Image Gallery

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Large Ballot Unwieldy" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

February 4th 1941

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2.

1922

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record.

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Linwood School, once located on the north side of Linwood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Woodland Avenue.

March 5th 1931

Photograph of a courtroom scene at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. She is pictured in the foreground on the far right. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

January 1933

Clipping from The Missouri Alumnus, Vol. XXI, No. 5, featuring a biographies and portraits of James Madison Kemper, Sr., Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr., and William T. Kemper, Jr.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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

Undated photograph of two Mexican women in Kansas City, Kansas.

June 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek, taken looking north on the east side of the Kansas City Country Club.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors at a sit-in on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of a residential area and rail yard with roundhouse near the Kansas River in the Argentine neighborhood.

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed up for the Country Club Plaza Fiesta. They are standing at the entrance to the Balcony Building in the Country Club Plaza.

Photograph of six men in suits and hats standing in a lot. The man on the far right is Lou Holland, an early promoter of Kansas City aviation; next to him is former city manager Henry McElroy.

March 1925

Photograph of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, South located at the northwest corner of Maple Avenue and Spring Street in Independence, Missouri.

August 15th 1931

Photograph of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis after the ceremony of the dedication of St. John Seminary at the southeast corner of Euclid Avenue and 72nd Street.

Photograph of the Scarritt School on the west side of Askew Avenue between Anderson Avenue and Lexington Avenue. It was named for Reverend Nathan Scarritt, a local early minister and resident.

February 28th 1930

Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914.

1939

Pla Mor pool without swimmers, taken by Cresswell's Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1929

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post showing Gladys W. Kemper (wife of James M. Kemper, Sr.) as hostess at the Fiesta ball. Photograph by Cauthen.

Photograph of John's Candy Store in the 1920s, including owner Elias (Louis) Kartsonis on the far left with six unidentified employees.

June 11th 1928

The intersection of Main Street and 12th Street decorated with patriotic banners and flags for the 1928 Republican National Convention at Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri.

Portrait of George H. Edwards, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1916-1918. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

Nurses Miss Shultz and Miss Hilda Fiedler (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) posing as a nurse and patient at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

This photograph was taken looking north at the intersection of the Troost Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Head and shoulders portrait of Sally Rand.

Photograph of City Bank, once located before 1927 at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard).

1921

A small book containing fourteen illustrations of Kansas City by Herbert F. Slaughter, published by Holland Engraving Co., Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of a maid attending to a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of an unidentified man with soda pop and barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Circa 1925 photograph of Budd Park Christian Church located at southwest corner of St. John Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

1931

Photograph of a tug of war event between the male congregation of the Holy Cross Parish and those of the St. Stanislaus Parish.

November 1st 1921

Stereoscopic photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of a daytime rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson during the 1928 presidential campaign. This vantage point faces west with the Union Station pictured to the right.

1923

Wide exterior view of Arbor Villa Park; the small white building in the background is a J. C. Nichols Company sales office.

Pages

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.