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1. A Unique Stand at the Alliance Fair A Unique Stand at the Alliance Fair December//1895 Photos of Frances Hellman, a woman author from Missouri, in an article with portrait photos about other women "authors at the Aguilar Library table" display at the Alliance Fair in New York City's Madison...

2. Biography of Carrie Westlake Whitney (?-1934), Librarian and Director of the Kansas City Public Library Biography of Carrie Westlake Whitney (?-1934), Librarian and Director of the Kansas City Public Library 1999

3. Carrie Westlake Whitney Carrie Westlake Whitney May 26, 2010 Transcript of a talk given at The Kansas City Public Library sponsored by the Women's City Club. Carrie Westlake Whitney was the first librarian of The Kansas City Public Library and the author of a three-volume...

4. Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid circa 1930-1939 Mr. Deatherage founded the Deatherage Lumber Company in Kansas City in 1878. After retiring in 1919, he began a career as a historian, publishing his first volume of Kansas City history in 1928. Volumes...

5. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Sara Teasdale (1884-1933), a poet born in Saint Louis, Missouri, one of the nation's most prominent female poets from the 1900s to the 1930s.

6. Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid circa 1950s-1990s Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

7. 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...

8. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mae Reed Porter, or Mae Porter (1888-1968), a western historian, "the author of six books, and donor of art and artifacts to the Kansas City Museum." Native of Dallas coming to Kansas...

9. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Emma Lard Longan, or Emma Longan (1855-1924), "a lifelong champion of education and equal rights for women" and widow of George Longan, superintendent of Kansas City schools. Born in Liberty,...

10. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Velma West Sykes, or Velma Sykes (1892-1976), an author, poet, and radio and magazine journalist. Native of Kincaid, Kansas moving to Garnett, Kansas and writing for the Kansas City Star...

11. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary Harmon Weeks, or Mary Weeks (1851-1940), an "author as well as an educator" in child welfare, and wife of electrical engineer Edwin Ruthven Weeks. Native of Ohio raised in Kansas...

12. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, "the mother of Kansas City's public library system," dying in 1934. Native of Virginia coming here as head of "the first circulating library...

13. Lenore Carroll Lenore Carroll 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. Included is local author Lenore Carroll.

14. Literature: Romancing Carla Literature: Romancing Carla February//1995 Biographical article about Kansas City author Carla Cassidy, the pen name for "Carla Bracale, a former Chiefs cheerleader and nightclub singer," with photo and description of her polific romance novel...

15. Local Female Writers Local Female Writers Information about local female writers.

16. Love between the Covers Love between the Covers February//1992 Description of "Kansas City's Julie Garwood, who's written the historical novels 'The Bride' (1989), 'Guardian Angel' (1990) and 'The Gift' (1991)," as a hard-working woman author in an article about local...

17. Love between the Covers Love between the Covers February//1992 Biographical description of romance author Carla Bracale, "38, of Kansas City North," starting as "a Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader and singer/ dancer on the East Coast before trying her hand at serious...

18. Merta Parkinson Merta Parkinson Multiple articles about Merta Mary Parkinson, or Merta Parkinson (Mrs. Gordon R. Parkinson), author of books about women in business such as 1957's "Love and Laughter" with residence on Briarcliff Road...

19. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Photo and bio of Maude Waugh Henderson, "[p]rominent in both the Missouri Press Association and the Democratic Press Association of Missouri" as a writer and speaker. She was born in Iowa in 1876 and raised...

20. Missouri Heritage Missouri Heritage March/23/1968 File containing a photo and biographical article about William Switzler (1819-1906), a journalist, Missouri state representative, and women's college promoter in Boone County, Missouri. Native of Kentucky...