Image Gallery

1925

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a police officers restraining protesters at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

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.

1940

Photograph of the Holy Rosary School Accordian Band, sponsored by Cochran Music Co., Inc..

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of civilians and members of the military at a bookmobile, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

Postcard of the Sears, Roebuck & Company warehouse, administration, and retail buildings, built in 1925 at the southwest corner of 15th Street (now Truman Road) and Cleveland Avenue.

May 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies, taken looking north. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company.

An early picture of the Mission Hills Country Club House, once located in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "A Powerful Team" from the Kansas City Star on March 28, 1932 showing highlights from the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri.

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 and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street.

March 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of forsythia on the property of John G. Madden, lawyer.

December 7th 1930

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on December 7, 1930 with caption stating, "Thomas J.

September 30th 1926

Two photographs of the viaduct at Goddard Viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas.

April 16th 1943

Mugshot of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT.

1929

Publicity photo of Chic Scoggin and His Pla-Mor Orchestra standing outside of the Pla-Mor Ballroom on the sidewalk; caption reads: Yours for dance satisfaction / Chic Scoggin's Pla-Mor Ball Ro

Photograph of a Rearwin Ken-Royce 2000-C biplane, reg. #NC12579, constructed by Rearwin Airplanes Inc., Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

January 1st 1935

Photograph of telephone operators Nannie Belle Kennedy (left), Hattie Bongers (center), and Vera Felton (right).

June 20th 1936

Photograph of men in bathing suits for the Mens "Men's Bathing Beauty Contest" amongst a crowd at W. T.

1937

Photograph of the chapel at the Saint Agnes Convent, Kansas City, Missouri.

1932

Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri.

Aerial view of Kansas City, Missouri, looking north-northeast with the Missouri River in the background.

December 1916

Three homes on 61st street at the end of the completed Belleview Avenue. This vantage point faces south on Belleview Avenue from just south of Huntington Road.

October 28th 1918

Postcard showing The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east towards The Scout Statue.

Undated photograph of an unidentified man standing with a bicycle.

1920's photograph of the streetcar house and yards at the northeast corner of Minnesota Avenue and North 10th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

1925

Photograph looking north along Broadway Boulevard from 13th Street. The Hotel Commonwealth is pictured to the left.

June 27th 1935

An autochrome photograph of lilies growing along Gregory Boulevard by the property of George W. McClelland, lawyer.

May 9th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Fred Wolferman's residence, taken from the northwest in his tulip garden. Wolferman was founder of Wolferman's Grocery Stores.

May 16th 1923

Photograph looking east along the south side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Main Street. Construction for the Land Bank is pictured center.

Circa 1930's photograph of the Kansas City stockyards looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building.

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra, likely taken at the Chestnut Inn circa 1940.

1942

Photograph of participants in the Summer Playground Feeding Program lined up at Mulkey Square Park.

Portrait of John B. Gage, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1940-1946. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of children undergoing ultraviolet and hot water treatments at the R. J. DeLano School.

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