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Stress Test: 1936
May 1936. "Bank that failed. Kansas." Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the ... died long before the Depression. Many towns in Western Kansas boomed in the 1870's based on false expectations and advertising by ... Ummm. There is no Columbus County in Kansas. The city of Columbus, however, is in Cherokee County. [Oops. I meant ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/05/2009 - 1:45am -

Stress Test: 1936

Argentine Yard, Kansas City: 1943
... Coal and sand chutes at the Argentine Yard, Santa Fe R.R., Kansas City, Kansas. March 1943. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 6:32pm -

Argentine Yard, Kansas City: 1943

Kansas City Parade: 1953
Kansas City, Missouri, 1953. American Royal Parade down Main street, 1953. Picture ... 
 
Posted by Maniak Productions - 04/01/2016 - 6:23pm -

Kansas City Parade: 1953

Six and the City Club: 1906
Kansas City, Mo., circa 1906. "Kansas City Club, Wyandotte and 12th." We count three up and three down. 8x10 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/15/2017 - 8:53am -

Six and the City Club: 1906

Vacation Wagon: 1964
... got in our in our '53 Chevy coupe and went from New York City to the SF Bay Area, mostly along US 40. Entertainment consisted of ... to '87. I think the longest trip we took in it was from Kansas City to Washington, DC and back. Wagons We had a 1956 Ford wagon, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/31/2022 - 1:09am -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

Mobilized: 1940
... several weekend training exercises at Camp Blanding. Kansas City Icon The iconic sign in downtown KC was restored to working order on ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2019 - 1:46pm -

Mobilized: 1940

B-25: 1942
... bomber is brought for a test hop to the flight line at the Kansas City, Kansas, plant of North American Aviation." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:46pm -

B-25: 1942

What This Country Needs: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Junction of Main and Delaware Streets." 8x10 inch ... As you might have guessed from the signs. That's the Kansas City Times newspaper building in the middle, with the spire thing on ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 10:49am -

What This Country Needs: 1906

Mail Pouch: 1910
... View full size. Everything's Up To Date In Kansas City And in Columbus, Ohio as well. In the background is the rear of an ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/25/2015 - 2:40pm -

Mail Pouch: 1910

The Plaza: 1912
... conditioning made them unnecessary. I'm not in Kansas anymore It is photographs like this that drive me into sublime ... dip. I think Joseph Pulitzer gave the fountain to the city in 1916. Ancien Pauvre This is certainly not the Plaza of nouveau ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 2:40pm -

The Plaza: 1912

K.C. Club: 1906
1906. "Kansas City Club, Wyandotte and West 12th Sts., Kansas City, Mo." Popcorn, anyone? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/25/2022 - 2:10pm -

K.C. Club: 1906

Wabasha Street: 1905
... in the morning, 56th and Wabasha Honey, we could be in Kansas By time the snow begins to thaw. Bob Dylan, 1974 Sakes Be ... There doesn't appear to be a bicycle in sight! Could the city fathers have banned them? The sole of honor! now who wouldn't be ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/13/2022 - 6:51pm -

Wabasha Street: 1905

And a Little Child: 1939
... Globe-Democrat, which would have been the closest "big city" papers. The Post-Dispatch is still around, but the Globe-Democrat ceased ... Fuller department store in St. Louis. Stix expanded to Kansas City and I remember going there with Mom when I was young. It was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/02/2018 - 6:11pm -

And a Little Child: 1939

Millie Williams: 1943
March 1943. Kansas City, Missouri. "Mildred Williams, one of several women freight handlers ... would surely have surpassed them all. Stowe Building, Kansas City That's the Stowe Building next to her shoulder. (The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/23/2011 - 6:07pm -

Millie Williams: 1943

Merry Christmas From 1954
... that the photographer got photographed! Also, being from Kansas City, Mo, I get a chuckle out of your pictures of a California Christmas. All ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 12/26/2021 - 1:49pm -

