Image Gallery

Circa 1930 photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church located at 901 W. 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez).

Photograph of a Hippopotamus named Cleopatra begging for hay at the Swope Park Zoo.

Photograph of the Delaware Apartments, once located at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 10th Street.

Photograph of "Eddie Spitz" Osadchey (left) and his wife Vearl seated at a nightclub table with two other unidentified men.

Postcard of the National Cloak & Suit Company, built in 1919 at the southeast corner of Hardesty Avenue and Independence Avenue.

Circa 1928 photograph with view of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company, once located at the southeast corner of 28th Street and Wyandotte Street and faces 28th.

May 1936

Photograph of two drovers (cowboys) drinking lager beer and hard liquor in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Composite of staff (heads only) of Lincoln Theatre, with building in background, 1926.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.

1925

The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

October 19th 1922

Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri.

1930

Photograph looking east-northeast from the southeast corner of 8th Street and Tracy Avenue.

Photograph with full frontal and side view of Kansas City Club building looking northwest from 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A small gas station is visible on the south side of 13th Street.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

Photograph with a full, exterior view of Kensington School. This vantage point faces northwest on 17th Street between Brighton Avenue and Van Brunt Boulevard.

May 24th 1927

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

Photograph of a Douglas DC-2-112 airplane owned by Transcontinental & Western Air flying parked at the Municipal Airport.

February 4th 1941

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors waving at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Entrance to 5110 Cherry Street, located in Southwood Park. The home belonged to Edwin W. Shields and construction was completed shortly after World War I.

A black and white glass plate positive photograph of the Kansas City Zoo entrance from an aerial view.

1939

Pla Mor artificial beach, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

February 26th 1926

Photograph looking west along the north side of 13th Street at Baltimore Avenue. The Kansas City Club Building is pictured to the right.

June 1941

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine.

July 22nd 1935

Clipping from Time (magazine) on July 22, 1935 providing a visual and textual portrait of Tom Pendergast.

Photograph of nine young women, Campfire Girls participants, posed as a group circa 1920.

June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway.

Photograph of a daytime rally for Alfred E. Smith and Joe Robinson during the 1928 presidential campaign. This vantage point faces west with the Union Station pictured to the right.

Photograph of the Swope School, once located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and 55th Street. It was named after Thomas H. Swope.

May 1919

A World War I Color Guard (either 128th or 129th field artillery or 140th infantry) marches down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, in a parade of soldiers returning home

September 1st 1932

Postcard of the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just north of 12th Street.

Photograph of Dr. Charles E. Rhoades, dentist, holding a young boy in his Overland Park dental office circa 1939. Dr.

January 2nd 1920

Postcard of Saint Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

June 16th 1919

Postcard showing Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the west.

October 1934

Photograph of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home at 738 Broadview Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

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