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1. Westport Room Mural Westport Room Mural Summer 1991 Story of the mural by Hildreth Meiere originally in the Westport Room of Union Station, associated with the Fred Harvey Company and its Harvey Girls. Description of the mural's depiction of the important...

2. Vivian Shepherd Vivian Shepherd June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Vivian Davis Shepherd, or Vivian Shepherd (ca. 1905-1992), "a founder of the Rehabilitation Institute" for the disabled in 1947 at 2700 McGee Street Trafficway (moved in 1950 to 3600 Troost...

3. 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.

4. 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...

5. Nelle Peters Nelle Peters 1992 Photo and bio of Nelle Elizabeth Nichols Peters, or Nelle Peters (1884-1974), an early woman architect in Kansas City designing mainly hotel and apartment buildings. Native of North Dakota coming to Kansas...

6. Nell Snead Nell Snead June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Nell Snead (1885-1978), "'The Kansas City Star's" quick witted fashion editor." Native of Nebraska coming to Kansas City in 1918 as a Star writer before moving to the paper's Women's Page...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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")...

13. 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...

14. 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"...

15. 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.

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...