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1. Annie Ridenbaugh Bird Annie Ridenbaugh Bird 1992 Entry with photo and bio of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird, or Annie Bird (1856-1937), president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company for 17 years. Description of her life and career as a native of Saint...

2. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Chapter about Jeanne Eagels (~1894-1929), born in Boston as Amelia Jean Eagles, and raised in Kansas City starting in 1896 as an actress and performer, changing her name just before moving to New York...

3. Louisa Johnston Louisa Johnston 1992 Photo and bio of Louisa Poteet Johnston, or Louisa Johnston (1890-1979), preservationist and resident of the home of her great-grandfather, western freighter Alexander Majors at 8145 State Line Road. Description...

4. Mary Rockwell Hook Mary Rockwell Hook 1992 Photo and biographical sketch of Mary Rockwell Hook (1877-1978), a Kansas City architect and native of Junction City, Kansas, coming to Kansas City about 1905 as an architect. She was at first discriminated...

5. Phoebe Ess Phoebe Ess 1992 Photo and bio of Phoebe Jane Routt Ess, or Phoebe Ess (1850-1934), "the dean of Missouri clubwomen." Description of her life and career as a native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1872 as a teacher...