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Julius a Karash
James L Soward
Your Kansas City and Mine
Photo and biographical sketch of black physician Dr. P. C. Turner, or Percy Turner, originally from Independence and becoming "Superintendent of City General Hospital Number 2" from 1933 to 1947, also...
The History of Dentistry in Missouri
Reference in the book's index to a dentist, Alice A. Graham, or Alice Graham, presumably the same as Dr. Alice Berry Graham, or Alice Graham of Kansas City.
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...
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...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page p275
A portion of northeast Kansas City from E. 3rd Street south to Independence Avenue and from Lydia Avenue east to Woodland Avenue, showing buildings, parks, and streets. Large numbers at edges of pages...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p185
A portion of Kansas City from E. Missouri Avenue south to Independence Avenue and from Highland Avenue east to Maple Boulevard, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Description of Dr. Robert Schauffler as "an orthopedic doctor" and one of the first local physicians to work at Children's Mercy Hospital.
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Renaming Anderson Bridge
September 1, 2004
Both local historian and writer Dory DeAngelo and photographer David Remley are heading an effort to rename the Anderson Bridge in the Northeast area to the Graham-Richardson Memorial Bridge. This would...
Randall O'Donnell: Colorful, Exciting Setting, Quality of Care Sets Standard for Children's Hospital
Photograph and brief interview of Randall O'Donnell, president and chief executive officer of Children's Mercy Hospital.
R.R. Brewster 1922 Senate Campaign
Articles about the failed campaign for the United States Senate for Missouri of Reginald Brewster, or R. R. Brewster in 1922, with illustration and information about his speech in Warrensburg supporting...
August 8-14, 2008
As part of a special section on health care, this article summarizes resurgence on Hospital Hill as the institutions there all undertake expansion and improvement projects. Included map "Hospital Hill...
Philanthropic Profile: Children's Mercy
Photo and description of the leading-edge health care programs at Children's Mercy Hospital, especially with heart surgeries and the like, with a brief history of the institution started about 1897.
Osteopathic University to Expand Research Studies
June 4, 2004
On July 1, 2005, the University of Health Sciences will change its name to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. The University of Health Sciences has been in existence for 88 years. It plans...
One More for The Kids
December 12, 2003
Discussion of the Children's Mercy Hospital Golf Classic inaugurated by Tom Watson. Watson announced that June 2004, which will be the 25th one, will be the last. Article details some of the improvements...
O'Donnell Doesn't Kid About Children's Care
August 3-9, 2007
Article profiles Randall O'Donnell, CEO of Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.
Mercy Hospital: Statement of Service Year Ending Sept. 30, 1915
Brief summary of services and costs provided by the hospital.
Massive Expansion is Set for Launch
December 7, 2007
An $800 million expansion project at Children's Mercy Hospital will begin in a few weeks and is expected to take 12-15 years to complete. "The three-phase project will add 216 inpatient beds to the Hospital...
Makeover for Gillham Will Ease Traffic
July 5, 2006
The section of Gillham Road that sweeps between Children's Mercy Hospital and the back of the Hyatt Regency Crown Center is set for a major makeover. At this area Gillham Road, Oak, 22nd, and Locust come...
Photo and biographical description of Cheryl Harris, 47-year-old co-founder of Cradles and Crayons, "a day-care center for children with special needs" and co-founder of "the newborn intensive care unit...
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