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File containing a pamphlet with photos and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, a black painter born in Topeka, Kansas in 1899 and becoming successful as an artist before "return[ing] to his native...
Adult Education--A Fine Work
Article about "the program of adult education going forward under the FERA, with the hearty co-operation of the city's Board of Education" and supervised by Roy Gallemore. Description especially about...
An Interview With Edward Eugene Fields
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 21, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
An Interview With Isaac Gardner, Jr.
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded February 16, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
File containing a photo and obituary for Mrs. Araminta Caldwell, wife of Dr. W. W. Caldwell and a 69-year-old African American "widely known civic and community worker." She was a native of Wamego, Kansas...
Berenice Maxine Turner Pryor, A Longtime Teacher
February 15, 2011
Tribute to Berenice Pryor (Mackie) who taught in the Kansas City school district for 42 years mostly in the second grade. Schools where she taught included Yates, Greenwood and Pershing elementary schools...
Bessie Trice Obituary
Obituary for Miss Bessie Trice, a retired black school teacher dying in 1972.
Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator
Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader
Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader
Biography of Hazel Browne Williams (1907-1986), Educator
Biography of Josephine Silone Yates (1859-1912), Teacher, Journalist, and Clubwoman
Biography of Richard T. Coles (1859-1930), Educator
File containing photos and information on Carl Boyd, a former teacher, youth radio program host, president and founder in 1986 of the Art of Positive Teaching consulting firm, and member of the Mid-America...
File containing a photo and obituary for Carolyn Brydie (also listed in the same article as Carolyn Byrdie), a Lincoln High School teacher and counselor for 42 years before dying in 1957. She came to Kansas...
Church Honor to William D. Dunlap
February 8, 1952
Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about William Dunlap, or W.D. Dunlap, a "teacher of history and government" at Lincoln High School "and a member of the St. Augustine's Episcopal...
Civil-Rights Leader Nutter Dies at 97
February 12, 2004
Instrumental in the 1949 ruling desegregating Merriam's schools, Corinthian Nutter, a civil-rights pioneer, died February 11, 2004. The article reviews her role in the Webb v. School District 90 as well...
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...
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...
Educator, Parks Supporter Dies at 88
August 1, 2008
"Jeremiah Cameron, a language and literature educator who served on the Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners from 1972-1979, died" July 29, 2008. He died before the dedication ceremony...
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