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Letters, diaries, oral histories and even costumes are being collected by the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America, at partnership between UMKC University Libraries Labudde Special Collections and Kansas City Museum

Strange Bedfellows: Nell Donnelly from the Archives of The Kansas City Public Library Special Collections Department

Dapper and dangerous: Kansas City, 1941 (photo from special collections)

Croquet at Winnwood Beach - July 23, 1930 ----- This photograph in our Missouri Valley Special Collections was taken at the Anderson Photo Company employee picnic at Winnwood Beach (an amusement park built in Kansas City, North, near present-day I-35 and Antioch Shopping Center.) --- Historic Kansas City Photo from Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri.

Civil War Comes to Kansas Notebooking pack #freehs

Kansas City Museum of History and Science.

Oak Hall (Rear view of Oak Hall, residence of William Rockhill Nelson.) From the Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

Youth baseball team, 1950s or 60s (From the Black Archives) | Kansas City Public Library