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61. Law Legacy Law Legacy December-January//1982-1983 Photos and biographical article about Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman, "the first Black woman to practice law in Kansas City," starting as a legal secretary in the Pouncey Building (later owned...

62. Lawyer Hopes 'Firsts' Aren't 'Lasts' for Blacks Lawyer Hopes 'Firsts' Aren't 'Lasts' for Blacks February 15, 1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman, "the first black woman to be admitted to the bar in Jackson County and to practice the profession in...

63. Lucille Bluford Lucille Bluford 1995-04-08 Interior view, which incudes Lucile Bluford in the center, Kansas City Library Board member Olivia Dorsey on the left and Stacy Daniels on the right. Includes bust of Miss Bluford behind the women. Taken...

64. Mamie Hughes Still Has No Time for Nonsense: Woman of the Year Has Never Tired of Doing for Others Mamie Hughes Still Has No Time for Nonsense: Woman of the Year Has Never Tired of Doing for Others September/16/1998 File containing photos and a biographical article about Mamie Hughes Rodgers, "69, known professionally as Mamie Hughes," a "longtime activist in politics and civil rights" honored in 1998 "as Woman of...

65. Miscellaneous Health Related View Miscellaneous Health Related View Circa 1945-50 Interior view of a group of women seated around a desk, location not given but possibly at General Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The women are unidentified and written on the back of the photograph:...

66. Miss Elsie M. Mountain to Head Council Miss Elsie M. Mountain to Head Council January 27, 1939 File containing an article about Miss Elsie Mountain, "executive secretary of the Paseo branch Y.W.C.A." being elected "president of the Kansas City council of the National Negro congress." Other officers...

67. Missouri Suffrage Missouri Suffrage File has information on suffrage, or the right to vote, before 1920 (not including women) and after 1920 (including women), disenfrachisement of Confederate sympathizers, black suffrage, and general qualifications...

68. Mrs. Corline Eagleson Honored upon Retirement from Social Work Mrs. Corline Eagleson Honored upon Retirement from Social Work November 7, 1952 Vertical file with photo and biographical article about Corinne Eagleson, of 2454 West Paseo Boulevard, a "casework supervisor at the Jackson County Welfare Office, 1907 Grand Ave." Eagleson started out...

69. Mrs. Marvin Luciano, Clubwoman, Named Sixth Woman of the Week Mrs. Marvin Luciano, Clubwoman, Named Sixth Woman of the Week March 4, 1949 File containing a biographical article, with photographic portrait, of Mrs. Marvin Luciano, president of the Kansas City Association of Colored Women, "which is the local branch of the national organization,...

70. Mrs. Princess Crouch Chooses Nursing Career at Age of Nine Mrs. Princess Crouch Chooses Nursing Career at Age of Nine May 20, 1949 Vertical file with photo and biographical article about Mrs. Princess Crouch, "superintendent of nurses at Wheatley Provident hospital" for more than 20 years in 1949. Crouch was a native of Texas and...

71. Mrs. V. Hardee Middlebrooks, "Y" Director, Chosen Woman of the Week Mrs. V. Hardee Middlebrooks, "Y" Director, Chosen Woman of the Week March 25, 1949 File containing an article and photo about Mrs. Velma Hardee Middlebrooks, or Velma Middlebrooks, "executive director of the Yates branch Y.M.C.A." in Kansas City, Kansas. Middlebrooks came to Kansas City...

72. Muna Gets Her Day Muna Gets Her Day September 17, 2008 Olympic sprinter Muna Lee was once a student at Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri. She recently returned to visit the school. Mayor Mark Funkhouser proclaimed Sept. 16 as "Muna Lee Day" in the...

73. 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.

74. Nannie H. Burroughs Nannie H. Burroughs 1927 One-sided card with photograph of "Nannie H. Burroughs, Founder of the Training School for Women and Girls."

The card does not indicate whether the "Training School for Women and Girls" was in...

75. 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.

76. Other Newspapers Discuss: Lucille Bluford Rates 'A' at Home Other Newspapers Discuss: Lucille Bluford Rates 'A' at Home July/11/1972 Biographic profile of Lucille Bluford, a prominent editor of the black newspaper "The Call" (also called the "Kansas City Call"). Born about 1914 and becoming the first black person to be admitted to the...

77. Parade Scene Parade Scene 1948 Black men and women in uniform marching south along Grand south of 13th Street in unidentified parade; onlookers nearby.

78. Picnic Picnic 1900 Unidentified men, women, and children in park setting. Includes black children.

79. Players: Targeting the Notables and Quotables of Kansas City Players: Targeting the Notables and Quotables of Kansas City May//1998 Photo and biographical article about Mamie Hughes, "'a long-time visible supporter for the African-American community, an advocate for the elderly in Kansas City and a comiited resident of our urban core,'"...

80. Priests of Pallas Parade Carriage Priests of Pallas Parade Carriage 1905 Women in formal dress in horse-drawn carriage; horses being led by black men.