Image Gallery

1926

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street.

June 5th 1941

Photograph of the Silver Jubilee for Monsignor James N. V. McKay, pastor of St. Peter's Church. This room in St. Peter's Church doubled as the parochial school's gym.

September 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of topiary in the rear garden of Hunter L. Gary, President of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

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

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

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of men ready to serve barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1925

Photograph looking east from the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and 12th Street. The Hotel Missouri, Missouri Theater, and Hotel Rasbach is picture on the left.

Postcard of the American Legion Fountain that was once at 9th and Main streets, later relocated to the Budd Park Esplanade at Van Brunt Boulevard and Anderson Avenue.

June 12th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the "Blaze" rose arch at the Fuller Pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden).

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, of Fairfax Industrial and Municipal airports.

Photograph of Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige preparing to throw a baseball in Havana, Cuba.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east towards the the Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Plant.

July 1936

Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast Jr., his wife, Mary Louise Weyer Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast traveling to New York to see Thomas J.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Midland Building, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 13th Street.

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

August 6th 1925

Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group.

May 1931

Photograph of twelve men with medical paraphernalia labeled "Internes" at Kansas City's African-American General Hospital No. 2.

1929

Photograph of Ann Avenue at N. 6th Street looking west to N. 7th Street. The caption reads: "Oklahoma Natural Rock Asphalt Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Land Bank Building. Also in view on either side is the New England Bank building and Rothschild's department store.

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

April 24th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

Undated photograph of unidentified man posing with a guitar in traditional Mexican dress.

January 26th 1924

Photograph of three cars parked at the intersection of 53rd Street Terrace and Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the southwest corner of the intersection.

February 26th 1923

Photograph of Mayor Frank Cromwell and former mayors: (left to right) James A. Reed, George M. Shelley, Darius A. Brown, Leander J. Talbot, Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr., Cromwell, George H.

June 1940

Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 13th 1942

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

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

June 21st 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified child seated in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri.

People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

1935

Photograph of the swimming pool at the rear of the Kittle family home at in Westwood Hills, Kansas, in 1935.

1925

Photograph looking north along Broadway Boulevard from 13th Street. The Hotel Commonwealth is pictured to the left.

Circa 1923 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks posed at the Plantation Grille, Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Studio portrait of George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra posed playing instruments, ca. 1926.

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's residence, taken from the west. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

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