Image Gallery

This photograph was taken looking east at the southwest corner of 12th Street and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. Castle Theater, O.K.

1922

The Mission Hills Homes Company was operating a school bus to transport children from the Mission Hills area to the William Cullen Bryant, Sunset Hill, and Country Day Schools in Missouri, there be

July 28th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Charles Fillmore seated at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

October 4th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Liberty Memorial as seen from the south, looking north with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Circa 1941 photograph of recently demolished buildings on the east side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street in the City Market.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Land Bank Building. Also in view on either side is the New England Bank building and Rothschild's department store.

1933

Photograph looking south along the east side of Troost Avenue from 12th Street. Lafayette Hotel is pictured to the left.

July 13th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a large picnic oven at Unity Farm (Unity Village), as seen from the west. The oven could use wood or gas as fuel.

August 14th 1924

Photograph looking east along the south side of 13th Street between Locust Street and Cherry Street. St. Mary's Church is pictured in the background.

May 31st 1935

An autochrome photograph of Miss Susan Stewart's pink "American Beauty" roses on her garage, taken from the north.

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Ernest F. Robinson's house and rock garden, taken from the south. Robinson was a Kansas City surgeon.

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

June 8th 1935

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Jr. on horseback at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Photograph of the Thacher School, once located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Quincy Avenue. It was named for Major Luin E. Thacher, an early member of the school board.

September 29th 1922

Postcard showing 11th Street looking east from Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This portion of 11th Street from Main to Walnut Street is also known as Petticoat Lane.

July 18th 1938

Mugshots for Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421. Strohm was sentenced to two years and six months in the U.S.

1926

Photograph with caption, "northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 42nd Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the New England National Bank, located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

August 10th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the wooden slab awnings on the south side of W. Malcom Lowry's residence. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

May 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of R. A. Long's residence, taken from the southwest. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

July 11th 1940

Postcard of the General Post Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The building now houses the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Photograph of girls at a sewing class at the Italian Institute at 505 Forest.

1931

Photograph of the George Nettleton Home, located at the southeast corner of 51st Street and Swope Parkway.

December 23rd 1938

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at an annual company Christmas party.

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of a Bechtel's crabapple tree on the property of Lillian Hoover. Her husband Orves U. Hoover was vice president and treasurer of Hoover Bros.

June 8th 1935

Photograph of a contestant from the bathing suit contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

October 13th 1926

Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Pickering Lumber Company offices at the southwest corner of Central Street and 11th Street.

1940

Pamphlet describing services and offers statistics at the Italian mission in the Northeast district of Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church.

Photograph of the Ministers Congress in Kansas City, posed inside of an unidentified church.

Construction at 67th Terrace and Main Street
1922

Men, mules, and machines constructing the Country Club District.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Kansas River looking north and showing the neighborhoods Argentine (left), Armourdale (right), Kensington (left background), and Riverview (right ba

Circa 1928 photograph with rear and side view of the Walsix Building, located at the southwest corner of 6th and Walnut streets.

July 3rd 1937

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on July 3, 1937 showing William D. Boyle of Boyle-Pryor Construction Company, Thomas J. Pendergast, and James M.

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

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.