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1992 (8)

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Musicians (8)
Opera (2)
Billings, Edna S (1)
Talley, Marion N (1)
Women (1)
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Book (8)

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1. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Edna Scotten Billings, or Edna Billings (1900-1983), a music teacher and "an organist who played for over 50 years at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and 20 years at Temple...

2. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Julia Lee (1902-1958), a black jazz and blues singer and native of Kansas City, performing with Count Basie and others.

3. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Bettye Wilson Miller, or Bettye Miller (1928-1977), a black jazz "pianist and contralto" singer. Born in Clinton, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in 1853 as a leader in the "contemporary...

4. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Alice Nielsen (1876-1943), an opera singer and actress. Born in Nashville and coming to Kansas City about 1883 with her parents before performing here and abroad, "donat[ing] her collection...

5. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carolyn Farwell Fuller, or Carolyn Fuller (1875-1944), "the first woman member of the Kansas City Board of Education" in 1922. Description of her life and career as a native of New England...

6. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Ruth Nordberg Seufert, or Ruth Seufert (1897-1975), a prominent classical music promoter in Kansas City. Native of Bonner Springs, Kansas coming to Kansas City as a pianist with her home...

7. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969), a singer gaining "international fame in opera houses, radio, and movies during the 1930s and 1940s." Native of Deepwater, Missouri (near Clinton, Missouri)...

8. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Marion Nevada Talley, or Marion Talley (1906-1983), an opera singer in theaters, radio, and motion pictures. Native of Nevada, Missouri raised in Kansas City at 1308 East 8th Street before...