Image Gallery

Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's breakfast room in their home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

September 8th 1928

Mugshot of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Mug shot of Frank Nash, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

Photograph with partial frontal view of the New York Life Building at the intersection of 9th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine.

Portrait of Charles S. Keith, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1940. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, prior to renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

March 25th 1924

Photograph looking south down the west side of Walrond Avenue from the southwest corner of Walrond and 18th Street. The A. O. Thompson Lumber Company office is pictured to the right.

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.

1931

Photograph of the George Nettleton Home, located at the southeast corner of 51st Street and Swope Parkway.

Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.

June 15th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

1936

Postcard of the M. K. Goetz Brewing Company, built in 1936 at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Indiana Avenue. The card promotes Goetz Country Club Beer, "Made in Kansas City".

1925

Photograph of the Euclid Apartment Hotel, once located at the northwest corner of Euclid Avenue and 31st Street.

1925

Photograph looking east from the southwest corner of Wyandotte Street and 9th Street. The New York Life Building, New England Building, and Boston Drug Co. is pictured.

February 11th 1918

Photograph looking west at a streetcar stopped at the intersection of Hickory Street and the 12th Street Viaduct.

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of students identified as the 1922 graduating class from Scarritt School. Students would have gone on to Northeast High School and graduated in 1926.

1932

1932 photograph of Thamon Hayes’ Kansas City Rockets group posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street.

Drawing of the Centropolis Baptist Church at 1410 White Avenue. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the east side of White Avenue just south of 14th Street.

October 5th 1937

Photograph of the Annual Missionary Baptist Convention, held at the First Baptist Church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas on October 5, 1937.

June 18th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Louise Herman with her regal lilies on her and her husband's property. Her husband, Herman Schulte, was a manager at the Goetz Beer Company.

October 16th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death.

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.

January 4th 1937

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

1926

Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman. Those in the rear row, left to right - C. Jasper Bell, Ira B. Burns, A.

Print of the synagogue and school building of Congregation Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and The Paseo, designed, printed and donated by Burd & Flet

January 24th 1923

Photograph looking north on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

1932

Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 2; located at southwest corner of 8th Street and Hickory Street and built in 1898.

May 1926

Negative of Kansas City’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, May 1926. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at Richards Field.

December 12th 1927

Downtown Kansas City as shown from an aerial view before the 1928 Republican National Convention begins on June 12 at Convention Hall.

November 10th 1917

Photograph of the Perry Orphans' Home and grounds, located at Westport Road and Belleview.

1926

Photograph with slide description: "Weber Gas Engine Plant, Kansas City, Mo.

August 25th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 1936

Photograph of cattle merchants in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

October 11th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Hazel B. Healey standing next to her six foot tall "Radiance" roses. Her husband, Michael J.

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.