Image Gallery

1925

Photograph looking south-southeast from the southwest end of the McGee Street Viaduct. The intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road is pictured.

1931

Photograph of Bennie Moten’s Orchestra at Pearl Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, 1931.

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of a Bechtel's crabapple tree on the property of Lillian Hoover. Her husband Orves U. Hoover was vice president and treasurer of Hoover Bros.

1930

Photograph of the Castle Apartments, once located on the west side of Troost Avenue between 26th Street and 27th Street.

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a fountain and summer house, taken from the southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

1940

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

May 28th 1931

Postcard showing part of the Packing House District in Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the American Steel and Wire Company; located at 417-23 Grand Avenue.

August 22nd 1945

Mugshot and prison record of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT/#62155, noting his transfer from the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, to the United States Peni

Photograph of Kansas City Fire Department Number 15, Kansas City, Missouri, opened in 1925. Pictured are Captain Eugene King, Driver Herman Lewis, and firefighters George P.

August 28th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post with caption stating, "Twenty Years of Skyline Change in Kansas City.

October 4th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Browning Fellers with Mary B. Fellers standing next to a polygonum vine on their property.

Circa 1920 photograph with full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House at its original location at Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Main Street.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a police officer restraining a protester at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Isaac Katz's house and greenhouse, taken from the south. Katz was co-owner and co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

Circa 1935 black, three-piece beach pajama with multicolor floral pattern created by Nelly Don Inc.

July 1922

Construction work going on at 63rd Street and State Line, with a steam shovel preparing the ground for street paving.

June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a reflecting pool opposite the west entrance to Swope Park. This vantage point faces east across the pool (now known as Delbert J.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Aids Police" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Inland Aviation Company, also known as Inland Aircraft Company, once located at the southeast corner of Fairfax Road (presently Fairfax Trafficway) and

April 15th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Sid J. Hare standing next to forsythia flowers on his property. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Exterior closeup of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant window, displaying its name, address, and that they serve steaks, chili, chops, and sandwiches.

Circa 1940 photograph with a rooftop view of the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Main Street in the City Market.

1934

Photograph of Johnson County Fair activities in the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium in 1934. Booths and demonstrations are set up around the gym floor and stage.

June 17th 1932

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

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.

A color glass plate positive photograph of children swimming at a casting and wading pool in Gillham Park at the southeast corner of 41st Street and Kenwood Avenue.

Photograph of Kansas City jazz pianist Margaret "Countess" Johnson (1919 – 1939).

October 16th 1917

A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

Circa 1925 photograph of the Unity School of Christianity at 917 Tracy Avenue. This vantage point faces east-southeast from the west side of Tracy Avenue just south of 9th Street.

October 14th 1927

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This elevated vantage point faces towards Liberty Memorial from the northwest.

May 30th 1939

Photograph of Mr. Russell, an automobile mechanic teacher at R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School.

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