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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Jane F Flynn
A B Seeley
Photo and bio of Phoebe Jane Routt Ess, or Phoebe Ess (1850-1934), "the dean of Missouri clubwomen." Description of her life and career as a native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1872 as a teacher...
Photo and bio of Luther Washington, black campaign manager for Emanuel Cleaver for mayor of Kansas City, coming here from Washington, D. C. as an activist with "Camp Fire Boys & Girls."
Parents and Kids Enjoy Pokemon Day at Northeast Library
Photo and article about the "Pokemon tournament at the Northeast branch of the Kansas City Public Library" sponsored by "Oh Yea! Cards and Video, 6628 Truman Rd., and Gladstone School Camp Fire Boys and...
P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection's 117 developed photographs and 51 glass plate negatives show scenes from around the turn of the twentieth century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs...
Oviatt Shoe Store, The
Advertising card for The Oviatt Shoe Store showing a girl with a basket sitting on grass with her face resting on one hand. The image has a turquoise border with flowers and birds. Back of card says: "Trust...
Outdoor Portrait of Women
Outdoor group portrait of men and women at an unidentified park shelter. A woman holds a sign that reads "Wilson and Co. Plant Girls Picnic, 1920."
One Hundred & Happy
History of the Catholic girls' school, on its centennial, first located at 12th and Washington and moved in 1908 to 56th and Main Streets.
Oh, the Sun Shone Bright a Few Fine Days Last Week
Photos of young women in bikini-like bathing suits during hot, sunny weather.
Interior view, two unidentified nursing students, believed to be at General Hospital. Girls are holding Coca-Cola bottles.
Interior view of two unidentified little girls, probably in the nursery class.
Newhouse Seeks Location for New Girls Group Home
June 15, 2011
Article reports on failed attempt by the Newhouse shelter to open a group home for unaccompanied teenage girls in the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood. The neighborhood association rejected the proposal...
New Year's in Old Years: The Fun and Frolic Here in Days before the War
Story of girls disguising themselves in 1861 with their slaves' clothing to fool relatives.
Nelly Don Collection Finding Aid
The Nelly Don Collection contains 35 black and white photographic prints donated to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in August 2001. The donor's aunt had been an employee of the Donnelly Garment...
Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...
Nannie H. Burroughs
One-sided card with photograph of "Nannie H. Burroughs, Founder of the Training School for Women and Girls."
The card does not indicate whether the "Training School for Women and Girls" was in...
Muehlebach Hotel, Main Lobby
Postcard of the Main Lobby at the Muehlebach Hotel
Move Over, Girls, the Machine's Moving In
Essay about the forced relocation of prostitutes from their usual place between 12th, Cherry, Locust, and 13th Streets to "only two blocks over toward Troost" by the Pendergast machine, mainly due to their...
Moline Plow Co.
Advertising card for Moline Plow Co., agents for Stover Manfg. Co., showing a girl standing on a fence picking roses and holding a rake. Front of card says: “Stover Manfg. Co., Freeport, Ill. Make the...
Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture
Photo of "Girls' Dormitory, Culver-Stockton College, at Canton, Lewis County; [b]uilt in 1924."
Miss Barstow's School
Postcard of Miss Barstow's School
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