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Saint Teresa's Academy
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Mary Lucida Savage
John B Gallagher Compa...
A High School That Works
August 9, 2006
The class of 2010 will be the first graduating class from Cristo Rey Kansas City, a Catholic, college-prep high school. Students spend one day a week working primarily in a business and this helps to pay...
An Interview With Elvis Gibson
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded February 20, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Lydia Estevez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 30, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....
An Interview With Mary Lou Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 26, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Richard Estevez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded November 19, 1977. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
At St. Bernadette, Last Day Is Bittersweet
May 31, 2003
Article about the closing of St. Bernadette Catholic School located at 9020 E. 51st Terrace. The school had been in existence for 43 years. There were 80 students enrolled during the last year compared...
Back to School in Historic Northeast
Supplement included in the newspaper which features various schools both public and private in the Northeast Area.
Biography of Edwin O'Hara (1881-1956), Clergyman
Bishop Hogan High Faces an Uncertain Future
Describes the fiscal problems of Bishop Hogan High School and efforts to broaden its base of support within the community.
Bishop Hogan School
Partial frontal view; located at 1221 Meyer.
Bishop John J. Sullivan Preschool Celebrates 20 Years
Photos and article about the 20-year anniversary of the "Bishop John J. Sullivan Preschool" at 3208 Lexington Avenue, soon "to become one of the first accredited preschool[s] in the Kansas City-St. Joseph...
Called to Account
November 1, 1986
Photos and biographical article about Reverend Maurice Van Ackeren, 75-year-old chancellor and former president of Rockhurst College on 51st Street in Kansas City, known for his money-raising and political...
Catholic Churches, Saint Monica's Catholic Church and School
Corner, street level view identified on back of photograph as Saint Monica's Church and school, located at 17th and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Also noted as African American in Olive Hoggins...
Identification with photo reads, "The first addition to the Catholic School-house when it became a convent. Built in 1867 picture taken about 1869."
Information about the following schools and colleges: (1) Lillis High School, (2) Loretto Academy, (3) Notre Dame de Sion, (4) Redemptorist Fathers College and Seminary, (5) Rockhurst College, (6) Saint...
Photos and information on various Catholic schools in Kansas City's history.
Mention of the opening of the Catholic schools of Saint Patrick's and Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the context of Catholic school expansion in western Missouri.
Christ the King School to Close
April 15, 2013
Brief article on plans to close Christ the King Catholic School at 85th Street and Wornall Road after the end of the 2012-2013 academic year. The decision to close the school after 68 years of operation...
Close Up: Father Van Ackeren--Rockhurst College's Alter Ego
April 17, 1975
Photo and biographical article about Reverend Maurice Van Ackeren, 63-year-old president of Rockhurst College since 1951 (then only composed of three buildings on its campus on Troost Avenue) and a native...
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