Image Gallery


Reproduction of a photograph of saxophonist Earl Malcolm "Jock" Caruthers, Sr. (1910-1971). Caruthers played extensively in St. Louis and Kansas City throughout his life.

Exterior of the Administration Building of the Country Day School, later called Pembroke Country Day School. It was once located near the southeastern corner of 51st Street and State Line Road.

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.

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

Image of Golf Course Road in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest on Golf Course Road (now Swope Memorial Drive).


Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the east door at Mount Washington School.

December 20th 1935

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1935 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed.


Interior of Chandler's Flower Shop facing north, a man and woman are browsing the store's floral arrangements.

July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Willow Lake, taken from the south. Willow Lake is located at the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Ensley Lane.

July 8th 1934

Newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, Sunday, July 8, 1934; “Photographs of Men of Prominence in Kansas City and Vicinity”.


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

January 5th 1935

Mugshot of Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085. Galatas was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

Photograph of a nature class with caged animals and children at the Minute Circle Friendly House. This vantage point faces northeast towards the west side of the building.

December 1925

This picture was taken looking northeast just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

October 15th 1928

Postcard of the Old Shawnee Mission in Fairway, Kansas. This vantage point faces northeast towards the rear of the southeast Shawnee Indian Mission building.

Photograph of Grand Central Depot located at the southwest corner of 2nd and Wyandotte in Kansas City, Missouri. Sign on building reads "Friedman Bros. Wholesale Groceries".

September 13th 1936

Letter and attached photograph from L. L. Hixon to Lloyd Stark, reporting on the state of Stark gubernatorial campaign in his area of Missouri.

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

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

October 3rd 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

Staged shot with a fake camera on the roof of the Laugh-O-Gram building.

January 1933

Clipping from The Missouri Alumnus, Vol. XXI, No. 5, featuring a biographies and portraits of James Madison Kemper, Sr., Rufus Crosby Kemper, Sr., and William T. Kemper, Jr.

Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Colonnade, located in North Terrace Park (now Kessler Park) at the intersection of St. John Avenue and Gladstone Boulevard.

This photograph was taken looking west on 31st Street just west of Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri.


Portrait of Jerry Wilson Perry, or Jerry Perry (usually called J. W. Perry), president of the Commerce Trust Company in Kansas City.

December 14th 1929

Mugshot of Tony Casciola, Inmate #34626. Casciola was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.


Photograph looking north along west side of Oak Street from 12th Street. Walker Laundry, Rainbow Hotel, and the Y.M.C.A. are pictured.


Photograph of the cutting room at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

May 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Albert A. Taylor's residence, taken from the northwest garden. Taylor was Chairman of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company.

May 20th 1936

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post from May 20, 1936 showing attendees of the "Cradle of Missouri Democracy" rally in Fayette, Missouri. Pictured are Lloyd C.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the second hole of the Kansas City Country Club Golf Course.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Glenn Barnard, Inmate #53424. Barnard was sentenced to one year and six months in the U.S.

January 11th 1931

Clipping entitled "Pals" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 11, 1931 with caption stating, "Rufus Crosby Kemper, jr., and his little toy dog are fast friends.


Mary Tiera Farrow, more commonly known as Tiera Farrow, photographed in the uniform of the National League of Women’s Services and standing next to an ambulance, ca. 1918.