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41. Genevieve Allen Genevieve Allen September 17, 1945 File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Genevieve Allen, "2719 Garfield [Avenue], first Negro [sic] woman to be appointed as policewoman on the Kansas City police department" on August...

42. 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.

43. Graduate of Kansas College Wins Nobel Peace Prize Graduate of Kansas College Wins Nobel Peace Prize October 9, 2004 Four decades ago Wangari Maathai, a young Kenyan girl, was a student at Mount St. Scholastica College in Atchison, Kansas. In 2004 the enviornmentalist activist was named the winner of the Nobel Peace...

44. Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 1, Page 24 Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 1, Page 24 1926 Group of men and women in native costume at some type of evening fiesta event. Crowd in front includes African Americans. Location not given.

45. Gwendolyn Brooks Gwendolyn Brooks Biographical articles with photos about Gwendolyn Brooks, an African American poet and winner of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1917 and became famous after moving...

46. History of the [Old Folks and Orphans'] Home History of the [Old Folks and Orphans'] Home March 1900 Photocopy of a magazine article with photos and history of the Old Folks and Orphans' Home "established in December 1889, in a rented building for the purpose of providing food and shelter for aged and...

47. Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary November 17-23, 2006 Column reporting the 80th anniversary of the Intercity Book Lovers, an African American women's group dedicated to a love of books. The group was founded in 1926, with 30 original members who were "mostly...

48. Interview with Marylyn Brauninger Interview with Marylyn Brauninger June//1985 Article about Marylyn Brauninger, the first female and first black female promoted within the Kansas City Police Department, also the only female unit commander and former English teacher.

49. 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.

50. Kansas City Public Library, Garrison Branch Kansas City Public Library, Garrison Branch Interior view with African American men and women members of study group.

51. 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"...

52. 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,...

53. 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...

54. 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...

55. 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...

56. 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...

57. Kansas City's Social Season Highlights Much Grace and Charm Kansas City's Social Season Highlights Much Grace and Charm April, 1950 Article briefly traces the history of African American social life and status in Kansas City. Mentions the Ivanhoe Club and the Beau Brummels as early social groups. In Kansas City, Kansas, the Trouveur...

58. Kansas Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, 1900-1930 Kansas Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, 1900-1930 Spring 1986 Photos and article about the State Federation of Women's Art Clubs in Kansas, founded in 1900 in Topeka by women from 10 different African American women's clubs. The federation was expanded in scope and...

59. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

60. KCK Woman One of 32 U. S. Rhodes Scholars KCK Woman One of 32 U. S. Rhodes Scholars December/19/1983 Article about the second black woman ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship, Jeanette Marie Pitts, of Kansas City Kansas, 21 years old and preparing for medical school.