1968 Riot Collection
Photographs and 35mm slides related to the 1968 race riots in Kansas City; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1968 and 1968
Allan Bell Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City music and theatrical promoter, and owner of booking/management agency America's Best Attractions; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1960 and 1980
Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection
Photographs from the collection of owner/operator of KMBC radio and television stations in Kansas City, and creative force behind several syndicated radio shows; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1920s and 1950s
Baron Missakian Collection
Photographs from the collection of Jazz Age Kansas City studio portrait photographer; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1922 and 1938
Brian Thurn Collection
Photographs and posters related to African-American culture during the 20th century, particularly in Kansas City, acquired from Kansas City antiquarian; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1920 and 1950
Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection
Photographs from the collection of writer, editor, music critic and record producer (most notably Capitol Records) from Kansas City; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1926 and 1988
Evie Quarles Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City-based blues and jazz photographer; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1988 and 2008
GLAMA: Lavender Ladies Collection
Photographs from the collection of the Kansas City lesbian social organization; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1982 and 1987
GLAMA: Lesbian and Gay Community Center of Kansas City (LGCCKC) Collection
Photographs from the collection of the Kansas City organization, established in 1992 to provide safe space, support and outreach to individuals and groups of the LGBT and allied communities; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1981 and 2003
Joseph K. Redmond, Jr. Collection
Photographs from the collection of a manager for the Uptown, Esquire and Tower Theaters in Kansas City; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1900 and 1972
L. Perry Cookingham Collection
Photographs from the collection of distinguished city manager of Kansas City, Missouri, serving from 1940-1959; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1896 and 1991
Leon M. Jordan Collection
Photographs from the collection of African-American police detective and political leader from Kansas City, and trainer of Liberia's (Africa) post-WWII national police force; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1910s and 1980s
Martha Jane Starr Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City philanthropist and trailblazer in the area of family planning and women’s health issues; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1920 and 2005
Paul Creston Collection
Photographs from the collection of prolific American composer, pianist and organist, especially recognized for his contributions to the literature of neglected instruments such as marimba, trombone, harp, accordion, and saxophone; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1943 and 1981
Pla-Mor Ballroom Photograph Collection
Photographs related to the storied entertainment complex at Linwood and Main Streets in Kansas City, acquired from Kansas City antiquarian; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1920 and 1940
Priscilla Bowman Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City jazz and rhythm-and-blues singer best known for her 1955 hit record, Hands Off; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1948 and 1984
R.A. Long's City and Country Homes Photo Album
Photographs of Corinthian Hall and Longview Farm, residences of Kansas City-based lumber baron, land developer and founder of Longview, Washington and Longville, Louisiana; more about this photo album., 1916
Richard W. Bolling Collection
Photographs from the collection of Missouri Democratic Representative to U.S. Congress, serving from 1949-1983; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1940 and 1995
Sheet Music Collection
World War I, World War II, and Kansas City imprints covering a variety of musical styles, visual artistry, and thematic subjects; visit the official collection page to access an inventory of more titles not online., between 1874 and 1966
U.S. Epperson Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City businessman, philanthropist and original owner of UMKC's Epperson House; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1899 and 1924
Vic Damon Collection
Photographs from the collection of recording engineer and owner of Damon Recording Studios in Kansas City; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1939 and 1967
Victorian Studio Portrait Photograph Collection
Photographic portraits from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, the bulk representing studios in Missouri and Kansas, particularly Kansas City., between 1860s and 1910s
Wilbur "Buck" Clayton Collection
Photographs from the collection of jazz arranger, composer, trumpeter, band leader, and influential Count Basie band member; visit the official collection page for more resources, including the collection finding aid., between 1911 and 1991