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Kansas City, Kansas
Edie R Lambert
Lilia Garcia Jimenez
A Life in Books: Primitivo Garcia School Honors Community Hero
April 20 - 26, 2006
Primitivo Garcia School will honor Irene H. Ruiz at a special assembly on May 5, 2006. Article describes her work as an employee at Kansas City Public Library to build up Spanish language collections and...
A touch of Guatemala in Westport.
March 18-24, 2004
Article discusses Central American Textile Company in Westport, owned by Jane E. Piper.
Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month.
March/13 - 19/2003
Profiles of three Hispanic women who have achieved recognition in their community are provided. Gloria Beessenbacher is a specialist for Mexico serving in multiple roles. Susie Castro is a martial arts...
Agency Could Lose Funding
January 11, 2011
The West Side social services agency Guadalupe Center may not be able to receive county funding because Genaro Ruiz, who recently took the position of associate director of operations at Guadalupe, is...
An Interview With Lucy Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 21, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Ruben Garcia
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 24, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
Another Kind of Food Truck
August 3, 2011
The Beans & Greens Mobile Market brings a mobile unit filled with affordable fruits and vegetables to older, urban neighborhoods. Argentine, Marlborough, and the West Side benefit from this service. The...
Argentine Library and Supermarket Proceeding
December 8-14, 2011
Article discusses the new Metropolitan Avenue Redevelopment District that stretches west from the 18th Street Expressway to S. 24th Street and north from Metropolitan Avenue to the railroad tracks. A grocery...
Armourdale honors Hispanic businesses.
Article about Armourdale Renewal Associations awards to Reyna's Bakery, Taqueria Mexico and Bernardino Bravo.
Art in Columbus Park Gallery Draws a Crowd
June 5-22, 2005
Review of show by "muralist, artist, musician, actor and filmmaker" John Bonifacio Morenos.
Battered Hispanic Women Can Get Help With Their Needs
March 25-31, 2004
Article profiles Elena Morales, "program coordinator for Si Se Puede Latina Domestic Violence Intervention at El Centro, 290 S. 10th", Johnson County, Kansas.
Becky Jaramillo Receives Heart of Gold Award
March 10-16, 2005
Becky Jaramillo, Mamie Hughes, Bev Chapman and Angela Curry were the YWCA 2005 Heart of Gold Awardees for their contributions to the community.
Behind the Scenes at Parisi Artisan Coffee
August 17-23, 2006
Article profiles new coffee company owned by brothers Joe, Salvatore and Anthony Parisi. The brothers have been in business as Parisi Brothers, Inc. since 1983, doing food warehousing, processsing and...
Big Plans Downtown
March 12, 2013
Article on the YMCA of Greater Kansas City's plans to overhaul the city's network of facilities. The organization intends to build a new Y downtown to open in 2016 and renovate the Linwood YMCA at 3800...
Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights
Biography of Saturnino Alvarado (1883-1955), Civil Rights Activist
Carver Dual Language Academy
April 14-20, 2011
Article about the Carver Dual Language Academy and its principal Cornelia Clark. The Academy, located on Elmwood Avenue, cultivates bilingualism in children by teaching English to Spanish-speakers and...
Casa Mesa Imports moves to the West Side
October 30 - November 5, 2003
Article discusses Casa Mesa Imports, 3054 Southwest Boulevard. Owners Frank Motaleone aend Christian Nixon first opened the store, which sells furniture and accessories imported from Mexico, in 1999 at...
Celebrating Woman's Month
February 23 - March 2, 2006
Profiles of three prominent Kansas City-area Latinas: Mary Estrada, President of MANA, Yvonne S. Ornelas-Rios, Nurse at Cabot Westside Health Center, and Maria del Carmen Tapia-Belsito, development director...
City Council Okays Westside Downsizing
March 30 - April 5, 2006
The Kansas City Council downsized an area stretching from 26th to 31st Streets and Summit to Mercier Streets. The move is designed to preserve the historical and single-family environment by restricting...
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