Image Gallery

Photograph of two uniformed Strang Line employees circa 1915.

1924

Wide view of the apartment buildings along Mill Creek Parkway. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Ponce de Leon at 4555 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

July 17th 1925

Postcard showing the August Meyer Memorial, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo at 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

February 2nd 1930

Spectators at the Municpal Airtport that have come to send off the Kansas City delegation to the inauguration of President Rubio of Mexico, February 2, 1930.

March 21st 1935

Dust Bowl period photograph of two pedestrians in Kansas City during a dust storm at noon on March 21, 1935. These dust storms caused an estimated one billion dollars in damages.

63rd and Troost Shopping Center
October 1927

This picture was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Troost Avenue and 63rd Street. The pictured shopping center opened in October 1927.

September 10th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Solon E. Haynes's garden, taken from the southwest. Haynes was a Kansas City physician.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from Grades 3, 4 & 5, Woodland School playing in the operetta "On Midsummer's Day",

1935

Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

Half length view of Count Basie.

1935

Publicity photograph and signature of J. C. Nichols in 1935.

July 1st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Alfred Benjamin Memorial in Swope Park, taken from the southeast.

1926

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

1923

Pamphlet detailing the social services available from the Italian Mission at 505 Forest Ave., Kansas City, Mo. sponsored by the Central Presbyterian Church since ca. 1893.

August 6th 1925

Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group.

October 28th 1939

Photograph with interior view identified as "Halloween Party, Club Tepeyac, Guadalupe Center, October 28, 1939." Many in photograph are in Halloween costume.

June 7th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Margaret J. Helmers with "Mary Wallace" roses on the property of William C. Helmers, Executive, Helmers Manufacturing Company.

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.

January 27th 1938

Old municipal market and city hall in the process of being torn down for a new municipal market. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 5th Street and Walnut Street.

January 10th 1929

Clipping from the Kansas City American on January 10, 1929 featuring a biography of William T. Kemper, Jr.

Photograph with an aerial view of the Columbus Park neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri.

December 31st 1934

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of a young man kneeling with a dog, surrounded by dead rats, circa 1922.

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting.

1921

Postcard of the cattle breeder's building of the American Hereford Association, located at the northwest corner of Central Street and 11th Street and occupied by the association from 1919 to 1

Photograph of White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

November 1921

Harry S. Truman and the 129th Field Artillery in front of the Muehlebach Hotel during the November 1921 Armistice parade in Kansas City, MO.

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

1914

Photograph with slide description: "Wading pool, The Grove, 1914." This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between Kansas Avenue and Agnes Avenue.

1933

Photograph of the basement of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee.

Photograph of a pond in the Quivira Botanical Gardens north of the Lake Quivira Dam in 1931 or 1932. The 10-acre site, included ponds, gardens, springs, and picnic areas.

November 28th 1923

Photograph looking north from the original intersection of Main Street and 40th Street. Montrose Hotel is pictured center.

March 7th 1932

The first postcard shows The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards The Scout Statue.

1934

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

1920

Fifteen members of Chauncey Downs and His Rinkey Dinks are pictured on stage with instruments, circa 1920. Downs is pictured right of center standing in front of the piano.

1921

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

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