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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
March 2, 2011
Metropolitan Community College's Penn Valley Campus is home to a "virtual hospital," where students learn by simulations and a surgical dummy. The facilities are the most comprehensive in the Kansas City...
A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City
Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....
AC48 Dr. Girard T. Bryant Collection Finding Aid
The Dr. Girard T. Bryant Collection contains items related to the professional life of educator Dr. Girard T. Bryant.
Agency Hires New President
Photo and biographical article about Andrea Shelton, new president of the Don Bosco Center in Kansas City and "former associate dean of student services at Penn Valley Community College."
An Angry Advocate
May 28, 1988
Biographical article about Julia Hill, "long a leader in local civil rights campaigns" and a 65-year-old (in 1988) prominent member of the Kansas City school board. The article discusses Hill's involvements...
An interview with Jeremiah Cameron
Tape recording interview with local educator Jeremiah Cameron. Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded April 11, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8...
An Interview With Lydia Estevez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 30, 1978. 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 typed guide to contents....
An Interview With Robert Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 1, 1977. 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....
An Interview With Robert Parra
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 29, 1977. 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....
An Interview With Ruben Garcia
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 24, 1981. 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....
Artist Brings Her Joy to Kansas City
September 29, 2011
Article on native Kansas City artist Rita Blitt and exhibits of her work at Longview and Penn Valley Community Colleges. Her paintings and sculptures "are noted for their colorful, sweeping, swirling lines...
Bill Craig Named Student Assistant to Chancellor
File containing a biographical article about Bill Craig, a 27-year-old "Penn Valley Community College student" named "the new student assistant to the Chancellor of the Junio College District of Metropolitan...
Biography of Francisco Ruiz (1929-1993), Educator and Writer
Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader
Career Center: New Start to College or Job
Photos and article about the Penn Valley Community College's "Career Center, a conglomerate of skill training programs offered without cost to people who need them" in Kansas City.
Community Colleges Getting Pinched as Numbers Swell
July 27, 2009
Article describes large increases in enrollment at area community colleges. Economic conditions are sending more people back to school to learn new skills and fewer can afford the tuition at four-year...
Elizabeth Layton at Carter Art Center
May 1, 2005
Review of show, Elizabeth Layton, at Carter Art Center, (Penn Valley Community College).
April 13, 2002
View of the Firefighters Fountain at 31st and Pennsylvania in Kansas City, Missouri. Looking toward the south, the Penn Tower Office Center is in view on the left, as well as part of Penn Valley Community...
For the Children's Sake: Compensation for Caregivers Key to Future Success
Photos and biographical article about four area child-care professionals, with discussion on "the state of child care in Greater Kansas City." Description of the following professionals: (1) Kyle Matchell,...
Former Business Executive, Philanthropist Dies at 87
August 17, 2004
Obituary for John B. Francis, former chairman of Puritan Bennett Corp. When Francis retired in 1986, he ended his family's control of the company founded by his father, Parker B. Francis, in 1913. The...
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