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1. A History of Children's Mercy Hospital A History of Children's Mercy Hospital 1961 Story of the founding and growth of Children's Mercy Hospital, at first run only by women such as the founder, Katherine Berry Richardson.

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Rachel Tenney, a homeopathic physician born in Maine in 1831 and moving to Independence, Missouri and then Kansas City after her husband's death in Lawrence, Kansas.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Henrietta Tainter, "a physician of the eclectic school in Kansas City." Born in Indiana in 1845 and coming here after the death of her husband in Logan, Kansas.

4. American Business Women's Association American Business Women's Association 2003 Profile of the history of the ABWA that incorporated on September 22, 1949, under the leadership of Hilary A. Bufton, Jr., and three Kansas City businesswomen.

5. Avis Elida Smith Avis Elida Smith 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Avis Elida Smith, or Avis Smith, an early woman physician of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as an obstetrician and head "of the medical...

6. Clara C. Hoffman: Prophet and Pioneer Clara C. Hoffman: Prophet and Pioneer //19?? Booklet of collected stories about Clara C. Hoffman, the leader of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and activist against alcoholism and for women's rights.

7. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of female architect Nelle E. Peters (1884-1974), a designer of Kansas City "apartment buildings and hotels, particularly in the 1920s."

8. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Nell Donnelly Reed (1889-1991), a pioneer woman clothing designer and entrepreneur, starting the Donnelly Garment Company in the 1910s and leading it to "one of the largest in the nation"...

9. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Katherine Berry Richardson (1858-1933), the founder of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, established in 1899, and along with her sister Alice Berry Graham, founder of Mercy Wheatley...

10. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Sara Teasdale (1884-1933), a poet born in Saint Louis, Missouri, one of the nation's most prominent female poets from the 1900s to the 1930s.

11. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Sarah Lucille Turner (1898-1972), "[o]ne of the first two women in the Missouri House of Representatives, starting in the 1920s, and "personnel manager" of "Newsweek" magazine as secretary...

12. Feminist Frontiers: Women Who Shaped the Midwest Feminist Frontiers: Women Who Shaped the Midwest 2010 This book includes biographical essays of "women political and social reformers in the nineteenth- and twentieth- century Midwest." Women included are Frances Dana Gage, Mary Sibley, Amanda Berry Smith,...

13. Independence, Missouri, City Directory Independence, Missouri, City Directory //1888-1889 Catalog for the Kansas City Ladies College for 1886-1887 and announcements for the 1888-1889 academic year, found in the rear of the Independence city directory for 1888-1889.

14. Jacquline Townes McGee Jacquline Townes McGee 1990 Book excerpt with a brief biography and photo of Jacquline Townes McGee, a Missouri state representative, including her committee memberships, birth in Haiti in 1952, and so on.

15. Jazz Women at the Keyboard Jazz Women at the Keyboard //1983 Chapters of the book about Midwestern women pianists and keyboard players, mostly in the jazz style. Photos and description of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), a black jazz pianist born in Atlanta and coming...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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...