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Tyner & Murphy
Information about Walt Disney (1901-1966), the famous cartoonist and animator growing up and starting his animation career in Kansas City, arriving in 1910 from Marceline, Missouri. Photos, illustrations,...
Uniforms Coming to Northeast High School
Coming this fall the students of Northeast High School will be wearing a uniform of white and khaki, similar to what students at Central High School have been wearing this year. Includes report of a meeting...
Training for Intelligent Home Ownership
Photos and article about the educational program of Edgar Jackson, "teacher of drafting" at Northeast Highschool [sic], Kansas City." Description of the enlistment of local professional interior designers...
The World War II Years At Northeast
William O. Stevens, historian of class of 1944 from Northeast High School, share his reflections on measures taken in the high school during the war years as well as how student life was affected, such...
The 6th Annual Northeast News Back To School Guide
August 3, 2005
Included in this edition of the newspaper is a section entitled "The 6th annual Northeast News Back to School Guide". A directory of local schools in the Northeast Area is included. There are seven high...
The "New Plan": Kansas City Northeast High School in the 1930's
Photo and article about the "New Plan" of accelerated education at Northeast High School in the 1930s, including a junior college program, formally called the "Northeast Accelerated Junior College Experiment."...
Still in the Game
January 17, 2005
Feature article concerning long time Kansas City high school basketball coach, William Madison. He is now 65 years old and is in his 37th season of coaching basketball in Kansas City's inner city area....
Scarritt School Class
Exterior view of a group of students identified as the 1922 graduating class from Scarritt School. Students would have gone on to Northeast High School and graduated in 1926. Students are not identified....
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid
Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...
SC11 Robert V. Harman Papers Preliminary Inventory
This collection of eight folders contains correspondence and other materials covering 1905 to 1956. It contains some family writing as well as professional correspondence and dealings with publishers of...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0621
A portion of Kansas City from Budd Park Esplanade south to Smart Avenue and from Van Brunt Boulevard east to Quincy Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1909-1938, Page p717
A portion of Kansas City from Smart Avenue south to Independence Avenue and from Lawn Avenue east to Brighton Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to...
Rivera Picked For International Match
November 3, 2004
Ray Rivera, Jr., is in Azerbaijan boxing for the US team. Rivera is a 17-year-old senior at Northeast High School. He is ranked 10th among amateur lightweight boxers in the United States. He took 2nd place...
Project Northeast Archives Tales of NEHS
October 14, 2009
Article reports on "Project Northeast," an new venture by the Northeast High School Alumni Association to record oral histories of former NEHS students. The project leader is Roberta Kipper, a 1969 graduate....
Police In Schools Rile Parents
October 8, 2003
The Kansas City School District hires police officers to staff its schools. Some parents are not happy with the situation. Northeast High School is singled out.
Other Cartoonists Connected to KC, Too
May 31, 2004
Article describes the Kansas City connections of two nationally renowned cartoonists, Bill Amend ("Foxtrot") and Mort Walker ("Beetle Bailey"). Mort Walker grew up in Kansas City's Northeast neighborhood...
One Man Designed Most Schools on the Historic List
File containing a photo and biographical article about Charles Smith (1867-1948), designer of over 50 schools as "Kansas City School District architect" for 38 years from 1898 to 1936, including Northeast...
Obituary for Margaret "Corky" Pfeiffer
November 12, 2003
Margaret "Corky" Pfeiffer died November 9, 2003. A graduate of Northeast High School, Corky was active in supporting education and received many awards and honors. She also was a well-known artist featured...
Obituary for L. Garratt Holland
May 7, 2005
Holland, son of Lou E. Holland, known by some as the ''Father of Aviation'' in Kansas City, died May 4, 2005. Holland graduated from Northeast High School in 1931. After his service in the U.S. Army, Garratt...
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