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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. '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...

5. '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...

6. 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,...

7. 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...

8. 12th Street, Women Walking 12th Street, Women Walking July 5, 1915 View from behind of two unidentified women walking arm-in-arm down 12th Street towards the Empress Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Theater sign is visible and reads Loew's Empress Theatre.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. A. J. Runkle & Co. A. J. Runkle & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. J. Runkle & Co. showing a woman in a feathered hat. Front of card says: “Alice Atherton, uses Warner Bros. Coraline Corsets, Ask for it.” It also is stamped with "A. J. Runkle...

12. 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...

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Abbott Laboratory Assembly Line Abbott Laboratory Assembly Line Women in assembly line

18. Abbott Laboratory Interior Abbott Laboratory Interior Woman at work table

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

20. 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.