Image Gallery

Photograph of two young men and three older men gathered in a radio station circa 1939.

March 19th 1924

Photograph looking north from the south side of intersection of 39th Street and Main Street.

June 5th 1941

Photograph of the St. Peter's Church altar during the Silver Jubilee for Monsignor James N. V. McKay, pastor of St. Peter's.

August 4th 1932

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


Photograph with interior view of streetcar with unidentified men and women aboard.

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.

This photograph was taken looking north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street


Children playing at a playground at 58th Street and Brookside Boulevard in 1920. This vantage point faces north from near the center of Brookside Triangle Park.


Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

June 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of J. C. Nichols's residence, taken from the south. Nichols was a nationally influential real estate developer.

June 12th 1942

Kansas City Police Department full length photographs of organized crime figure Joseph DeLuca.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of a large group, prior to 1900, baptizing African-Americans at Murphy's pasture near Edwardsville, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital, along with an unidentified man.

April 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Sid J. Hare standing next to a blossoming red bud tree on his property. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Photograph of the office of the medical director at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

May 1936

Photograph of a cattle merchant in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

April 4th 1930

Photograph of one Fokker F.32 airplane (left) and three Ford Tri-Motor airplanes (right) displayed for a large crowd of several thousand at Municipal Airport, April 4, 1930.

October 28th 1918

Postcard showing The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east towards The Scout Statue.

November 4th 1921

Photograph looking east on the north side of 9th Street from Main Street. The entrance to the Grand Junction Hotel is pictured to the left.

Photograph of the Altoona Apartments (later renamed the Concord Apartments), once located on the south side of 8th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue.

July 23rd 1930

Photograph of Anderson Photo Company employees playing croquet at the company picnic at Winnwood Beach.

Photograph of Kansas School for the Deaf students sitting in the school's auditorium/chapel in the early 1900s.


Photograph of the Johnson County Fair on the grounds of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1932.

Photograph of boys exercising at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.


Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman. Those in the rear row, left to right - C. Jasper Bell, Ira B. Burns, A.


Photograph of a young man and sheep posed outdoors next to a Shawnee Mission Future Farmers of America sign in 1938.

August 12th 1933

Photograph looking northwest from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue.


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


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

October 8th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the southeast.

December 23rd 1932

Photograph of a Christmas party given by the employees of the Donnelly Garment Company in honor of David Donnelly at the Kansas City Community Church on December 23rd, 1932.

October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

March 15th 1929

Mugshot of Kansas City Mafia boss Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

Home built by Edward Dickinson at 810 W. 52nd Street, and then resided in by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schutte.

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.