Image Gallery

1920

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench.

September 16th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Smith's residence, taken from the southwest.

Photograph of the Westport Junior High School located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street.

January 4th 1937

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the Kittle family house backyard and swimming pool in Westwood Hills, Kansas, circa 1931.

February 3rd 1941

Photograph of Orvis A.

Circa 1920 photograph with interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum set in front of a sign: "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra."

Portrait of Leroy "Buster" Berry with his banjo.

June 21st 1920

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 20th 1933

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

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Virgina Avenue facing towards an advertisement for Benzo-Gas at 1325 East 8th Street.

March 17th 1937

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

October 1921

Photograph of a group gathered for the Merriam Homemakers Club "Dad's Night" in 1921. The party took place in the home of Lee and Etta Cox.

1933

Photograph of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee.

June 29th 1920

Looking west at 61st Terrace and Summit Street. In the foreground is an automobile, and in the background is a row of houses.

Photograph of a Douglas C-54 R5D-1 Skymaster airplane operated by the U.S. Navy. The plane is shown landing at the Municipal Airport in Kansas City, Missouri.

July 16th 1939

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes.

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the southwest corner of the French salon in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

July 18th 1932

Unsigned postcard to Lloyd C.

Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airpo

1940's photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 425 West 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Head and shoulders autographed portrait of Maurice M. Milligan, U.S. attorney who prosecuted Tom Pendergast.

May 15th 1926

Texas Tommies in posed shot on stage at Submarine Ballroom, May 15, 1936. Phil Baxter shown standing third from right.

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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.

1920

Photograph looking south toward the band stand and comfort station located in Observation Park.

June 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Paul Uhlmann's residence, taken from the southeast. Uhlmann was President of Uhlmann Grain Company.

1936

Postcard of the M. K. Goetz Brewing Company, built in 1936 at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Indiana Avenue. The card promotes Goetz Country Club Beer, "Made in Kansas City".

March 4th 1931

Photograph of assistant prosecuting attorney, John V. Hill, who opened final arguments for the state at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Construction at 67th Terrace and Main Street
1922

Men, mules, and machines constructing the Country Club District.

Photograph of a dairy barn and house on the Porter Dairy Farm near Tomahawk and Mission Roads in Prairie Village, Kansas, circa 1915.

June 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Margaret Ryan standing next to climbing roses at Romanelli Court (intersection of Wornall Road, 69th Street, and Edgevale Road).

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies.

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of W. Malcom Lowry's residence, taken from the north. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

Portrait of Frank Moore, Johnson County sheriff from 1935 to 1937. 

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