Image Gallery

May 11th 1923

Nearly a dozen young children on scooters participating in 1923 Community Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

1917

Postcard of the Country Club District, showing Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces north on the west side of Brookside Boulevard, just south of 54th Street.

October 11th 1934

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a large cluster of morning glories on the property of D. Ambert Haley.

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.

Mug shot of Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

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.

1932

Unknown Republican publication without volume or issue identification with excerpts from several St.

1938

Around the corner view of a neighborhood found in the then-new Fairway housing development. The name was chosen because of the development's proximity to three golf courses.

Photograph of the Delaware Apartments, once located at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 10th Street.

March 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the first flowers of Spring, 1933 in the front yard of Clarence E. Shepard, architect.

May 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's garage, taken from the north while the tulips were blossoming. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

1926

Photograph with caption, "southwest corner of Main and 41st Streets where the proposed Brookside Boulevard and Mill Creek Drive connections would enter Main Street." The photograph's

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Postcard of spirea in bloom by a rustic bridge (likely over Brush Creek) in the Indian Hills neighborhood of Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a letter J.C.

June 26th 1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas.

1926

1926 photograph of the Lincoln Theatre stage and orchestra in pit. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 13th 1936

Letter and attached photograph from L. L. Hixon to Lloyd Stark, reporting on the state of Stark gubernatorial campaign in his area of Missouri.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

May 1926

Negative of Kansas City’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, May 1926. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at Richards Field.

May 10th 1939

An autochrome photograph of Leslie T. Martin's house and tower on Briarcliff between present-day Route 9 and North Briarcliff Road. Martin was president of Martin Printing Company.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.

1925

Photograph looking east from the southwest corner of Wyandotte Street and 9th Street. The New York Life Building, New England Building, and Boston Drug Co. is pictured.

1919

Photograph with caption, "Standing in front of the bath house of Karnes School are 135 boys in their first communion class in 1919.

Photograph of three Douglas DC-2 airplanes parked outside of the Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc. airplane hangar at the Municipal Airport.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Circa 1920 photograph of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right.

May 29th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the west. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

October 16th 1932

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

September 1935

Exterior view of the many people attending the 4th Annual Country Club Plaza Artists' Fair at the southwest corner of Central Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), held from September 7-

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air attendant checking passengers as they enter a "Lindbergh Line" Douglas Commercial airplane at Municipal Airport.

September 16th 1932

Souvenir program for the memorial of Frank C. Niles (1858-1932), philanthropist and President of the Niles & Moser Cigar Company. Tributes were given by Bryce B. Smith, Henry F.

Photograph entitled "Inspection", showing boys lined up in the playground behind the Boys Hotel.

1934

Banner for the Coat and Suit Workers Local 270 of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, as seen on display at the entrance to the Kansas City Garment District Museum.

November 12th 1929

Group portrait of Harry Truman, Senator Thomas P. Gore, and others at a dinner held by the South Central Business Association at the LaSalle Hotel in Gore's honor.

This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Garfield Avenue.

June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of H. B. Jeffery standing next to roses growing on the upper terrace at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

March 27th 1932

Clipping entitled "Ready for the Big Parade" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convent

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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