Economic Boom, Depression, and Recovery

Image Gallery

Photograph portrait of Bryce B. Smith. mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1939.

Portrait of William Volker, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an arts and crafts building at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of seven young men in the recreation room and lobby of the Boy's Hotel and Boy's Club.

Photograph a boy opening a locker in a hall in the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of the Jefferson Home for Women and Children, once located to the west and north of the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Minnie Stree

Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph showing the through paving of Gregory Boulevard near Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road nea

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph with slide description, "Campfire Girls working on uniforms at the Whatsoever Community House, K.C., Mo."

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

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

Liberty Memorial, monument to World War I, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Bou

Food baskets for fifth ward residents during the depression. This vantage point faces northwest towards ABC Storage at 3244 Main Street.

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