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Jane F Flynn
File contains a copy of an extensive article in the 1971-1972 Missouri Blue Book providing biographical sketches of prominent women in Missouri's history, with photos. The following female motion picture...
Movin' on Up: Who Left KC and Made It?
Photos and biographical description of Elaine Kagan, an actress and novelist growing up in Kansas City until moving to Los Angeles in 1966. Description of her books with settings in Kansas City and her...
Mrs. F. R. Warrick, Jr. Obituary
Obituary for Mrs. F. R. Warrick, Jr. (dying on September 19, 1969), mother of Ruth Warrick, an actress of Los Angeles born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1915..
Mrs. R. Sachs, Millinery
Advertising card for "Mrs. R. Sachs, Millinery" with a portrait of Alice Maud Whitacre. Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
540 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
Our Lady of the Rep
Biographical article about Patricia McIlrath, founder of the Missouri Repertory Theater about 1964, coming to the University of Missouri-Kansas City at the age of 37 in 1954 and retiring in 1985 "after...
Out of the City's Varied Past--Little Fanny Frost Went to Fame on the Stage
Photo and biographical article about Julia Marlowe (~1865-1950), "[o]ne of the theater's most distinguished Shakespearean actresses" also known as Fanny Frost. Description of her life and career, born...
Out of the Shadows
May 9, 2004
Article presents the Star Magazine's seven emerging artists for 2004. The names include: Sam Cordes, an actor; Danielle Nicole Schnebelen, singer; Scott Conner, bass singer; Anthony Oropeza, comic strip...
Quantrill and the Border Wars
Portrait and descriptions of Alice Van Ness, an actress and musician of Saint Joseph and Kansas City sympathizing with the Confederacy during the Civil War "arrested by order of General Ewing as a spy...
Robbins Devoted her Life to Theater
July 16, 2006
Friends and colleagues describe the career and contrinutions of actress Elizabeth Robbins in this article. Robbins was among the founders of Kansas City Actors Theatre.
"The goal of this thesis is to document the life of Robin Humphrey and the contribution to Kansas City's theatre history by this actress, director and educator.... These contributions will be outlined...
Ruth Grey Edgerton
Photo and bio of Ruth Edgerton, "a native of Kansas City whose talents as an actress are excelled only by her personal lovelines."
Senior portrait of actress Ruth Warrick, Class of 1934, Southwest High School, Kansas City, Missouri. Warrick went on to make her film debut in "Citizen Kane" and starred in the soap opera "All My Children."...
Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet
Exterior view of two actresses and one actor from early movie entitled Two Girls and One Bonnet produced locally by Pageant Film Corporation at Harrison Street studio in cooperation with the Missouri Valley...
Shine On: Emerging Artists for 2008
April 27, 2008
Cover story highlighting eight emerging Kansas City artists: Lauren Braton (singer/actress); members of Red Line Chemistry (rock band) - Andy Breit, Tom Brown, Brett Ditgen, Dave Fyten, and Mike Mazzarese;...
Soap Opera Star Ruth Warrick Dies at 88
January 18, 2005
A short Associated Press article which mentions the death of actress Ruth Warrick. It states that she was "born and raised in St. Joseph, Mo., left for New York after graduating from what is now the University...
St. Joseph Museum Immortalizes Actress
November 13, 2005
Brief article reporting a 2005-2006 exhibit at the St. Joseph Museum examining the life and career of actress Ruth Warrick. Warrick, who was born in St. Joseph and attended the University of Kansas City...
Talented Twins Hope to Star in TV Series
Photo and biographical article about identical twins Francie Clark and her sister Nancie Clark, 17-year-old seniors at Park Hill High School engaged in dancing and modeling since age 11 locally (including...
The Georgia Brown Dramatic School and Children's Theatre Arts, Kansas City, Missouri
Pamphlet or booklet containing a photo and biographical sketch of Jeanne Eagels, "the most ambitious child of the [Georgia Brown Dramatic School at 800 East Armour Boulevard] school's history," going on...
Photo and biographical description of Blanche Massey, a stage actress in New York City and presumably from the Kansas City or surrounding area.
The Whirlwind Life of Molly McGreevy
Photos and biographical article about Molly McGreevy, a dinner theater actress in Kansas City living in the Walnuts Apartments, born in the mid-1930s and coming to Kansas City in the 1960s from New York...
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