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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Jane F Flynn
A B Seeley
Sculpture At Royal Displays Girls' Bond
November 19, 2003
Ashley Curl and Ashley Sprouse both loved horses and competed at the American Royal. They were killed in a car accident on August 26, 2001. A bronze sculpture depicting the girls riding together and titled...
Scene From Movie Two Girls and One Bonnet
Back of photograph reads, "William T. Hayes and Ethel Quinn in Two Girls and One Bonnet, a Kansas City made photoplay".
Bloody Bill Anderson
Biographical article about William "Bloody Bill" Anderson, or William Anderson (ca. 1840-1864), the notorious and savage guerrilla leader during the Civil War, describing the motives for his actions, including...
A Century of Missouri Music
Biographical descriptions of Jessie Gaynor (1863-1921), author of "a series of juvenile works for the piano," listing several of her song titles. Description of her life and career, born in Saint Louis...
Girls in a Group
Blurry group scene of older girls [in school uniform?] outside in Kansas City, Missouri. A woman and man are also in group. Photo taken by Anna.
Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth
Book of photos and descriptions of many area Catholic churches, schools, hospitals, and orphanages such as Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home, St. Joseph Orphan Home for Girls, Old Home Littler Sisters of the...
SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid
Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...
Those Harvey Girls Came with Railroad
Brief history of the Harvey Girls and their place in the movement to the West.
SC88 Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s]
Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...
Sisters of Saint Joseph in Kansas City
Chapter in the book about the Sisters of St. Joseph in Missouri between 1836 - 1920. Included in this account is a section concerning Kansas City and the sisters involvement here. Father Bernard Donnelly...
SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
Clippings about several charitable organizations and individuals, including the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations, the Florence Crittenton home for black girls, the Mental Health Foundation,...
Two Girls and One Bonnet
Collection containing material on the motion picture "Two Girls and One Bonnet," by the Pageant-Film Corporation.
Girls and Dolls
October 9, 2007
Color pictures of young girls modeling outfits that match the different American Girl dolls, including Katelyn Struckle, 9 of Olathe, Tai Barber-Gumbs, 10, of Overland Park, Melinda Sanchez, 10 of De Soto,...
Girls in the 'Hood
Describes the neighborhood and living conditions of Cherri West, mother of 10-year-old Pamela Butler, who was kidnaped and killed in October of 1999.
Thank Heaven for Little Girls
Description of pre-teen pageant business.
The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation
December 6, 2008
Description of the Ali Kemp Educational Foundation (T.A.K.E.) founded by Roger Kemp in memory of his daughter Ali who was murdered at a Leawood swimming pool in June of 2002. The foundation provides girls...
St. Joseph's Orphan Home for Girls
April 6, 1905
Description of the foundation of the orphanage in 1880.
Jackson County Institutional Homes
Descriptions of Jackson County institutions "[u]nder the direct control of the County Court," including the "McCune Home for Boys, Jackson County Home for the Aged and Infirm, the Jackson County Girls'...
SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid
Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...
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