Image Gallery

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Otis Elevator Company at the northwest corner of Goodrich Place (19th Terrace) and Wyandotte Street.


Photograph of the LaSalle Building, once located at the northeast corner of 9th Street and Main Street. Hurst's Jewelry and Loan Company are shown as occupants.

February 8th 1932

Photograph of unidentified detectives inside the Mercantile Trust Company at 14th Street amd Grand Avenue; one of the men kneeling, looking toward the floor.

Photograph of Johnson County Fair exhibit booths and demonstrations in the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium in 1931.

Photograph with an exterior, full street level view of Martin School. The school was named after school board member Judge Edward L. Martin.


This picture was taken looking southwest at the future site of the Plaza Time Building.

June 1937

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T.

July 22nd 1923

Formal presentation of Arbor Villa Park, developed by the J. C. Nichols Company. Pictured are J. C. Nichols and Shannon C. Douglass, President of the Armour Hills Homes Association.

June 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

January 25th 1930

Program for the third annual dinner of the Fifteenth Ward Regular Democratic Club, a Joe Shannon "Rabbit" faction organization.

September 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's 165 foot long residence, taken from the northwest. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.

Photograph of Guy Fish and N. Myers posed with a milk wagon in front of the train depot in Stilwell, Kansas in the early 1900s.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek, taken looking east near the Kansas City Country Club entrance.

January 1933

Photograph of Miss McBee's students of Woodland Public School, posed outside the south-facing southwest entrance to the school.


Photograph looking east along 12th Street at the intersection of Troost Avenue.

May 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of tulips by a window of Robert Sutherland's residence. Sutherland was President of Sutherland Lumber Company.

November 1st 1921

Stereoscopic photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.


This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater Building was taken from atop the Wolferman Building looking southwest, diagonal to the theater at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

June 17th 1933

Photograph of a damaged Chevrolet, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti. FBI Agent R. J.

May 1936

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

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east towards the the Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Plant.

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell (left to right).

March 31st 1923

Photograph of storefronts along the southwest corner of 11th Street and Broadway Boulevard. New Broadway Hotel sign in view as well as entrance to Denver Pharmacy.


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.


An oil on canvas painting by Fred Bergere of downtown Kansas City in the winter.


Portrait of Phil Baxter taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1927-28. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

September 1st 1931

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.


Photograph of an unidentified woman stepping aboard the number 50 Troost streetcar.

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.

November 29th 1918

Postcard showing Manheim Road at 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest down Manheim Road from the intersection of 39th Street, Virginia Avenue, and Manheim Road.

Interior photograph of the Kittle Dry Goods store in downtown Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1935. A man, likely owner O. H.

Photograph of Andy Kirk and the Clouds of Joy with Mary Lou Williams at the piano.

Photograph of Jimmy Keith posed with his tenor saxophone and his band in silhouette behind him. This Christie studio photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue.

September 29th 1918

Street photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Dedication Parade at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo on September 29, 1918.


This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street.