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Don Bosco Community Ce...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Anderson Photo Company
Harkins Commercial Pho...
Photo View Company
Don Bosco Opens Doors to Opportunity
Don Bosco Center now has six centers to provide services to area residents.
The DREAM Center at 5541 Forest, in the former University Heights Christian Church, is the only community center for two square miles in the heart of Kansas City. Headed by the Rev. Helen Nelson, it offers...
El Centro Raises Funds for Daycare Rehab
August 22, 2002
Article describes the capital campaign by El Centro to renovate the Academy for Children, a bilingual day care center. The building, donated by the Archdiocese of Kansas City Kansas, was formerly the St....
Enough Room to Grow: Counter to "Dreary and Dull" Religion, Services at Sheffield Family Life Attract Thousands
Photo and article about the opening of "the new sanctuary" at the "Sheffield Family Life Center, 5915 Winner Rd.," led by pastor Reverend George Westlake. History of the church organization "formerly known...
Family and Children Services of Kansas City, Incorporated
File contains borchures and many of the organization's newsletters.
For Troubled Boys: New Family, New Life
Photo and biographical article about Curtis Kenyon and his wife Elinor Kenyon, volunteer hosts and counselors for troubled boys at their home at 4940 Westwood Road. Institution known as "The Family" and...
Foundation for Exceptional Children
Brochure or pamphlet for the Greater Kansas City Foundation for Exceptional Children at 1014 West 39th Street, designed to help the mentally retarded or handicapped children.
Friends & Neighbors: A Welcome Home
Ostracized by their own culture, K.C.'s Amerasians find new friends through the Don Bosco Center.
Friends & Neighbors: Center of Attention
Whether 'poor, controversial or odd,' K. C.'s diverse community groups call Westport Allen Center home.
Girls' Parental Home
Photos and description of the "institution estabished to take custodial care of mildly delinquent, neglected, and homeless girls" from Jackson County.
Good Shepherd Manor
Photos and information on the Good Shepherd Manor (operated by the Brothers of the Good Shepherd) opened in 1967 at 3220 East 23rd Street in Kansas City for mentally and physically handicapped young men....
File contains selected newspaper and magazine articles, a couple issues of Guadalupe Center News (1972), and invitation to Spring Fiesta (1963).
Full frontal and side view; located at 1015 W. 23rd Trafficway.
Interior view of young Mexican-American women seated at a table for a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.
Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid
1925-1974 (bulk 1941-1965)
The Guadalupe Center, a Hispanic community center on the city's West Side, was founded by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club, a Catholic women's organization, in 1925. The collection includes four scrapbooks which...
Guadalupe Center marks opening of expanded site.
August 17, 2003
The opening of the newly-expanded Guadalupe Center was celebrated on August 16, 2003 with a Mass, procession to the Center carrying the restored Madonnas, and festivities. Started in 1919 in three white...
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 1, Page 01
Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church next door.
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 1, Page 02
Full front view of the Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center.
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