Image Gallery

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

April 24th 1934

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

Photograph looking north up Baltimore Avenue from near 16th Street. The Kansas City Power and Light Building is in full view in the center of the photograph.

This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 8th Street between Oak and Locust Streets.

May 31st 1935

An autochrome photograph of Miss Susan Stewart's pink "American Beauty" roses on her garage, taken from the north.

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 6th 1936

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, upon his transfer to Alcatraz, including physical descripton and sentence information.

September 21st 1918

Postcard showing Kansas City, Missouri from the Junction at 9th Street and Main Street. This vantage point faces south down Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr.

April 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the west building and rock garden on the grounds of the Shawnee Indian Mission. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards the south face of the building.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street.

Photograph of L. D. Livingston of the Kansas City Monarchs. The photo appears to be autographed "To Vessa From a Friend, L. D.

Photograph of a daytime rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson during the 1928 presidential campaign. This vantage point faces west with the Union Station pictured to the right.

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

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northeast from inside the apartment building.

1937

Photograph of the hospital room at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking northwest, taken over near 15th Street and Grand Avenue.

Photograph of Joe Sanders seated at the piano.

Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth, once located on the west side Broadway Boulevard between 12th and 13th Streets.

1918

Photograph of bread delivery trucks parked outside of the Campbell Baking Company, located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Troost Avenue.

July 3rd 1935

An autochrome photograph of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) Amphitheater as seen looking northeast atop Unity Tower.

August 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of R. Bryson Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was an executive at R. B. Jones & Sons (insurance).

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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.