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Ford, Susan Jezak
Egelhoff & Stoeltzing
Advertising card for Egelhoff & Stoeltzing with an image of a woman wearing a hat and coat with fancy trim. One of two cards with similar image. Front of card has logo that says: "Buck's Stoves & Ranges."...
File contains an article with photos and description of Elizabeth Wilde, a young woman sprinter qualifying for the 1932 women's track team for the Olympics (placing third behind Babe Didrikson), with residence...
Empowerment: What It Means
Special section "focusing on women sharing what empowerment means to them".
Equestrian Rider Receiving a Trophy
Young woman in equestrian attire accepts a trophy cup from an older man.
ERA Ratification Effort Before Missouri Legislature
Discusses efforts to pass a bill seeking ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in the Missouri Legislature.
Eva Santiago: Westside Wonder Woman
March 10-16, 2005
Eva Santiago has joined the Westside Community Action Network as "the second of two full-time Kansas City Police Department officers".
Experimental Autonomy: Dean Emily Taylor and the Women’s Movement at the University of Kansas
Through the workings of Dean Emily Taylor, women students at the University of Kansas were pushed to accept independence as part of an education and utilize the Associated Women Student Organization to...
F. Menown Mfg. Co.
Advertising card for F. Menown Mfg. Co. showing a woman sitting with a bird on her hand and an art nouveau border. Front of card says: “Kansas City Baking Powder. 'The Yellow Can.'” Lower right corner...
Faces of the Past: Off the Stump
Photo and biographical description of 75-year-old Springfield resident Billie Hagan, "the first woman to occupy a chair on the Kansas City, Mo., City Council" in 1963.
Famed Reporter Dies at 99
October 12, 2004
Sue Gentry, journalist and former city editor of the Independence Examiner from 1929 to 1979, died October 11, 2004. Gentry, a local authority on President Harry Truman, was highly respected by President...
Unidentifed female pilot wearing aviator's goggles, hat, and jacket.
Unidentified woman swinging a club on a golf course fairway. Other golfers are visible in the distance.
Feminist Frontiers: Women Who Shaped the Midwest
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,...
Fine Arts Institute
Interior view of gallery with paintings; located in the YWCA Building at 1020 McGee.
First Woman Journalism Graduate of M. U. to Retire
Biography of Mary Paxton Keeley, the first woman to graduate from the first journalism school in the United States, the University of Missouri, and her careers as a journalist and teacher of creative writing....
First Woman Ordained to First Presidency
April 7, 2007
Becky Savage is the first woman called into the highest leadership tier of the Community of Christ Church. At the denomination's world conference last week she was ordained a member of the First Presidency...
Fly Girls Are No Longer Forgotten
July 4, 2009
Margaret Ellfeldt Rees was one of the first women to train as a WASP, or Women Airforce Service Pilot, during World War II. She is now one of the few remaining. WASPs flew every type of aircraft that men...
For Eight It Isn't Enough
Profiles of eight women with nontraditional jobs, including weightlifting, modeling, car sales, firefighting, practicing medicine, etc.
For Members Only
Club established in 1980 mainly for professional women but open to everyone, located at 1020 Central Street.
Fort Madison, Iowa, Man and Women in Park
Three people in a park in Ft. Madison, Iowa. Identified as J. T. Wilson, Nona Louck, and Irma Andrews, one sits on a bench, two stand. All three wear hats. Park trees, the side of a gazebo, and a line...
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