Image Gallery

Undated photograph of an unidentified location showing railroad facilities in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the the Industrial Arts Class at Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds where the proposed roadway would enter Wornall Road by the lake at 5nd Street." This vantage point faces northeast near the center of

1925

Photograph looking east along 12th Street from just west of Troost Avenue. Aurora Hotel (right) and Eisberg's Drugstore (left) is pictured.

Print of the synagogue and school building of Congregation Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and The Paseo, designed, printed and donated by Burd & Flet

1916

Photograph a distant exterior view of the Milton Moore School located on the south side of 31st Street between Cypress Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. It was named for Col.

1931

Photograph of Father John P. Prendergast, pastor of Holy Cross Catholic Church from 1907-1942.

October 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of a pool, taken from the south on the grounds of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City).

Photograph of boys posed on the front steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

June 29th 1936

WPA orchestra rehearsing at Union Hall, William Shaw, director, June 29, 1936.

Photograph of three boys receiving eyecare at the medical office at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

1921

Photograph of the 1921 graduates of the Boys Hotel Day School posed on the stage of the auditorium in the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Av

April 1935

The Tower Adorables, a dance troupe who performed at the Tower Theatre, 213 E 12th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 54, remodeled from an old brewery in 1922.

April 1st 1937

Clipping of Frances B. Ryan from the Kansas City Journal-Post on April 1, 1937 with caption stating, "Mrs.

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

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 28, 1932 entitled "Kansas City Boss and Congressman" and with caption stating, "Thomas J.

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

1919

Snapshot of Louise Byers with friends from Kansas City School of Law (Tiera Farrow, Anna Campbell, and Sue Mandell included), ca. 1919.

Photograph of the City National Bank located at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). Electric lines for streetcars can be seen over the streets.

1930

Photograph of the Goodenow Textile Company building, located on the west side of Main Street between 37th Street and 38th Street.

September 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a girl sitting by the fountain at Meyer Circle, located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard.

1935

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. with his grandchildren David W. Kemper (left) and James M. Kemper, Jr. (right). The woman could not be positively identified.

January 24th 1923

Photograph looking south on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

Nurses Miss Shultz and Miss Hilda Fiedler (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) posing as a nurse and patient at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1920

View of Jesse Clyde Nichols home at 1214 Santa Fe Road (now 1214 West 55th Street).

October 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Hazel B. Healey standing amongst her polyantha roses. Her husband, Michael J. Healey, was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

July 1st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Benton Memorial Tablet at the intersection of Gladstone Boulevard, Benton Boulevard, and St. John Avenue. The tablet commemorates U.S.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of Wave Tobin and a group of protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Undated photo of identified men in Kansas City, Kansas. They are likely railroad or icehouse workers from the local Mexican community.

June 1936

In June 1936, the J. C. Nichols Company built this home at 6505 State Line Road for W. Edwin Bixby, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company.

Circa 1925 photograph of Grace English Lutheran Church in the winter at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Madison Avenue. Part of the Ohio Synod and dedicated October 9, 1921.

September 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of John E. Horn's gazebo with pom-pon zinnias growing by it. This vantage point faces north towards the entrance to Horn's residence.

1940s photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs standing side by side on field with fans in stands behind team in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right players are identified as N. Allen, R.

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.