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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Missouri Baptist Gener...
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L M Lawson
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Dr. Bennett Clark Hyde, or B. Clark Hyde, "police physician and surgeon, Kansas City, Missouri," born in Cooper County, Missouri, in 1872 and coming to the Kansas City area (William...
Adults Flock Back to School
William Jewell College, Johnson County Community College, Park College, UMKC, etc.
Alexander William Doniphan (1808-1887)
Third Quarter 1993
Brief look at the life of Alexander Doniphan who moved to Liberty, Missouri, in 1833. Highlights as his most outstanding accomplishment the leadership of the First Missouri Regiment in the Mexican War....
Photo and information on Charles Smith (1867-1948), architect of the Kansas City School District from 1898 to 1936. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City in 1898 as a designer of several public schools...
Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small
Description of two successive ministers at the Calvary Baptist Church, Reverend W. S. Abernathy from 1911 to 1921, and D. J. Evans, starting in 1921, formerly the president of William Jewell College.
Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman
Biography of Victor Speas (1889-1970), Businessman and Philanthropist
Brooking's Interest in Education Wide
First of a two-part biographical article about Alvin Brooking (1796-1857), describing his role in the organization of William Jewell College in Clay County, Missouri, in the late 1840s, his tenure as Jackson...
By the Light of the Moon
Photo and description of Nita Geilker, an "adjunct instructor at William Jewell College" and at the corporate classroom, starting as an English teacher in the early 1970s and becoming known as the "grammar...
College Devastated by Storm
May 6, 2003
Photos and description of destruction at William Jewel College by the May 4, 2003, tornado.
Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition]
//1988 (1899 in first edition)
One long paragraph of biography about James Clark, "of the faculty of William Jewell college, Liberty, Mo.," born in Virginia, involved in the Civil War, and moving to Liberty, Missouri, in 1873 "to accept...
Deaths: Mrs. Abbie Burton, Jr.
Obituary for Mrs. Abbie Johnson Burton, or Abbie Burton, "5049 Wornall, daughter of the late W. D. Johnson, millionaire cattleman, landowner and benefactor of William Jewell College." Description of Abbie's...
Deaths: Mrs. John F. Herget
Obituary for Mrs. Johanna Herget, "68, wife of Dr. John F. Herget, president of William Jewell college from 1928 to 1942."
Deaths: P. Caspar Harvey
Photo and obituary for P. Caspar Harvey, "retired professor of English composition at William Jewell College and former Liberty city councilman," who was born in Gallatin, Missouri, and lived in Liberty...
Discussion of Homosexuality Stirs William Jewell Campus
Describes the aftermath of a gay and lesbian forum held on the campus of William Jewell College.
Dr. John F. Herget Dies: Former William Jewell President Was 86
Photo and obituary for John Herget, former president of William Jewell College and "Baptist minister 62 years," a native of Saint Louis coming to Kansas City in 1909 as pastor of the 9th Street Baptist...
Education in Clay County, Missouri
This section gives a history of various schools in Clay County including: Liberty Male and Female Seminary, Liberty Female Institute, Liberty Female College, Clay Seminary (founded by James Love), Hawthorne...
Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Hardin (1820-1892), a Missouri governor and native of Kentucky and graduate of William Jewell College moving to Fulton, Missouri about 1843 as a lawyer, becoming...
Founding and Location of William Jewell College
History of William Jewell College located in Liberty, Missouri and written by L. M. Lawson who was a youthful witness or had contact with those who were the principal participants of the founding of the...
Gone But Not Forgotten
August 15, 2004
Article details the life and career of Charlie Richard, former head football coach at Baldwin University, on the occasion of his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Richard built Baker into...
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