Image Gallery

November 1st 1921

Postcard showing a portion of the spectators from the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921.

August 15th 1931

Photograph of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis after the ceremony of the dedication of St. John Seminary at the southeast corner of Euclid Avenue and 72nd Street.

March 25th 1924

Photograph looking north along the west side of Olive Street from 11th Street. Sidewalk and car in view.

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed in festive clothing and standing by the Country Club Plaza Fiesta flags on display at the corner of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nicho

1919

The J. C. Nichols Company sales office at the southeast corner of 59th Street and Ward Parkway in 1919.

November 21st 1922

Postcard showing the auditorium of Newman Theater, once located on the west side of Main Street between 11th and 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 21st 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified child seated in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri.

Photograph of the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing.

December 1st 1934

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 1, 1934. The article provides a reproduction of the letter sent from Tom Pendergast to James A.

June 2nd 1922

Photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir at their second annual concert at Shubert Theatre on June 2, 1922.

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

June 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward H. Witte's residence, taken from the northwest. Witte was president of Witte Engine Works.

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

May 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of tulips and fence in the rear yard of Charles B. Sefranka, Secretary of the Hall Brothers.

1927

Portrait of Phil Baxter taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1927-28. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

1935

Photograph of the integrated, semi-professional Bismarck National Championship Team of 1935.

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

June 15th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

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

1922

Home of Chester C. Smith at 6418 Washington Street. Smith was later president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company (1330 Baltimore Avenue) during the company strike in 1941.

April 13th 1938

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Company Building at night, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Photograph of the Sacred Heart Church at the northwest corner of 26th Street and Madison Avenue.

July 2nd 1935

An autochrome photograph of Thomas L. Luzier's swimming pool, taken from the west. Luzier was founder of Luzier Personalized Cosmetics.

Photograph of Northeast High School at the southeast corner of Smart Avenue and Van Brunt Boulevard.

Photograph of Walnut Grove, a grassy area surrounded by trees, in downtown Overland Park circa 1920.

August 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hunter L. Gary's residence, taken from the southeast. Gary was president of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

1928

Clippping with caption stating, "Dr. D. M.

December 23rd 1932

Photograph of a Christmas party given by the employees of the Donnelly Garment Company in honor of David Donnelly at the Kansas City Community Church on December 23rd, 1932.

December 1925

This picture was taken looking northeast just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

June 22nd 1929

Photograph of Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I.

Portrait photograph of Herman Langworthy circa 1932. Langworthy was a Kansas City attorney and partner in the firm of Langworthy, Matz & Linde.

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.