Image Gallery

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope in his "Rainbow" garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company.

1915

Photograph looking northeast from atop the Baltimore Hotel. The intersection of Petticoat Lane and Main Street is pictured center.

1938

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

August 25th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

October 4th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Liberty Memorial as seen from the south, looking north with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

October 9th 1928

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Se

Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track, once located east of Bridge Street and north of Little Platte River in Smithville, Missouri.

1926

This photograph was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of 6th Street Trafficway and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 28, 1932 entitled "Kansas City Boss and Congressman" and with caption stating, "Thomas J.

Photograph of Andy Kirk (left) performing with Dick Wilson (tenor saxophone) and Ben Thigpen (drums).

February 28th 1930

Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914.

October 2nd 1936

Photograph of a group of South Central Business Association men and police officers operating parking meters immediately after their installation on Troost Avenue.

Photograph of the back end of the Victoria Hotel at the northeast corner of 9th Street and McGee Street showing K & P Cleaners as a tenant in the building.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St.

December 12th 1927

Downtown Kansas City as shown from an aerial view before the 1928 Republican National Convention begins on June 12 at Convention Hall.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Landon Family Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing John Landon, Alf Landon, and Theo Cobb Landon voting on General Election Day.

June 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Sam E. Roberts's garden, tea house, and home, taken from the southwest. Roberts was a Kansas City physician.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Argyle Building; located on the northeast corner of 12th and McGee streets. Shows Katz Drug Store as first floor tenant.

April 30th 1938

Mugshots of John H. Drummond, Inmate #52962. Drummond was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

Photograph of a typical single bedroom at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of Red Fox Farm Lake during W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1938

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.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones' Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom.

1937

Photograph of the chapel at the Saint Agnes Convent, Kansas City, Missouri.

May 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of R. A. Long's residence, taken from the southwest. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

June 17th 1932

Photograph with full frontal portrait of Frank Cromwell on porch of the Swope Memorial Golf Course clubhouse.

Photograph of the Porter Dairy Farm near 91st and Antioch in Overland Park, Kansas, in the early 1900s.

Photograph of Aviator Art Goebel and another man standing outside of the Art Goebel School of Flying at Municipal Airport.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 54, remodeled from an old brewery in 1922.

September 25th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a bouquet of yellow water lilies sitting on a table on the property of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith.

Photograph of the home of Clara and Alfonso Stough, near 80th and Marty in Overland Park, circa 1940. The two-story home includes a stone porch, cedar shakes, and a porch swing.

Photograph of children on a jungle gym on the balcony of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue.

Portrait photograph of Herman Langworthy circa 1932. Langworthy was a Kansas City attorney and partner in the firm of Langworthy, Matz & Linde.

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