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1. African American Schools African American Schools 2006 Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...

2. An Educational Guide to Historic Missouri Town 1855: A Restoration Area at Lake Jacomo, Fleming Park, An Educational Guide to Historic Missouri Town 1855: A Restoration Area at Lake Jacomo, Fleming Park, Jackson County, Missouri //1977 Booklet "prepared for the use of elementary school teachers who are planning to bring their classes to visit the restored area of Missouri Town [1855]," with map, illustrations, and descriptions of period...

3. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Henry Allen, or Charles Allen, a physician in Odessa, Missouri, and then Independence, after graduating from Central Missouri State Teachers College in Warrensburg, Missouri,...

4. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Ben Eli Guthrie, or Ben Guthrie, a Confederate veteran and resident of Macon, Missouri, serving from 1867 to 1874 as "professor of languages" at McGee College in Missouri before...

5. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] 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...

6. Contributions of William Torrey Harris to Public School Administration: A Dissertation Submitted to 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 1946 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,...

7. David Whitney David Whitney 1938 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...

8. Dictionary of American Biography Dictionary of American Biography 1932 Biographical sketch of William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), a noted American philosopher and educator native to Connecticut and moving to Saint Louis in 1857. Description of his life and...

9. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Early history of "musical culture," including stores, teachers, clubs, bands, etc., in Kansas City, including Ab Kimmel, Frederic Schattner, and Johns Philip.

10. Guides, Philosophers and Friends: Studies of College Men Guides, Philosophers and Friends: Studies of College Men 1927 Chapter of the book about William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), the United States Commissioner of Education from 1889 to 1906 and native of Connecticut, moving to Saint Louis as a teacher...

11. History of Adair County History of Adair County //1911 Photo and description of James Greenwood, or J. M. Greenwood (1837-1914), long-time school superintendent of Kansas City, raised in Missouri and about 1852 "living somewhere on the prairies of Adair County...

12. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Joseph Norman, a lawyer specializing in abstracts at 16 East 6th Street under the firm name of Norman & Robertson. Born in Illinois in 1841 and coming to Kansas City in 1861 as a...

13. Horner Institute Horner Institute 1928 Illustrations and ad for the Horner Institute-Kansas City Conservatory of Music at 3000 Troost Avenue "[w]here Madame Shumann-Heink is now teaching her first Master Class."

14. Irving Sketch Books Irving Sketch Books November-June//1908-1913 Small pamphlets of the activities of the Irving School with portraits of students and teachers.

15. J. McMillen J. McMillen 1896 Mention of D. J. McMillen as "dean and professor of operative dentistry, crown and bridge work," at the Western Dental College in 1896 Kansas City.

16. James Adams James Adams 1877 Biographical sketch of James Adams, "a son of Lynchburg Adams, one of the earliest pioneers of the county [Jackson]," early in his career a teacher and later a farmer.

17. James Milton Turner and Jesse James James Milton Turner and Jesse James 1991 Appendix A of the book includes a St. Louis Post-Dispatch Interview (1911) with James Milton Turner and includes a short section entitled "How Jesse James Helped J. Milton Turner Maintain His School."...

18. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance //1886 Description of the business of Professor Le Roy Moore, a vocal instructor at the National Block at 9th and Main Streets.

19. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Illustrated caricature of C. W. Ransom of the "School of Penmanship."

20. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Dorothy Burrows Perkins, or Dorothy Perkins (1884-1981), a ballet teacher and native of Kansas City, with residence at 3921 Wyandotte Street and dance studio ("Dorothy Perkins Studio")...