Image Gallery

January 11th 1931

Clipping entitled "Pals" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 11, 1931 with caption stating, "Rufus Crosby Kemper, jr., and his little toy dog are fast friends.

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airpo

February 3rd 1941

Photograph of Orvis A.

Circa 1930 photograph of students and a teacher on a double-decker bus parked outside of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenu

April 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of tulips near the entrance to T. H. Mastin's residence. Mastin was a Kansas City lawyer.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "His House" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

1933

This picture was taken looking east-northeast on the Wornall Road bridge over Brush Creek, before the creek bottom was paved.

Photograph of the Sacred Heart Church at the northwest corner of 26th Street and Madison Avenue.

1937-1938 photograph of Willetta Anthony, youngest sister of LeRoy Anthony, standing by an unidentified young boy [Eddo?].

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street.

1924

This picture of the Tower Building and Wolferman Building was taken looking north-east at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

April 30th 1940

Photograph of the 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

1936

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

Portrait of Bill "Count" Basie, headshot, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Photograph of Bryce B. Smith standing, facing left in the new City Hall at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Oak Street, ca. 1937-39. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.

1926

Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Dick with Ben F. and Claudia O. Gregory posed in front of an airplane.

Circa 1929 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks at The Nighthawk, a restaurant in Chicago, IL.

October 1st 1931

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street.

August 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a Tudor fountain and lotus pool on the property of Lillie A. Jones. Lillie's husband, Ellis R.

May 1938

Library and Administration buildings at the University of Kansas City, later University of Missouri-Kansas City.

1940

Earl Hines, Count Basie, and Dave Dexter standing around a radio (or possibly a phonograph) looking down at a record in Dexter's hand at Basie's birthday celebration.

1931

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

This photograph of the East Side Business District was taken looking east on 10th Street just west of Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

December 13th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a Santa Claus Chirstmas decoration at the corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the Country Club Plaza.

December 3rd 1921

Photograph of Mrs. White and boys of the Boys Hotel posed on the front steps of the recentely completed Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building.

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

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.

January 22nd 1937

Photograph of an abandoned building at the southwest corner of 19th Street and Vine Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The building used to house a Sam's Market and a shoe shining parlor.

1928

Clippping with caption stating, "Dr. D. M.

June 1939

Photograph of Felix Street (left) and David Samuels (right) standing on the east side of The Paseo between 19th Street and the railroad tracks.

June 5th 1922

Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

1920

Photograph looking south toward the band stand and comfort station located in Observation Park.

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell (left to right).

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street.

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.