Image Gallery

September 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Lake of the Woods from the north, located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.


Close exterior shot of the marble balustrade once located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard.


This picture was taken looking south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

January 29th 1945

Photograph of Harry S. Truman speaking to James Pendergast following Tom Pendergast's funeral.


This picture was taken looking south on Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) toward the intersection of Mill Creek and 47th Street.

August 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's house, taken from the west. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

August 26th 1922

Photograph with a full frontal and corner view of the Brailey Building, once located on northwest corner of 11th Street and McGee 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.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 14th and Walnut; shows Kansas City Power and Light and Fidelity National Bank buildings under construction.

Big Joe Turner

Photograph of Kansas City blues shouter Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr.

An autochrome photograph of Fletcher Cowherd's house, taken from the east-northeast.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Pet Rat to Holdover" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of people playing tennis at the North Terrace Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the southwest corner of Gladstone Boulevard and St John Avenue.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the New England National Bank, located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

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.

March 29th 1926

Photograph of the attendees of Judge E. E.

October 4th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Browning Fellers with Mary B. Fellers standing next to a polygonum vine on their property.


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

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Kansas River looking north and showing the neighborhoods Argentine (left), Armourdale (right), Kensington (left background), and Riverview (right ba

March 29th 1935

Photograph of Walter McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 217832... (Chicago Bureau).

February 14th 1925

Photograph of the ruins of the American Royal building which was destroyed in a fire in February 1925.

June 26th 1939

Photograph of people riding the Vine Street Streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri


Group photo of Bennie Moten's Victor Recording Artists taken at Fairyland Park by Cresswell's Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri; band is seated with instruments, ca. 1930.


Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Charles "Mad Dog" Gargotta.

Photograph of members of the Italian Supreme Intersocial Council of Kansas City.

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek. This vantage point faces north up Belleview Avenue towards its intersection with 48th Street in the background.

September 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Charles R. Cook's residence with ivy on the facade, taken from the east. Cook was founder and president of Cook Paint & Varnish Company.

T. H. Holder’s orchestra posed with instruments; Claude Williams on left end. Source: Claude Williams.

Collection of portrait photographs of the officers and directors of the Community Savings and Loan Association of Missouri. Pictured are Homer L. Rogers, Robert W. Barr, Lou E. Holland, M. T.

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on the south side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Main Street and Walnut Street.

July 1st 1940

Photograph looking north along the west side of Main Street just north of 15th Street (presently Truman Road). A cook, the Hotel Main, and Strand Hotel are pictured.

September 17th 1934

An autochrome photograph of a fountain at Meyer Circle, located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard.

May 6th 1922

Photograph of unidentified railroad workers labeled "El Campo del Mexicanos" - the Union Pacific Railroad Mexican Camp.


Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Carbide and Carbon Building (later called Union Carbide Building) located on the west side of Baltimore between 9th and 10th Street.

February 16th 1937

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on February 16, 1937 showing drawings and photographs from the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trial.