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Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 16 with People
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in three rows. Each card depicts a person (usually a shoulder portrait) and is cut to the shape of the image. The top three cards depict men, two...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 28 with Women
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards depicting women and girls arranged in three rows. The central image is of a girl in a feathered hat holding flowers. It is cut to shape. The corner cards...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 62 with People
Scrapbook page containing eighteen advertising cards of people, all cut to shape. Cards vary in size from 3 x 3 cm. to 8 x 14 cm. and show a woman with parasol and dog, a girl with flowers, a woman ice...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 79 with Women and Birds
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards with women and birds. Two cards show girls holding birds. Two cards show women in blue and lace dresses. Two identical cards show two long-tailed parrots...
Biography of Vassie James Ward Hill (1875-1954), School Founder and Educator
Exterior unidentified group portrait of eight women identified as candy girls, presumably of Corle Cracker and Confectionery Company; located on southwest corner of 2nd and Main.
Fly Girls Are No Longer Forgotten
July 4, 2009
Margaret Ellfeldt Rees was one of the first women to train as a WASP, or Women Airforce Service Pilot, during World War II. She is now one of the few remaining. WASPs flew every type of aircraft that men...
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., The
Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing a baby in a nest surrounded by five women or girls in fancy dress looking down on it. One of four cards with similar theme. Back of card...
In Their Best Bib and Tucker: The Harvey Girls
Article describing in depth the waitresses known as "Harvey Girls," who, from about 1876 to 1950, served as a positive and stable public image for the Santa Fe route-based restaurant company.
Unidentified group portrait of five women identified on mount as laundry girls standing by unidentified structure.
Nannie H. Burroughs
One-sided card with photograph of "Nannie H. Burroughs, Founder of the Training School for Women and Girls."
The card does not indicate whether the "Training School for Women and Girls" was in...
Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid
The Nelly Don Collection contains 35 black and white photographic prints donated to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in August 2001. The donor's aunt had been an employee of the Donnelly Garment...
Newhouse Seeks Location for New Girls Group Home
June 15, 2011
Article reports on failed attempt by the Newhouse shelter to open a group home for unaccompanied teenage girls in the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood. The neighborhood association rejected the proposal...
Queens of Swat
Article about the recollections of former players from Missouri in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
SC135 Longan Study Club Collection Finding Aid
The Longan Study Club Collection contains materials relating to the purpose, function, and activities of the club. This collection includes minutes of meetings, financial records, the club constitution...
Those Harvey Girls Came with Railroad
Brief history of the Harvey Girls and their place in the movement to the West.
Two Girls Playing Basketball
Two girls inside a gymnasium playing basketball.
Westport Room Mural
Story of the mural by Hildreth Meiere originally in the Westport Room of Union Station, associated with the Fred Harvey Company and its Harvey Girls. Description of the mural's depiction of the important...
Young Women's Christian Association
Information on the Young Women's Christian Association, or Y. W. C. A. in Kansas City, an organization serving as "an important resource for women and girls" including health and teen pregnancy issues,...
Yours for the Race: The Life and Work of Josephine Silone Yates
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Josephine Silone Yates, or Josephine Yates (1859-1912), "a longtime teacher at Jefferson City's Lincoln Institute and a writer whose passionate pleas...
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