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1. 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies August 23, 2010 Article about John M. Swomley who died August 16, 2010, at the age of 95. Swomley was a professor of Christian ethics at Saint Paul School of Theology from 1960 to 1984. He was a pacifist and a close associate...

2. 'X-Raying The Heartache' 'X-Raying The Heartache' July 4, 2010 Profile of author Christie Hodgen whose second novel, Elegies for the Broken-Hearted, has just been published. The 36-year old assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is...

3. [Council?] Grist [Council?] Grist June/15/1895 Article about the school board meeting listing the teachers from Westport at "the County Institute at Independence."

4. A Coda to a Musical Career A Coda to a Musical Career April 30, 2010 Article profiles pianist Myrna Braverman who is retiring after 20 years as a teacher at the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. For the past decade she has performed with Yachad: The Traveling Tefillah Band. Braverman...

5. A Different Drummer A Different Drummer May 5, 2011 Feature article on local drummer and instructor Brandon Draper, who describes his father's musical influence as well as his career. Draper currently teaches at Shawnee Mission West High School and Kansas...

6. A Doctor and a Teacher A Doctor and a Teacher October 17, 2011 Tribute to Charley Norris of Louisburg, Kansas, who died September 1, 2011. Norris developed the head and neck surgery and oncology program at KU Medical Center.

7. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

8. A Summer Roundup Session A Summer Roundup Session September/24/1935 Notice for the "annual meeting and tea of the summer roundup chairmen of the Kansas City Council of Parents and Teachers" at the YWCA, involving Mrs. Mary Weeks, "president of the children's bureau and...

9. A True Friend of Education A True Friend of Education September 2, 2011 Tribute to James Coen of Blue Springs who taught history at Fort Osage High School for many years and later served 13 years on the Blue Springs, Missouri, school board. Coen died August 6, 2011.

10. About Town About Town January/4/1969 Photo and biographical description of Savino Rendina, an 81-year-old retired "violinist, pianist and French horn player" residing at 4242 54th Street Terrace. Also "one of the original members of the Kansas...

11. About Town About Town April/27/1963 Biographical article about Anna Edwards, a teacher retiring after 58 years of service, beginning her career in 1916 at the Ashland school until becoming "principal of the Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home"...

12. Ada Zimmerschied Ada Zimmerschied July/1/1956 Obituary for Miss Ada Zimmerschied, a teacher and principal for 49 years in the Kansas City School District before dying in 1956.

13. Albert Saeger Obituary Albert Saeger Obituary April/1/1973 Obituary for Albert Saeger, a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a microphotographer at the Virus Laboratory at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

14. Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City December/11/1910 Microfilmed scrapbook contains an article about reminiscences of Nellie McCoy Harris, regarding early singers and musicians in the Kansas City area, especially in the 1850s. Description of many specific...

15. Alumni of One-Room School Reunite and Reminisce Alumni of One-Room School Reunite and Reminisce September/25/2000 Story of "the first Mount Gilead School reunion" of former students and teachers at Mount Gilead school "west of Kearney," Missouri, in Clay County, built in 1835, closed in 1946, and "believed to be the...

16. Always Moving, Always Changing Always Moving, Always Changing February 23, 2014 Interview with Yvonne S. Wilson, former director of education for the Kansas City School District and Missouri state representative for the 42nd District. Wilson responds to questions regarding her involvement...

17. Arthur Mellott of U. S. Court Dies: Chief of Kansas District Was Appointed by Truman, His Former Law Arthur Mellott of U. S. Court Dies: Chief of Kansas District Was Appointed by Truman, His Former Law Student December/30/1957 Photo and obituary for Judge Arthur Johnson Mellott, or Arthur Mellott (1888-1957), "Chief Judge of the United States District Court in Kansas," dying at the age of 69 in 1957. Native of Leavenworth County,...

18. Augusta Gufler Augusta Gufler December/15/1971 Obituary for Augusta Gufler, a retired home economics teacher at Northeast High School from 1924 to 1954, dying at the age of 89.

19. Beloved Art Professor Reflects on Last 48 Years Beloved Art Professor Reflects on Last 48 Years April 26, 2013 Article announces that Richard Mattsson is retiring from the faculty of the Kansas City Art Institute. Former students and friends of Mattsson are interviewed and discuss his impact upon their lives and...

20. Benjamin Ward Obituary Benjamin Ward Obituary December/5/1973 Obituary for Benjamin Ward, an English teacher at Westport High School for 41 years before dying at the age of 93 in 1973.