Title: 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood

Abstract: Article announces that a reunion of residents of the 54th Street neighborhood was hosted by the 54th Street Memorial Club. A brief history of the neighborhood is provided. The original purchase of land by George and Ann Mozier from Jackson County in 1887 is described. The Phillis Wheatley School, initially located at 54th Street and Prospect Avenue and later relocated to 54th Street and South Benton Avenue is also discussed.

Author: Mildred Carney

Date: October 12-18, 2012

Source: Kansas City Call

Location: Microfilm

Page: 2

Subject: Neighborhoods;

Local Subject: 54th Street; Phillis Wheatley School;

Illustrations: Yes

Item Type: Newspaper Article

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CONTENTdm number: 40457