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41. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Emma Marcus Hall, or Emma Hall, "the first woman to become an assistant vice-president of a Kansas City bank." Description of her life and career, born in Nebraska in 1895 and coming to...

42. 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...

43. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Helen Rowe Henze, or Helen Henze (1900-1973), a poet and singer. Description of her life and career as a native of Pittsburg, Kansas, coming to Kansas City and composing poetry "appearing...

44. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Rosa May Jones Hibbard, or Rosa Hibbard (1871-1937), "librarian for the first twenty five [sic] years of the Kansas City Medical Library Club and the Jackson County Medical Library." Description...

45. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Opal Trout Hill, or Opal Hill (1892-1981), a professional golf player and former nurse. Description of her life and career as a native of Nebraska coming to Kansas City around 1920 and...

46. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Minna Kennedy Powell, or Minna Powell (1877-1938), "the music and art critic" for the Kansas City Star from 1915 until her death. Native of Minnesota coming to Kansas City in 1915 as a...

47. 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...

48. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Vassie James Ward Hill, or Vassie Hill (1875-1954), founder of the "Country Day School for boys and Sunset Hill School for girls," introducing "progressive and experimental ideas in education...

49. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Clara Kellogg, manager and co-owner of the Independent magazine in Kansas City with editor Katherine Baxter. Born in Ohio and coming to Kansas City in 1902 as a journalist for the Kansas...

50. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Kate Hinkle (~1877-1931), founder of "Kansas City's first French laundry." Description of her life and career, cleaning her Kansas City customers' "fine laces and linens" starting in 1908...

51. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Julia Lee (1902-1958), a black jazz and blues singer and native of Kansas City, performing with Count Basie and others.

52. 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,...

53. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Emma Lard Longan, or Emma Longan (1855-1924), "a lifelong champion of education and equal rights for women" and widow of George Longan, superintendent of Kansas City schools. Born in Liberty,...

54. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Rose Shklar Mindlin Jacobson, or Rose Jacobson (~1877-1951), founder "of one of Kansas City's leading women's clothing stores, Mindlin's." Description of her life and career as a native...

55. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Bettye Wilson Miller, or Bettye Miller (1928-1977), a black jazz "pianist and contralto" singer. Born in Clinton, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in 1853 as a leader in the "contemporary...

56. 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]...

57. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Patti Moore (1834-1904), "the matron for the Kansas City Police Department for 15 years" starting in 1889. Born in Kentucky and coming to Kansas City as co-operator of the Tremont House...

58. 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...

59. 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...

60. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mildred DeVilbiss, a rug maker and seller at her home at 316 East 69th Street before moving into the "Colonial Rug Studio" at 1020 East 75th Street in 1944.