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61. 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...

62. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carolyn Doughty, "executive secretary of the Woman's City Club for nearly 50 years." Description of her life and career as a native of Clinton, Missouri, joining the club in 1918 at 408...

63. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lucy Christie Drage, or Lucy Drage (1876-1965), "a leading interior decorator of her day." Description of her life and career as a native Kansas Citian, starting out as as "manager of...

64. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carol Hagerman Durand, or Carol Durand (1918-1970), a member of the American Olympic equestrian team in 1952, born in Kansas City and starting out at the American Royal.

65. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary Tiera Farrow, or Mary Farrow (1880-1971), "the dean of women lawyers in Kansas City" and author of the book "Lawyer in Petticoats." Description of her life and career as a native...

66. 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,...

67. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Martha Zimmerman Franklin, or Martha Franklin (1898-1976), "the consummate businesswoman and club member who worked tirelessly for community betterment." Description of her life and career...

68. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carolyn Farwell Fuller, or Carolyn Fuller (1875-1944), "the first woman member of the Kansas City Board of Education" in 1922. Description of her life and career as a native of New England...

69. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mabelle Glenn (1881-1969), a distinguished music teacher and the first woman "director of music" of the Kansas City Missouri Public Schools. Description of her life and career as a native...

70. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Portrait and bio of Annie Scott, "a teacher, missionary, author, doctor, real estate speculator, architect, builder, and contractor" growing up in Lafayette County, Missouri and coming to Kansas City in...

71. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Ruth Nordberg Seufert, or Ruth Seufert (1897-1975), a prominent classical music promoter in Kansas City. Native of Bonner Springs, Kansas coming to Kansas City as a pianist with her home...

72. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mathilde Dallmeyer Shelden, or Mathilde Shelden (1885-1980), "a pioneer in the Missouri suffrage movement." Native of Jefferson City, Missouri coming to Kansas City in 1920 with residence...

73. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and chapter of the book about Dorothy Gallagher (1894-1982), founder of the Guadalupe Center, a community center providing education and health aids for Mexican Americans and other Hispanics starting...

74. 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...

75. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Laura Conyers Smith, or Laura Smith (1882-1968), founder of "a municipal rose garden" at Loose Park in 1965 "officially renamed the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden." Native of...

76. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Lena Rivers Smith, or Lena Smith (1922-1968), "the first black to be employed by a Kansas City television station." Native of Kansas City graduating from Lincoln High School and becoming...

77. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Gladys Swarthout (1904-1969), a singer gaining "international fame in opera houses, radio, and movies during the 1930s and 1940s." Native of Deepwater, Missouri (near Clinton, Missouri)...

78. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Velma West Sykes, or Velma Sykes (1892-1976), an author, poet, and radio and magazine journalist. Native of Kincaid, Kansas moving to Garnett, Kansas and writing for the Kansas City Star...

79. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Marion Nevada Talley, or Marion Talley (1906-1983), an opera singer in theaters, radio, and motion pictures. Native of Nevada, Missouri raised in Kansas City at 1308 East 8th Street before...

80. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Fannie Brown Taylor, or Fannie Taylor (1844-1928), "president of the Kansas City chapter of the Women's Temperance Union (WCTU)." Native of Carroll County, Missouri coming to Kansas City...