Image Gallery

May 14th 1939

Photograph of the Holy Rosary Youths' Council and Boy Scout Troop 70. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards the entrance to the Holy Rosary Health Center and School.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Kansan newspaper building, located at the northeast corner of 8th Street and Armstrong Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, sometime in the 1930s.

Portrait of William Volker, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of two men walking away from a Crown Drug Company store at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

1937

Photograph of the chapel at the Saint Agnes Convent, 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.

September 20th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified women seated on a bench in the garden of Harry D. Seavey, head of the Seavey & Flarsheim Brokerage Company.

February 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the west entrance to the Kansas City Art Institute in winter. This vantage point faces east on Warwick Boulevard just north of 45th Street.

A portrait of Walt Disney.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

1940

Jazz singer Myra Taylor.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Kansas City clergy preparing for the Corpus Christi Procession on Memorial Day at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.

April 30th 1938

Mugshots of John H. Drummond, Inmate #52962. Drummond was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

May 7th 1937

Letter signed "A disgusted Democrat" to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, including a newspaper clipping about Missouri state senators Joseph H. Brogan, Mike Kinney, and M. E.

1920

Fifteen members of Chauncey Downs and His Rinkey Dinks are pictured on stage with instruments, circa 1920. Downs is pictured right of center standing in front of the piano.

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a fountain and summer house, taken from the southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 21 known as the Dodson plant; located at 85th and Olive streets and built in 1927.

1920

Photograph looking north-northeast towards the west entrance of Observation Park from the northwest corner of Holly Street and 20th Terrace.

Interior view of an Santa Fe Railroad Shop.

May 14th 1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E.

1926

Clipping with caption stating, "Tomorrow R. Crosby Kemper Will Receive in His Bank's New Home.

Circa 1920 photograph with full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House at its original location at Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Main Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the American Steel and Wire Company; located at 417-23 Grand Avenue.

1919

The rock quarry at 55th and Locust Street during the construction of Crestwood Drive.

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

April 22nd 1935

An autochrome photograph of lilacs next to William H. Scarritt's driveway and home. Scarritt was Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the Scarritt Realty Company.

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

September 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the road entrance to the residence of Albert R. Jones, lawyer. This vantage point faces north on Guilford Lane just east of Overhill Road.

Photograph of boys posed on the front steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

October 1933

Photograph of boys learning to make toys and furniture for themselves in a workshop at the Minute Circle Friendly House.

May 14th 1931

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

1922

This aerial photograph of the Country Club Plaza was taken near Oak Street just south of 47th Street (now Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard).

Photograph of improvements made to Blue River south to the limits of Swope Park, Kansas City, for purposes of flood control, ca. 1930s.

Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

December 8th 1933

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees in costume at company Hollywood Blowout party.

1935

The Half and Half entertainer, half man and half woman, posed for full-length portrait at Dante's Inferno in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr.

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.