Image Gallery

Photograph of St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

"Baby Betty Jean" in a swing on the porch of a building at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

May 17th 1934

Identified on the photograph as "An oriental dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Swyden to the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association, May 17, 1934".

June 1st 1939

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

1920

Photograph with full frontal view of the Concourse in North Terrace Park.

Exterior photograph of Southern Kansas Stage Lines freight terminal and garage in Kansas City, Missouri, with unidentified employees.

April 24th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

February 11th 1935

Photograph of Mary McElroy who was kidnapped in 1933 at 25 years old and held for ransom. The caption on the back of the image reads, "IC217320...

October 20th 1966

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on October 20, 1966 describing the violence that erupted during the Municipal Election on March 27, 1934.

Photograph of a Douglas C-54 R5D-1 Skymaster airplane operated by the U.S. Navy. The plane is shown landing at the Municipal Airport in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the R. J. Delano School at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue.

1925

Photograph of the congregation of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church on the occasion of its consecration in 1925.

July 29th 1933

Photograph of convicted kidnapper Walter H. McGee. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 211935... (Chicago Bureau). IN DEATH CELL. Walter H.

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

1920s photograph of switch engines belonging to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in the Argentine rail yards in Kansas City, Kansas.

July 24th 1936

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the southeast outside of a window in the apartment building.

Group photograph of Phil Baxter's El Torreon Orchestra, taken by Anderson Photo Company, Kansas City, Missouri.

January 2nd 1920

Postcard of Saint Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

July 5th 1918

Interne certificate awarded to Karl A. Menninger from the General Hospital of Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Menninger was a psychiatrist who later founded the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

December 1936

Count Basie shaking hands with Joe Belford at the Roseland Ballroom. Basie is smiling and looking up. Belford is wearing a pinstripe suit and patterned tie.

December 7th 1930

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on December 7, 1930 with caption stating, "Thomas J.

1929

This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking northwest on 47th Street between Wornall Road and Central Street.

December 11th 1927

Interior of the Convention Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

1919

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

September 24th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Lydia J. Barr, wife of Isaac N. Barr, standing by a morning glory bush on her property.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Kansas City School of Law.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Gate City National Bank.

June 19th 1937

Clipping entitled "'Why Not Talk It Over?'" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 19, 1937 with caption stating, "'Instead of having mass meetings,' T. J.

Andy Kirk publicity photo, autographed, no date. Kirk writes, "To My Good Friend Jimmy Jewell, Best of good wishes 'always, Andy Krik".

June 6th 1927

Postcard of the Lakeside Hospital, located just south of Troost Lake between Flora Avenue and Wayne Avenue (now Vine Street) in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Happy Holler Band posed with instruments, from KMBC radio newsletter, no date. Caption reads, "By Jinger, Now Don't That Beat The Band.

1931

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

1926

Photograph with caption, "The old brickyard and quarry west of Main Street and south of Brush Creek." This vantage point faces south on Baltimore just north of its intersection with Ward

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

Photograph of a Boeing 307B Stratoliner airplane under construction in the Transcontinental & Western Air hangar at Municipal Airport.

Ruth Kathryn Rhodes

Photograph of Transcontinental & Western Air employee Ruth Kathryn Rhodes, who was appointed first chief hostess in December 1935.

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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.