Image Gallery

May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

Undated aerial view of the Wilson & Co. meatpacking plant in the Armourdale area of Kansas City, Kansas.

1932

Photograph of Visitation graduating class of 1932 outside of the entrance to Visitation Church.

June 14th 1935

An autochrome photograph of swimmers at the northeast corner pool at Unity Farm (Unity Village). This photograph was taken from the east.

1940

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Charles Northington is wearing suspenders, with Anna Northington to his right.

November 2nd 1934

Clipping from the Pendergast-controlled newspaper the Missouri Democrat on November 2, 1934.

Photograph of two women standing in a demonstration kitchen on the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium stage as part of the Johnson County Fair in the early 1930s.

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

December 24th 1921

Groups of carolers traveled around the Country Club District on Christmas Eve. The J. C. Nichols Company furnished the hayracks and teams of carolers.

Undated photograph of unidentified children and teenagers from the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of bottles and packages of confiscated liquor outside of the Johnson County Courthouse circa 1938. Law enforcement officers look over the confiscated materials.

This photograph was taken looking north on Broadway Boulevard just north of 25th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1930

Group portrait of N. Emerson Paton (left), Morris Shankman (holding shovel) and other unidentified South Central Business Association officials at the groundbreaking for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the building at 3109 Troost in the background.

1938

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employess, identified as "Section 521," at company Christmas party.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the downtown Kansas City area, looking west centered over near 12th and Troost. Includes view of West Bottoms and the Kansas River.

October 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Mark J. Morrin's residence from the southeast with October roses. Morrin's residence was on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. 50.

October 23rd 1929

Postcard showing the Intercity Viaduct (foreground), James Street (background), the Kansas River (left), and Kansas City, Kansas (right).

February 14th 1923

Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 28th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

November 8th 1918

Postcard of the entrance to Swope Park, located at the intersection of Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 25th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

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.

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Herbert V. Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was chairman of the Herbert V. Jones & Co. (real estate).

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 22, Leeds, built in 1917.

1921

A small book containing fourteen illustrations of Kansas City by Herbert F. Slaughter, published by Holland Engraving Co., Kansas City, MO.

October 1933

Photograph of boys learning to make toys and furniture for themselves in a workshop at the Minute Circle Friendly House.

Illustration of adults and children performing tasks around the exterior of an Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad car.

1936

Postcard of the M. K. Goetz Brewing Company, built in 1936 at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Indiana Avenue. The card promotes Goetz Country Club Beer, "Made in Kansas City".

1937

Employees of The Donnelly Garment Company inspecting newly created clothing in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

April 16th 1943

Mugshot of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT.

Photograph of boys and men posed with a "Boys Hotel" banner on the steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of members of Boy Scouts Troop 80, taken during Bishop Hogan's Knights of Columbus Council, a picnic at Fairyland Park on August 30, 1931.

1923

Some of the earlier homes built in Armour Hills, this block of homes is part of the Edgevale Road group. The spectators in the photograph include Grace Carlson and Ernest Holt.

Circa 1920 photograph with interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum set in front of a sign: "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra."

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh and Family

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh, his wife Katherine, and three of their children. Taken between 1918 and 1921.

1940

Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Nine women are pictured accompanied by five children.

Portrait of Marguerite Peet wearing a dark riding habit, including gloves and crop, circa 1938. She is photographed standing in 3/4 profile to the camera.

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