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1. A Visit by Helen Keller: Blind Leader Stops Here on the Way to Japan A Visit by Helen Keller: Blind Leader Stops Here on the Way to Japan March/27/1937 Photo and biographical article about Helen Keller, a prominent leader of blind people, staying in Kansas City "for a 2-day visit at the home of R. Bryson Jones" at 1045 West 56th Street on her way to a...

2. Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid June/30/1969 Photo and obituary for Allen Swanson, or Swede Swanson, "59 years old, who became a well-known sportsman ["trapshooter"] in Greater Kansas City even though he was confined to a wheel chair most of his...

3. Beauty at Finger Tips: Helen Keller Returns with Joys of the Orient Beauty at Finger Tips: Helen Keller Returns with Joys of the Orient September 6, 1937 Photo and article about Helen Keller's return to Kansas City after her 5-month tour of the Orient at the Hotel Muehlebach, discussing the beauty of the area but also the dangerous war conditions.

4. Biography of Harry Wiggins (1932-2004), Lawyer and Legislator Biography of Harry Wiggins (1932-2004), Lawyer and Legislator 2009;

5. Blindness Blindness

6. Caroline Slater Obituary Caroline Slater Obituary September/18/1970 Obituary for Miss Caroline Slater, founder of the Kansas City League for the Hard of Hearing, dying at the age of 78 on September 16, 1970.

7. Crest Lyn, Incorporated Crest Lyn, Incorporated

8. D. M. Nigro D. M. Nigro Photos and information on Dr. D. M. Nigro, president of Unico National organization (for orphans) and the Rockne Club of America (for handicapped children) with offices in the Argyle Building at 1222 McGee...

9. Deaf Deaf Information (mainly flyers or brochures) on deaf people in Kansas City, including the Kansas City League for the Hard of Hearing at 8 East 9th Street and the Kansas City Society for the Hard of Hearing...

10. Deaths: Mrs. Paul S. May Deaths: Mrs. Paul S. May April/24/1974 Obituary for Mrs. Gladys May, "48, of 120 [West 61st Terrace], a founder of the H. E. E. D. (Help Educate Emotionally Disturbed) School," later "known as the Children's Special Education Center, 400 [West...

11. Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' June/30/1974 Biographical article about the 75th wedding anniversary of Charles Coombs, and his wife, Elsie Coombs, married in a secret wedding on July 4, 1899 before moving from Joplin, Missouri, to the Kansas City...

12. Enabling the Artist Within Enabling the Artist Within October 20, 2004 Article features art works of Virginia Kellogg and Curt Stokes both who received therapy at the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City. ''They participated in the agency's first major fund-raiser, Arts...

13. Foundation for Exceptional Children Foundation for Exceptional Children 1963, ca. 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.

14. Garrett A. Walsh Dies Garrett A. Walsh Dies September/9/1961 Photo and obituary for Garrett Walsh, "75 years old, a prominent insurance man and realtor here" with residence at 4908 West 83rd Street in Prairie Village, Kansas. Native of California, Missouri coming...

15. Good Shepherd Manor 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....

16. It Comes from the Heart It Comes from the Heart September-October//1949 Illustration and article about "Kansas City's new Rehabilitation Institute," an institution for the aid of disabled or handicapped people, opened in 1947 as a charitable organization to supplement the...

17. It Says Here. .. It Says Here. .. December/29/1960 Description of Harry Sender, "a dealer in rare books" at his home at 712 East 47th Street, receiving no charge from veterinarian Dr. Walter Leonpacher at the Westport Dog and Cat Hospital (at 3632 Main...

18. Kansas City Association for the Blind Kansas City Association for the Blind

19. Kansas City Employs the Handicapped Kansas City Employs the Handicapped November//1944 Article discussing the training, organization, and employment of physically handicapped people in Kansas City.

20. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Catherine Condon Hale, or Catherine Hale (1868-1947), "the good Samaritan of the blind community" residing at 3217 Summit Street. Description of her life and career as a native of Chicago...