Image Gallery

January 19th 1949

Mr. James Pendergast (third from left) is photographed at President Harry S. Truman's inaugural gala at the National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C.

November 1st 1921

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

October 13th 1936

Postcard of the main arena in Municipal Auditorium.

Photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders posing in a tiled room circa 1935.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.


Photograph of a nightime baseball game at Muehlebach Field at the northwest corner of 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 22, Leeds, built in 1917.

Undated photograph of Mexican immigrants building a house in Kansas City, Kansas.

May 1933

Five women, the "Goddesses" observing annual Country Club District Community Field Day at Southwest High School at the southwest corner of 65th Street and Wornall Road.


Photograph of a small home at 1310 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee instructed Henry F.


Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees attending the Instructors Christmas Party event at the Donnelly Clubhouse.


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

January 1st 1918

Postcard showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Postcard of Penn Valley Hospital, a Swedish hospital once located at the southeast corner of 30th Street and Wyandotte Street. It was renamed Trinity Lutheran Hospital in 1921.

Photograph of a a women's softball team in Edgerton, Kansas, circa 1935.

Photograph of a man standing in the construction site of a Baptist church in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1920.

Head and shoulders view of Kansas City Call editor and publisher Lucile Harris Bluford (1911-2003) from a high school senior picture.


Seated, autographed portrait of Conrad Mann. Reads: "To N. Emerson Paton, With every good wish to a faithful civic worker, Conrad Mann, KC 5/17/35."

Headshot photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders circa 1930.

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

Bus Moten, "Jump King of the Piano", publicity photo, no date. Source: Charles Goodwin.


Navy blue police buttoned-down uniform worn by a captain of the Metropolitan Police Department of Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of Monarch Milling Company facility. Little Princess Flour sign on building as well as Commander-Larabee Corp.

Photograph of girls dancing outside of the Mattie Rhodes Neighborhood Center at 1734 Jefferson.

July 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of two automobiles parked next to a bed of flowers in the Country Club Plaza at the southeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

December 23rd 1932

Photograph of a Christmas party given by the employees of the Donnelly Garment Company in honor of David Donnelly at the Kansas City Community Church on December 23rd, 1932.

Ca. 1955 Portrait of James Pendergast, Kansas City political faction leader, long-time friend of former President Harry S. Truman From: Michael Pruett.


Photograph of the cutting room at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.


This picture was taken looking north in the median of Ward Parkway just north of Gregory Boulevard.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 showing photographs relating to the kidnappers of Mary McElroy.

Photograph of Northeast Junior High School, located at on the south side of Thompson Avenue between Chelsea Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

Photograph of the NC8088 Inland W-500 Super Sport, modified from a S-300 Sport model. It is shown parked at Municipal Airport.

July 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Richard Lynch at his home at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Springfield Opportunity School, located at the southeast corner of 28th Street of Troost Avenue in the former home of Judge Shannon Douglas.

July 28th 1935

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

June 24th 1936

Senator Harry S. Truman, Thomas J. Pendergast, James P. Aylward, James Farley, N. G. Robertson, and David Fitzgerald at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.