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A Club Founder Dies
Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.
African American Clubs in Kansas City
File contains miscellaneous items pertaining to African American clubs, ca1930s-50s. Clubs include the Clio Club, Del Magnas Club, Research Club, and the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Kansas City,...
Association of High School Women
File containing a National Register of Historic Places nomination form for the Athenaeum Club, "the oldest [surviving] women's club in Kansas City, dating from 1894" with its own building constructed in...
Biography of Carolyn Doughty (1882-1975), Women's Club Administrator
Biography of Henry Ess (1840-1917) and Phoebe Ess (1850-1934), Attorney and Clubwoman and Reformer
Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2
Central Exchange club building originally the Fire Department Headquarters Building at 1020 Central Street.
Campell College Glee Club
Group of nine men and two women, members of the Campell College Glee Club, posing in front of a building. All wearing hats, suits, and ties, some carrying coats and suitcases.
Central Exchange Celebrates 25 Years
September 23-29, 2005
On September 28, 2005, the Central Exchange, a place for professional women to meet and share ideas, will honor its 12 originating members. The group started with Beth Smith and Marjorie Powell Allen and...
City Window: A Different Kind of Women's Club in Crown Center
Club providing a variety of educational, cultural and social services for local women, sharing space with Kiwanis club at Crown Center.
Council of Jewish Women
For Members Only
Club established in 1980 mainly for professional women but open to everyone, located at 1020 Central Street.
Friends In Council Minute Books
The collection consists of five bound volumes and a few pieces of additional ephemera. The volumes contain minutes of the club, lists of members and their addresses, some limited records of financial activity,...
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...
Kansas City Posse of the Westerners Records Finding Aid
The Kansas City Posse of the Westerners is a social and informational group formed in 1955 to preserve the history, heritage, and traditions of the American West. Records available include early minutes...
Kansas City's Social Season Highlights Much Grace and Charm
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...
Kansas Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, 1900-1930
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...
KC Women's Clubs Pass into Obscurity
April 18, 2009
The last official meeting of the Woman's City Club and the Presidents and Past Presidents General Assembly, both formed more than 90 years ago, will be held April 2009. A third club, the Kansas City Athenaeum,...
Costumed men and women in unidentified patriotic pageant; also shows Kiwanis and American Legion signs.
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