Image Gallery

October 21st 1928

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M.

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

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Group, Held in McElroy Kidnaping, Makes Bedraggled Return" in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 showing the kidnappers of Mary McElroy that escaped to Amarillo,

Photograph of a nature class with caged animals and children at the Minute Circle Friendly House. This vantage point faces northeast towards the west side of the building.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from Grades 3, 4 & 5, Woodland School playing in the operetta "On Midsummer's Day",

Photograph of a Douglas Commercial DC-1 airplane flying north over the Missouri River.

July 2nd 1935

An autochrome photograph of Thomas L. Luzier's swimming pool, taken from the west. Luzier was founder of Luzier Personalized Cosmetics.

March 1931

Photograph of Defense Attorney James A. Reed talking to the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

1924

This picture of a lily pond was taken looking north on 62nd Street between the two lanes of Ward Parkway. The Country Club Christian Church can be seen in the background to the right.

This photograph of St. Vincent de Paul Academy was taken looking northwest on Flora Avenue just south of 31st Street. This building is adjacent to the St. Vincent de Paul Church.

1920

Photograph looking east along 12th Street at the intersection of Troost Avenue.

November 3rd 1941

Postcard of the Court House (foreground) and City Hall (background) in Kansas City, Missouri at night.

Candid photograph of an unidentified nurse at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

May 1936

Photograph of the Daily Drovers Telegram and the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

1920

Kansas Citians skating on the lake at the Kansas City Country Club, now Loose Park, in the winter of 1920.

October 19th 1918

Postcard from the Treasury Department of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance that acts as a receipt of payment from William E. Foster to Jessie Mae Foster of Liberty, Missouri. William E.

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

Portrait of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter 73 including Steve Sakoulas, Louis Kartsonis, and Father Nicholas Speloitis in the 1930s.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated with Dr. John W. Kepner, obstetrician, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

October 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph looking northwest towards the lagoon in Swope Park.

Photograph with exterior, street view of the Harris House located at the northeast corner of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Pennsylvania Avenue.

1924

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

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1925 photograph with full, street corner view of Quayle Methodist Episcopal Church located at the northeast corner of 21st and Iron streets in North Kansas City, Missouri.

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

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south.

August 16th 1922

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 27th 1932

Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, with the Mark Twain and the General Ashburn, stern wheelers, carrying Patrick J.

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.

May 14th 1926

Adults and children in costume for the Community Field Day march on Friday, May 14, 1926 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view identified on the photograph as the National Fidelity Life Insurance Building, also known as the Continental Building.

June 14th 1940

Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of 69th Street and Prospect Avenue, showing a sidewalk in disrepair. The caption states, "2.

November 1921

Photograph of James Madison Kemper (left), father of William Thornton Kemper, Sr. (right), father of James M. Kemper, Sr. (center), father of David W. Kemper (front).

1915

Photograph of the Sanford B. Ladd School students attending to the school garden.

1915

Photograph of the Morris & Company (left) and the Swift & Company (right background) packing plants in Armourdale, Kansas City, Kansas.

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.