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South Central Business...
Jane F Flynn
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Analysis of Needs at Municipal Farm and Women's Reformatory
Study of the functions and operations of the municipal prison farm for women.
Anita B. Gorman
This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Anita B. Gorman, Commissioner, Missouri Department of...
Portrait of Anne Hayes, newspaper journalist, local radio and television broadcaster and President of the Greater Kansas City Radio Council.
View of Anne Hayes, newspaper journalist, local radio and television broadcaster (KCMO) and President of the Radio Council of Greater Kansas City and co-founder of the group. The group's name later became...
Annie Ridenbaugh Bird
Entry with photo and bio of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird, or Annie Bird (1856-1937), president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company for 17 years. Description of her life and career as a native of Saint...
Another Charter Chance
May 24, 2006
Article concerns Kansas City charter revisions which are to be voted on in August. "Sitting on 1.7 acres of park property, the Fire Alarm Exchange Building at 22nd and Gillham has been for sale for years....
Another KC Claim to Fame: Most Graves of Abe's Flames
November 23, 2005
There are two graves in this area which hold the remains of women who President Abraham Lincoln courted at one time. These women are Sarah Rickard Barret buried in Elmwood Cemetery and Mary Owens Vineyard...
Another Name For the Lineup
October 27, 2005
Steve Penn in his "Commentary" column raises the name of J. L. Wilkinson, owner of the Kansas City Monarchs, to be put in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He highlights the fact that in 1909 Wilkinson started...
Photo and article mentioning the architect Alice Gertrude Jackson who moved to Kansas City in 1910 and later designed and built dozens of homes around Kansas City.
Armour Home & Orphan's Home
Postcard of the The Gillis Orphans' Home and the Margaret Klock Armour Memorial Home for aged men and women.
Armour Packing Company
Postcard of the Armour Packing Company Building
Army Reunion Banquet
September 8, 1949
Interior view of men and women attending Third Army reunion banquet at the Continental Hotel.
Art Alone Enduring
Article about the influences of three women on Midwest art appreciation: Mary Frances Sheldon, Sarah Hannah Joslyn, and Mary McAfee Atkins, the last from Kansas City and instrumental in the founding of...
Artist Celebrates Mujeres in GCI Show
November 30-December 12, 2007
Article profiles artist Alisha Gambino. Her show, Mujeres, runs December 7, 2007 through January 31, 2008 at the Guadalupe Centers. Inc.
Artistry and Controversy: The Unicorn Theatre
Article about the 17-year history of the Unicorn Theatre, alternatively labelled as "controversial, radical and avante-garde," often with mainly female casts.
Association of High School Women
Association of Women Broadcasters
Interior, group view identified as the Association of Women Broadcasters of the National Association of Broadcasters, 10th District. View was taken at a luncheon held at the Muehlebach Hotel in Kansas...
At Home in Fashionable Kansas City
Photos and descriptions of several prominent Kansas City housewives and their fashionable clothing and interior decoration at their homes.
File containing a National Register of Historic Places nomination form for the Athenaeum Club, "the oldest [surviving] women's club in Kansas City, dating from 1894" with its own building constructed in...
Avis Elida Smith
Biographical sketch of Dr. Avis Elida Smith, or Avis Smith, an early woman physician of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as an obstetrician and head "of the medical...
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