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Julius a Karash
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
50 Years of Caring Comfort For Kids
July 5, 2004
Article which features Adele Hall and her involvement over the years with Children's Mercy Hospital. She has spent countless hours at the hospital and her family has donated millions of dollars to the...
A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes
October 1, 2004
Former Champions Tour has been renamed the Bayer Advantage Classic and has moved its venue to the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park. The Champions Tour was at Loch Lloyd in Belton for eight...
A History of Children's Mercy Hospital
Story of the founding and growth of Children's Mercy Hospital, at first run only by women such as the founder, Katherine Berry Richardson.
A Kansas City Negro Honored
February 10, 1930
File containing a brief biographical article about Dr. Walter Maddux, a native of Kansas City, Kansas, and newly appointed head of pediatrics "in the great hospital that is to be erected in Chicago for...
Obituary for Miss Anna Anderson, superintendent of Children's Mercy Hospital from 1921 to 1943, dying on November 30, 1960.
Area Scientists & Researchers Drive the Life Sciences Movement
Article about plans for "transforming Kansas City into a national center for biomedical sciences" and research in the biological sciences, with photos and descriptions of leaders of local institutions...
Babe Ruth File
Photos and information (from newspaper clippings) on visits to Kansas City in 1924 and 1931 by baseball star Babe Ruth (1895-1943). Ruth played in an Oct. 13, 1924 benefit baseball game at Meuhlebach Field...
Begging for Mercy
Photos and biographical article about Rand O'Donnell, "the 43-year-old CEO of Children's Mercy Hospital" since about 1993.
Biography of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird (1856-1937), Company President and Philanthropist
Biography of Avis Elida Smith (1851-1941), Physician
Biography of Katharine Berry Richardson (1860-1933), Founder and First Director of Children's Mercy Hospital
Biography of Linda Hall (1859-1938), Benefactor
Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children
Bridge Named For Hospital Founders
December 2, 2004
Short notice indicating that the Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners had voted to name a bridge over Anderson Avenue in the Northeast area after Katharine Berry Richardson and Alice...
Spotlight on Kansas City's Top 10 companies for 2009: Children's Mercy Hospital, Colormark Printing, Cafe Trio, Teva Neuroscience, DLR Group, H.M.S. Beagle, Highland Outdoor, Lockton, University of Kansas...
April 6-12, 2012
The 2012 Capstone Awards is a supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal, which "honors outstanding real estate development projects and transactions throughout the community." Some of the projects...
Photo and bio of Charles Mumford Bush, or Charles Bush, a Kansas City lawyer from Ohio and Michigan starting in the first decade of the 1900s, involved in the Priests of Pallas, and "considered one of...
Chidren's Mercy Hospital
Child Philanthropist Helps Children's Mercy Hospital
December 18, 2009
Article profiles nine-year old Jack Novoor, who has raised nearly $6,000 for Children's Mercy Hospital. The December 2009 fundraiser at the Jumping Jax recreation center will be the fourth that Novoor...
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