just south of 47th Street and showing the proposed east extension of 48th Street.

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to white hydrangeas on the property of Charles M. Howell, lawyer.

September 1924

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

October 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Hazel B. Healey standing amongst her polyantha roses. Her husband, Michael J. Healey, was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

1926

Studio portrait of George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra posed with their instruments, ca. 1926. Pictured: Bob Garner, clarinet; Thurston "Sox" Moppins, trombone; George E.

Down Beat photo with caption, "That McShann Rhythm Section!", ca. 1941. The caption reads, "New York - Here they are, beating it out at the Savoy in Harlem.

1923

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

1926

Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman. Those in the rear row, left to right - C. Jasper Bell, Ira B. Burns, A.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stocky

March 22nd 1941

Photograph of a farewell dinner of Anderson Photo Company employees at Pickwick Hotel for Roger Odneal, who was leaving for the army.

Postcard of Fairyland Park, once located at the southeast corner of 75th Street and Prospect Avenue. This vantage point faces south near the entrance to the park.

1939

A 1939 photograph of the results of a tornado to Allen's Addition (also known as Hollie Addition, near 37th Street and Topping Avenue) in Kansas City, Missouri.

1925

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast, Pastor of Holy Cross Parish, with the Boy Scouts of Troop 80 who participated in the Corpus Christi Procession that day on May 30, 1929.

12th East from Baltimore

Circa 1920 photograph of storefronts along the south side of 12th Street looking east from Baltimore Avenue. Shows part of the sidewalk entry for the Dixon Hotel and the Sexton Hotel next door.

December 20th 1941

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at 30th anniversary breakfast at the Pickwick Hotel.

September 20th 1930

Postcard of Scarritt Spring on Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Aron Leher of Clarksburg, Missouri.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Detective Who Got Tip" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

This photograph was taken looking east on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just west of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

August 1st 1933

Wanted notice, mugshot, and fingerprints for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which includes aliases, criminal record, and physical description. Galatas was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

August 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Miss Jean Love sitting next to a swimming pool at the Inghram D. Hook residence. This photograph was taken looking east from west of the pool.

Photograph of an exterior view, including pipe, casing, valves and fittings, of the Sonken-Galamba Corporation at the southeast corner of N. 2nd St.

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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.