Image Gallery

September 8th 1928

Mugshots of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Sam Brenner, Inmate #53427. Brenner was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S.

December 19th 1936

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1936 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

February 28th 1920

Postcard of the United States Post Office & Custom House in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

Circa 1920 photograph with full view of Watts Mill including view of Indian Creek and rock ledge, Dallas, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southeast bank of Indian Creek.

Photograph of the residence of Rev. Samuel W. and L. Jeanetta Bacote, once located at 2210 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

July 11th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Frances Fillmore standing on a diving board at the Unity Farm (Unity Village) pool in the early evening.

January 24th 1923

Photograph looking north on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira.

Portrait of Edwin M. Clendening, secretary of the Kansas City Commercial Club from 1892-1918. He was then appointed Assistant to the President of the Chamber of Commerce.

October 28th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the west end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the southeast. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

Mug shot of Vernon C. Miller or Verne Miller, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

1920

Portrait of Jerry Wilson Perry, or Jerry Perry (usually called J. W. Perry), president of the Commerce Trust Company in Kansas City.

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background.

1920

Three men working at a rock quarry with steam shovel at Crestwood Drive and Locust Street.

August 23rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of an interior patio with movable skylight in the residence of Mack B. Nelson.

Undated photograph of an unidentified location showing railroad facilities in Kansas City, Kansas.

July 17th 1925

Postcard showing the August Meyer Memorial, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo at 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 4th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lawrence H. Fox's residence, taken from the north-northeast. Fox was a Kansas City investor.

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.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "Kansas Citians in Line" from the Kansas City Times on March 29, 1932 showing highlights from the Democratic State Convention the previous day in St. Louis, Missouri.

1930

Photograph of a nightime baseball game at Muehlebach Field at the northwest corner of 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

1925

Photograph of the Strang Line Car Barn after it was destroyed by fire in 1925. The exterior stone walls remain while the interior and roof were destroyed.

1920

This picture was taken looking west in the Marie Antoinette Shop, once located at 6231 Brookside Boulevard in the Brookside Shopping District.

Portrait of Thomas J. Pendergast around 1900. From the book, "Independence As It Is."

Undated photograph of Mexican railroad workers posing in front of a boxcar in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the staff of Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet, posed in front of the restaurant.

May 1919

A World War I Color Guard (either 128th or 129th field artillery or 140th infantry) marches down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, in a parade of soldiers returning home

1924

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments on bandstand, likely to be Paseo Hall, 15th Street and Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1925.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking south from Brush Creek Boulevard [presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard] the proposed trafficway, on park lands, to widened East 48th Street." This vant

Undated photograph of Louis Kartsonis,the first foreign-born president of the Naturalization Council of Kansas City Missouri, and Mrs. Maybard Brock, his executive secretary.

August 6th 1925

Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group.

Photograph with an exterior, street view of Lykins School, once located on the north side of 7th Street between Norton Avenue and Jackson Avenue. The school was named after Dr.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S.

June 27th 1932

Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, with the Mark Twain and the General Ashburn, stern wheelers, carrying Patrick J.

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.