This collection mainly contains photographs of the Roy and Cook families. Other photographs include ones taken by Herbert C Roy, a professional photographer in the St. Louis area. One particular photograph of interest is one taken by Herbert C Roy of former President Harry S. Truman as he observed a photo of Winston Churchill in an exhibition case at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Harry S. Truman signed the photo taken in 1954.
The Raytown Historical Society was incorporated in 1966. Their museum is located at 9705 E. 63rd Street in Raytown, Missouri. The museum has displays and information on the Raytown community, its people, schools, government, and churches. Additionally the research center located inside the museum contains information relating to the history and families of Raytown.
The Midwest Genealogy Center has created a digital collection of some of the items located at the Raytown Historical Society and Museum in Raytown, Missouri.