Merry Christmas From 1954

Miami, Florida: 1908
... Cigars, anyone? It looks like the main street of Ybor City near Tampa, Florida. [Close, but no cigar. - Dave] Titusville, ... my eyes playing tricks, but I think I see a reference to Kansas City in the banner stretched across the street. I'm guessing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/14/2014 - 12:58pm -

Miami, Florida: 1908

Stings Like a B: 1942
... 1942. "B-25 bomber assembly hall, North American Aviation, Kansas City." Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the OWI. View full size. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/04/2017 - 2:28pm -

Stings Like a B: 1942

Petticoat Lane: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Petticoat Lane." And Denture Alley. 8x10 inch dry ... I feel a song coming on! Ev'rythin's up to date in Kansas City They've gone about as fur as they c'n go! They went and built a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 3:13pm -

Petticoat Lane: 1906

City Market: 1906
Circa 1906. "City Market, Kansas City, Missouri." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, ... Museum Everything has always been up to date in Kansas city. Locavores beware As a produce grower just west of KC I had ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 4:53pm -

City Market: 1906

Little Italy: 1900
... meal. Alleva Dairy, one of the oldest stores in the city, is the first stop. Next door is a great pasta shop. There's a wonderful ... at least for awhile. Most of them migrated to Ohio and Kansas not liking city life and having farming backgrounds. This is an ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/09/2020 - 6:49pm -

Little Italy: 1900

No Loafing: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Jackson County Court House." Please mind the ... lexicon. Pre-Grading Remnant Although the old Kansas City court house was truly magnificent, what interests me more is that ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 3:53pm -

No Loafing: 1906

Cow Town: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Kansas City livestock exchange." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/25/2012 - 6:50pm -

Cow Town: 1906

Candy, Cigars, Souvenirs: 1920
... maybe even suburbia, a stationary engineer, to those of us city folk, is usually the building superintendent, or as we know him (or her), ... of the Washington-Virginia Railway, departing from Mid-City Terminal at 12th and Pennsylvania. - Dave] Bon-Ami When I ... balm to her outraged feeling, the former Kansas hatchet wielded read from the witness box passages of Scripture ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 7:17pm -

Candy, Cigars, Souvenirs: 1920

Walnut Street: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Walnut Street." Home of the $2 hat. 8x10 inch dry ... today: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=11th+and+walnut,+kansas+city+mo&um=1&ie=U... & some info about the building at ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/08/2012 - 1:02pm -

Walnut Street: 1906

Pressing the Flesh: 1940
... don't we go to the beach and get out of this hot, crowded city?" Sunblindness Someone could have made a fortune selling sunglasses ... at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas which included this photo.) THE RIDE HOME?!!!!! I will NEVER ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2016 - 9:11pm -

Pressing the Flesh: 1940

Elks Lodge: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Elks Club." Welcome to B.P.O.E. 26. Detroit ... World's Fair. After the fair it was purchased and moved to Kansas City. Magnificent Building What a beautiful building. Does anyone ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 3:07pm -

Elks Lodge: 1906

BOT: 1906
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1906. "Board of Trade Building." 8x10 inch dry plate ... This was Burnham & Root's most important commission in Kansas City. The Chicago firm won an architectural competition held for the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/15/2012 - 4:15pm -

BOT: 1906

Gunsmoke: 1957
... for the television series Gunsmoke ," in the notional Kansas landscape around Dodge City. Photo by Maurice Terrell for the Look magazine article "Jim Arness: Hero ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/25/2013 - 10:26am -

Gunsmoke: 1957

The Giant Elevator: 1943
... "The giant Santa Fe R.R. 10 million bushel grain elevator, Kansas." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the OWI. View full ... of the Santa Fe Railway's large Argentine Yard in Kansas City, KS. When the Santa Fe's corporate successor decided to rebuild and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:44pm -

The Giant Elevator: 1943

Grand Avenue: 1908
Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1908. "Grand Avenue north from Twelfth." 8x10 inch dry ... firm of Van Brunt and Howe, which did a lot of work in the Kansas City area after Henry Van Brunt relocated from Boston. You can just make ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/08/2017 - 2:55pm -

Grand Avenue: 1908
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