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Allen (Westport) Library
Full, street level view of the main entrance side of the Allen Library, later named the Westport Library of the Kansas City Public Library. Located at 118 Westport Road.
Battle of Westport Commemoration
Exterior view of three individuals holding hands, two men and one woman in historical period costume. None of the people are identified nor is the exact location known. The back of the photo says "Battle...
C. C. Bailey
Identification associated with this small 19th century portrait of man in military uniform includes, "C.C. Bailey, maj. ADC Mil Sec of Mo.". Also on back "Governor's ADC, May 20, 1863".
Coates Opera House
An exterior two image stereopticon card, No. 125, of the Coates Opera House showing the back of the structure. Back of the card states "Kissel & Shannon's Stereoscopic & Large Views of Kansas City & Vicinity"....
E. Milton McGee
Small, 19th century portrait of Elijah Milton McGee.
Exhibit At R. A. Long Building
Identified on back of photograph as "Mrs. Toney Spinning, R. A. Long Exhibit - 1914". Exhibit sponsored by the Missouri Valley Historical Society. Good example of a spinning wheel.
Front Street Stereopticon Card
Two image stereopticon card identified as Front Street between Main and Walnut in Kansas City. Noted as being a gift of Hugh L. McElroy. Back of card indicates "Stereoscopic Views of Kansas City and Vicinity"...
George B. Longan
Portrait of Kansas City Assistant School Superintendent George B. Longan.
Group of Men Caught on Movie Film
Group of men believed to be associated with the Missouri Valley Historical Society. The man on the right is thought to be John Barber White, long time president of the group. The other men are not identified....
H. R. Gamble
Small, 19th century portrait identified on photograph as H. R. Gamble, Governor of Missouri, 1862.
Small 19th century portrait of man identified on back of photograph as Henry Withers. May be Henry M. Withers as a young man. He was a local lawyer and politician who died in Kansas City in 1908.
James M. Greenwood
Portrait of Kansas City School Superintendent James M. Greenwood.
Small, 19th century seated portrait of Jim Bridger. Worded on the back of the photograph as "James Bridger, father of Mrs. Wachsman. Taken for sons in 1857. Granddaughter, Mrs. Louise C. Lightle".
John S. Campbell Family
View of John S. Campbell family seated on the grass by their residence on Walnut Street. Back of photograph indicates property of H. L. McElroy.
Full, street level view of the Lindell Hotel located at the northwest corner of 5th and Wyandotte in Kansas City, Missouri. Appears to be one half of a two image stereopticon card. Handwritten on the back...
Missouri Valley Historical Society
Group portrait of guests of the Society at 101 W. Linwood.
Mrs. Charles D. Boardman
Head and shoulders portrait; Mrs. Boardman was the curator of the Missouri Valley Historical Society.
Portrait of Man
Small 19th century portrait of a man. Words on back of picture appear to be "Hellen(s) Tod".
Early two image stereopticon card identified on the back of the photo as "West Kansas from 19th and Mercer Street". Stamped on the back of the card is "Henry E. Hill, Architect".
Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet
According to the back of the photograph, this scene includes the cast and camera men of Pageant-Film Corporation at Harrison Street studio. Shows Director Cleaveland Hilson and Ethel Quinn, leading woman....
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