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West of Dodge: 1957
... it is. -tterrace] (yay! - bohneyjames) Dodge City? My husband loved all things cowboy. But being from Kansas he got a big kick out of all the mountains around Dodge City depicted in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/04/2014 - 1:59pm -

West of Dodge: 1957

Hank Aaron: 1934-2021
... on our first date to see the Chicago White Sox defeat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 at old Comiskey Park, and in the ensuing years, he taught me ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/22/2021 - 1:43pm -

Hank Aaron: 1934-2021

Round House: 1943
... and bath, had previously been exhibited in Washington and Kansas City. It was disassembled three weeks ago in Kansas, shipper here by freight ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/31/2014 - 7:31am -

Round House: 1943

Bike Chained: 1920
... April 24 and are not to be opened until his return to that city. Pizzo made a California to New York trip in like manner in 1919." View ... I guess things could get pretty dicey out in the wilds of Kansas or wherever. Though, as a kid I got chased by a lot of mean dogs while ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2015 - 12:07am -

Bike Chained: 1920

City Ice: 1935
... October 17, 1935. San Francisco. "Federal trucks -- City Ice Delivery Co." Neighbors of the "Western Asbestos Magnesia Co." 8x10 ... however was listed in Crocker and Langleys as being at 35 Kansas (Head Office?), with the refrigerator dept at 2445 16th. Charles K ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/03/2015 - 7:36pm -

City Ice: 1935

Superior Street: 1909
... Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Minnesota. 1915 The Hearst newspapers, ... Let's not forget The best 5 cent lunch in the city. Was it the Hot Beef Tea that they were advertising? Hot Beef Tea ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 6:42pm -

Superior Street: 1909

Angel of History: 1942
... B-25 bomber cowl assembly, North American Aviation, Kansas City, Kansas. October 1942. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/03/2012 - 3:37pm -

Angel of History: 1942

Snow Angels: 1922
... Time: It's currently a little over 100 degrees here in Kansas City, and that snow looks so cool. If I could go back in time, I'd like to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 5:48pm -

Snow Angels: 1922

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979
... Minneapolis and the closest two labs were in Chicago and Kansas City. All the labs were licensed by Kodak and had to adhere to a certain ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 01/08/2011 - 3:41am -

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979

First Flight: 1942
... Aviation, almost ready for their first test flight. Kansas City, Kansas. October 1942. View full size. 5x4 Kodachrome transparency by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/04/2012 - 11:03pm -

First Flight: 1942

Knott's Berry Farm: 1964
... Being from Indiana and never any farther West than Kansas City, Kansas, I was always fascinated by the lure of the West Coast. Still, ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 11/12/2016 - 5:18pm -

Knott's Berry Farm: 1964

Dairy Queen: 1942
... alive. [EDIT: It's hard to discern which, but the city might be "N.Plainfield" or "S.Plainfield," both of which sit just adjacent ... camp (as we called it) at Fort Hays State College in Hays, Kansas, in the summers of 1963-65. It had none of the prestige of Interlochen, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/27/2013 - 6:51pm -

Dairy Queen: 1942

The Corner Store: 1932
... back in the late 40's we had a little corner store in my Kansas town. The lady that ran the store was about 70 years old. She had all ... of a professional image for workers in the Federal City. The fence looks like the same one... If you look closely at the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 10:58am -

The Corner Store: 1932

Oyster Shuckers: 1912
... a while. No, I didn't live in "the hills." I lived in Kansas City, Missouri, and was in my early 30s. I have a college education, and know ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/01/2008 - 8:44pm -

Oyster Shuckers: 1912

Keiths New Theatre: 1907
... of her dances apparently flirted with — and at least one Kansas City judge declared, overstepped — limits of moral decency. She was married ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 10:08pm -

Keiths New Theatre: 1907

Thirteen Ball: 1918
... could be served. Two of these huts were built in New York City and were known as the Eagle and Victory Huts. In Washington, D.C. the ... the 't', this seems to be the exclamation of choice in Kansas and Missouri, based on Google searching. It apparently was a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/23/2012 - 5:32pm -

