Image Gallery

December 1925

Clipping from The Missouri Alumnus, Vol. XIV, No. 4, featuring a biography of James Madison Kemper, Sr.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

1925

Photograph looking west along north side of 13th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue. The Odd Fellows Temple is pictured to the left.

1937

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

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey posing with two other women and a car that has been decorated for a parade and with an advertisement for Black Hawk Barbecue.

February 26th 1923

Photograph of Mayor Frank Cromwell and former mayors: (left to right) James A. Reed, George M. Shelley, Darius A. Brown, Leander J. Talbot, Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr., Cromwell, George H.

Undated photograph of unidentified children and teenagers from the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

October 18th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the West Bottoms and Kansas City Stock Yards as seen looking west from Kersey Coates Drive at its intersection with Beardsley Road, just north of 17th Street.

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones the 2nd and his 9 Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom.

September 3rd 1927

Photograph of Kansas City officials posed next to a sightseeing bus in front of the Isis Theater and Wirthman Building after attending a luncheon celebrating the widening of Linwood Boulevard.

1923

Some of the earlier homes built in Armour Hills, this block of homes is part of the Edgevale Road group. The spectators in the photograph include Grace Carlson and Ernest Holt.

1920

Six white columns stand erect in a park at Locust Street and Cherry Street, the structure patterned after the columns on the campus at the University of Missouri.

1938

Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit.

Photograph of the Daughters of Old Westport Memorial at the intersection of Broadway, Washington Street, and 40th Street.

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

1932

1932 photograph of Thamon Hayes’ Kansas City Rockets group posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street.

February 25th 1931

Photograph of the jury of twelve men at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game.

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.

May 29th 1939

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

1922

Scene in Kansas City, Missouri, looking west on 13th street near Oak Street. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Portrait photograph of Winston and Addie Holmes taken by the Williams Photo Studio, 1808 Vine Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of people and vehicles outside the Guadalupe Center in Kansas City, Missouri's Westside neighborhood.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Pioneer Trust Company.

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

December 10th 1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Main Street between Spring Street (31st Terrace) and 32nd Street.

Photograph of four boys attending a class on greeting etiquette in the parlor of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Circa 1930's photograph of six men in white coveralls kneeling in front of a Curtiss-Wright Flying Service single-engine aircraft at the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas.

1925

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Charlotte Street and Campbell Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

June 26th 1939

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

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Goodrich Building at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Ernest Williams, Inmate #53428. Williams was sentenced to one year and one day in the U.S.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Where the roadway would enter Wyandotte Street at 51st." This vantage point faces northeast from near the intesection of Wyandotte and 51st.

April 3rd 1920

Postcard showing The Paseo looking north from Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

May 15th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Laura Coates Reed standing under her virgilia tree. Her husband, Homer Reed, was the founder of the Homer Reed Investment Company.

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

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.