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Jane Pecinovsky Fowler
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
47th and Paseo
47th and Paseo, looking east. Shows Brush Creek, portion of Paseo High School, former grounds of Electric Park.
47th Street at Virginia Avenue
View looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue, indicating plans to widen 47th Street. Shows Paseo High School, Swope Parkway, and Paseo Boulevard.
An Interview With Josephine Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
Biography of Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), Civil Rights Activist
Biography of Patricia McIlrath (1917-1999), Founder of the Missouri Repertory Theater
Bob Brookmeyer: KC Roots/UMKC Connection
Article describes the life and career of jazz musician and Kansas City native Bob Brookmeyer. Brookmeyer, "a performer of enormous stature for more than 4 decades," graduated from Paseo High School in...
Deaths and Funerals: Miss Alma Betz
Photo and obituary for Alma Betz, "90, of 300 West 51st Terrace, a teacher in the Kansas City public schools 46 years and the daughter of the late Carl Betz, founder of physical education programs in 1885."...
Harley Selvidge Dies
Photo and obituary for Harley Selvidge, "81 years old, long known as the dean of Kansas City high school coaches." Native of Holden, Missouri becoming "supervisor of boys' physical education of all high...
Brief article about the history and historic value of the Paseo High School building, designed by Charles Smith in 1924 and completed on September 9, 1926, at 4747 Flora Avenue, slated for demolition in...
History of Paseo High School
Passage on history of Paseo High School states that the school, located on the northeast corner of Houston and Flora avenues, was originally called Highlands High. The name was changed to Paseo High April...
James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid
1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990)
James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...
December 7, 1954
Biographical article about Kansas City artist John Coleman, art teacher at Paseo High School, with his watercolor painting exhibit at the Women's City Club.
Main Street and E.C. White School
View across Main Street looking east from the quarry located south of Brush Creek. E.C. White School is pictured, along with Paseo High School and the proposed parkway linking Brookside Boulevard and The...
Obituary for Miss Marguerite Zimmerman, teacher of vocal music at Paseo High School for 25 years before dying at the age of 65 in 1953.
Mary Handly Linton Papers and Slide Collection Finding Aid
Mary Handly Linton was a local poet and author of books of verse. The collection contains both her personal papers and slide collection of approximately 3800 slides. Included with the personal papers are...
Movin' on Up: Who Left KC and Made It?
Photo and biographical description of Howard Rosenberg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning "television critic for the 'Los Angeles Times'" newspaper and a former Kansas Citian. Description of his upbringing at "his...
No "Stay of Execution"; Paseo High School Falls
Article about the high school's history and controversial demolition.
On the Roots that Guide His Way
October 31-November 6, 2008
Article profiles Lee's Summit councilman Allan S. Gray. A graduate of Paseo High School and later Morehouse College, Gray returned to Kansas City in 1976 after earning a political science degree. He has...
Paseo "Friends" Attempt to Save High School Building
Article about the plans to raze the school building at 4747 Flora and the opposing efforts to preserve it.
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