Image Gallery

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Springfield Opportunity School, located at the southeast corner of 28th Street of Troost Avenue in the former home of Judge Shannon Douglas.

April 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southwest as the first flowers appear on the new grounds.

Circa 1935 photograph of the Medical Arts Building at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

1936

Children playing at a playground located at the then undeveloped lots at the northeast corner of Rockhill Road and Oak Street.

1935

Clipping of a photograph by Strauss-Peyton showing "Mrs. James Madison Kemper, Publicity Chairman for the Notre Dame de Sion Recital, Friday, April 20, Hotel Kansas Citian."

Photograph of the doctors of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue).

January 26th 1924

Photograph looking east on 53rd Street Terrace towards its intersection with Brookside Boulevard.

March 17th 1937

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

June 19th 1940

Postcard of the Loose Park Rose Garden, located just southeast of 52nd Street between Summit Street and 51st Street. This vantage point faces southeast at the northern entrance to the garden.

August 15th 1941

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street between 4:00 and 5:00 P.M. on August 15, 1941.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Main Street State Bank. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Main Street between 18th Street and 19th Street.

Photograph of unidentified Woodland Public School students posed at the west-facing southwestern entrance to the school.

June 17th 1933

Photograph of the front of Union Station in Kansas City where the Union Station Massacre has just happened. Identification on back reads: At right is the automobile of Raymond J.

July 29th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Frances W. Foulks standing by a doorway at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing golf at the tenth hole of the Swope Memorial Golf Course.

March 1940

Jay McShann Orchestra posing for a photo in the Century Room, located in Kansas City, Missouri. McShann is sitting at the piano.

Photograph of the entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Shelter House from just east of the Swope Parkway entrance to Swope Park.

1917

Postcard facing east on 37th Street (currently Stadium Drive) in Leeds, Missouri (now part of Kansas City). The Renick greenhouse and flower shop and the Leeds horseshoeing shop are pictured.

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.

1940

Photograph of the Nigro Pool Hall and Red Gibson's Restaurant, once located at the southeast corner of 3rd Street and Walnut Street.

1937

Photograph of the sewing department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Daughters of Penelope group, including Anna Kartsonis, in an unknown location circa 1935.

1920

Photograph looking west along the south side of 9th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. The Yeager Hotel, Hotel Savoy, and Hotel Moore are pictured.

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.

July 17th 1925

Postcard showing the August Meyer Memorial, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo at 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

August 4th 1931

Postcard showing the Verona Columns in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane.

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

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of Carolyn E. Pendergast and her daughter Marceline P. Burnett.

1925

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

July 11th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Frances Fillmore standing on a diving board at the Unity Farm (Unity Village) pool in the early evening.

1940

Pamphlet describing services and offers statistics at the Italian mission in the Northeast district of Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church.

Postcard of the Bellerive Hotel at the northeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Warwick Boulevard. It was designed by Preston J. Bradshaw and opened on November 9, 1922.

September 13th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Courtlandt Van Brunt's residence, taken from the southeast. Courtlandt Van Brunt himself, son of Kansas city architect Henry Van Brunt, designed the home.

Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Orchestra posed with mule and cart. Source: John Coon.

December 1st 1934

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 1, 1934. The article provides a reproduction of the letter sent from Tom Pendergast to James A.

May 14th 1937

An autochrome photograph of rugosa roses by the house of W. Malcom Lowry, taken from the northeast. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

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.