Image Gallery

1936

Photograph with slide description: "Unloading trucks of cattle at the Stockyards, Kansas City, Mo. (1936)"

Undated photo of identified men in Kansas City, Kansas. They are likely railroad or icehouse workers from the local Mexican community.

Photograph of a boy receiving a medical examination at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

1919

Snapshot of Louise Byers with friends from Kansas City School of Law (Tiera Farrow, Anna Campbell, and Sue Mandell included), ca. 1919.

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937. This vantage point faces north-north-east on Oak Street between 12th and 13th Streets.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

Woody Walder, Corrine Walder, Alberta Minor, and Bob Minor at Joe Jacob's Place, 18th and Vine, no date. Source: Corrine Walder.

May 2nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of Lucian Rosenwald's tulip garden. This vantage point faces west-northwest with the house at 4309 Campbell Street in the left background.

1923

This picture was taken in the Armour Hills neighborhood looking south-southwest, just north of 65th Street between Morningside Drive and McGee Street.

February 8th 1929

Group portrait of men and women in wedding attire at a Donnelly Garment Company Valentine's Day Party, February 8, 1929.

Photograph of the First Nazarene Church at the southwest corner of 24th Street and Troost Avenue. At various times it was also known as Beacon Hill Congregational Church and St.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira.

Photograph of two boys preparing paint outside of Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1940 or 1941.

Photograph of South Side Baptist Church, once located at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Montgall Avenue.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of members of Boy Scouts Troop 80. Pictured, back row: Jack Day, Joe O'Connor, Howard Whalen, Donald Dunn; front row: Bud Spaeth, Nick Thoennes, Robert Reed.

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.

June 1939

Photograph of Felix Street (left) and David Samuels (right) standing on the east side of The Paseo between 19th Street and the railroad tracks.

January 24th 1923

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

1925

Photograph looking west along north side of 12th Street from Main Street. The Hotel Glennon, Hotel Dixon, Sexton Hotel, Gayety Theater and Hotel Muehlebach are pictured.

1925

The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

March 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of forsythia on the property of John G. Madden, lawyer.

Photograph of Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.

1935

Photograph of students inside a classroom attending a "reading clinic summer session" at the Kansas City Teacher's College.

1939

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting a farmer wading into a shallow creek. This representational print was created while Benton taught at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Photograph of unidentified Woodland Public School students posed at the west-facing southwestern entrance to the school.

Aerial view of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Wilson at 67th and Glenwood Streets in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1935.

Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed.

Circa 1930 photograph of the Swope Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces east from near the present intersection of Pavilion Road and Starlight Road.

June 1937

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T.

May 1919

Soldiers returning from Europe at the end of World War I march down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, as people toss flowers into the street. From: Mrs. D. S.

Snapshot on stage of Count Basie at piano, Lester Young at mic, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Circa 1935 photograph with full, corner view of Lathrop Polytechnic Institute, also known as Lathrop Trade School, Lathrop Manual Training, and Lathrop School.

Photograph of St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east towards the the Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Plant.

1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed new trafficway looking east on 48th Street from Country Club Car Line."

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