Image Gallery

October 28th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 21st 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Sarah Rapelye sitting next to a weigela shrub on the property of Harry A. Rapelye. Rapelye was a manager at Continental Can Company.

May 29th 1933

Photograph of Henry F. McElroy, Jr. and Mary McElroy with their father Henry F. McElroy, Sr. (left to right). The photograph was taken at the home H. F.

Postcard looking west towards the Kansas City Municipal Airport passenger station at night.

Undated photograph of a railroad facility in Kansas City, Kansas.

May 2nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Bryce B. Smith's residence, taken while the spirea flowers were in bloom and looking north-northeast. Smith was mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1938.

Circa 1925 photograph of Kansas City, Kansas band Paul Banks Syncopating Orchestra, posed with their instruments.

Photograph of children watching a young girl perform an imitation organ in the Scarritt School kindergarten class.

March 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the first flowers of Spring, 1933 in the front yard of Clarence E. Shepard, architect.

An autochrome photograph of a blue jay standing on a street number sign amongst daffodils on the property of Isaac P. Ryland, lawyer.

June 10th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

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

July 11th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Horace R. Graham's house called "Rockledge", taken from the north-northwest. Graham was president of the Graham-Lux Millinery Company.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of James Turgeon, E. F. Spaeth, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Scout Executive for the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

December 31st 1934

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the City National Bank located at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). Electric lines for streetcars can be seen over the streets.

Photograph of the Dierks Building, located at the southwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

1938

Jay McShann's Band playing at Martin's-on-the-Plaza, also known as Martin's Cafeteria and Plaza Tavern.

April 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of tulips near the entrance to T. H. Mastin's residence. Mastin was a Kansas City lawyer.

July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Willow Lake, taken from the south. Willow Lake is located at the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Ensley Lane.

August 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Richard L. Sutton's residence, taken from the east. Sutton was a famous Kansas City dermatologist.

March 1938

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street.

September 17th 1934

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

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of students identified as the 1922 graduating class from Scarritt School. Students would have gone on to Northeast High School and graduated in 1926.

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.

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

1935

This picture was taken looking southwest at the future site of the Plaza Time Building.

Circa 1925 photograph with exterior, street level view of the front entrance to Kenwood Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, South, located at the southwest corner of 59th Street and Kenwood Avenue.

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

1920

Photograph of the Central Exchange National Bank building, once located on the east side of Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard) between 10th Street and 11th Street.

1937

Photograph of the cafeteria at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. The employees are provided food there "at a minimum cost."

Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards.

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

1910

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo.

Photograph with frontal and side view of the R. A. Long Building, located on the northwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue.

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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.