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21. 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...

22. 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."

23. 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...

24. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary McAfee Atkins, or Mary Atkins (1835-1911), one of the major benefactors and namesake of the the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, born in Kentucky and coming to Kansas City around 1878...

25. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Dorothy Barden, a daredevil airplane "parachute rigger" and life insurance salesman in World War II-era Kansas City.

26. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Portrait and biographical sketch of Sarah Rickard Barret, or Sarah Barret, a woman "almost" marrying Abraham Lincoln in her youth before "[s]ettling in Kansas City in a cottage at 2011 Indiana Avenue."...

27. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lucy Stowe Bigelow, or Lucy Bigelow (1885-1951), former leader of the George H. Nettleton Home for Aged Women and founder of "Miss Bigelow's School at 729 Troost Avenue for boys and girls"...

28. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Edna Scotten Billings, or Edna Billings (1900-1983), a music teacher and "an organist who played for over 50 years at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and 20 years at Temple...

29. 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...

30. 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,...

31. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Julia Braden, "owner and operator" of a successful popcorn stand business, starting "with a stand in the lobby of the Linwood Theater at Fortieth Street and Troost Avenue in 1914" and...

32. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Madalyne Pinkston Brock, or Madalyne Brock (1894-1990), "the executive director of the Naturalization Council" of Kansas City starting in 1938. Description of her life and career as a...

33. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Esther Swirk Brown, or Esther Brown (1917-1970), the "Brown" in "the historic 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka' case in which the Supreme Court ruled that segregated schools deprive...

34. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Georgia Brown (born Georgianne Valentin), a drama teacher and founder of "the Georgia Brown Dramatic School" at 911 Grand Avenue and later at 3212 Troost Avenue about 1912. Born in Canada...

35. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary Colter (1869~1957), "chief architect, designer, and decorator" for the Fred Harvey Company with "her office in Kansas City Union Station." Decorator and remodeler of the local Harvey...

36. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Elizabeth Bruce Crogman, or Elizabeth Crogman (1894-1992), director and co-founder of "the Florence Home at 2446 Michigan Avenue" and later at 24th and Campbell Streets from about 1925...

37. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite, or Minnie Crosthwaite (1872-1963), "one of Kansas City's first black social workers and a highly respected community leader." Description of her life and career,...

38. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Enid Jackson Kemper, or Enid Kemper (1897-1979), "a co-founder with Clara Stager Hockaday of the Jewel Ball which began in 1954 to raise funds for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra."...

39. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lena Haag (1864-1951), an artist and donator of the liberal arts building of the University of Missouri-Kansas City named for her in 1937. Description of her life and career, coming to...

40. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Catherine Condon Hale, or Catherine Hale (1868-1947), "the good Samaritan of the blind community" residing at 3217 Summit Street. Description of her life and career as a native of Chicago...