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1. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Ada Hoover, "one of the first women to be licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Missouri." Description of her life and career, coming to Kansas City about 1907 from Mansfield,...

2. 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.

3. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Avis Smith (1851-1941), "the first female physician qualified to practice in Jackson County." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1880 with offices in the Commercial Building...

4. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Ethel Ingalls Blair, or Ethel Blair (1868-1958), gardener and landscaper "[t]ransform[ing] the weedy, untended grounds of the Grace and Holy Trinity Church" at 13th and Broadway...

5. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Mae Arbaugh (1884-1941), "a professional softball player" and native of Kansas, growing up at Independence and Tracy Avenue before earning the nickname of "Carry Nation."

6. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Biographical sketch of Mildred Kauffman (~1907-1932), "a nationally known Kansas City aviatrix and licensed transport pilot," living with her parents at 3130 Jefferson Street and dying locally in a plane...

7. 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...

8. Those Harvey Girls Came with Railroad Those Harvey Girls Came with Railroad Summer 1991 Brief history of the Harvey Girls and their place in the movement to the West.

9. 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...

10. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Chapter of the book about Mary Epperson (~1854-1938), a prominent promoter of Kansas City art and music after the death of her husband, Uriah Epperson, in 1938. Photo and description of her life, being...

11. 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...

12. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Illustration and biographical sketch of Florence Fenner and Ada Kassimer, founding operators of "Gift Shop Necessities Company [pictured], a successful business which was started by women, employed women,...

13. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Illustration and biographical sketch of Mary Scherrill Dickerson, or Mary Dickerson, an eccentric automobile driver and "the owner of the most expensive automobile in Kansas City" in the 1901s. Description...

14. 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...

15. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (~1886-1983), publisher and writer for the Kansas City Call newspaper for the local African American community, and the wife of the paper's founder,...

16. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Alice Nielsen (1876-1943), an opera singer and actress. Born in Nashville and coming to Kansas City about 1883 with her parents before performing here and abroad, "donat[ing] her collection...

17. 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"...

18. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Anna Jones, a customs broker in the Scarritt Building at 818 Grand Avenue and "believed to be the only female customs broker in the country." Description of her life and career, "serv[ing]...

19. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Anna Nearing, "the matron of Union Station" from its opening in 1914 until her retirement in 1937. Born in Toledo and coming to Kansas City in 1890 with her family, witnessing the Union...

20. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Anne Hayes (1891-1986), "[a] totally self-taught broadcaster" born in New York City as Clara Fischer. Description of her life and career, coming to Kansas City around 1920 as a broadcaster...