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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC28 Sumner High School Photograph Finding Aid
The collection contains one photograph showing the 1949 graduating class of Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas.
AC31 Wallace Ragtime Collection Finding Aid
The Wallace Ragtime Collection contains sheet music, programs, playbills, and other materials concerning the history of ragtime, jazz, and other music genres.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
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.
AC54 Education and Schools Archival Vertical Files Finding Aid
The Education and Schools Archival Vertical Files contain documents, photographs, and other items related to African American education and schools.
AC7 Sumner High School Collection Finding Aid
The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986
AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid
The Lincoln High School Collection contains yearbooks, photographs, and ephemera that document the activities of faculty, staff, and students at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
Academie Lafayette Prepares Students for Successful Futures
March 28-April 3, 2008
Academie Lafayette, at 69th and Oak Streets, is a French-language charter school. Students at the school "consistently exceed the state average on the Missouri Assessment Program despite learning the material...
Accepting the Differences to Make a Difference
Discusses programs within the Kansas City School District to accommodate the needs of disabled students.
Accidental President: How a Chance Encounter Led Karen Pletz to the Top Post at Missouri's Largest Medical School
Photo and biographical article about Karen Pletz, "the first female president of the largest medical school in Missouri" starting in 1995 at "the University of Health Science's College of Osteopathic Medicine"...
Accreditation Is Lost
September 21, 2011
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has stripped the Kansas City, Missouri, School District of its accreditation. The change in status takes place January 1, 2012. If the district...
ACE Backers Stage Protest
April 14, 2012
On Friday, April 13, 2012, “the founders of Kansas City’s African-centered education program summoned all the campus’s children, staff and its drum corps to rally against the school district’s...
Actor's Charity Takes up KC Cause
February 21, 2012
The Make It Right Foundation (founded by Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt) and BNIM architects will renovate the former Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy Ave. that was closed in 2000. "The $14 million project...
Adams Public School
Full corner view of Adams School located at 23rd and Mercier Street. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Adele McHatton.
Adult Education Night Classes
File containing information (several brochures from the 1960s) on the evening high school education programs for adults held at Westport High School (315 East 39th Street), Central High School (3221 Indiana...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2
Second article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1867-1888 and includes information on the early development...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 3 of 7
Third article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1889-1897. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
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