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1. $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast January 26, 2011 The construction of a new Northeast community center is closer to reality with the help of a $2.5 million Economic Development Initiative (EDI) grant. The proposed site at 9th and Van Brunt would also...

2. A Case Study of the Agnes Ward Amberg Club of Kansas City, Mo. A Case Study of the Agnes Ward Amberg Club of Kansas City, Mo. 1929 A 13-page typewritten paper about the history and organizational structure of the club as well as the service given. Includes mention of Guadalupe Center, Holy Rosary Center, St. Francis Health Center,...

3. A New Home to Grow A New Home to Grow December/6/2000 Photo and article about the relocation of the Esplanade Senior Center from "the basement of Unico Hall on Van Brunt" Boulevard to the Holy Cross Church planned for February 2001. History of the center,...

4. A Pillar of the Community A Pillar of the Community January 21, 2009 Guadalupe Centers, Inc., is celebrating 90 years of service to the Latino community and the 30th anniversary of its executive director, Cristobal Medina. Reported to be the oldest Latino organization in...

5. A Powerful Beacon at Whatsoever A Powerful Beacon at Whatsoever March 19, 2008 Article describing the history of the Whatsoever Community Center located at 1201 Ewing St. in the Sheffield neighborhood. Orginally a soup kitchen founded in 1915 by a group of women from the Independence...

6. A Transformation Worthy of Some Celebration A Transformation Worthy of Some Celebration September 18, 2013 Article reports on the opening of the Mary L. Kelly Community Center in the vacated Graceland Elementary School building at 2803 E. 51st Street. The non-profit agency Upper Room, in conjuction with neighborhood...

7. Actor's Charity Takes up KC Cause Actor's Charity Takes up KC Cause February 21, 2012 The Make It Right Foundation (founded by Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt) and BNIM architects will renovate the former Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy Ave. that was closed in 2000. "The $14 million project...

8. Aged and Aging Aged and Aging Photos, illustrations, and information on aged or elderly people and related senior centers for them in the Kansas City area.

9. Agencies Find Home at Thacher Agencies Find Home at Thacher December 7 - 13, 2006 The Thacher Multicultural Center at 5008 Independence Avenue provides "an array of services to English language learners and their families" in the Kansas City School District. A number of community agencies...

10. Agency Hires New President Agency Hires New President December/19/2001 Photo and biographical article about Andrea Shelton, new president of the Don Bosco Center in Kansas City and "former associate dean of student services at Penn Valley Community College."

11. Agency Seeks New Leader Agency Seeks New Leader June 18, 2003 Dr. Andrea Shelton has resigned from her position as president of the Don Bosco Centers. She served for 17 months and has been replaced by William Elliott as interim president.

12. Aguirre Community Center Update Aguirre Community Center Update February/20/2003 Article describes the problems of the Tony Aguirre Community Center, which is still not completed four years after it was begun. Budget problems, poor building design and problems with the builder have...

13. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the general charity industry in Kansas City and various charitable institutions such as Associated Charities (at 1115 Charlotte Street), the Catholic Ladies' Aid Society (in the...

14. Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate 1999

15. Biography of Dorothy Gallagher (1894-1982), Social Worker Biography of Dorothy Gallagher (1894-1982), Social Worker 1999

16. Brother, Can You Spare Some Time Brother, Can You Spare Some Time December//1990 Programs for aiding and sheltering the homeless.

17. Call on Girl's Facile Pen Call on Girl's Facile Pen October/16/1971 Photo and biographical article about Lisa Anne Kerford, or Lisa Kerford, a black "Southwest High School senior art student" drawing artwork "for the students' and teachers' course workbooks" also with...

18. Calvary Community Wellness Center Hosts Grand Opening Calvary Community Wellness Center Hosts Grand Opening Fall 2008 Article about the opening of Calvary Community Wellness Center, 3002 Holmes, with information about its parent church, Calvary Temple at 2940 Holmes.

19. Carver Community Center Carver Community Center March-June//1981 File containing articles about Carver Community Center.

20. Carver Neighborhood Unit Moves to New Quarters Carver Neighborhood Unit Moves to New Quarters August/27/1965 Photo, caption, and article about the relocation of the "George Washington Carver Neighborhood center" from "its old location at 1608 Campbell street, where it has been since 1943, to the educational building...