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1. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

2. 'Peanut' Still Pitching 'Peanut' Still Pitching August 18, 2010 The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...

3. A Club Founder Dies A Club Founder Dies August/10/1956 Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.

4. A Positive Power Force A Positive Power Force April 29, 2013 Profile on Inez Kaiser, a Kansas City civil rights activist known for her work in promoting the role of African-American women in business and community service. In the 1950s, Kaiser began her career as...

5. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

6. About Town: History Made Personal About Town: History Made Personal December/10/1985

7. ABWA Helps Women Advance from Traditional Work Roles ABWA Helps Women Advance from Traditional Work Roles September/23-29/1999 Discusses the history of the American Business Women's Association, founded in Kansas City, and its current efforts to assist women in business.

8. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. March/13 - 19/2003 Profiles of three Hispanic women who have achieved recognition in their community are provided. Gloria Beessenbacher is a specialist for Mexico serving in multiple roles. Susie Castro is a martial arts...

9. An Angry Advocate An Angry Advocate May 28, 1988 Biographical article about Julia Hill, "long a leader in local civil rights campaigns" and a 65-year-old (in 1988) prominent member of the Kansas City school board. The article discusses Hill's involvements...

10. Another Charter Chance Another Charter Chance May 24, 2006 Article concerns Kansas City charter revisions which are to be voted on in August. "Sitting on 1.7 acres of park property, the Fire Alarm Exchange Building at 22nd and Gillham has been for sale for years....

11. Artist Celebrates Mujeres in GCI Show Artist Celebrates Mujeres in GCI Show November 30-December 12, 2007 Article profiles artist Alisha Gambino. Her show, Mujeres, runs December 7, 2007 through January 31, 2008 at the Guadalupe Centers. Inc.

12. Becky Jaramillo Receives Heart of Gold Award Becky Jaramillo Receives Heart of Gold Award March 10-16, 2005 Becky Jaramillo, Mamie Hughes, Bev Chapman and Angela Curry were the YWCA 2005 Heart of Gold Awardees for their contributions to the community.

13. Between Rock and a Good Place Between Rock and a Good Place January 29, 2012 Article profiles twelve women who are influencing the local music scene in various ways: Kristie Stremel, soloist and former member of Frogpond and Exit 159; Hearts of Darkness singers Brandy Gordon, Rachel...

14. Brew Mistress Brew Mistress May/22-28/1997 Discusses the career of Kansas City's "first woman beer brewer".

15. Business that began in Basement is Being Sold for $650 Million Business that began in Basement is Being Sold for $650 Million July 13, 2010 Article about how Bonnie Kelly and Teresa Walsh built a home-based business, Silpada Designs which sells silver jewelry through home parties, into an enterprise with $230 million a year in revenues. Avon...

16. Carrie Westlake Whitney Carrie Westlake Whitney April/9/1934 Obituary for Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, "Mother of the Kansas City Public Library" as the first public librarian of Kansas City. Native of Virginia coming to Kansas City as librarian at...

17. Carrie Westlake Whitney Carrie Westlake Whitney April/9/1934 Obituary for Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, "Mother of the Kansas City Public Library" as the first public librarian of Kansas City. Native of Virginia coming to Kansas City as librarian at...

18. Celebrating Woman's Month Celebrating Woman's Month February 23 - March 2, 2006 Profiles of three prominent Kansas City-area Latinas: Mary Estrada, President of MANA, Yvonne S. Ornelas-Rios, Nurse at Cabot Westside Health Center, and Maria del Carmen Tapia-Belsito, development director...

19. Central Exchange Celebrates 25 Years Central Exchange Celebrates 25 Years September 23-29, 2005 On September 28, 2005, the Central Exchange, a place for professional women to meet and share ideas, will honor its 12 originating members. The group started with Beth Smith and Marjorie Powell Allen and...

20. Consultant Honored as Minority Advocate: Inez Kaiser Started PR Firm after Leaving KC Teaching Job Consultant Honored as Minority Advocate: Inez Kaiser Started PR Firm after Leaving KC Teaching Job November 27, 1997 File containing a photo and biographical article about Inez Yeargan Kaiser, or Inez Kaiser, founder of her own public relations and advertising company in New York City after retiring as a teacher of the...