Image Gallery

Circa 1928 photograph with partial side view of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company. Also pictured are signs on the building for Sunshine Biscuits and Vassar Chocolates.

Photograph of Joe Mackey seated on horseback holding a horn circa 1935. Mackey, serving as lead huntsman in a fox hunt, wears a dark riding habit and rides a light colored horse.

1925

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street from just west of Main Street. The Jones Store is pictured to the right.

Photograph of members of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America in 1940 or 1941.

May 4th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northwest.

1925

Photograph of the Euclid Apartment Hotel, once located at the northwest corner of Euclid Avenue and 31st Street.

June 7th 1945

Photograph of jazz singer Elmer "Pha" Terrell. He was active in Kansas City, primarily with Andy Kirk and the Twelve Clouds of Joy, from the early 1930's until 1941.

July 3rd 1935

An autochrome photograph of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) Terrace Tea Room, taken from the south.

Walt Disney seated at a drawing board at Laugh-O-Gram Films/Disney Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.

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 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

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

1919

The J. C. Nichols Company sales office at the southeast corner of 59th Street and Ward Parkway in 1919.

Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Circa 1928 photograph with partial side view of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company; once located at 1100 W. 8th Street. Sign on building in this view says Vassar Chocolates.

October 28th 1918

Postcard showing The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east towards The Scout Statue.

Circa 1930's photograph of the Electric Theater, 546 Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. It was opened in 1922, closed in 1969, and demolished in 1976.

Photograph of eight boys attending a class on dining etiquette with Mrs. White in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

May 11th 1923

Five children marching and holding American flags for 1923 Field Day parade on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423. Dixon was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

1935

Photograph of students inside a classroom attending a "reading clinic summer session" at the Kansas City Teacher's College.

1929

Photograph looking north from the northwest corner of 12th Street and Locust Street.

Photograph with full, exterior view of a Friends Church located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Bales Avenue. The pastor is noted on the back of the photograph as the Reverand J.

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.

1920's photograph of the streetcar house and yards at the northeast corner of Minnesota Avenue and North 10th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

September 1924

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

1925

Photograph looking south along the east side of Broadway Boulevard from 12th Street. The Commonwealth Hotel is pictured to the right.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Commerce Trust Company, located at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Walnut Street.

Photograph of the Kittle family house backyard and swimming pool in Westwood Hills, Kansas, circa 1931.

May 9th 1939

An autochrome photograph of tulips growing in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

1930

This picture of a Country Club Plaza parking lot was taken looking south-southwest from atop the Country Club Plaza Theater at Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street.

June 1941

Photograph of the Nigro Pool Hall and Red Gibson's Restaurant, once located at the southeast corner of 3rd Street and Walnut Street.

Circa 1941 photograph of recently demolished buildings on the east side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street in the City Market.

June 26th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Inez Moore Goetz standing next to her regal lilies. Her husband, Henry E. Goetz, was assistant secretary-treasurer of the Goetz Brewing Company.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Midland Building, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 13th Street.

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