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Children's Mercy Hospi...
Nettie Thompson Grove
Bridging the Gap: The Love Connection Lets Children and Seniors Share--and Learn--Together
December 1, 1991
Cooperative experiment in bringing together elderly people from Carondelet Manor and preschoolers from the Child Development Center.
Builder (The) of Black Schools: James Milton Turner
In 1866 Missouri's General Assembly passed a law that required each "local board of education to build and operate black schools if its jurisdiction included at least twenty black children." To comply...
Building with Care
Photo and biographical article about Becky Cotton Zahner, or Becky Zahner, an 35-year-old architect and "head of the Kansas City office of Mackey Mitchell Associates; designer of a host of impressive structures...
Business and Babies
Child day care in the age of working mothers discussed both generally and specifically in the case of Kansas City's programs.
Spotlight on Kansas City's Top 10 companies for 2009: Children's Mercy Hospital, Colormark Printing, Cafe Trio, Teva Neuroscience, DLR Group, H.M.S. Beagle, Highland Outdoor, Lockton, University of Kansas...
Children in the First Westport School: Jackson County, Missouri, 1869
Listing of the children attending the "first Westport school" in 1869, giving names and ages.
Children Left Behind
May 22-28, 2003
Article describes the recent history, and 2003 proceedings, of the Kansas City, Missouri school desegregation case.
Children's Rhymes from Missouri
Article about rhyming songs and chants collected from children in different parts of Missouri, dating back to at least 1890, with commentary.
Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children
Article about the Kansas City Public Library's holdings in the children's room of writings of poet Eugene Field and writer Mark Twain, describing both their lives and writings.
City Union Mission and Camp CUMCITO
April 12, 2008
Brief description of the City Union Mission Camp In The Ozarks which was started in 1933 by David Bulkley. Located near Warsaw, Missouri, the camp was organized for poverty-stricken children, ages five...
Codeblue: The Prognosis for Health care in Metropolitan Kansas City
Article describes problems faced by Kansas City area health systems and hospitals. Includes statements and photographs of four area health system chief executive officers: John Bluford of Truman Medical...
Colored Child Welfare Stations in Kansas City
Article about Child Welfare Stations and Well Baby Clinics utilized in the growth of care for black babies in Kansas City.
Community Care: 100 Years of Compassion
Photo and article about the "Jewish Family & Children Services of Greater Kansas City, the oldest formal, Jewish, social-service agency in the metropolitan area, celebrat[ing] its 100th anniversary this...
Community Care: Strengthening the Hearts of KC's Families
Community center serving the needs of children, focusing on family values and sense of community.
Organization founded in1969 in England "offering friendship and sharing of feelings for those who have lost a child."
Cover Story: Local Heroes
Photo and bio of Gary Baker, the "not-for-profit CEO" and fund-raising event organizer of "Crittenton, founded in 1896 as a home for unwed mothers," having "evolved into the second-largest treatment center...
October 3, 1921
One paragraph about David Dealy, "an older settler in the [Jackson' county than any of the others," a settler near Fort Osage and then west of the Little Blue River, dying in 1878.
Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area
Aticle about the eighth Designers' Showhouse, at 1008 Valentine Road, a Victorian mansion built in 1901-1902 for the family of Llewellyn James, general counsel for the Armour Packing Company and later...
Downtown Kansas City Putting Icing on Its Cake
Overview of the major changes and developments in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, over the past five years such as the $276 million Spring Center arena, Kansas City Convention Center, NAIA headquarters...
Photo and bio of Adele Hall, a charity leader with "organizations such as Partnership for Children, United Negro College Fund, Children's Mercy Hospital, and the Genesis School, born about 1931 and becoming...
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