Browse Collections (21 total)

Lawrence, Kansas 1950s


A collection of colo photograph of Lawrence, Kansas from approximately 1950-1955. Images include the 1951 flood, a community parade, Lawrence High…

Harry Darby Photograph Collection


This collection features images of the Darby Manufacturing Corp. from the years 1942 to the 1960s and photographs of Harry Darby, his wife, and his…

Main Library Construction


Black and white photographs of the construction of the new Main Library.

Wyandotte County Oral Histories

A collection of oral histories recorded in 2015 at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library as a part of the "Every Hero Has a Story" program. Wyandotte…

Kansas and Wyandotte County Maps


1886 Larned Photo Album


Photo album of photographs of Larned, Kansas and surroundings, ca. 1886

Quindaro Oral Histories

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These interviews were conducted by volunteers and staff for Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library…

1903 Flood Photographs


Photographs of the 1903 flood.

Contributors: Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Kansas City, Kansas High School Fire


Images of fire damage at Kansas City, Kansas High School after the fire that destroyed it in 1934.

1951 Flood Photographs


Black and white photographs of the damage done by the flood in Kansas City, Kansas in July 1951.

Argentine High School Scrapbook

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Kansas City, Kansas High School Cornerstone Collection


The Carnegie Library Cornerstone Collection is comprised of documents and ephemera placed in the cornerstone of the 1899 Kansas City Kansas High…

1904 World's Fair Drawings


A collection of drawings by Kansas City, Kansas Public School students, grades 1-8 for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. The collection is bound in two…

Wyandotte County Buildings


Virginia Schalling School Photograph Slide Collection


Color slides of Eugene Ware and Claude Huyck schools from 1951-1980

Downtown Lawrence, Kansas, 1970s


This collection of slides from the 1970s by an unknown photographer, documents downtown Lawrence, Kansas.

Carnival Park Photographs


Carnival Park was a public, family amusement park located on 13.5 acres between 14th and 16th, the east and west, and Armstrong and Barnett Avenues to…

Kansas City Water Works - Quindaro Pumping Station


Constructed in 1887-1888, the Kansas City Waterworks Quindaro pumping station situated on the Missouri River supplied water to both Kansas City,…

Kansas City, Kansas Public School Buildings


The Kansas City, Kansas Public School Building collection is a photographic survey of all buildings owned by USD 500 and in operation in 1929. The…

Kansas City, Kansas Postcard Collection


William E. Connelley Collection