Image Gallery


Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) from Charlotte Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

Photograph of the Jefferson Home for Women and Children, once located to the west and north of the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Minnie Street.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east and showing a largely residential section of northeast Kansas City, Kansas; Fairfax; Missouri River; and North Kansas City, Missouri.


Photograph of a small home at 1310 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee instructed Henry F.

An excerpt of the examination of George Cauthen by plaintiff attorney Mr. Depping.

Photograph of the reception room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

A black and white glass plate positive photograph of the Kansas City Zoo entrance from an aerial view.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Pet Rat to Holdover" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

November 19th 1935

Postcard showing the Palisades along Kersey Coates Drive in West Terrace Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

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

August 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the east. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

An excerpt of the examination of Elizabeth Gates Reeves by Senator James A. Reed.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

November 16th 1930

Photograph of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church choir dressed in costumes for a performance.

Photograph of Andy Kirk (left) performing with Dick Wilson (tenor saxophone) and Ben Thigpen (drums).

September 11th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's residence, taken from the southeast. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.


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.