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161. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri During the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri During the Sixties //192? Reminiscence of western freighter J. T. Palmer about a Kansas City area Civil War experience circa 1861, written in 1878-1879 before his death at the age of 94 near Independence. Description of his capture...

162. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //192? Stories of terrorizing of Missouri women by military men from both sides: "Jayhawkers" and "Bushwhackers" during the war.

163. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //192? Book of reminiscences of women of the Confederacy during the Civil War in Missouri.

164. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //192? Reminiscence by Mrs. J. W. Holmes of Kansas City about "a night of terror" for her during the Civil War, involving a raid on her house in Jackson County because of her brother's Confederate sympathies....

165. Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States //1942-1943 Biographical sketch of William Volker, a manufacturer and civic leader of Kansas City. Born in Germany in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as president of William Volker & Company, manufacturers...

166. Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women //1964-1965 Biographical sketch of Taylor Starck, an educator born in Independence, Missouri in 1889 and becoming a professor of German language and culture in Europe and at Ivy League colleges, etc.

167. Enterprising Women Enterprising Women //1976 Chapter in the book which highlights both Ida Rosenthal, founder of Maindenform, Inc., and Kansas City's Nell Donnelly Reed and her Nelly Don dresses.

168. Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography //1978 Book (co-written by Kansas City author Sherry Piland) with illustrations and annotated bibliographic entries about women artists in history, etc.

169. Jazz Women at the Keyboard Jazz Women at the Keyboard //1983 Chapters of the book about Midwestern women pianists and keyboard players, mostly in the jazz style. Photos and description of Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981), a black jazz pianist born in Atlanta and coming...

170. Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies //1989 Biographical sketches of Dr. Alice Berry Graham (or Alice Graham, a dentist) and her sister Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson (or Katherine Richardson, a physician), founders of Children's Mercy Hospital...

171. Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies //1989 Portrait and biographical description of Jessie Ann Benton Fremont (alternately spelled Jesse Fremont), or Jessie Fremont (1824-1902), a native of Virginia, the wife of John C. Fremont, and the daughter...

172. Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies Show Me Missouri Women: Selected Biographies //1989 Biographical sketch of Mary Luann Jones Gant, "Missouri's first woman state senator" who was born in Kansas City in 1936. She started her career with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and became state...

173. Clara C. Hoffman: Prophet and Pioneer Clara C. Hoffman: Prophet and Pioneer //19?? Booklet of collected stories about Clara C. Hoffman, the leader of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and activist against alcoholism and for women's rights.

174. Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties Reminiscences of the Women of Missouri during the Sixties //19?? Section of the book about her recollections of William Quantrill written by Mrs. Robert Bass, a member of the Missouri Division of the Daughters of the Confederacy.

175. Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 2, Page 34 Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 2, Page 34 18-Mar-38 Interior view in Guadalupe Center with unidentified men and women in native costume.

176. SC15-6 Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid SC15-6 Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid 1809-1959 (bulk 1850-1890) Abiel Leonard (1797-1863) was a schoolteacher, lawyer, landowner, and politician who lived in Missouri during the early years of statehood. He served in the Missouri state legislature in 1834 and was appointed...

177. SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

178. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

179. SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid 1870-1990 Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.

180. SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...