Labor and Industry

Image Gallery

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers. Many railroad jobs were filled by the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of an exterior view, including pipe, casing, valves and fittings, of the Sonken-Galamba Corporation at the southeast corner of N.

Aerial view of Kansas City's Municipal Airport with the Missouri River and downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air attendant checking passengers as they enter a "Lindbergh Line" Douglas Commercial airpla

Photograph of men standing in front of the Kansas City Call Building on 18th Street.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas.

Panoramic photograph and negative of employees of the Community Chest of Kansas City, Kansas.

1920s photograph of switch engines belonging to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in the Argentine rail yards in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards.

Undated illustration of the Fowler Packing Company meatpacking plant in the Central Industrial District, adjacent to the Kansas City Stockyards.

Photograph of the Transcontinental and Western Air employees at the TWA administrative office at Municipal Airport.

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey, owner of Black Hawk Barbecue, posing with her restaurant delivery scooter.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers building a bridge in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting.

Early 1920's photograph of the Southard Feed Mill, located at the southeast corner of 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue).

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.