Image Gallery

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street.

March 1938

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

July 13th 1920

Postcard showing Hyde Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north down the southbound lane Gillham Road at the intersection of Gillham and 38th Street.

July 19th 1930

Photograph of a Donnelly Garment Company picnic, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at Winnwood Beach. This photograph of the production maintenance personnel was taken by Anderson, KC.

August 14th 1934

An autochrome photograph of John E. Horn's garage entrance from the estate court. Horn was secretary-treasurer of the Paragon Royalty Corporation.

1910

Photograph with exterior view of Westport High School at 39th and McGee (Hyde Park Ave) and Oak Streets.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

1927

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

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Ernest F. Robinson's house and rock garden, taken from the south. Robinson was a Kansas City surgeon.

1931

Group portrait of members of the Threshold Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1930-31 champions of the South Central Business Association.

1923

This picture of the Suydam Building was taken in the Country Club Plaza looking west-southwest on Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) just north of 47th Street.

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.

1937

Photograph of a trained nurse in front of the first aid supplies at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Mug shot of Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

July 1938

Male mariachi band members with assorted female guests at the 1938 Country Club Plaza Fiesta.

May 1924

This photograph of the Triangle Building was taken looking north on 47th Street between Wyandotte and Central Streets.

June 26th 1919

Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 53, built in 1919. It was located on the west side of Oak Street between 48th Street and 49th Street.

November 8th 1924

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on November 8, 1924 showing the Board of Governors for the Liberty Memorial Association.

Photograph of the Altoona Apartments (later renamed the Concord Apartments), once located on the south side of 8th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue.

Photograph of first grade students working in a garden across the street from the Kansas City Teacher's College.

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building.

April 11th 1927

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

Circa 1920 photograph with full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House at its original location at Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Main Street.

May 12th 1921

Children racing on tricycles at first Country Club District Community Field Day in 1921 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. Six schools and one kindergarten participated.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Candle Light in Booths" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view.

October 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Mark J. Morrin's residence from the southeast with October roses. Morrin's residence was on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. 50.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated on the steps at the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of boys exercising at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

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

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the second hole of the Kansas City Country Club Golf Course.

Photograph of the Van Horn School, located to the east of the intersection of 37th Street and Wyoming Street. The school was named for Robert T. Van Horn, early Kansas City pioneer.

1935

Photograph of James Madison Kemper, Jr., Arch E. Downing, William T. Kemper, Sr., David Woods Kemper, and William T. Kemper, Jr. posed on horseback (left to right).

1923

The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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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.