Image Gallery

Photograph of eight women at a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.

February 12th 1921

Postcard of the spring on Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Alva Duvall of Bethalto, Illinois.

Portrait photograph of Winston and Addie Holmes taken by the Williams Photo Studio, 1808 Vine Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

A portrait of Walt Disney.

Circa 1930's photograph of the Kansas City stockyards looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building.

April 17th 1930

Postcard of the "Elm Street U-Smile Camp, 1 mile east of Kansas City on U.S. No. 40, 70 cottages." The camp and adjacent gas station (not pictured) was owned by Joseph Herman.

June 3rd 1931

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the north door at Mount Washington School.

Photograph of two men walking away from a Crown Drug Company store at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Public School, once located on the north side of 60th Street between Swope Parkway and Jackson Avenue.

1926

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street

September 27th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a marble bench in the Country Club Plaza on Ward Parkway between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of men ready to serve barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

June 25th 1934

An autochrome photograph of children at the Arbor Villa Pool at Main Street and 66th Street Terrace.

Circa 1941 photograph of recently demolished buildings on the east side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street in the City Market.

Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

1940's photograph of Columbus Park looking west-northwest with an unpaved 4th Street between Gillis Street and Harrison Street in the foreground and the intersection of 4th and Harrison in the

1938

Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Part of Ransom Money" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

March 25th 1924

Photograph looking south down the west side of Walrond Avenue from the southwest corner of Walrond and 18th Street. The A. O. Thompson Lumber Company office is pictured to the right.

Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building, designed by Arthur Tufts and located at the southeast corner of 21st Street (defunct on this block) and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard).

June 17th 1933

Photograph of a damaged Chevrolet, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti. FBI Agent R. J.

Photograph with an exterior, full street level view of Martin School. The school was named after school board member Judge Edward L. Martin.

1920

Six white columns stand erect in a park at Locust Street and Cherry Street, the structure patterned after the columns on the campus at the University of Missouri.

Photograph of the old City Market facilities on the west side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street.

Three-page excerpt from William T. Kemper, Sr.'s passport. Included is a portrait photograph and details on physical description, date and place of birth, and profession.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

March 24th 1926

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on March 24, 1926 showing the five officers of the Grand Avenue Cleanup Association. Pictured are T. S. Abernathy, Treasurer; R. C.

1925

Photograph looking south from the northwest corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). The Spalding Athletic Goods store and Federal Reserve Bank building is pictured.

Photograph with exterior, street level view of the repair or shop building maintained by the Kansas City School District.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of Robert Reed, Donald Dunn, and Howard Whelan, three members of Boy Scouts Troop 80.

June 7th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Paul's scarlet roses around the entrance to the William C. Helmers residence. Helmers was an executive at the Helmers Manufacturing Company.

Circa 1925 photograph of St. John's Episcopal Church in winter. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Kensington Avenue between Thompson Avenue and Independence Avenue.

June 2nd 1922

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

1925

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

June 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

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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.