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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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Magazine: 1908
... shown below. Note that most sources state he was born in Kansas in 1875 (not Illinois in 1878). He died in 1920 while coming home from his job as an inspector for the City of Detroit. "EDWARD SIEVER. Pitcher of the Detroit American League ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 3:46pm -

Mr. Magazine: 1908

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 - 05/30/2018 - 12:29pm -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

Forest Brook: 1956
... first grade about 20 miles west of Hauppauge. The New York City Board of Education had a much less relaxed dress code. Boys from first ... New School I started the first grade in 1954 in rural Kansas. We were in a building that had been built in 1911 and only housed six ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/14/2013 - 7:14am -

Forest Brook: 1956

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 - 07/18/2012 - 3:33pm -

Little Italy: 1900

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

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

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

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

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

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

Union Station: 1943
... allow a photographer to reshape her browline. Twin City I'm always fascinated by the comments, often provoked by Kodachrome ... 25 and 200 have been discontinued, and Duane's in Kansas still processes Kodachrome 64. In any event, the Kodachrome in all ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 12:56pm -

Union Station: 1943

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

Come Fly With Me: 1912
... Auto Polo's Young Daredevils From the the Kansas City Star Magazine - November 14, 1971 Few sports were ever devised, I ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 2:40pm -

Come Fly With Me: 1912

Tractor Pull: 1942
October 1942. Kansas City, Kansas. "B-25 bomber plane at North American Aviation being hauled along an ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2012 - 12:47pm -

Tractor Pull: 1942

Night Freight: 1943
March 1943. "Santa Fe R.R. yard at night, Kansas City, Kansas." Note the light trails made by the yard workers' torches in this ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/11/2017 - 2:04pm -

Night Freight: 1943

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

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

Chop Suey Canyon: 1916
... gal on the porch is thinking, "I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." Neatness Counts Dr. Bertha should get on ... The Doctor and the Hotel According to the Detroit City Dirctory of 1915 Dr. Gaylord's address was 61 Park Blvd. which was also ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 9:56pm -

Chop Suey Canyon: 1916

Dymaxion House: 1941
... house, metal, adapted corn bin, built by Butler Brothers, Kansas City. Designed and promoted by R. Buckminster Fuller." Medium format negative ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/28/2014 - 3:06pm -

Dymaxion House: 1941
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