Economic Boom, Depression, and Recovery

Image Gallery

Photograph of the Little Sisters of the Poor building, once located on the west side of Highland Avenue between 53rd Street and 54th Street.

Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora

Portrait of Edwin M. Clendening, secretary of the Kansas City Commercial Club from 1892-1918.

Three-page excerpt from William T. Kemper, Sr.'s passport.

Photograph with view of the terminal building at Municipal Airport, looking toward the southeast with the Kansas City skyline in the background.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a cowboy band performing at a recreation center in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Admini

Photograph with slide description, "Bathing her baby, Florence Home For Colored Girls, Kansas City, Missouri."

Photograph of a group of boys accompanied by adults near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's sunroom in their home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with interior view of the lobby of Kansas City Life Insurance Company building.

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

The Municipal Hospital Service Building with central heating plant, laundry, and incineration for the General Hospital group, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of Saint Joseph's Orphan Girls Home, once located at the northwest corner of Karnes Boulevard (now 31st Street) and Pennsylvania Av

Photograph of twelve boys attending a class on dining etiquette in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard a

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervis

Photograph of 26 boys attending a health class in the library 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.