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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. Clara Stover of Russell Stover Candies Clara Stover of Russell Stover Candies June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Clara Lewis Stover, or Clara Stover (1882-1975), vice-president of Russell Stover Candies and wife of the company's founder. Native of Iowa coming to Kansas City in 1931 with the new company...

3. Claude Gorton Claude Gorton June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Claude Gorton (1888-1975), a woman politician "instrumental in getting rid of the Pendergast machine" and "chairman of the Independent Coalition of American Women for Missouri that supported...

4. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), or Nell Reed, designer of women's clothing in the early and mid-1900s with the Donnelly Garment Company and the Nelly Don clothing label, "a stylish, feminine...

5. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Della Cochrane Lamb, or Della Lamb, founder and head of the "Institutional Neighborhood House" for neglected children. Description of her life and career, coming to Kansas City (residence...

6. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and chapter of the book about Jean Harlow (1911-1937), a movie actress born in Kansas City as Harlean Carpenter at 3344 Olive Street, moving during her childhood to 4409 Gillham Road and then during...

7. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Dorothy Burrows Perkins, or Dorothy Perkins (1884-1981), a ballet teacher and native of Kansas City, with residence at 3921 Wyandotte Street and dance studio ("Dorothy Perkins Studio")...

8. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Sally Rand (1904-1979), a famous dancer born in Hickory County, Missouri as Helen Beck. Growing up in Kansas City as a Central High School graduate moving to Hollywood to start her movie...

9. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson (ca. 1860-1933), co-founder of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and "described as the most important woman in Kansas City"...

10. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Annie Ricketts, proprietor of a boarding house at 917 Locust Street from 1884 to 1916 before dying "at her home at 4133 Locust Street" in 1929.

11. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo, illustration, and bio of Hazelle Hedges Rollins, or Hazelle Rollins (1910-1984), a designer and maker of marionettes and finger puppets in Kansas City. Growing up at 815 West 59th Street and starting...

12. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Sophia Rosenberger (1866-1945), a school teacher of literaturewith students such as John Gage, Robert Mehornay, Mrton Jones, Clyde Brion Davis, or Clyde Davis ("author of 'The Great American...

13. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Portrait and bio of Agnes Rouse (1873-1933), or Lena Rouse, "the first woman to hold a seat on the Kansas City Livestock Exchange." Native of Scotland emigrating to Kansas City in 1878 and taking her late...

14. 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...

15. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Annie Chambers (1843-1935), a prostitution resort owner and manager in Kansas City. She was born in Kentucky as Leanna Loveall, marrying William Chambers, becoming his widow and moving...

16. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Map and bio of Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888), "Kansas City's original pioneer mother" and "the first white woman to make her home in this area." She was born in Kaskaskia, Illinois, and moving to Kansas...

17. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Sarah Chandler Coates, or Sarah Coates (1829-1897), a teacher from Pennsylvania who moved to Kansas City with her husband, Kersey, in the 1850s. She experienced border warfare troubles...

18. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carolyn Benton Cockefair (1884-1969), a professor at the University of Kansas City, later University of Missouri-Kansas City. Includes a description of her career, starting to teach in...

19. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Loula Long Combs, or Loula Combs (1881-1971), a noted equestrian and horse trainer, "the daughter of Robert A. and Ella Long," living on Longview Farm and starting her famous horse show...

20. 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"...