Image Gallery

1940

Photograph of a man working on renovations at the north building, at the northeast corner of 53rd Street and Reinhardt Drive, at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940.

February 12th 1935

Photograph of Henry F. McElroy and Mary McElroy alighting from a TWA airplane. The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 217231... (Chicago Bureau), MARY McELROY RETURNS HOME.

A color glass plate positive photograph of the Nelson Galley of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

Photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital, along with an unidentified man.

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

A color glass plate positive photograph of the view looking southeast across the Swope Park gardens near the Shelter House (now the Battle of Westport Visitor Center).

An autochrome photograph of Charles Rickert Fillmore seated at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

January 9th 1928

Postcard showing the main waiting room at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southwestern corner of the waiting room.

June 10th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Photograph of the construction of Mission Drive in Mission Hills, Kansas.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St.

October 25th 1929

Photograph showing the first football game, between Wyandotte High School and Omaha Technical High School, on Wyandotte Field located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, K

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

People in Klan costume posing with a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad car. The railroad was one of the largest employers of KCK Klan members during the 1920s.

Photograph of a Hippopotamus named Cleopatra begging for hay at the Swope Park Zoo.

June 17th 1933

Wide shot of Kansas City Massacre aftermath. This event, also known as the Union Station Massacre, saw the deaths of Frank Nash, an Oklahoma train and bank robber; William J.

1926

Photograph of the 1926 Boys Hotel Basketball Team.

1937

Photograph of the exterior view of the Massey-Harris Harvester Company, a tractor and thresher manufacturer, plant in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

1920

Photograph looking west along the south side of 9th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. The Yeager Hotel, Hotel Savoy, and Hotel Moore are pictured.

May 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Marianne E. Smith (daughter of Maurice R. Smith and Emily Smith) standing amongst azalea flowers on her parent's property. Maurice R.

March 17th 1937

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

Circa 1940 photograph of the Park Central Hotel located at 300-02 E. Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the building is in view from street level.

1935

Book containing text and photographs of the history, facilties, art, and architecture of the courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri.

1926

Clipping with caption stating, "Tomorrow R. Crosby Kemper Will Receive in His Bank's New Home.

1935

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. and Arch E. Downing.

August 22nd 1945

Mugshot and prison record of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT/#62155, noting his transfer from the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, to the United States Peni

1938

Photograph of a young man holding a wheelbarrow outside of Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1938.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a bouquet of yellow water lilies sitting on a table on the property of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith.

August 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Richard L. Sutton's residence, taken from the southeast and looking towards the entrance. Sutton was a famous Kansas City dermatologist.

1934

Photograph of a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

1925

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwest from Minnesota Avenue.

1928

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Grand Avenue Temple church and office building, located on the southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue. Advertisements for L.J.

June 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Marilyn Moreland with Madonna lilies on the property of Dr. A. L. Punton on 75th Street near Nall Avenue.

August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of policemen restraining protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

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.