Image Gallery

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the bridge over Lake Hiwassee to the lake's east island.

June 3rd 1931

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the north door at Mount Washington School.

August 3rd 1935

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified man and woman posed by the swimming pool of Isaac Katz, Co-owner & Co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

Portrait of Elsie Child (Mrs. H. C. Child), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1938-1940. Portrait of Leona Koehler Ryan (Mrs. L. K. Ryan), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1940-1942.

August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

May 11th 1923

Younger boys and girls participating in maypole dance at the 1923 Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

June 12th 1922

Photograph looking north from south end of McGee Street Viaduct, near Gillham Road.

August 25th 1941

Postcard showing Muehlebach Field (later Ruppert/Blues/Municipal Stadium), once located west of Brooklyn Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph, circa 1941, of a two-story clapboard house at 51st and Quivira in Shawnee, Kansas. Owned by Wilhelmina Loercher, the house was purchased by her father John G.

September 10th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Solon E. Haynes's garden, taken from the southwest. Haynes was a Kansas City physician.

February 3rd 1918

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct.

Portrait of Frank P. Walsh, progressive lawyer and labor advocate. Taken between 1910 and 1925.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Palace Clothing Company Building; located on the northwest corner of 12th Street and Grand Avenue.

1926

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

December 24th 1921

Groups of carolers traveled around the Country Club District on Christmas Eve. The J. C. Nichols Company furnished the hayracks and teams of carolers.

May 13th 1937

An autochrome photograph of A. B. Eisenhower's residence, taken looking northeast at the intersection of Ensley Lane and Tomahawk Road.

Walt Disney seated at a drawing board at Laugh-O-Gram Films/Disney Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.

1935

Photograph of students inside a classroom attending a "reading clinic summer session" at the Kansas City Teacher's College.

May 10th 1939

An autochrome photograph of Leslie T. Martin's house, tower, and garden on Briarcliff between present-day Route 9 and North Briarcliff Road.

January 30th 1937

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas Ci

September 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the road entrance to the residence of Albert R. Jones, lawyer. This vantage point faces north on Guilford Lane just east of Overhill Road.

Circa 1932 photograph with view of the old Saint Mary's Hospital, 2800 Main Street, looking west.

1933

The new Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Missouri. This drawing was rendered as if looking southeast on Oak Street just north of 12th Street.

June 12th 1922

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from the intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road.

Photograph with a street view of man sitting on a pedal powered grinder sharpening a knife or other instrument.

Photograph of the Gallatin Flats, once located at the northwest corner of Campbell Street and 8th Street.

Mug shot of Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

Snapshot on stage of Count Basie at piano, Lester Young at mic, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

September 20th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the croton flowers outside of the Swope Park Shelter House, taken from the east.

1930

Martha Washington Candy Shop located at 215 West 47th Street. This vantage point faces south on 47th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

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

1924

A dozen boys playing tug-of-war while a Community Field Day crowd watches on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces east towards Brush Creek and Ward Parkway.

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

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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.