Image Gallery

1929

Photograph of Bennie Moten's Orchestra posed outside.

Portrait of William Rockhill Nelson, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Grouping of four exterior snapshots of students with teachers on Kensington School lawn.

1934

J. C. Nichols Companies Field Construction Department trucks paving the middle of the street in the Armour Hills Gardens housing development.

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

1924

Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell (left to right).

September 13th 1923

Postcard of the United States Post Office & Custom House in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Garfield Avenue.

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.

Photograph entitled "Inspection", showing boys lined up in the playground behind the Boys Hotel.

1927

Close up exterior view of the Oak Street entrance to the J. C. Nichols School, now known as Académie Lafayette.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

An autochrome photograph of iris flowers at the north entrance to Inghram D. Hook's residence.

Half length view of William "Count" Basie with caption typed above: "Three years ago, William Basie was organist at a small Kansas City, Mo., theater, after a conservatory training a

1927

Photograph with slide description, "Over W. Bottoms past Stock Exchange, from 20th and top of bluff; K. C., Mo.

1921

Six men who patrolled certain sections of the Country Club District, a service arranged by the Country Club District Protective Association.

This photograph was taken looking west on 8th Street from just east of Flora Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Main Street at 41st, looking north showing the proposed diagonal connection with Brookside Boulevard and new 60 foot roadway as fixed by recent condemnation." Th

May 24th 1927

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

December 3rd 1925

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Tomlin of Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Jam session at St. Mary's Church at the northwest corner of Ann Avenue and North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, no date. Source: John Randazzo.

June 15th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's residence, taken from the northwest. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

July 18th 1932

Unsigned postcard to Lloyd C.

Photograph with a full exterior, street level view of Manchester School, once located at the southwest corner of Winchester Avenue and 15th Street (Truman Road).

January 1933

Clipping from The Missouri Alumnus, Vol. XXI, No. 5, featuring a biographies and portraits of James Madison Kemper, Sr., Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr., and William T. Kemper, Jr.

February 3rd 1918

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct.

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the French salon from the grand hall in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Circa 1925 photograph of Saint Monica's Church and school, located at northeast corner of 17th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

December 7th 1930

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on December 7, 1930 with caption stating, "Thomas J.

Photograph with full, street level view of Switzer School, located at 1829 Madison Avenue. It was named for Henry Switzer, Secretary of the Board of Education from 1875 to 1880.

Collage assembled in 1925 of the Presidents of The Commercial Club of Kansas City and it's successor The Chamber of Commerce. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Six members of the Chauncey Downs Orchestra performing with drums, three saxophones, a trumpet and an upright bass.

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.

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast on 12th Street near Virginia Avenue.

December 17th 1928

Postcard labeled as the Bell Memorial Hospital at the University of Kansas Medical School, once located several blocks north of the present day University of Kansas Medical Center.

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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.