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A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties
File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...
A War Is Being Waged Against Rape in Kansas City!
Article about Kansas City's high rate of rape yet "one of the most innovative cities in creating community education measures and treatment centers," with facilities such as the Rape Treatment Center at...
Beat the Devil: How to Deal with Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Discussion of treatment options for drug addictions.
Biography of Arthur Mag (1896-1981), Lawyer
Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader
Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader
C. Rouss Gallop
Portrait of C. Rouss Gallop, Director of Missouri's Public Health, Welfare and Mental Diseases Departments and speaker at the SCBA luncheon, Dec. 1, 1959.
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,...
Postcard of the City Hospital
Organization founded in1969 in England "offering friendship and sharing of feelings for those who have lost a child."
Comprehensive Mental Health Services
June 25, 1905
History of Comprehensive Mental Health Services, formerly Northeastern Jackson County Mental Health Center, founded in 1969. Further information is provided in a Missouri First-Person Interview with CMHS...
Family and Children Services of Kansas City, Incorporated
Greater Kansas City Mental Health Foundation [Report Update to the SCANS Report]
Study updating the previous National Study Service's Survey on Children's Agencies Needs and Service (SCANS), evaluating services for troubled children in Jackson County through juvenile correction, schools,...
H. M. Hardwicke
Portrait believed to be Dr. H. M. Hardwicke, an assistant in Missouri's Public Health, Welfare and Mental Diseases Departments. He spoke at the luncheon meeting of December 1, 1959, held at the World War...
History of the Kansas City Association For Mental Health
May 15, 1905
An 11 page photocopied typescript giving the history of the Kansas City Association for Mental Health, earlier known as the Kansas City Mental Hygiene Society.
Hope and Help for the Mind
Discussion of various techniques of mental health for women, both traditional (religion, regular counseling, etc.) and "alternative" (Gestalt therapy, biofeedback, transcendental meditation, etc.).
Hospital Hill: An Illustrated Account of Public Healthcare Institutions in Kansas City, Missouri
History mainly of Hospital Hill, home of the city's first public hospital in 1870, but now a complex including Truman Medical Center, Children's Mercy Hospital, Western Missouri Mental Health Center, the...
Jo Ann Field
This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Jo Ann Field, Chairman, International Advisory Board,...
Kansas and Its Prohibition Enforcement
Article about the federal and state enforcement of prohibition of alcohol in Kansas, describing its history of problems along the Missouri border near Kansas City, Saint Joseph, and Joplin, Missouri, with...
Kansas City Mental Health Foundation
Photos and information on the Kansas City Mental Health Foundation, established in 1950 "as a non-profit corporation, to establish and operate faciliites for the prevention and treatment of mental disorders,...
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