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Conservatory of Music
History of the Conservatory of Music and description of its tendency of procuring students from the Southwest heading to the East.
Contributions of William Torrey Harris to Public School Administration: A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of the Social Sciences in Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Doctoral dissertation on the contributions of William Torrey Harris (1835-1909) of Saint Louis to public school administration in the United States, with extensive information on his views on education,...
File contains one biographical article about Mrs. Countee Cullen, with photo and caption. She was the “widow of a leading Negro poet, playwright and educator” and “grew up in Kansas City.” The...
David Morton Obituary
September 29, 2011
David Morton of Prairie Village, Kansas, died September 27, 2011. Morton had dual careers in education and broadcasting for 40 years. He worked in several newsrooms and was broadcast editor at the Kansas...
Biographical sketch of David Victory Whitney, or David Whitney, president of the Kansas City College of Pharmacy at 1721 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1864 and starting out as a journalist with...
Death to Dr. David Crosthwaite
March 19, 1948
Obituary for Dr. David N. Crosthwaite, “1020 Virginia Ave., one of the pioneer teachers of Lincoln high school.” Crosthwaite was born in Tennessee in 1856 and became licensed to practice medicine in...
Death to Mrs. Inez Hunter, Teacher at R.T. Coles Vocational Junior High
September 26, 1952
Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Mrs. Inez W. Griffin Hunter, or Inez Hunter, "a teacher at the R.T. Coles Vocational and Junior high school." She was "the wife of Russell C. Hunter, a teacher...
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."...
Deaths: Art L. Lawrence
Photo and obituary for Art Lawrence, "65, of 4142 Eaton, a longtime educator and coach at Rosedale High School in Kansas City, Kansas," native to Olathe and serving as football coach for 20 years and mathematics...
Deaths: Charles E. Sebastian
Photo and obituary for Charles Eugene Sebastian, or Charles Sebastian, "55, of 1403 [West 28th Street], Independence, physical education teacher at Nowlin Junior High School," and a native of Higginsville,...
Deaths: Miss Amanda B. Rucker
Obituary for Miss Amanda Rucker, "84, of the Park Lane hotel, 4600 Nichols parkway, a teacher in the Kansas City school system" for 44 years. Native of Huntsville, Missouri starting in 1900 as a teacher...
Deaths: Miss Clara M. McCarty
Obituary for Miss Clara May McCarty, or Clara McCarty, "of 7536 Baltimore, a retired elementary school teacher in Kansas City for 42 years" and a lifelong resident of Kansas City.
Deaths: Miss Elva J. Stapp
Obituary for Miss Elva Stapp, "3800 Warwick boulevard, formerly an instructor of music" at her home in Kansas City. Native of DeKalb County, Missouri coming here about 1920 and operating "a boarding home...
Deaths: Miss Ethel Walker
Obituary for Miss Ethel Walker, "4949 Tracy, an educator here 50 years." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1900 and teaching at kindergartens in the Kansas City School District from 1904 to...
Deaths: Miss Gertrude Masters
Obituary for Miss Gertrude Masters, "92, a lifelong resident of Independence and member of a pioneer Jackson county family." Also a teacher and granddaughter of Judge Jacob Leander, a wagonmaker, "presiding...
Deaths: Miss Margaret McCaul
Obituary for Miss Margaret McCaul, "85, a retired school teacher and author" residing at 8100 Wornall Road. Description of her life and career as a native of Eagleville, Missouri, coming to Kansas City...
Deaths: Mrs. Edna Forsythe Grimshaw
Obituary for Mrs. Edna Forsythe Grimshaw, or Edna Grimshaw, "221 W. 48th, a widely known Kansas City voice teacher," born in Linneus, Missouri, and keeping a "studio at the Jenkins Music Co. more than...
Deaths: Mrs. H. James Hood
Obituary for Mrs. Louisa Davidson Hinde Hood, or Louisa Hood, "5900 Mission road, Fairway," Kansas, the wife of H. James Hood. Description of her life and career as a native of Newburg, Missouri, coming...
Deaths: Mrs. Hildred A. Orr
Obituary for Mrs. Hildred Orr, "58, a piano teacher 25 years at the Kansas City Conservatory of Music." Native of Falls City, Nebraska coming to Kansas City about 1926 and residing at 3434 Gillham Road...
Deaths: Mrs. Mabry M. Bills
Obituary for Mrs. Mabry Bills, dying at the age of 72, a teacher in Kansas City of "mathematics and science a[t] Central Junior High, Manual High, Northeast Junior High, Southwest High, and Bingham Junior...
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