Economic Boom, Depression, and Recovery

Image Gallery

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union

Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Detention Homr

Photograph of the Old Detention Home on Oak Street, south of Fifth Street, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces west-southwest on Oak Street.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

Photograph of children after naptime at a nursery at Swope Settlement.

Photograph of boys reading books and newspapers in the lobby of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Circa 1930 photograph with a daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of six boys performing a play at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933.

Photograph of eight boys attending a class on dining etiquette with Mrs.

Photograph of boys working in a carpenter shop at Swope Settlement.

Photograph of a banquet in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937.

Photograph of White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

Photograph of an automobile parked outside of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora 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.