Image Gallery

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

Mug shot of Hymie Ballew, Inmate No. 42199 at the Missouri State Penitentiary. This photo was used as an exhibit in support of the defendant in the Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Proposed roadway connections, in Park Land, north of 43rd Street." This vantage point faces north-northwest from near the intersection of 43rd Street and Baltimo

June 24th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the front of E. C. Winters's residence, taken from the west. Winters was founder of the Winters Securities Company.

1929

Publicity photo of Chic Scoggin, Pla-Mor Orchestra director, standing and holding a conducting baton.

August 14th 1932

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

July 16th 1939

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Southwestern Milling Company located near the intersection of South 18th Street and Kansas Avenue in the Armourdale district of Kansas City

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

April 1928

Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education, officers, and superintendent, "As organized April 5, 1928." Pictured are Allendoerger, C.

A woman and her child in the railyard area where they lived.

November 3rd 1936

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

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.

Circa 1925 photograph looking northeast on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just west of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue.

July 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lillie A. Jones standing in her Tudor garden. Her husband Ellis R. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 22, Leeds, built in 1917.

Photograph of South Side Baptist Church, once located at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Montgall Avenue.

1932

Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Theo Ross, Lester Young, and Buster Smith, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

January 20th 1939

Postcard of Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

1930's photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Dave Dexter, Andy Kirk, and an unidentified man standing together drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes. Dexter is wearing a vest and looking forward.

1926

Three photographs of Senator James A. Reed with amusing captions.

1926

Photograph with caption, "where Brookside Boulevard Extension would come northwest to 47th Street through Park Land." This vantage point faces south from just south of the intersection of

Detention Homr

Photograph of the Old Detention Home on Oak Street, south of Fifth Street, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces west-southwest on Oak Street.

Circa 1940 photograph of the Park Central Hotel located at 300-02 E. Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the building is in view from street level.

1934

Photograph of a bullet hole on a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

Photograph of the NC8088 Inland W-500 Super Sport, modified from a S-300 Sport model. It is shown parked at Municipal Airport.

May 8th 1934

Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity.

September 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

1925

Photograph looking south along the east side of Broadway Boulevard from just south of Amour Boulevard. The Congress Building is pictured in the background.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins. This photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

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.

1940's photograph of the St. John Bosco Center at the southwest corner of Missouri Avenue and Campbell Street.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

February 20th 1923

Photograph looking south-southeast and showing the east side of the 500 block of Park Avenue.

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.