Image Gallery

February 28th 1930

Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914.

1925

Photograph looking west along the north side of 12th Street from the east side of Main Street. The Sexton Hotel is pictured to the left.

1911

Photograph of James Alexander Reed (1861-1944), 3/4 length portrait, seated, facing left.

May 27th 1925

Postcard showing the northern entrance to Pembroke Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pembroke Lane and 56th Street.

July 20th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a crowd watching Bob Busler and Bob Willits playing golf at hole #5 at the Mission Hills Country Club.

Postcard showing one of the proposed concepts for the Kansas City Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. N. Watt of Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph with an exterior view of Longan School located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and Warwick Boulevard. It was named in 1911 in honor of George B.

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

Photograph of the interior of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including several unidentified workers, circa 1920.

June 12th 1942

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Frank DeLuca.

Chris Harrison in traditional Greek dress for a celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 25, circa 1930s.

November 11th 1961

Photograph of the Liberty Memorial Rededication with dignitaries standing at the base of the Liberty Memorial including former President Harry S. Truman and unidentified military officers.

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.

April 24th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast attending the marriage of Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louise Weyer.

1927

Individulal portrait photographs of the 31 students comprising the Holy Cross School Class of 1927. Also included is a photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast.

January 4th 1937

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

1926

Three photographs of Senator James A. Reed with amusing captions.

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.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

October 1922

Photograph looking west on the north side of 3rd Street between Walnut Street and Main Street. Pictured establishments include the Cozy House, B. Ossep Com. Co., and L. Yukon & Son Produce.

June 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Margaret Ryan standing next to climbing roses at Romanelli Court (intersection of Wornall Road, 69th Street, and Edgevale Road).

1937

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Detective Who Got Tip" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

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.

Portrait of George H. Edwards, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1916-1918. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

September 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Eugene W. Goebel's residence, taken from the east. Goebel was a Kansas City oil producer.

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees.

May 1926

Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days.

1933

Halloween decorations on the Plaza, showing the shack of the Plaza Witch who would read your future for free.

1938

Wide view of the then-newest member of Country Club District, Fairway. The name was chosen because of the development's proximity to three golf courses.

1933

Most any morning about 8:30 found Mr. J. C. Nichols entering the office at 310 Ward Parkway.

April 28th 1942

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

November 17th 1927

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of Helen Finch (far right), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other 14 contestants after the contest at W. T.

1940's photograph of the St. John Bosco Center at the southwest corner of Missouri Avenue and Campbell Street.

Circa 1940 photograph of St. Peter's Church and School at 6400 Charlotte Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Meyer Boulevard pictured on the left.

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.