Image Gallery

Photograph of the Annunciation Boys Choir on an Easter Sunday in the early 1940's.

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Public School, once located on the north side of 60th Street between Swope Parkway and Jackson Avenue.

An autochrome photograph of Charles Rickert Fillmore seated at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

May 1926

Lou Holland standing by a seated Ike Morrell at Kansas City's air mail dedication at Richards Field, May 1926.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of northeast Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east and shows the area that will eventually be remade as Jersey Creek Park.

September 14th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Myra M. Wilson, wife of William Emmett Wilson, seated holding a rose. William Wilson was a farmer.

November 8th 1924

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on November 8, 1924 showing the Board of Governors for the Liberty Memorial Association.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

1925

Romanelli Gardens, the northeast portion of the Armour Farm, just west of Wornall Road and south of 67th Street, has been added to the developing section of the Country Club District.

August 23rd 1918

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T.

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.

July 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance.

The new municipal wharf on the east side of state line in Missouri, opposite the airport.

June 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking east over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Photograph of James Balestrere, Kansas City organized crime figure who was involved in bootleg efforts during Prohibition and later owner of the White House Tavern, located south of the Kansas City

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

October 1933

Photograph of five children and a dentist at the Westside Health Center, part of the Richard Cabot Club that "promotes a general health program for the West Side." The image is featured i

October 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the northwest.

Photograph of the R. J. Delano School at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

1937

Photograph of a trained nurse in front of the first aid supplies at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 26th 1919

Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

October 1934

Miss May Lowe seated in the campaign "sound" car for Harry S. Truman's 1934 senatorial campaign.

Photograph of jazz trumpet player Lammar Wright, who was active in Kansas City from the early 1920's until 1927.

Photograph of Northeast Junior High School, located at on the south side of Thompson Avenue between Chelsea Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

Photograph of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas circa 1925.

Photograph of George E. Kessler, landscape architect and city planner.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Court Order Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

December 20th 1935

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

July 18th 1932

Unsigned postcard to Lloyd C.

September 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Visitation Church, taken from the west.

Alto saxophone owned and played by Henry Franklin "Buster" Smith. Smith played with the Blue Devils before co-founding the Buster Smith-Count Basie Band of Rhythm.

October 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Mark J. Morrin's residence from the southeast with October roses. Morrin's residence was on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. 50.

1925

Photograph looking southeast at the intersection of Troost Avenue and 12th Street. Shows Roy L. Wooddy Drugstore at 1101 E 12th. Wooddy also had a drugstore at 1300 Locust.

Photograph of boys exercising at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

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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.