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1. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Jessie Gaynor (1863-1921), author of "a series of juvenile works for the piano," listing several of her song titles. Description of her life and career, born in Saint Louis...

2. Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth 1923 Book of photos and descriptions of many area Catholic churches, schools, hospitals, and orphanages such as Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home, St. Joseph Orphan Home for Girls, Old Home Littler Sisters of the...

3. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Full page ad with photo of the "boarding and day school for girls."

4. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Full page ad for the private school for girls at 11th and Washington Streets.

5. Health Care Institutions Health Care Institutions 2006 Portion of chapter, "School, Church, and Health", describes the development of health care institutions for African Americans. Old City Hospital or General Hospital #2 was "a point of pride for many African...

6. Jackson County Institutional Homes Jackson County Institutional Homes 1926 Descriptions of Jackson County institutions "[u]nder the direct control of the County Court," including the "McCune Home for Boys, Jackson County Home for the Aged and Infirm, the Jackson County Girls'...

7. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lucy Stowe Bigelow, or Lucy Bigelow (1885-1951), former leader of the George H. Nettleton Home for Aged Women and founder of "Miss Bigelow's School at 729 Troost Avenue for boys and girls"...

8. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Elizabeth Bruce Crogman, or Elizabeth Crogman (1894-1992), director and co-founder of "the Florence Home at 2446 Michigan Avenue" and later at 24th and Campbell Streets from about 1925...

9. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Vassie James Ward Hill, or Vassie Hill (1875-1954), founder of the "Country Day School for boys and Sunset Hill School for girls," introducing "progressive and experimental ideas in education...

10. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture March//1928 Photo of "Girls' Dormitory, Culver-Stockton College, at Canton, Lewis County; [b]uilt in 1924."

11. Phoebe Ess Phoebe Ess 1992 Photo and bio of Phoebe Jane Routt Ess, or Phoebe Ess (1850-1934), "the dean of Missouri clubwomen." Description of her life and career as a native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1872 as a teacher...

12. Sisters of Saint Joseph in Kansas City Sisters of Saint Joseph in Kansas City 2004 Chapter in the book about the Sisters of St. Joseph in Missouri between 1836 - 1920. Included in this account is a section concerning Kansas City and the sisters involvement here. Father Bernard Donnelly...

13. St. Joseph's Orphan Home for Girls St. Joseph's Orphan Home for Girls April 6, 1905 Description of the foundation of the orphanage in 1880.

14. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography 1949 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Volker (1859-1947), "manufacturer and philanthropist" of Kansas City. Native of Germany emigrating to Chicago in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as a...

15. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Non-profit organization for the care of black girls at 2228 Campbell Avenue.