Image Gallery

American Royal Livestock Pavilion, reconstructed in 1925. This vantage point faces northwest with the 23rd Street Viaduct on the left.

Photograph of Brauer School, a one-room school in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Photograph of a man posed with a large herd of sheep at the Stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City.

April 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward E. Carpenter's house and garden, taken from the northwest at sunset. Carpenter was president of the Kansas City House and Window Cleaning Company.

June 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Sam E. Roberts's garden, tea house, and home, taken from the southwest. Roberts was a Kansas City physician.

June 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by Doctors Teal and Hunt.

1938

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting an adult and child waving to a passing train at the edge of a stark Midwestern town.

1940

A young boy with his bike and dog photographed in front of a Slow - Children street sign erected by the Westwood Homes Association at Westwood Road and Mercier.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers building a bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

1923

This picture of the Suydam Building was taken in the Country Club Plaza looking west-southwest on Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) just north of 47th Street.

Standard Oil Company Filling Station planned, designed and constructed by the J. C. Nichols Company for the Standard Oil Company.

1929

Advertisement in the El Torreon News for Fletcher Henderson Orchestra at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, starting Thursday, September 5, 1929. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Landon Family Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing John Landon, Alf Landon, and Theo Cobb Landon voting on General Election Day.

Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of young ladies posed on the steps at Norman School. This vantage point faces east at the northeast corner of Summit Street and 36th Street.

June 26th 1939

Photograph of people riding the Vine Street Streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri

May 7th 1935

Clipping entitled "The Meeting Place" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "It was at this station, on the Country Club street car line at Fifty-seventh str

April 28th 1922

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

October 3rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Bruce Dodson, Jr.'s residence, taken from the northwest. Dodson was president of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

Postcard of the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) in the Country Club Plaza.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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

October 10th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Miss Harriet O'Brien standing next to "I. D. Ver Warner" dahlia flowers. O'Brien was a Kansas City Christian Science Practitioner.

1920

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench.

May 22nd 1925

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 with four photographs of the house where Mary McElroy was held during her kidnapping.

Circa 1925 photograph of a man posed on top of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek at Belleview Avenue.

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.

1923

Small group of children standing near an Easter bunny statue at Crestwood Shops in 1923.

Three-page excerpt from William T. Kemper, Sr.'s passport. Included is a portrait photograph and details on physical description, date and place of birth, and profession.

1924

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments on bandstand, likely to be Paseo Hall, 15th Street and Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1925.

September 16th 1921

Postcard of the Research Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 23rd Street and Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street.

Photograph of a group of boys accompanied by adults near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Willow Lake, taken from the south. Willow Lake is located at the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Ensley Lane.

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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.