Image Gallery

Photograph of Grand Central Depot located at the southwest corner of 2nd and Wyandotte in Kansas City, Missouri. Sign on building reads "Friedman Bros. Wholesale Groceries".

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of civilians and members of the military at a bookmobile, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

May 29th 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on May 29, 1933 showing Mary McElroy at a table with coffee or tea.

May 29th 1922

Photograph looking south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

1940

Photograph of Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. and Otealet Allen outside of their home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

July 14th 1918

Postcard of the Main Lobby of the Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

September 20th 1930

Postcard of Scarritt Spring on Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Aron Leher of Clarksburg, Missouri.

May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

1935

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. and Arch E. Downing.

April 20th 1933

Photograph of the cast of "Womanless Wedding," the all-male production performed at Memorial Building in Independence, Missouri on April 20 and 21, 1933.

1939

Edward Tanner, the J. C. Nichols Company architect who designed much of the Country Club Plaza, as he appeared in 1939.

October 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph of First Congregational Church, once located on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Highland Avenue.

Circa 1934 photograph looking west down Armour Boulevard from Locust Street. The building in on the right is the Georgian Court at the corner of Armour Boulevard and Locust Street.

November 30th 1921

Postcard of the Kansas City Club Building at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

May 15th 1926

Texas Tommies in posed shot on stage at Submarine Ballroom, May 15, 1936. Phil Baxter shown standing third from right.

1910

Photograph with exterior view of Westport High School at 39th and McGee (Hyde Park Ave) and Oak Streets.

1924

Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Circa 1935 black, three-piece beach pajama with multicolor floral pattern created by Nelly Don Inc.

1940

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, across the Armourdale district and towards the Kansas River.

February 4th 1941

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2.

Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's living room in their home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 3rd 1939

Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel, an "exclusive residential and transient hotel", located at Broadway Boulevard and 36th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 24th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a woman and child looking at an eagle statue on Ward Parkway at 67th Street, taken looking east-northeast.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas.

December 9th 1941

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev.

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.

1925

Photograph looking south along the east side of Main Street from 10th Street. The Newman Theater and Royal Theater are pictured to the right.

February 21st 1918

Postcard showing St. Teresa's Academy at 55th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1940's photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 425 West 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

February 28th 1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932.

December 24th 1921

Groups of carolers traveled around the Country Club District on Christmas Eve. The J. C. Nichols Company furnished the hayracks and teams of carolers.

December 23rd 1932

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at the Linwood Christian Community Church at the south

1921

Postcard of the cattle breeder's building of the American Hereford Association, located at the northwest corner of Central Street and 11th Street and occupied by the association from 1919 to 1

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.