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Kansas City School Dis...
Nettie Thompson Grove
Stephen C Ragan
Walter Wayne Smith
Kansas Schools Integrate Fast
February 1, 1956
News reports about Kansas City area churches, Springfield, Missouri, Presbyterian churches, and racial integration in the "larger cities in Kansas since the Supreme Court declared segregation there unconstitutional...
Karen Pletz: Expansion and Commitment to Community Key for Medical School
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Karen Pletz, "president of Missouri's largest medical school" at Northeast Kansas City's University of Health Sciences, an osteopathic school founded in...
KCAI Founds Four Schools
Discusses the reconfiguration of the academic structure of the Kansas City Art Institute.
Article about the Kerr School, the second school to be built in Wyandotte County, Kansas in 1868. The one-room stone structure was located at 37th and State in Kansas City, Kansas.
L. F. Blackburn, Scholar, Friend of Youth
Photo and biographical article about superintendent of Jackson County schools from 1909 to 1940, Leroy French Blackburn, or Leroy Blackburn, with highlights of his career and a poem written in his honor....
Lanter Rural School History 1856-1950; Benefactor Davis Lanter & "The After Glow"
Biographical essay on Davis Lanter and his time in Platte County, Missouri, describing his gift of land that made possible the Lanter School.
Lathrop School, Kansas City, Mo.
Photograph of the Lathrop School located in Kansas City, Missouri. Charles A. Smith is listed as architect and J. H. Brady as Chief Engineer.
Law/You Decide: Equal Opportunity on Trial
Photo and article about the United States Supreme Court case dealing with public school desegregation "beg[inning] in 1977, when a federal court ruled that even though schools in Kansas City were not officially...
Lawyers, Legislation and Educational Localism: The Missouri School Code of 1825
Article tracing the history of Missouri public education legislation in the 1800s, starting in the late 1700s territorial laws but concentrating on state laws after 1825, with illustrations.
Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1865 to 1890
Article about the legal development of Missouri's public school system for black people, nearly all former slaves, in the years following their emancipation in Missouri in 1865-1890.
Legal Provisions for Negro Schools in Missouri from 1890 to 1935
Second in a series of articles about the legal provisions of education for black people in Missouri, with this part covering the years between 1890 and 1935.
Lest We Forget: James M. Greenwood, Missouri's Greatest Contribution to Public Education
Photo and biographical article about "James Mickleborough Greenwood," or James Greenwood, superintendent of schools in Kansas City, a former mathematics teacher in Kirksville, Missouri, and native of Illinois...
Letters--K. C.: Problems and Progress
Letter by Kansas City Public Library director Richard Sealock replying to charges of poor administration from the Kansas City School Board, pointing out problems caused by spending too much on public school...
Photo and bio of David Stanley, "chairman and CEO of Payless Cashways Inc." and a civic activist involved in "help[ing] schools turn out employable graduates; education reform; school desegregation; neighborhood...
Locations of One-Room Schools and High Schools in Platte County
Illustrations and lists of locations, teachers, and students of one-room schools and high schools in the history of Platte County, Missouri.
Lords of the "Ring"
Article describing the school teaching students how to be auctioneers.
Description and photograph of the Loretto Academy located at 39th and West Prospect Place. Barnett, Haynes and Barnett are listed as architects.
Photo and bio of Mabelle Glenn, "nationally known for her work as Director of Music in the Public Schools of Kansas City and for her outstanding service for two years as President of the Music Supervisors'...
File contains a paper about the history of the Madison School, starting as Mount Auburn School (or Mt. Auburn School) in 1886 "in a one room frame building on the west side of Wyandotte Street between...
Marked For Life By Quantrill
June 1, 2005
Short story about the bullet to the forehead that Abraham Ellis took from William Quantrill. It occurred in March, 1862, at an inn in Aubry, Kansas. The bullet went through the window and his hat before...
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