Image Gallery

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Butler Motor Company; located on 26th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Sign on building reads Dodge Brothers Motor Car.

1920

Photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the second Orpheum Theater. This vantage point faces southwest on Baltimore Avenue from just south of 12th Street.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors at a sit-in on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

Photograph with full, exterior street level view of "Madison School for the Deaf & Dumb", once located at the northeast corner of 29th Street and Wyandotte Street.

1930

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

Portrait of James A. Reed with finger in the air.

December 19th 1922

Photograph looking south on the west side of Walnut Street towards its intersection with 11th Street. Pictured establishments include Woolf Brothers, Owl Drug Store, Wolferman's Cafeteria.

Photograph of children and adults posed outside of the Willard Mission, once located at 7032 Independence Road (renamed Wilson Avenue), between the Missouri Pacific Railroad and the defunct interse

March 24th 1921

Photograph of storefronts along the west side of the 900 block of Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest from the northeast corner of 10th Street and Grand. The R. A.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north over near 15th and Wyandotte streets.

March 1931

Photograph of Defense Attorney James A. Reed talking to the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

1932

Group portrait of costumed Donnelly Garment Company employees attending a Halloween Party.

October 3rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Bruce Dodson, Jr.'s residence, taken from the northwest. Dodson was president of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company.

Undated photograph of a railroad facility in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph portrait of Bryce B. Smith. mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1939.

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description: "Zoological building; Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo."

1922

Photograph of Fred Harvey staff waitresses, the Harvey Girls, at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri.

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees posed around a camera at an unidentified location.

March 1st 1934

Photograph of the arraignment of Charles Taibi and Sam DeCaro, who were charged with murdering bank messenger Webster Kemner on February 27, 1934.

1941

Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of Charlotte Street and 12th Street. The Marquette Hotel and Jackson County Courthouse is pictured in the background.

Photograph of spectators watching the detonation of a small structure in a vacant lot; several people are seen fleeing the explosion. The Summe Dairy Co.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

1923

Postcard of Kansas City baseball fans outside of Browning King Men & Boys Clothing at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.

Photograph of John's Candy Store in the 1920s, including owner Elias (Louis) Kartsonis on the far left with six unidentified employees.

June 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Sam E. Roberts's garden, tea house, and home, taken from the southwest. Roberts was a Kansas City physician.

December 28th 1928

Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from the roof of Sophian Plaza" at the northwest corner of Warwick Boulevard and Brush Creek Boulevard (presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard)

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Weeden Henderson, Inmate #53425. Henderson was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S.

This photograph was taken looking south on the west side of Troost Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 2nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of Lucian Rosenwald's tulip garden. This vantage point faces west-northwest with the house at 4309 Campbell Street in the left background.

November 25th 1940

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Building, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking south from Brush Creek Boulevard [presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard] the proposed trafficway, on park lands, to widened East 48th Street." This vant

Group photo of four of the members of the Blue Devils band standing posed. Photograph taken by Bert Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

June 22nd 1929

Photograph of Henry F. McElroy, Jr. and Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I.

May 1940

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in 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.