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1. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

2. "Nobody Out Here Knows Anything About Wimin's Rights" "Nobody Out Here Knows Anything About Wimin's Rights" Autumn 2010 Title contines "Clarina Howard Nichols, Woman's Rights, and Abolitionism in Kansas Territory." Article discusses Clarina Howard Nichols, one of the most notable nineteenth-century women's rights activisits...

3. ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s Summer 1998 Article about the hardships of Kansas women in the border warfare era of the 1850s, with few rights and fighting on the side of anti-slavery.

4. 100 Years of Aviation 100 Years of Aviation Summer 2003 Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...

5. 10th Anniversary, Women Who Matter 10th Anniversary, Women Who Matter November 2002 Section of this issue of Ingram's entitled "we kc - women executives-kansas city" designed to celebrate the success of KC's most accomplished women executives. Included are 20 women with photos as well...

6. A Lively Exchange A Lively Exchange November, 2004 Article describes the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Kansas City's Central Exchange at the home of the group's president and CEO (2004), Ellen D'Amato. Article details the decor of D'Amato's Ward...

7. Add a Pinch and a Lump: Missouri Women of the 1820s Add a Pinch and a Lump: Missouri Women of the 1820s July//1971 Overview of the lifestyles of Missouri women in the 1820s, both for common and prominent women, with illustrations. Elaboration on women's roles at the time in food preparation, housekeeping, and manner...

8. An Emigrants' Guide for Women: Making the Necessary Preparations for the Arduous Five-Month Journey An Emigrants' Guide for Women: Making the Necessary Preparations for the Arduous Five-Month Journey along the Oregon Trail September//1970 [F]ictionalized facsimile of an 1850 guidebook written by a woman for women on preparing for journeys to the West, with illustrations and map. Description of various factors affecting women in particular...

9. Arch Rivals Arch Rivals Fall 2011 Photo and article mentioning the architect Alice Gertrude Jackson who moved to Kansas City in 1910 and later designed and built dozens of homes around Kansas City.

10. Art Alone Enduring Art Alone Enduring April-May//1974 Article about the influences of three women on Midwest art appreciation: Mary Frances Sheldon, Sarah Hannah Joslyn, and Mary McAfee Atkins, the last from Kansas City and instrumental in the founding of...

11. Artistry and Controversy: The Unicorn Theatre Artistry and Controversy: The Unicorn Theatre September 1990 Article about the 17-year history of the Unicorn Theatre, alternatively labelled as "controversial, radical and avante-garde," often with mainly female casts.

12. At Home in Fashionable Kansas City At Home in Fashionable Kansas City August//1973 Photos and descriptions of several prominent Kansas City housewives and their fashionable clothing and interior decoration at their homes.

13. Bess Truman Bess Truman Summer//1999 Story of the extremity of change in gender roles during Bess Truman's lifetime, from 1884 to 1981.

14. Beyond a Calling Beyond a Calling September 2001 Photos and biographical article about Lucile Bluford, 90-year-old African American "editor and part owner of 'The Kansas City Call' newspaper" since 1955. Native of North Carolina raised partly in Kansas...

15. Beyond Sympathy: The St. Louis Ladies' Union Aid Society and the Civil War Beyond Sympathy: The St. Louis Ladies' Union Aid Society and the Civil War Summer//1990 History of the Saint Louis Ladies' Union Aid Society of the 1860s, describing their contributions in "social and philanthropic concerns."

16. Big Sisters of Kansas City Big Sisters of Kansas City June//1917 Description of the "Big Sisters" organization for socially and financially disadvantaged young women.

17. Bonnet, Book, and Hatchet Bonnet, Book, and Hatchet December//1957 Photos, illustration, and biographical article about Carry Nation (1846-1911), a religious zealot and violent prohibitionist wielding an axe in turn-of-the-century Kansas. Description of her life and career,...

18. Breast Cancer--Challenging Traditional Treatment Breast Cancer--Challenging Traditional Treatment Winter//1976-1977 Article about alternative treatments for breast cancer for women.

19. Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 November-December 1983 Central Exchange club building originally the Fire Department Headquarters Building at 1020 Central Street.

20. Calculating Women Calculating Women July//1980 Article about the growing trend of women in upper positions as bankers.