Thirteen Ball: 1918

Lush Life: 1941
... Johnson - but I thought Big Joe was originally based in Kansas City. Either way, great find! Him & Jimmy Rushing are my favorite shouters ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/29/2020 - 8:30pm -

Lush Life: 1941

4 Seconds Fast: 1943
... Were initially set up by the railroads. Before that each city or region could set its own time and that caused chaos with railroad ... to Chicago from left to right, and the "4 Second" board go Kansas City (?) to Chicago right to left? Face to Face Dave - your ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/01/2014 - 1:27pm -

4 Seconds Fast: 1943

Petworth: 1930
... Gardens is the rear of a pair of houses at 5012 and 5014 Kansas Avenue. At the end of the treeline on the right is the tower at the Old ... are now have had 80+ years to mature. But yes, it's a city, and yes, many people live in a city. Surprise! No landing Stairs ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/18/2018 - 11:23am -

Petworth: 1930

The Poughkeepsie Peeper: 1900
... to arrive on the 9:10 and sing "Everything's Up to Date in Kansas City" Distinctive Architecture I predict that some Shorpy Sleuth will ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/21/2015 - 10:39am -

The Poughkeepsie Peeper: 1900

Snow Job: 1923
February 2, 1923. "District of Columbia, City Refuse Division." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View ... colored outfits. Growing up in Ohio and living in Kansas City for 20 years, I can appreciate the lifestyle of Arizona. I no ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 11:58pm -

Snow Job: 1923

B-29 City of Michigan: 1944
... WW2 B-29 bomber with flight crew taken at Walker AFF in Kansas in 1944 during training before leaving to Guam to join the 459th ... 
 
Posted by AmerHistory - 10/16/2015 - 6:23pm -

B-29 City of Michigan: 1944

Carrier at New Orleans: 1910
... rise to a number of these subsidiary companies. Love the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient boxcar! Transfered by the Kingfish. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/24/2012 - 1:40pm -

Carrier at New Orleans: 1910

Heart of Darkness: 1943
March 1943. "Argentine, Kansas. Freight train about to leave the Santa Fe railyard for the West Coast." ... end of it, looking west. Argentine Yard is still there in Kansas City, KS... see Refrigerated Freight , another Delano shot on Shorpy, for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/16/2014 - 12:17pm -

Heart of Darkness: 1943

Pampa Depot: 1943
... this picture reminds me so much of life in a small town in Kansas. The first thing you might notice is the smell of the hot creosote from ... tall tales. I would surely rather live there than in a big city. Sky tone Jack Delano's work continues to amaze. In this one he ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/22/2013 - 8:09pm -

Pampa Depot: 1943

Askew-Trippe Furniture: 1941
... I got out of high school, and in to the craft. Here in Kansas City, there seems to a Renaissance of hand lettering in the old part of town, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/04/2019 - 10:46am -

Askew-Trippe Furniture: 1941

Aerial Omaha: 1938
... advertised together. What Depression? For a small city during the worst of the later Depression years, this photo portrays an ... Fort Wayne, Omaha, St. Louis and the Gateway Arch, Kansas City, Pittsburgh) and one whole state (Oklahoma, although particularly ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2017 - 9:05pm -

Aerial Omaha: 1938

Hawkeye Troop: 1956
... Troop 433 is now located in Olney which is west of the city. http://www.troop433.org/ Jungle Greens For some reason the ... probably about 2 years older than me. I was a Cub Scout in Kansas from 1956 to 59, and a Boy Scout from 1959 to 1964. We all wore the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2012 - 6:29pm -

Hawkeye Troop: 1956

Florida Football: 1955
... and "Women"! Jim Crow I was born and raised in Kansas and had very little exposure to Jim Crow laws until about 1954. We had ... had two side-by-side cafeterias. The public schools in my city were integrated by then but I'm quite sure that the cafeterias were built ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/25/2017 - 11:56am -

Florida Football: 1955

The Stalker: 1940
... Only a few days ago, it was "Everything's up to date in Kansas City." A few days from now, it might be "This was a real nice clambake." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/16/2017 - 11:34pm -

The Stalker: 1940
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