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1. A Model of Commitment A Model of Commitment April 25, 2009 Photo and obituary Of Gertrude Hooker Keith (1915-2009), the first African American woman on the Kansas City school board and the first director of the Wayne Miner Housing Project. An active community...

2. AC1 Niles Home for Children AC1 Niles Home for Children 1923-1993 The Niles Home for Children Collection documents the business activities of the Niles Home for Children in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1923 to 1963.

3. Beverly Foster to Niles Home Beverly Foster to Niles Home May 6, 1956? Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about Beverly Foster, newly appointed "assistant director of the Niles Home for Children, 1911 E. 23rd St.," in 1956?. He was a native of Miami,...

4. Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children 2009

5. Former Director of Major Housing Project Dies Former Director of Major Housing Project Dies March 27, 2009 Article about the life of Dr. Gertrude Hooker Keith, 94, first director of the Wayne Miner Housing Project. She also worked on numerous community projects including the Spirit of Freedom Fountain, Bruce...

6. Health Care Institutions Health Care Institutions 2006 Portion of chapter, "School, Church, and Health", describes the development of health care institutions for African Americans. Old City Hospital or General Hospital #2 was "a point of pride for many African...

7. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (~1886-1983), publisher and writer for the Kansas City Call newspaper for the local African American community, and the wife of the paper's founder,...

8. KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More May/21/2000 Biographical sketch of Samuel Eason (?-1920), founder of "what became the Niles Home for Children," starting in 1883 as a bricklayer to take in needy African-American children to his home at 1406 Vine...

9. KC Pioneer Leads Way for Others KC Pioneer Leads Way for Others July 1, 2003 Recognition of Gertrude Keith and her many accomplishments and contributions to Kansas City. Gertrude Keith was the first black woman elected to the Kansas City school board (1970).

10. Longtime CEO Steps Down Longtime CEO Steps Down June 30, 2013 Article announces that Karen Haren is retiring from her position as executive president and CEO of Harvesters-The Community Food Bank. Haren's background with the organization is discussed. Associates...

11. Niles Home Niles Home n.d. Folder contains a small brochure which briefly details the pertinent information about the home. Cover includes a photograph of the building. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part...

12. Niles Home for Negro Children Niles Home for Negro Children

13. Philanthropy 2004 Philanthropy 2004 December 1, 2004 This issue of Ingram's includes "Industry Outlook" which features philanthropy. Includes a report of a meeting held at the Kauffman Foundation with nearly 40 interested parties, both providers and funders....

14. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p355 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p355 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 22nd Street south to E. 24th Street and from Euclid Avenue east to Park Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

15. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p355 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p355 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 22nd Street south to E. 24th Street and from Euclid Avenue east to Park Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

16. The Niles Home for Children: 100 Years of Caring and Sharing The Niles Home for Children: 100 Years of Caring and Sharing Summer//1982 History of the community center for black children at 1911 East 23rd Street, founded in 1883 by Samuel Eason.