Image Gallery

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937. This vantage point faces north-north-east on Oak Street between 12th and 13th Streets.

Exterior of Nifty and Dandy Club at the northeast corner of 14th Street and Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, no date.

July 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the residence of John R. Ranson and Pearl Howard Ranson, taken from the northwest and showing hedges in the front yard. John R.

1934

J. C. Nichols Companies Field Construction Department trucks paving the middle of the street in the Armour Hills Gardens housing development.

1927

Close up exterior view of the Oak Street entrance to the J. C. Nichols School, now known as Académie Lafayette.

1925

Photograph of storefronts along the south side of 12th Street between Campbell Street and Harrison Street.

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements.

1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Broadway Boulevard at 12th Street. The New Broadway Hotel and Hotel Brunswick are pictured to the left.

January 10th 1929

Clipping from the Kansas City American on January 10, 1929 featuring a biography of William T. Kemper, Jr.

August 1924

Photograph with partial front view of Perky Brothers Transfer and Storage Company on the north side of Independence Avenue between Benton Boulevard and Indiana Avenue.

Photograph of the Santa Fe Trail marker located at the southeast corner of Blue Ridge Drive and 66th Street in present-day Raytown, Missouri.

Photograph a boy opening a locker in a hall in the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas.

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

Circa 1925 photograph of the Unity School of Christianity at 917 Tracy Avenue. This vantage point faces east-southeast from the west side of Tracy Avenue just south of 9th Street.

Circa 1925 photograph of Saint Monica's Church and school, located at northeast corner of 17th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

August 2nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Herbert F. Hall's residence, taken from the southwest. Hall was president of the Hall-Baker Grain Company.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the H. D. Lee Company, located on the southeast corner of 20th and Wyandotte streets.

1925

Photograph looking southeast at the intersection of Troost Avenue and 12th Street. Shows Roy L. Wooddy Drugstore at 1101 E 12th. Wooddy also had a drugstore at 1300 Locust.

Photograph of the Daughters of Old Westport Memorial at the intersection of Broadway, Washington Street, and 40th Street.

This photograph was taken looking east on 8th Street just east of Flora Avenue.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Operetta "On Midsummer's Day", Finale - Act II - Grades 1-5: Inclusive, Woodland School - May 10, 1928."

Photograph of the Alpha Lyra Glee Club, under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes.

Photograph of an audience watching a baseball game at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

May 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

July 1936

Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast Jr., his wife, Mary Louise Weyer Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast traveling to New York to see Thomas J.

July 21st 1930

This picture of the J. C. Nichols Companies Building was taken looking northeast on Ward Parkway just east of Broadway Boulevard.

July 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Isaac Katz's residence, taken from the northwest. Katz was co-owner and co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of a residential area and rail yard with roundhouse near the Kansas River in the Argentine neighborhood.

October 1934

Miss May Lowe seated in the campaign "sound" car for Harry S. Truman's 1934 senatorial campaign.

September 16th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Smith's residence, taken from the southwest.

June 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's garage with a flower box on the roof, taken from the northwest. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers laying tracks in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

April 12th 1933

Photograph of a large crowd surrounding a car at Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

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.

1936

Photograph of the Jackson County Juvenile Court Building, also known as Jackson County Parental School.

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.