Race Relations and Civil Rights

Image Gallery

Photograph of Kindergarten students at Lincoln School, known after 1918 as W. W. Yates School.

Photograph of Preston Allen, Jr. in uniform, taken by Ronson Studio.

Circa 1925 photograph of Saint Monica's Church and school, located at northeast corner of 17th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missour

Architectural drawing depicting a rendering created by J. M.

Photograph of Jimmy Keith posed with his tenor saxophone and his band in silhouette behind him.

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

Photograph of the Woodland Avenue Christian Church located at southeast corner of 24th Street and Woodland Avenue. C. E.

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of pioneering social worker Minnie Crosswaithe wearing a coat and hat.

Photograph of a large group, prior to 1900, baptizing African-Americans at Murphy's pasture near Edwardsville, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School (right) and Lincoln High School (left).

Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

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.