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Jane F Flynn
Ford, Susan Jezak
H. H. Shepard's
Advertising card for H. H. Shepard's showing a Japanese woman wearing a red kimono and yellow obi holding a blue fan. One of two cards with similar design and image. Front of card says: "Buy Your School...
Henry Sleek, Jeweler
Advertising card for Henry Sleek showing a portrait of "Blanche Bradshaw." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
534 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
Historical Society Faces Challenges of Promoting and Preserving Her Story
At the insistance of Jane Flynn and Barbara Potts, the Jackson County Historical Society began an effort to collect and preserve information about women. The Society today has 68 significant collections...
History of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Missouri
Extensive article about the women's suffrage, or right to vote, movement in Missouri, from 1910 to 1919 and its enactment into national law by Constitutional amendment, with photos.
Holiday House Association
Folder contains a fold-out pamphlet with photographs and a smaller pamphlet with stick illustrations as well as a postal envelope. The Holiday House Association of Kansas City was a non-profit group who...
Hope and Help for the Mind
Discussion of various techniques of mental health for women, both traditional (religion, regular counseling, etc.) and "alternative" (Gestalt therapy, biofeedback, transcendental meditation, etc.).
Horseback Riding Competition
Female horseback rider jumping over an event gate in what is likely an equestrian competition. There appear to many spectators in the distance.
I had Every Right to Give Up
January 2, 2013
Article profiles Jim Bogle, president and chief executive officer of Newhouse, a Kansas City-based domestic violence shelter for women and children. Bogle, a Northeast High School graduate, discusses domestic...
In Their Best Bib and Tucker: The Harvey Girls
Article describing in depth the waitresses known as "Harvey Girls," who, from about 1876 to 1950, served as a positive and stable public image for the Santa Fe route-based restaurant company.
Independence, Missouri, City Directory
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.
Short report about the employment services offered by the Women's Resource Service, moving from 1020 East 63rd Street to 5325 Rockhill Road.
Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary
November 17-23, 2006
Column reporting the 80th anniversary of the Intercity Book Lovers, an African American women's group dedicated to a love of books. The group was founded in 1926, with 30 original members who were "mostly...
Interdenominational Home Interior
Interior view of kitchen showing women preparing meal.
Interview with Marylyn Brauninger
Article about Marylyn Brauninger, the first female and first black female promoted within the Kansas City Police Department, also the only female unit commander and former English teacher.
It's Not All Fun and Games for Local Female Comedians
Describes the challenges facing female comedians in the Kansas City area.
Group portrait of staff members; second from left: Lida E. Harvey, Principal.
J. B. White and Others Standing on Steps
January 3, 1915
Unidentified group of two women and four men, including J. B. White and what appears to be his wife, Emma Siggins White, standing on steps of clapboard building. Handwriting on side of photograph says...
J. C. Altman
Advertising card for J. C. Altman showing a woman in a yellow dress. Lower left corner has a black bird and a boot. Front lower right corner has number 151. Back of card has image of high-heeled shoe and...
J. C. Altman & Bro.
Advertising card for J. C. Altman & Bro. showing two women trying on boots in a shoe store with a clerk kneeling to help one. Caption says: "Not English You Know." One of two cards with similar design...
J. E. Vincent & Co.
Advertising card for J. E. Vincent & Co. showing a woman wearing a hat and shawl standing among trees. Below this image is one of daisies and butterflies. Front of card says: "Vincent's Millinery Opening,...
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