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Nettie Thompson Grove
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Walter Wayne Smith
Stephen C Ragan
Portrait of Carl Betz. Identification on back of photograph reads: "Carl Betz Sr., My Father" and "Carl Betz (1854-1898), this is the way he looked during the years that he was in Kansas City. (1885-1898)"...
Carl Betz--Pioneer in Physical Education
Portrait and biographical article about Professor Carl Betz (1854-1898), a physical education teacher from Milwaukee, in 1885 making Kansas City "the first city in the country to have a permanent physical...
Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s]
Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...
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...
Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid
1923-1934 (bulk 1923)
Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...
Carolyn B. Cockefair
Biographical information about Carolyn Cockefair, an English and literature professor at UMKC starting in 1947, with photo.
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...
Obituary for Miss Carrie MacFarlane, a teacher in Kansas City for 40 years, dying at the age of 68 on October 31, 1970.
Carrie True Obituary
Obituary for Miss Carrie True, a first grade teacher at the Frances Willard School in Kansas City, Kansas for 46 years before dying at the age of 68 in 1964.
Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid
Mr. Deatherage founded the Deatherage Lumber Company in Kansas City in 1878. After retiring in 1919, he began a career as a historian, publishing his first volume of Kansas City history in 1928. Volumes...
Charles S. Parker
April 23, 1905
File containing a flyer or memorial paper of the Schoolmasters Club for Charles Parker, involved with the Kansas City school system for 41 years, with a copy of a Kansas City Star obituary article about...
Charles Taibi Obituary
Obituary for Charles Taibi, Jr., a violin teacher dying in 1960.
Article spotlights the career of pianist Charles Williams. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Williams grew up in a musical family and learned to play several instruments at a young age. He identifies his...
Chemist from a Convent
Photo and biographical article about Evelyn Murrill, "a principal chemist at M. R. I." (Midwest Research Institute) and a nun with "the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet." Description of her life and...
Children's Campus Gets Ready to Open in KCK
June 7, 2010
The Children's Campus of Kansas City, Kansas, opens June 8, 2010. The "three-story, $15.5 million building" is at 444 Minnesota Avenue and provides a home for several organizations or agencies targeting...
Interior view of teachers and unidentified children's class, 8-10 years of age, at Westminster Congregational Church. The teacher on the left is identified as Mrs. Ed Powers on the back of the photograph....
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...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
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,...
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...
December 2011/January 2012
Article profiles Clarence Smith, musical director of the Kansas City Youth Jazz (KCYJ) program. Smith continues the work of Leon and Linda Brady, who started KCYJ in 2001. Smith previously served as director...
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