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Creator
Jane F Flynn (6)

Type
Book (6)

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1. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Angie Sandifer Aker, or Angie Aker (1911-1990), a black woman and native of Mississippi coming to Kansas City in 1931 and founding "the Kansas City Chapter for Sickle Cell, Inc., in 1976"...

2. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (~1886-1983), publisher and writer for the Kansas City Call newspaper for the local African American community, and the wife of the paper's founder,...

3. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lena Rivers Smith, or Lena Smith (1922-1968), "the first black to be employed by a Kansas City television station." Native of Kansas City graduating from Lincoln High School and becoming...

4. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

5. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Brenda Paulette Williams, or Brenda Williams (1946-1989), "Kansas City's first black weekday anchor-woman" from 1981 to 1985. Native of Saint Louis coming "to Kansas City in 1977 as a...

6. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Hazel Browne Williams, or Hazel Williams (1907-1986), "the first black fulltime professor at the University of Kansas City (later the University of Missouri-Kansas City)." Native Kansas...