Image Gallery

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station The back of the postcard includes a

Portrait of Frank P. Walsh, progressive lawyer and labor advocate. Taken between 1910 and 1925.

November 19th 1935

Postcard showing the Palisades along Kersey Coates Drive in West Terrace Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

November 2nd 1934

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

This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway just south of 26th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Crown Center.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek, taken looking east near the Kansas City Country Club entrance.

Mug shot of Bernard Phillips, used as an exhibit in support of the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

March 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the first flowers of Spring, 1933 in the front yard of Clarence E. Shepard, architect.

Photograph of Henley L. Cox, principal of Wendell Phillips School from 1916 until his death in 1947.

Woody Walder, Corrine Walder, Alberta Minor, and Bob Minor at Joe Jacob's Place, 18th and Vine, no date. Source: Corrine Walder.

Photograph of a man with pigs in the stockyards. The original slide included the following description: "Moving a pen of Berkshire hogs at the Stock Yards, Kansas City, Missouri."

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.

October 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

1938

Publicity photo of Dana Suesse.

February 3rd 1930

Photograph of the Commodore Apartments, once located at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Tracy Avenue.

Aerial view of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Wilson at 67th and Glenwood Streets in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1935.

May 8th 1934

Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity.

March 29th 1926

Photograph of the attendees of Judge E. E.

1920

Interior of Brookside Hall, Miss Helen Thomes' dance class in session.

August 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a Tudor fountain and lotus pool on the property of Lillie A. Jones. Lillie's husband, Ellis R.

1940

Pamphlet describing services and offers statistics at the Italian mission in the Northeast district of Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church.

1922

This picnic oven in Indian Hills was a favorite spot of Mr. Nichols, and the family often spent an evening here. Mr.

An autochrome photograph of Louis XIV & afterglow tulips, taken from the west on the property of Dr. Sam E. Roberts, physician.

September 19th 1938

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

May 15th 1931

Photograph with slide description, "Lagoon, boathouse & bath house, bathing beach; Swope Park, K.C., Mo.

1934

Photograph of a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Main Street just south of 16th Street.

1931

A portrait of Walt Disney.

1937

Photograph of the cafeteria at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. The employees are provided food there "at a minimum cost."

1929

Photograph looking east along the north side of 13th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street.

July 29th 1927

Postcard showing the American Royal Building, located just to the north of the intersection of Wyoming Street and the 23rd Street Viaduct (now 23rd Street Trafficway) in the West Bottoms of Kansas

May 31st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking southeast.

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.

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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.