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Historic Building Named After Community Leader
September 24, 2008
In August 2008 the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) named its historic administration building in honor of civic leader and president, Karen Pletz. The building, located at Woodland...
History in the Mending
Article describes the evolution of health care in the Kansas City region, from the earliest hospitals to the establishment of large medical schools and research institutions. A decade-by-decade description...
Hospital Hill View
Aerial view of area referred to as "Hospital Hill"; includes view of General and Children's Mercy Hospitals.
Maps of the Midtown hospital district, located between Gillham, Troost, 27th, and 21st Street.
Hospital Hill: An Illustrated Account of Public Healthcare Institutions in Kansas City, Missouri
History mainly of Hospital Hill, home of the city's first public hospital in 1870, but now a complex including Truman Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital, Western Missouri Mental Health Center, the...
Hospital Looks to East
October 12, 2007
Children's Mercy Hospital has purchased nine acres for $2.9 million to build a new facility to serve eastern Jackson County. It's located near the southeast corner of Interstate 70 and Little Blue Parkway....
Hospitals and Medical Staffs
Histories of various Kansas City area hospitals and hospital associations on both sides of the state line with photos and medical staff listings from 1956. Information about the following hospitals and...
In Honor of a Pioneering Woman
History of Children's Mercy Hospital, founded by Dr. Alice Berry Graham, or Alice Graham, and her sister Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson, and the hospital's medical library at 24th...
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Photos and bio of Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson (ca. 1860-1933), co-founder of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and "described as the most important woman in Kansas City"...
Kansas City Young Matrons Club
December 20, 1987
The organization of 400 members was founded in 1917 as a volunteer service group committed to charity and advancing literacy and educational opportunity for young people. Their area philanthropies include...
Kansas City: City of Fountains
Tours the fountains and outdoor sculpture of Kansas City. No other city has so many fountains except Rome, Italy. Provides historical information and describes various fountains and historical statues....
Photos and information on Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson (ca. 1860-1933), a native of Kentucky and co-founder of Mercy Hospital (later called Children's Mercy Hospital) in Kansas...
Larrapin Lous & Bustin Babes For a Good Cause
October 10, 2012
Short article about an exhibition game that took place Oct. 15, 1927 at Muehlebach Field between teams managed by George Herman '"Babe" Ruth and "Larrapin" Lou Gehrig. The game was fundraiser for Mercy...
Little Known Medical History: Katherine B. Richardson and Children's Mercy Hospital
December 1, 1969; January 15, 1970; February 1, 1970; May 1, 1970; June 15, 1970; July 1, 1970; September 15, 1970; January 1, 1971;
Series of eight articles by a retired physician who worked with Katherine Richardson. The first three segments in particular focus on Dr. Richardson and the founding and early years of the hospital. The...
Local Health Care Expansions Surge
Review of expansions of Research Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospital.
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...
Photo and biographical sketch of William Dunn, Sr., "the chairman of J. E. Dunn Construction Company" and frequent chairman of United Way charity programs and homelessness task forces, "including the Don...
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...
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...
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