Image Gallery

Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater. This vantage point faces southwest towards the theater on Main Street from just south of 11th Street.

April 1941

An black and white glass plate positive photograph of Thomas Hart Benton standing by the Blue River in Jackson County, Missouri.

April 23rd 1924

Photograph looking south along the west side of Walnut Street at 6th Street. The Western Union Telegraph building is pictured to the left.

1938

Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit.

June 1941

Photograph of the Rutherford Chile Con Carnie Co. Building, once located at the northeast corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 3rd Street.

1930's photograph of Kansas Monarchs' trainer James Floyd, commonly know as Jew Baby Floyd, wearing the baseball team's uniform.

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Bechtel's crabapple trees in front of Ellison A. Neel's residence, taken looking south. Neel was a Kansas City lawyer.

May 4th 1928

Young boys line up for a foot race at the annual Country Club District Community Field Day on Friday, May 4, 1928 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

1933

Halloween decorations on the Plaza, showing the shack of the Plaza Witch who would read your future for free.

1926

Photograph with caption stating, "A Kansas City Banker and his Family. A corner of the living room in the home of George C.

Photograph with an exterior, full street level view of Martin School. The school was named after school board member Judge Edward L. Martin.

October 18th 1937

Clipping entitled "Getting Their Pay" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 18, 1937 with caption stating, "Scores of Ford assembly plant employes were in line today at window

1921

Forty students of the William Cullen Bryant School who pulled dandelions in the Country Club District. Prizes were given for those who pulled the most.

Photograph of downtown Merriam, Kansas, circa 1935. Looking north from the corner of Main Street and Merriam Avenue, the unpaved road is lined with businesses, utility poles, and parked vehicles.

Photograph with frontal and side view of the R. A. Long Building, located on the northwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue.

June 9th 1920

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

June 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Portrait photograph of Winston and Addie Holmes taken by the Williams Photo Studio, 1808 Vine Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Kansas City Public Library's Lincoln Branch, located within Lincoln High School at the northeast corner of 22nd Street and Woodland Avenue.

Circa 1925 photograph with full view of the second Saint Francis Seraph Catholic Church, located at the northeast corner of Martin Avenue and Wyman Avenue (currently Agnes Avenue) in the East Botto

June 15th 1941

Photograph of the St. Aloysius Corpus Christi Procession on June 15, 1941. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the northwest corner of 11th Street and Prospect Avenue.

Photograph of nine young women, Campfire Girls participants, posed as a group circa 1920.

May 29th 1922

Photograph looking south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

Photograph of men and boys posed outside of the Boys Hotel Main Building (right) and Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (left).

June 11th 1928

The intersection of Main Street and 12th Street decorated with patriotic banners and flags for the 1928 Republican National Convention at Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey, owner of Black Hawk Barbecue, posing with her restaurant delivery scooter.

May 29th 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on May 29, 1933 showing Mary McElroy at a table with coffee or tea.

Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's sunroom in their home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The caption reads, "#3 Sunroom from doorway to living room.

April 21st 1935

This picture was taken looking west-northwest on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. Large crowd of men, women, and children at Crestwood Shopping District on Easter 1935.

March 29th 1935

Photograph of Walter McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 217832... (Chicago Bureau).

1938

Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Photograph of a two-story house at 5704 W. 61st Terrace in Mission, Kansas, circa 1940. The house has a one-car garage, bay window, and screened porch, and was built in 1939.

October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas program at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street.

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