Image Gallery

May 15th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of an automobile parked next to flowering spirea shurbs in the driveway of Dr. Sam E. Roberts, a Kansas City physician.

August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

February 28th 1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts Thomas J.

1919

Two young women sitting near a lamp sculpture with a house at 5939 Overhill Road barely visible in the background.

1926

Headshot portrait of George E. Lee, leader of the George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra, in a tuxedo, ca. 1926. Source: Charles Goodwin.

Photograph with view of large, obelisk tombstone with the name "Armstrong" engraved on it located in Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, on Minnesota Avenue between 6th and 7t

An autochrome photograph of the staircase and grand hall in the residence of R. A. Long, Co-Founder, Long-Bell Lumber Company.

1920

The statue of a small boy and a pool were features of the Crestwood interior park named Happy Woods Park, once located between 54th Street, 55th Street, Locust Street, and Cherry Street.

June 1941

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

1940's photograph of the Holy Rosary parish with the parochial school to the right and St. John Bosco Center to the far right.

March 2nd 1931

Photograph of spectators in the courtroom at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. James A. Reed, J. Francis O'Sullivan, defense counsels, and Mrs.

July 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Richard Lynch at his home at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

1925

Photograph looking west along 12th Street from Broadway Boulevard.

1920

Promotional brochure for St.

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just east of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue.

Photograph of Ben Bernie, radio star and musician, with Frank Cromwell and Mayor Bryce Smith and other unidentified men at unidentified location with a racing form in hand.

1940

Photograph of a man working on renovations at the north building, at the northeast corner of 53rd Street and Reinhardt Drive, at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940.

Photograph of two uniformed Strang Line employees circa 1915.

May 14th 1937

An autochrome photograph of rugosa roses by the house of W. Malcom Lowry, taken from the northeast. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

Photograph of a student costumed for a play at Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

December 20th 1941

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at 30th anniversary breakfast at the Pickwick Hotel.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street.

February 8th 1929

Portrait of men and women in costume at the Donnelly Garment Company Valentine's Day Party, February 8, 1929.

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.

1932

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. standing in front of bouquet of flowers.

1925

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwest from Minnesota Avenue.

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the southwest corner of the French salon in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

May 5th 1937

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station.

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.

1922

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record.

October 1st 1931

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street.

1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 12th Street between Campbell Street and Harrison Street. C. E. Houston Furniture Company is pictured.

1922

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

November 6th 1921

Photograph of two men posed before laying the cornerstone for the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on November 6, 1921.

Nurses Miss Shultz and Miss Hilda Fiedler (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) posing as a nurse and patient at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

April 16th 1943

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

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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.