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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
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...
Smithville--A Town With A Past Worth Remembering
Description of development of Smithville in Clay County. The Humphery "Yankee" Smith, his wife, and five children came to the Little Platte River valley in 1822. In 1824, Smith built a new mill at the...
Small Child with Dog
Outdoor scene of a toddler posing with a terrier dog.
Slow Food: Kids, Community Come Together to Garden
May 18, 2006
Article discusses the community garden at St. Peter's Episcopal Church Preschool at 100 E. Red Bridge Road established by the local chapter of Slow Food USA. It is part of the Slow Food movement called...
Show-Crew Arrival Means Dad's Prime-Time Reward
March 31, 2005
Photos and article about the makeover of the home of Kansas City firefighter Stephen Johnson and his five children by the ABC series ''Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'' Johnson was nominated by MAST paramedic...
Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies
Biographical sketches of Dr. Alice Berry Graham (or Alice Graham, a dentist) and her sister Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson (or Katherine Richardson, a physician), founders of Children's Mercy Hospital...
View of unidentified children swimming at Sheffield Pool and Shelter Building.
She's Retired, But Not Resting
July 1, 2012
Article on former director of social services for Children's Mercy Hospital, Alice Kitchen. Kitchen began volunteering at the Guadalupe Center in the 1950s as a teenager, and the experience prompted her...
Unidentified men, women, and children in Shawnee Park.
Seven Oaks School Kindergarten
Interior view of Seven Oaks School kindergarten with children seated in chairs listenting to a story read by their teacher, Miss Gladys Wilson. The children's names and addresses are included on a separate...
Seven Oaks School
Group portrait of students before school entrance; located at 3711 Jackson.
Services for Bishop Emanuel Newton
April 6-12, 2007
Article and obituary for Bishop Emanuel Newton, 72, founder and pastor of Kansas City's Christian Tabernacle Church. Newton was born October 18, 1935, in Moffet, Oklahoma, and was the youngest of 14 children....
September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks, Commemoration
September 11, 2002
At the commemoration, an unidentified woman hands out American flags to children.
Senior Focus: Making Music Kid-Style
Profile of the Gant Sisters Studio and their careers of teaching and entertaining young children with music, headquartered at the Ranch Mart Shopping Center.
Selling From The Mouths of Babes
June 8, 2003
Pros and cons about using children for sports marketing, particularly Mark Walker, Jr., a Lee's Summit three-year old basketball prodigy capable of making 18 baskets in a row. Reebok, the world's No. 2...
Screenwriter Living in KC, Still Working in Hollywood
April 24, 2005
Screenwriter Dan Taylor moved his family back to Kansas City after living a decade in Los Angeles as a script writer. ''Although he's still in the feature film biz, Taylor's current love is the children's...
Scoping Out Biotech's Next Move
March 7, 2006
Interview with Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr., chairman of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute. He discusses his efforts to establish a biosciences corridor in the bistate area. ''The Kansas City Area...
School, with a Downtown Vibe
April 30, 2012
The Crossroads Academy at 1015 Central is set to open on September 4, 2012. The kindergarten through fifth-grade school will provide a "urban-steeped education" to 170 children. The opening of the school...
Group portrait of unidentified boys posed before unidentified school.
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