Image Gallery

October 16th 1930

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance.

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


Mary Lou Williams and Andy Kirk looking over an arrangement of "Moten Swing" for Decca Records "Kansas City Jazz" album produced by Dave Dexter.

Photograph of eight women at a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.

June 29th 1936

WPA orchestra rehearsing at Union Hall, William Shaw, director, June 29, 1936.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of tulips, iris and spirea flowers by Herman Schulte's driveway. Schulte was a manager at the Goetz Beer Company.

October 3rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Bruce Dodson, Jr.'s residence, taken from the northwest. Dodson was president of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company.

October 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph of First Congregational Church, once located on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Highland Avenue.

December 22nd 1933

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees at company Christmas party.

Photograph of twelve boys attending a class on dining etiquette in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

June 1st 1939

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.


Photograph of the exterior of the Shawnee Indian Mission north building under major reconstruction, with the building's stone foundation visible, and brick walls partially deconstructed.

Photograph of the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Goodrich Building at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue.

August 2nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Herbert F. Hall's residence, taken from the southwest. Hall was president of the Hall-Baker Grain Company.

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.

May 28th 1931

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

July 1st 1926

Photograph of Anderson Photo Company employees posed at a "steak-fry" event at an unidentified location.

Photograph with slide description, "Patients at Children's Mercy Hospital enjoying a show put on by the Junior League, K.C., Mo."

Photograph of Dr. Mary Myrtle Ozias Hill circa 1925. Hill practiced medicine in Kansas City, and was daughter of Dr. Charles O. Ozias, sister of Dr. Charles R. Ozias, and wife of Dr. Howard Hill.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

May 11th 1923

Nearly a dozen young children on scooters participating in 1923 Community Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

August 12th 1933

Photograph of a crowd gathered around a Buick automobile on Armour Boulevard.

November 13th 1941

Postcard of the Hotel Continental, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of policemen arresting protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

May 15th 1925

Children in costume at the 1925 Community Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

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

August 16th 1933

Photograph of mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment at the Criminal Court Building to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sh

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed up for the Country Club Plaza Fiesta. They are standing at the entrance to the Balcony Building in the Country Club Plaza.


Photograph of Wilbur H. Dunn Park in the summer of 1937, looking north from 68th St. at the Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Public School, once located on the north side of 60th Street between Swope Parkway and Jackson Avenue.

October 5th 1935

Photograph of The Call newspaper staff outside of their office at 1715 E. 18th Street. Lucile Bluford is shown top row, fourth from left. Chester Franklin is shown seated, front center.

December 23rd 1938

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at an annual company Christmas party.

April 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southwest as the first flowers appear on the new grounds.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 54, remodeled from an old brewery in 1922.

Photograph of Harry S. Truman walking with unidentified men.