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1992 (6)
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1. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the chapter which tells about "race men" and "race women" of the 1920s and how they advanced awareness in Kansas City of the existing color lines. Mentioned are L. Amassa Knox, D. A. Holmes,...

2. Bonnie Tolson Bonnie Tolson 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes artist and poet Bonnie Tolson.

3. Early Local African American Educators Early Local African American Educators 2006 The significance to Kansas City schools of African Americans R.T. Coles or Richard T. Coles, G.N. Grisham, and W.W. Yates is detailed in this book. Coles placed significance on the manual arts for the...

4. Edna E. Perry Edna E. Perry 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Edna E. Perry, owner/founder of Edna E. Perry Real Estate...

5. Gertrude Keith Gertrude Keith 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes African American community leader Gertrude Keith.

6. Jacquline Townes McGee Jacquline Townes McGee 1990 Book excerpt with a brief biography and photo of Jacquline Townes McGee, a Missouri state representative, including her committee memberships, birth in Haiti in 1952, and so on.

7. 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"...

8. 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,...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. Myra Taylor Myra Taylor 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes singer and actress Myra Taylor.

14. Official Manual: State of Missouri, 1989-1990 Official Manual: State of Missouri, 1989-1990 1990 File containing a photo and biographical sketch of Mary Groves Bland, or Mary Bland, a black Missouri state representative and native Kansas Citian residing at 6135 Indiana Avenue in Kansas City.