Image Gallery

May 1st 1935

Photograph capturing one of the hardships faced by families during the Dust Bowl--starving cattle.

May 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of to the west entrance of R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

1940s photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs standing side by side on field with fans in stands behind team in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right players are identified as N. Allen, R.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a policeman and two protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing photographs of Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. Pictured are Pal E.

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.

Photograph of Dolores Goddard posed in dancing attire.

Postcard of the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) in the Country Club Plaza.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

May 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified woman standing in front of Sid J. Hare's residence. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Photograph of the R. J. Delano School at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue.

Photograph with full, street level, corner view of the Irving School located on the south side of 24th Street between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue. The school was later named for Booker T.

October 1933

Photograph of eleven women engaged in various activities in the parlor at the Girls' Hotel at 1805 Jefferson. This boarding home was sponsored by the Council of Clubs.

Photograph of cabins at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of the Elsmere Apartments, once located at the southeast corner of Troost Avenue and Linwood Boulevard

November 1925

This picture was taken looking west at the intersection of 50th Street and State Line Road.

September 20th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified women seated on a bench in the garden of Harry D. Seavey, head of the Seavey & Flarsheim Brokerage Company.

July 1936

Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast Jr., his wife, Mary Louise Weyer Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast traveling to New York to see Thomas J.

1939

Dancers at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, taken by Tynen & Murphy Photographers, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of a group of boys accompanied by adults near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

November 8th 1924

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on November 8, 1924 showing the Board of Governors for the Liberty Memorial Association.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east where widened 52nd Street would connect with Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Photograph of the Van Horn School, located to the east of the intersection of 37th Street and Wyoming Street. The school was named for Robert T. Van Horn, early Kansas City pioneer.

This photograph was taken looking east at the southwest corner of 12th Street and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. Castle Theater, O.K.

Photograph of the interior of St. Peter & Paul Church, once located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people fishing at a casting and wading pool in Gillham Park at the southeast corner of 41st Street and Kenwood Avenue.

October 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of The Walnuts west building, taken from the south in October.

June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses and pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by the Presidents and Past Presidents Club.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Bemis Brothers Bag Company; located at 925 and 937 Wyoming Street.

Photograph of members of the Greek Orthodox Annunciation Church at a picnic, including Apostoli Kartsonis, Tom Jianas, Mrs. Jianis, Mrs. Longas, Mrs.

1925

The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

1927

Individulal portrait photographs of the 31 students comprising the Holy Cross School Class of 1927. Also included is a photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast.

Fire station house of Company No. 28 on Troost Ave., near 73rd St., Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This fire house is typical of other fire station houses erected in the 1930s.

January 19th 1933

Clipping entitled "James M. Kemper, Commerce Trust President, and His Bride" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 19, 1933 with caption stating, "Mr. and Mrs. James M.

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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.