Image Gallery

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Mount Washington School located on Independence Avenue (7th Street) between Oakland Street (Evanston Avenue) and Arlington Avenue.

1937

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Liberty, Missouri looking north. Shows the downtown area as well as William Jewell College on the right side of the photograph.

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

1940

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the President Hotel; located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

October 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Scottish Rite Temple, as seen from the south of the building.

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street.

Photograph of Brauer School, a one-room school in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of men ready to serve barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

July 30th 1919

Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

Photograph of the members of the Over the Top Club, part of the congregation of the Vine Street Baptist Church.

May 19th 1928

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

An excerpt of the examination of Elizabeth Gates Reeves by Senator James A. Reed.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 54, remodeled from an old brewery in 1922.

Photograph of the interior of the Blue Goose Cafe, a restaurant turned speakeasy caught for serving liquor during Prohibition.

April 1931

Photograph of the City Market (foreground) and City Hall (background) looking northwest from the intersection of 5th Street and Walnut Street.

May 31st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking southeast.

November 15th 1928

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

1933

This picture was taken looking east-northeast on the Wornall Road bridge over Brush Creek, before the creek bottom was paved.

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.

1940's photograph of Columbus Park looking west-northwest with an unpaved 4th Street between Gillis Street and Harrison Street in the foreground and the intersection of 4th and Harrison in the

October 8th 1932

This 48-page issue of the Jackson County Medical Journal focuses on the "Kansas City General Hospital: Colored Division", also known as General Hospital No. 2.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Stats Hotel; located on the northeast corner of 12th and Wyandotte streets.

Photograph of Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige preparing to throw a baseball in Havana, Cuba.

Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

1931

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

1930

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater Building was taken from atop the Wolferman Building looking southwest, diagonal to the theater at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

August 23rd 1919

Postcard of the west end of Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri.

April 7th 1919

Photograph looking southwest from the 23rd Street Viaduct from the current intersection of Avenida Cesar E Chavez and American Royal Drive.

1920

View of Jesse Clyde Nichols home at 1214 Santa Fe Road (now 1214 West 55th Street).

1937

Program for a fundraiser on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Cast Votes Early" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

Photograph of the Van Horn School, located to the east of the intersection of 37th Street and Wyoming Street. The school was named for Robert T. Van Horn, early Kansas City pioneer.

1923

Sheep grazing up and down the hillsides of Mission Hills. The sheep "earned their keep" by clearing the property of weeds.

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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.