Image Gallery

July 24th 1936

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the southeast outside of a window in the apartment building.

May 22nd 1925

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C.

Fire station house of Company No. 28 on Troost Ave., near 73rd St., Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This fire house is typical of other fire station houses erected in the 1930s.

March 17th 1937

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

Collage assembled in 1925 of the Presidents of The Commercial Club of Kansas City and it's successor The Chamber of Commerce. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

November 13th 1941

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

September 8th 1928

Mugshots of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Liberty, Missouri looking north. Shows the downtown area as well as William Jewell College on the right side of the photograph.

Photograph of two men on horseback touring the Kansas City Stockyards

1921

A small book containing fourteen illustrations of Kansas City by Herbert F. Slaughter, published by Holland Engraving Co., Kansas City, MO.

1938

Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

November 23rd 1918

Postcard showing 11th Street looking east from Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This portion of 11th Street from Main to Walnut Street is also known as Petticoat Lane.

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones the 2nd and his 9 Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom.

Photograph with slide description: "Salvation Army Fresh Air Camp, south of Independence, Mo." The camp was once located two miles east of Blue Ridge Road (presently Blue Ridge Cutoff) on

July 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Richard Lynch at his home at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

1926

Photograph with caption, "Where the roadway would enter Wyandotte Street at 51st." This vantage point faces northeast from near the intesection of Wyandotte and 51st.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Pickering Lumber Company offices at the southwest corner of Central Street and 11th Street.

September 11th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's residence, taken from the southeast. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.

February 8th 1929

Group portrait of men and women in wedding attire at a Donnelly Garment Company Valentine's Day Party, February 8, 1929.

1925

Photograph looking west along the north side of 12th Street from the east side of Main Street. The Sexton Hotel is pictured to the left.

1926

Photograph with caption, "northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 42nd Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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

Circa 1925 photograph of St. John's Episcopal Church in winter. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Kensington Avenue between Thompson Avenue and Independence Avenue.

1925

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue.

1928

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

Photograph of children and two adults in a playground on the balcony of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue.

1927

The restored residence of the missionary at the Shawnee Indian Mission. This building is located at the southeastern corner of 52nd Street and Porter Road (now 53rd Street and Mission Road).

July 28th 1936

Primary campaign mailer for gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark.

June 10th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

Photograph of an elderly woman, identified as Alida Van Keirsbilck, standing with a small herd of cattle circa 1933. The Van Keirsbilck farm was located at 75th and Quivira in Lenexa, Kansas.

Photograph of the Kansas City Public Library's Lincoln Branch, located within Lincoln High School at the northeast corner of 22nd Street and Woodland Avenue.

March 5th 1931

Photograph of a courtroom scene at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. She is pictured in the foreground on the far right. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

An early picture of the Mission Hills Country Club House, once located in Kansas City, Missouri.

April 2nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of crocuses sprouting after 2000 bulbs were planted on Grant I. Rosenzweig's property. Rosenzweig was a Kansas City lawyer.

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