Image Gallery

Photograph with full exterior street level view of Horace Mann School, located on the north side of 39th Street between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue.

1925

Photograph looking west from the northeast corner of 12th Street and Walnut Street. Katz Drugstore and Sexton Hotel is pictured.

April 12th 1933

Photograph of a large crowd surrounding a car at Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

August 16th 1922

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of Jennings Mill in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1938. Located at Robinson Street and Santa Fe Drive, the broad-roofed building bears signs advertising coal, animal feed, and paint.

May 4th 1936

Group portrait of the 1936 Kansas City Blues baseball team inside Muehlebach Field (later renamed Blues/Municipal Stadium).

Photograph of two uniformed Strang Line employees circa 1915.

Photograph of Henley L. Cox, principal of Wendell Phillips School from 1916 until his death in 1947.

May 12th 1921

Children racing on tricycles at first Country Club District Community Field Day in 1921 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. Six schools and one kindergarten participated.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Weeden Henderson, Inmate #53425. Henderson was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S.

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

Photograph of a sign at the Shawnee Indian Mission site in Fairway, Kansas, circa 1935. The sign, posted in from of the mission's boarding school, reads "BUILDING PART OF SHAWNEE MISSION.

May 14th 1935

Group portrait of participants in the annual Hair Style Show portion of the annual party of the South Central Business Association, onstage at unidentified location.

September 19th 1924

Postcard of the lake and drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards downtown from Penn Drive, south of 27th Street.

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's residence, taken from the northwest. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south.

August 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Michael J. Healey's residence, taken from the south. Healey was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

Photograph of the exterior of Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 13th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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.

December 20th 1935

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1935 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed.

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

Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.

December 5th 1920

Photograph of several Holy Cross Catholic Church choir members and friends posed at the Missouri Pacific Railroad bridge over Blue River en route to Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff nea

June 13th 1930

Clipping from the Pendergast-controlled newspaper The Missouri Democrat on June 13, 1930. This excerpt includes photographs of Thomas J. Pendergast, Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr., James M.

September 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's 165 foot long residence, taken from the northwest. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

December 5th 1920

Photograph of several Holy Cross Catholic Church choir members and friends posed in a pipe en route to Jesse James Cave on the Missouri River bluff near Sugar Creek, Missouri.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of ten young men, participants in Future Farmers of America, holding adult goats and kids circa 1940.

Photograph of artist Thomas Hart Benton posing near his painting of Persephone.

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn and power plant in Overland Park, Kansas, circa the late 1940s.

September 29th 1918

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Dedication on Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street at 2:30 pm on September 29, 1918.

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.

Photograph with exterior, street view of the Harris House located at the northeast corner of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Pennsylvania Avenue.

This photograph was taken looking west on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Harrison Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.