Image Gallery

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company using a double stitching machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 3rd 1941

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue.

Photograph with slide description, "Children's ward in Wheatley Hospital, K.C., Mo."

February 16th 1937

Clipping entitled, "The Thirteen Jurors Who Will Hear the Vote Fraud Trial" from the Kansas City Times on February 16, 1937.

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

December 1935

Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations.

May 29th 1939

Mugshot of Pendergast tax fraud accomplice Robert Emmett O'Malley, Inmate #55296, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

1919

Early picture of the 51st Street shopping center, the first business development built by J. C. Nichols Company. At time of photograph, the Country Club Grocery Co.

A color glass plate positive photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking northeast toward The Walnuts apartments.

September 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a sculpture near the entrance to the residence of Martha D. Shields, taken looking south. Her deceased husband, Edwin W.

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.

Photograph of two men standing next to two trucks in Lenexa, Kansas, circa 1920.

February 8th 1932

Photograph with a close-up view of an unmarked police car with three bullet holes in the windshield.

October 24th 1939

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

May 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

October 1st 1931

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees.

1937

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees attending the Instructors Christmas Party event at the Donnelly Clubhouse.

1940's photograph of the Holy Rosary parish with the parochial school to the right and St. John Bosco Center to the far right.

September 1930

Clipping from the Kansas City Times in September 1930 showing Joe Shannon, Peter Kelly and L. C. Johnson.

Mug shot of Bernard Phillips, used as an exhibit in support of the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward O. Faeth's residence, taken from the east. Faeth was president of the Stowe Hardware & Supply Company.

1926

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds where the proposed roadway would enter Wornall Road by the lake at 5nd Street." This vantage point faces northeast near the center of

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.

1925

Photograph looking north along west side of Oak Street from 12th Street. Walker Laundry, Rainbow Hotel, and the Y.M.C.A. are pictured.

Photograph of a man with pigs in the stockyards. The original slide included the following description: "Moving a pen of Berkshire hogs at the Stock Yards, Kansas City, Missouri."

June 17th 1932

Photograph with full frontal portrait of Frank Cromwell on porch of the Swope Memorial Golf Course clubhouse.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the President Hotel; located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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.

1922

Home of Chester C. Smith at 6418 Washington Street. Smith was later president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company (1330 Baltimore Avenue) during the company strike in 1941.

Circa 1920 photograph of St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church located at the southwest corner of 9th and McGee streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Street light in view.

October 23rd 1929

Postcard showing the Intercity Viaduct (foreground), James Street (background), the Kansas River (left), and Kansas City, Kansas (right).

Photograph of the Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church at the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and 39th Street.

July 22nd 1923

Formal presentation of Arbor Villa Park, developed by the J. C. Nichols Company. Pictured are J. C. Nichols and Shannon C. Douglass, President of the Armour Hills Homes Association.

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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.