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161. Marked For Life By Quantrill 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...

162. Mary Paxton Keeley Recalls Her School Days Mary Paxton Keeley Recalls Her School Days July 1979 Reminiscences by Mary Paxton Keeley, about her school days as a child in 1870s Independence, Missouri.

163. May We Present Mabelle Glenn May We Present Mabelle Glenn July/19/1935 Photo and biographical article about Mabelle Glenn, "director of music for the public schools" of Kansas City since about 1921 and a native of Illinois, "elected national president of the Music Supervisors'...

164. McCune Home School McCune Home School March 1, 1930 Article about the McCune Home School located in conjunction with the McCune Home for Boys. School is listed with article as located seven miles northeast of Independence on Highway 24. The county court...

165. Measuring Citizen Opinion on Local Civic Problems Measuring Citizen Opinion on Local Civic Problems October//1942 Article relating the results of public opinion surveys on the satisfaction ratings for the city and county government and public schools, performed by the Civic Research Institute.

166. Mexico, Missouri: Your Kind of Town! Mexico, Missouri: Your Kind of Town! February 2009 Extensive special section with photographs, map, and information about Mexico, Missouri, in Audrain County and hometown of Senator Christopher S "Kit" Bond. Includes an article about Tom Bass (p. 9) and...

167. Miss Ethel Noland, Often Journal Contributor, Was Cousin of Former President Truman Miss Ethel Noland, Often Journal Contributor, Was Cousin of Former President Truman Fall//1971 Photo and biographical article about Miss Mary Ethel Noland, "87, a fourth generation Jackson Countian and often a contributor to the [Jackson County Historical Society] Journal," dying in 1971. A "first...

168. Miss Nettie M. Huff: President Kansas City Soroptimists, Huff School of Commerce Miss Nettie M. Huff: President Kansas City Soroptimists, Huff School of Commerce May//1933 Photo and bio of Nettie Huff, "[o]rganizer of the Big Sister Association of Kansas City," and a "[t]eacher by profession, owning and operating two private schools," including the Huff School of Commerce....

169. Missouri's Proposed New Constitution Missouri's Proposed New Constitution February//1945 Article outlining the proposed new Missouri State Constitution and its changes from the existing one, especially regarding government organization, schools, and taxes.

170. Missouri: A State Asunder Missouri: A State Asunder January 1975 Detailed article about the Civil War in Missouri, with most battles in 1861 and 1864, and its disastrous impact on the state's economy, schools, and crime in the years immediately following, due to lingering...

171. My First School but Not a Pupil My First School but Not a Pupil Short story concerning an early school in Kansas City observed by Catherine Stambaugh McKee, or Catherine McKee (1858-1940), "the daughter of George Washington and Jennie Huff Stambaugh," moving to Cass...

172. My Personal Finances: This Job Is Less Taxing My Personal Finances: This Job Is Less Taxing February//1997 Photo and biographical article about Tom Bloch, "42, former president and chief executive officer of H & R Block, the tax preparation firm" co-founded by his father Henry Bloch in Kansas City. Description...

173. Nathaniel C. Bruce, Black Education and the "Tuskegee of the Midwest" Nathaniel C. Bruce, Black Education and the "Tuskegee of the Midwest" October//1991 History of the Bartlett Agricultural and Industrial School, founded by Nathaniel C. Bruce (1858-1942), and other schools for the education of blacks in the early 1900s modeled after the Tuskegee Institute...

174. National Report: Kansas City Rights Leaders Praise Court's Decision National Report: Kansas City Rights Leaders Praise Court's Decision May/7/1990 Article about "Civil Rights leaders voic[ing] satisfaction recently over a Supreme Court ruling upholding the right of Federal judges to make local officials raise taxes to remedy racial segregation problems...

175. Necrology: Leslie B. Simpson Necrology: Leslie B. Simpson February//1962 Photos and obituary for Leslie Butler Simpson, or Leslie Simpson, "an architect in Kansas City for more than 50 years" dying in 1961. Designer of the Jackson County Courthouse (1933 renovations at Independence),...

176. Negro Public Colleges in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri Negro Public Colleges in St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri Winter//1948 History of Missouri public colleges open to black people, in "a state professing to offer separate but equal schools."

177. No Problem: School Overcomes Lack of Students, Other Problems No Problem: School Overcomes Lack of Students, Other Problems March 2001 Photo of Phyllis Bowie, principal of the DeLaSalle Middle School, and description of the school at 3711 Jackson Avenue. History of the DeLaSalle Education Center (or the De La Salle Education Center),...

178. Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One December 1922 Quotes and other recollections from Nellie McCoy Harris, or Nellie Harris, regarding early Jackson County schools, including the J. O. Buchanan School, the Parrish Farm School, the Cave Spring School,...

179. Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One December 1922 Mention of the Chouteau family children and "several other children from the French settlement (on the river front)" including "the Jarboes" as students at the Catholic rectory school in 1836 Kansas City,...

180. Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One December 1922 Mention of William Mulkey as a student of the Colesville School in early 1830s Kansas City, supervised by teacher Parley Pratt (also listed on the same page as Charley Pratt) and "founded by the Mormon...