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Admin. staff
L. Perry Cookingham seated in middle of row with staff besides him and standing in row behind him all behind a conference table in the City managers office. Group includes C.T. Thatcher, Phillip Geissal, Rollan Agard, Melvin Hatcher, Hayes Richardson, Fred Johnson, Reed McKinley, Shelly, Jack Fahlin, Jerry Brownlee, Thomas Patton, Ben Powers, and Clarence Hoff, October 6, 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Admin. staff - just before the end
L. Perry Cookingham standing with staff, C.T. Thatcher, Phillip Geissal, Rollan Agard, Melvin Hatcher, Hayes Richardson, Fred Johnson, Reed McKinley, Shelly, Jack Fahlin, Jerry Brownlee, Thomas Patton, Ben Powers, and Clarence Hoff sitting around conference table., October 27, 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Advisory Comm. Yale U. Traffic Bureau
Stanley Hope, Pres. Esso, E.H. Holmes, unidentified man, J.A. Anderson, L. Perry Cookingham, and Lee Jackson pose in front of library stacks for Advisory Committee Yale University Traffic Bureau., May 17, 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Aerial view of Fairfax District in Kansas City, Ks. Looking southeast
Aerial view of Fairfax District in Kansas City, Kansas looking southeast. Mouth of Kansas River on right; Missouri River at left; Central Industrial District, Mo. in upper right; and Kansas City, Mo. in upper portion., July 14, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers
Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers from the Kansas side showing the Municipal Wharf, the West Bottoms, and downtown Kansas City., April 23, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Arthur Eisenhower, Francis Fitzpatrick, Rafael Leónnidas Trujillo Molina, unidentified man, and L. Perry Cookingham
Arthur Eisenhower, Francis Fitzpatrick, Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina, unidentified man, and L. Perry Cookingham stand, talking in unidentified location., 1957, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption in white.
At toy store
L. Perry Cookingham standing next to table of TWA literature, Harriette W. Cookingham, U.S. Delegates in toy store in Frankfurt, Germany., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Bob Hope meets city staff
L. Perry Cookingham, Barney Allis, Frank Backstrom, Koontz, William Kemp, Bob Hope, Roy Roberts, Lester Milgram, other unidentified men all in suits standing in room., 1954, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Bob Hope shakes hands with L. Perry Cookingham
Bob Hope shakes hands with L. Perry Cookingham at the Midcontinent Airport. Irene Ryan stands behind., Approximately 1954, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Bryce Smith, Vera Vague, and L. Perry Cookingham in unknown location
Bryce Smith in pinstripe suit and tie holding drink, Vera Vague in floral print dress holding drink, and L. Perry Cookingham in suit and tie stand in unknown location surrounded by unidentified women., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption in black.
Bundles of lumber in subsiding flood waters in the West Bottoms
Bundles of lumber in subsiding flood waters in the West Bottoms., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Charles French and L. Perry Cookingham talking
Charles French and L. Perry Cookingham talking at Chevrolet press party., March 20, 1952, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption and typed note attached to back.
City workers and police working in street after water subsides
City workers and police working in street after water subsides., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Collapsed wall of building and subsiding flood water in West Bottoms
Collapsed wall of building and subsiding flood water in West Bottoms., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cookingham and Joyce Hall meeting Norman Rockwell
L. Perry Cookingham, Joyce Hall, and Norman Rockwell stand in front of an airplane., August 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Cookingham at desk
L. Perry Cookingham at desk in city managers office reading into microphone., October 6, 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cookingham at desk
L. Perry Cookingham at desk in city managers office writing with pen., October 6, 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cookingham giving thumbs up to mermaid
L. Perry Cookingham standing giving the thumbs up with Harriette W. Cookingham seated looking through window at underwater unidentified mermaid holding large decorative skeleton key., April 1958, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cookingham holding model train
L. Perry Cookingham in toy store holding model train sitting next to unidentified man holding doll with Harriette W. Cookingham looking on., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Cookingham posing with new and old staff in Fort Worth
T. Thomson, Oliver Swanson, John Justin, L. Perry Cookingham, Mayor Thomas McCann, and Tiny Gooch stand around William Jones former City Manager Fort Worth who sits behind desk in his office., June 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Cookingham seated at desk
L. Perry Cookingham, 1st day, Ft. Worth, 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Cookinghams at El Estrebo Phoenix Ariz
L Perry in white t-shirt and shorts playing shuffleboard with Harriette who is wearing a paisley dress and dark blouse in heels. Perry is holding a tang pushing a biscuit down the deck while Harriette also holding a tang looks on., May 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption in blue.
Cookinghams dance at the American Royal Ball
Harriette in gown and L. Perry Cookingham in tuxedo dancing at American Royal Ball., No date; likely between 1941 and 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Cookinghams visit the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Harriette W. Cookingham, L. Perry Cookingham in format wear stand in front of painting at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, No date; likely between 1941 and 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Corps of Engineers Dredge boat Meriweather Lewis Dredging
View east along right bank of the Missouri River in Central Industrial District showing Corps of Engineers dredge boat Meriweather Lewis dredging immediately east of Kansas City Municipal Wharf in order to release grounded barges of the Federal Barge Lines left in this condition after flood on Kansas River., August 8, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Damaged streets and buildings
Damaged streets and buildings from the 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dead livestock in the aftermath of the 1951 floods
Dead livestock in the aftermath of the 1951 floods., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Debris and dead livestock strewn street
Debris and dead livestock strewn street., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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