Image Gallery

May 1933

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day, held on Southwest High School campus. Shown are John L. Shouse, George D. Melcher, J. C. Nichols, Miles C.

January 6th 1931

Jackson County Judges Harry S. Truman, William O. Beeman, and Eugene I. "Buck" Purcell took the oath of office on January 6, 1931.

July 4th 1934

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at Natatorium Park in Spokane, Washington. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Home of Albert R. Jones at 5701 Mission Drive. This vantage point faces east-southeast on the grounds of the estate towards the front entrance facing Mission Drive.

An autochrome photograph of a women seated in a French garden on the property of Fletcher Cowherd.

Photograph of a large pavilion building standing in Overland Park, Kansas's Aviation Park.

September 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Eugene W. Goebel's residence, taken from the east. Goebel was a Kansas City oil producer.

August 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Richard L. Sutton's residence, taken from the southeast and looking towards the entrance. Sutton was a famous Kansas City dermatologist.

1922

Carter home on the south side of 54th Street, between Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and Porter Road (now Mission Road).

Photograph showing improvements to Brush Creek, Kansas City, Missouri, with the widened Wornall Road Bridge in the background, ca. 1930s.

Interior of speakeasy/nightclub Dante's Inferno, once located at 1104 Independence Avenue. This photograph was taken circa 1934 by Kaufman Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

1939

Publicity photo from the side of Count Basie playing piano while looking down and smiling. Basie is wearing a tuxedo.

Photograph of a zookeeper using a water hose on a pair of elephants at the Swope Park Zoo.

Photograph of the congregation of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church standing on the steps in front of the church building, circa 1920.

Photograph of railroad cars used as housing for Mexican railroad workers.

November 8th 1918

Postcard of the entrance to Swope Park, located at the intersection of Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of two men eating a meal at the Helping Hand Institute.

February 26th 1926

Photograph looking west along the north side of 13th Street at Baltimore Avenue. The Kansas City Club Building is pictured to the right.

This photograph was taken looking west on 19th Street just east of Grand Avenue.

1931

Photograph of Bennie Moten’s Orchestra at Pearl Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, 1931.

June 17th 1933

Photograph of the front of Union Station in Kansas City where the Union Station Massacre has just happened. Identification on back reads: At right is the automobile of Raymond J.

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

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the second hole of the Kansas City Country Club Golf Course.

Photograph of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas circa 1925.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

1935

Clipping of a photograph by Strauss-Peyton showing "Mrs. James Madison Kemper, Publicity Chairman for the Notre Dame de Sion Recital, Friday, April 20, Hotel Kansas Citian."

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1937

Photograph of the cafeteria at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. The employees are provided food there "at a minimum cost."

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Thomas Audley, Inmate #53426. Audley was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S.

Photograph with an exterior, full street level view of Martin School. The school was named after school board member Judge Edward L. Martin.

Calf-length black dress with floral embroidery detail and fabric waist belt created by Nelly Don Inc. in the 1940's.

Photograph of children at lunch at the West Side Baptist Day Nursery.

December 22nd 1933

Group portrait of uniformed employees, identified as Department 411, at a Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party, in the Corrigan Building

June 1941

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

August 25th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

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