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Nettie Thompson Grove
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African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7
Final article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1924-1986. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1
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...
African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7
Fifth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1905-1907. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
Lists of aviation schools, airlines, and air mail times.
All Indian Trails Lead to Lawrence, October 27 to 30, American Identity and the Dedication of Haskell Institute's Football Stadium
Haskell Indian Institute (now Haskell Indian Nations University), located in Lawrence, Kansas, opened in 1884 and its curriculum resembled that of Carlisle Institute, an Indian training school located...
Allen School and Its Predecessors
History of the Westport school established in 1854, held in various buildings until 1976, along with plans for reuse of its 1912 building by the Westport Cooperative Mission.
Allen School Neighborhood Preservation Association
Description of the objectives and nature of the neighborhood organization in its efforts to retain a historic sense of neighborhood around the old Allen School.
An Annotated Bibliography of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement (With Emphasis on Publications from 1980 to the Present)
Author states this bibliography grew out of teaching courses at Morgan State University on U.S. history, including a course on the civil rights movement. The bibliography is divided into Anthologies/Reference...
An Experience in Helping Teachers Professionally
Article about the teachers and schools in Kansas City, Saint Louis, and Saint Joseph, including issues of finance through tax levies.
An Experiment with Grade VIII
Extension of elementary schools from seven grades to eight, the first change since the system's inception in 1867.
As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School
Reminiscences by Mrs. E. S. Yeomans about the Border Star School close to Wornall Road, and its teachers and students who went on to Barstow and Harvard.
As the Community Grows. ..So Grows the Need for Student Nurses
Description of nursing programs at Research, Saint Luke's, KU Medical Center, Independence, Saint Mary's, Saint Margaret's, Trinity Lutheran, Avila, and Providence Hospitals.
Aviation in the Public Schools of Kansas City, Missouri
Introduction of aviation education to the public schools.
Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small
Description of D. L. Shouse, a 19th century banker and Sunday school superintendent in Kansas City dying in 1873.
Behavioral Objectives in an Open Classroom: Education for Competence
Article about the authors' study of differences and needs in public education for black and white elementary school children.
Big Trouble in Our City Schools
Article about handling problems with young students from socially disadvantaged homes and areas.
Builder (The) of Black Schools: James Milton Turner
In 1866 Missouri's General Assembly passed a law that required each "local board of education to build and operate black schools if its jurisdiction included at least twenty black children." To comply...
Called to Account
November 1, 1986
Photos and biographical article about Reverend Maurice Van Ackeren, 75-year-old chancellor and former president of Rockhurst College on 51st Street in Kansas City, known for his money-raising and political...
Camden Point History Outlined by Charter PCHS Member
Anecdotal history of Camden Point, Missouri includes information on schools, churches, the Civil War and the decline of this Platte County town.
Camden Point School Persevered Through Fires, War
Article on the Female Academy in Camden Point, Missouri, founded in 1848 by William Kincaid. Provides a brief history of the transformation of the school and two letters by former students.
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