Image Gallery

A color glass plate positive photograph of the Nelson Galley of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

Big Joe Turner

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

October 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the north end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the south. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

August 11th 1926

Postcard showing the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast towards the memorial.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Merry Building; located at 1009-11 Walnut Street.

1930's photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the H. D. Lee Company, located on the southeast corner of 20th and Wyandotte streets.

May 18th 1937

Clipping of R. Emmet O'Malley from the Kansas City Journal-Post on May 18, 1937 with caption stating, "R.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park.

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

June 15th 1919

The report of a social survey of Armourdale, a community of 12,000 people living in the industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas.

Kansas City political boss Thomas J. Pendergast and his nephew, James Pendergast, sit on a bench together in what appears to be an office, ca. 1939. From: Truman Home.

Photograph of Nathaniel Short, merchant from Aubry, Kansas, circa 1915.

February 21st 1918

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

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

July 4th 1918

Photograph of members of the Olathe Methodist Epicopal Church choir gathered outdoors on July 4, 1918.

June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of H. B. Jeffery standing next to roses growing on the upper terrace at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

May 17th 1934

Identified on the photograph as "An oriental dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Swyden to the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association, May 17, 1934".

June 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Westport Junior High School located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street.

Circa 1932 photograph with view of the old Saint Mary's Hospital, 2800 Main Street, looking west.

May 1937

Clipping entitled "They Receive Diplomas at the Barstow School" from May 1937 with caption stating, "Seated in the front row are (left to right) Joan Tureman, Jane Daily, Shirley Cla

June 1937

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T.

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh and Family

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh, his wife Katherine, and three of their children. Taken between 1918 and 1921.

April 19th 1925

Photograph of unidentified girls, members of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church congregation.

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

July 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Broadway.

Photograph of Elizabeth Gates Reeves, a production manager at Donnelly Garment Company.

1920's photograph of the Grund Hotel at the northwest corner of 6th and Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

September 17th 1932

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

Photograph of City Bank, once located before 1927 at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard).

Circa 1925 photograph looking south on Winchester Avenue from just north of the intersection of Winchester and 10th Street.

1938

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting an adult and child waving to a passing train at the edge of a stark Midwestern town.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the fifteenth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course.

Chauncey Downs' band with Woody Walder (sax) and Ernie Williams at Chauncey Downs Hall (known later as the Casa Loma Ballroom) in the Downs Building at the southeast corner of 18th Street and

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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.