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1. African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2 African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2 2008 Second article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1867-1888 and includes information on the early development...

2. African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1 African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1 2008 First in a seven-part series of articles on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment describes early schools that were either built or became schools for black...

3. Biography of Flavel Tiffany, M.D. (1846-1918), Opthamologist and Medical School Founder Biography of Flavel Tiffany, M.D. (1846-1918), Opthamologist and Medical School Founder 2003

4. Biography of Jeremiah Cameron (1919-2008), Teacher Biography of Jeremiah Cameron (1919-2008), Teacher 2009

5. Christian Education Guide Christian Education Guide April 2007 Forty-two page insert into Metro Voice about the Christian schools in the metro area including colleges as well as grade and high schools.

6. Desegregation in the Kansas City School District Desegregation in the Kansas City School District 2008 "The case of Missouri v. Jenkins marked the federal court's most expensive and most ambitious attempt to desegregate a public school district. In 1984, Judge Russell Clark ruled that the Kansas City, Missouri,...

7. District Walks Fine Line in Reopening an Icon District Walks Fine Line in Reopening an Icon December 3, 2007 The Kansas City School District is planning to open an early college school focused on math and science in the former Southwest High School building. "It will provide a college-level curriculum that will...

8. Education in Clay County, Missouri Education in Clay County, Missouri 1922 This section gives a history of various schools in Clay County including: Liberty Male and Female Seminary, Liberty Female Institute, Liberty Female College, Clay Seminary (founded by James Love), Hawthorne...

9. Honoring a Pioneer Honoring a Pioneer May 5, 2008 Short profile of Edwin Byrd, an educational pioneer who worked for over 35 years in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. Byrd (88) served as first principal of Richardson Elementary and King Middle...

10. Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City Art Institute Exterior view of the Kansas City Art Institute showing Vanderslice Hall on the left and Epperson Auditorium on the right. Vanderslice Hall originally was the August Meyer residence located at 4415 Warrick...

11. Kansas City School System Organized in 1867 Kansas City School System Organized in 1867 September/10/1929 History of the Kansas City School District from 1867, with chronological lists of historic events.

12. Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again Kansas City Schools Need the Community Back Again June 2002 Article describing changes on the Kansas City Board of Education that will allow members to "actually work together in a professional manner", namely the April 2002 election of David Smith, Ingrid Burnett,...

13. Local Schools Collection Finding Aid Local Schools Collection Finding Aid This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.

14. Manual Training High School Manual Training High School circa 1897-98 Interior view identified as the sewing room at Manual Training High School in Kansas City, Missouri. No identification given for the students. Photograph was taken from the Twenty-seventh Annual Report...

15. Manual Training High School Manual Training High School circa 1897-98 Interior view identified as the Manual drawing room at Manual Training High School in Kansas City, Missouri. No identification given for the students. Photograph was taken from the Twenty-seventh Annual...

16. Sallie Threlkeld, Pioneer Teacher Sallie Threlkeld, Pioneer Teacher Summer 2008 Sallie Threlkeld was the first woman teacher hired by the Kansas City schools, first teaching at Lathrop School for nine years. She moved to Humboldt School and taught another nine years before becoming...

17. Sweeney School Sweeney School 1928 View of Sweeney School building, looking towards the southwest. School was located on Pershing Road across from Union Station and west of the Liberty Memorial. The WHB radio towers are visible in this...

18. UMKC Building Projects Contribut to Area's Health UMKC Building Projects Contribut to Area's Health August 8-14, 2008 Article provides basic information about the University of Missouri health sciences building which houses the schools of nursing and pharmacy and plans for further building projects and improvements taking...