Image Gallery

1931

Photograph of a tug of war event between the male congregation of the Holy Cross Parish and those of the St. Stanislaus Parish.

May 28th 1931

Postcard showing part of the Packing House District in Kansas City, Kansas.

August 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Isaac Katz's rose garden, taken from the southeast. Katz was co-owner and co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

Mug shot of Frank Nash, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

March 27th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of members of Boy Scouts Troop 80, taken during Bishop Hogan's Knights of Columbus Council, a picnic at Fairyland Park on August 30, 1931.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street.

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

1922

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

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

September 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Sunken Garden, located in the median of The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street.

August 28th 1936

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza at night in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces west-southwest from Main Street near its intersection with 46th Street.

1926

Photograph with slide description: "Weber Gas Engine Plant, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard looking west towards the Kansas City Municipal Airport passenger station at night.

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Postcard of Main Street Theater, built in 1921 at the southwest corner of 14th Street and Main Street. It was used for vaudeville and cinema and had a seating capacity of 3,000.

Undated photograph of unidentified children and teenagers from the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

June 13th 1942

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Frank DeLuca.

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

1940

Photograph of a man working on renovations at the north building, at the northeast corner of 53rd Street and Reinhardt Drive, at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940.

1924

Wide view of the apartment buildings along Mill Creek Parkway. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Ponce de Leon at 4555 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of nurse Hilda Fielder (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) standing under an arbor in the grounds of The Willows Maternity Hospital.

This photograph was taken looking west on 8th Street from just east of Flora Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Postcard of the Glennon Hotel at the northwest corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue. The hotel operated from 1920 to 1930 when it was razed and replaced by the Phillips Hotel. Harry S.

1936

Children playing at a playground located at the then undeveloped lots at the northeast corner of Rockhill Road and Oak Street.

May 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of a stone wall, tree stump, and iris flowers next to the road entrance to Isaac P. Ryland's residence. Ryland was a Kansas City lawyer.

December 29th 1922

Photograph of men standing on the James Street Station Platform, Kansas City, Kansas before the last streetcar to pass over the elevated street railway, also known as the "L" structure.

July 11th 1940

Postcard of the General Post Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The building now houses the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

1926

Studio portrait of George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra posed with their instruments, ca. 1926. Pictured: Bob Garner, clarinet; Thurston "Sox" Moppins, trombone; George E.

February 26th 1925

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on February 26, 1925 showing three Kansas City policemen involved in a heist.

High contrast photograph of the Pla Mor dining and dancing area in use, no date. The Pla-Mor Ballroom was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

November 18th 1938

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees at company Thanksgiving party, November 18, 1938.

Undated photograph of unidentified children and teenagers from the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

1923

This picture of the Suydam Building was taken in the Country Club Plaza looking west-southwest on Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) just north of 47th Street.

1925

Panoramic view of Western University Band at Muehlebach Field in 1925, G. H. Taylor, director. Source: Booker T. Washington.

Photograph of Kansas City Fire Department Number 15, Kansas City, Missouri, opened in 1925. Pictured are Captain Eugene King, Driver Herman Lewis, and firefighters George P.

June 27th 1932

The Kansas City Welcoming Committee to Secretary Patrick J. Hurley and party under the auspices of Missouri River Navigation Association. Mr.

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