Yearbooks & School Newspapers

School Yearbooks and Newspapers in the Missouri Valley Room

One of the most popular resources in the Missouri Valley Room are the yearbooks. These may not be checked out, but can be viewed in the department. We welcome gifts of yearbooks for the missing years. Please contact us at or call 816.701.3427. NOTE: Paseo yearbooks are online through the Paseo Alliance


Elementary, Middle, Junior High

School NameYears AvailableYearbook TitleNotes
Allen School1954 Kansas City, MO
Bancroft1928BoosterKansas City, MO
Baptiste Junior High1964-1966, 1968-1970, 1980-1982Leprechaun 
Benjamin Banneker1993-1994 Kansas City, MO
Benton1919-1932, 1935-1936BentonianKansas City, MO
Bernard C. Campbell Junior High1997Take 5Lee’s Summit, MO
Bingham Junior High1963, 1965-1980, 1982-1984, 1986-1987TotemKansas City, MO
Bingham Middle School/Bingham Middle Magnet1989, 1992-1993, 1996 Kansas City, MO
B’nai Jehudah1948The ScrollKansas City, MO
Central Junior High1922-1924 (Within Central High School yearbook), 1925-1927, 1964-1970The FalconKansas City, MO
Central Middle School/Central Middle Magnet1991-1997, 2002-2006 Kansas City, MO
Chester A. Franklin1975 Kansas City, MO
Coles Vocational/Coles Junior High1939-1942Pilot, The ColeianKansas City, MO
Coronado Middle School1999, 2010ConquistadorKansas City, KS
D. D. Eisenhower Junior High1981PatriotKansas City, KS
Delano1992MemoriesKansas City, MO
East Middle School2008EastonianKansas City, MO
Ervin Junior High1968-1969FrontierKansas City, MO
Genesis Alternative1994 Kansas City, MO
Grandview Junior High1991Breakin’ ThroughGrandview, MO
Hillcrest Junior High1963-1965 Shawnee Mission, KS
Independence Junior High1941-1942, 1957Echo, The CubIndependence, MO
Indian Hills Junior High1963-1965The WarriorPrairie Village, KS
Indian Hills Middle School1999 Prairie Village, KS
Jim Bridger Junior High1977-1979, 1983PioneerIndependence, MO
Kansas City Academy of Learning1994 Kansas City, MO
Kansas City Middle School of the Arts1998-1999EncoreKansas City, MO
Lakeview Middle School1997 Kansas City, MO
Lincoln Junior High1970, 1974-1976Junior LincolnianKansas City, MO
Lincoln Middle School1992 Kansas City, MO
Martin Luther King Jr. Junior High1974-1975, 1977, 1988The PeacemakerKansas City, MO
Mission Valley Middle School2002Zoom into MV SpeedwayPrairie Village, KS
Missouri Valley Military Academy1940, 1946CatalogMexico, MO
New West1991-1992 Kansas City, MO
Northeast Junior High1926-1927, 1980-1982The Bucaneer; Viking Memories; Junior Hi-LiteKansas City, MO
Northwest Junior High1981Hi-Lites – You Were ThereKansas City, KS
Nowlin Junior High1974Black and GoldKansas City, MO
Palmer Junior High1982 Independence, MO
Pittman Junior High1967, 1972Pittman ProfilesKansas City, MO
Plaza Middle School1998PlazaKansas City, MO
Raytown Junior High1961-1962, 1972, 2011Ramizzou JuniorRaytown, MO
Rosedale Middle School1980Mt. MartyKansas City, KS
Smith Hale Junior High1969-1970KivaKansas City, MO
Southeast Junior High1965, 1973-1975The ExplorerKansas City, MO
Southwest Charter School2004Southwest SagaKansas City, MO
Trailwoods Elementary2003, 2009 Kansas City, MO
University Academy2006GryphonKansas City, MO
West Junior High1965-1967The CardinalKansas City, MO
Westport Junior High1924-1927, 1980The Iris; The WorldKansas City, MO

High Schools - Public & Private

SchoolYears AvailableYearbook TitleNotes
Barstow1913, 1915, 1917, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1951-1952, 1956, 1964, 1977The Weather-CockKansas City, MO
Bishop Hogan1969-1973, 1980-1981, 1983RampageKansas City, MO
Bishop Lillis1945-1961, 1963-1965, 1969-1973, 1979LillislogKansas City, MO
Bishop Miege1960-1965The MiegianKansas City, KS
Blue Springs1974Campus CadenceBlue Springs, MO
Blue Springs South2002The PredatorBlue Springs, MO
Center1937, 1949, 1952, 1961-1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1973-1984, 1986-1987, 1989-2009The YellowjacketKansas City, MO
Central1899-1985, 1987-1989, 1992-2000The CentralianKansas City, MO
Central1938, 1940WakitanSt. Joseph, MO
Christian Brothers College Military1965GuidonSt. Louis, MO
Coles1951, 1954PilotKansas City, MO
De la Salle1955-1958, 1964, 1997ParadeKansas City, MO
East1927-1962, 1964, 1966-1970, 1972, 1975-1978, 1982-1991, 1995-1996EastonianKansas City, MO
Grandview1976, 1981, 1983BulldogGrandview, MO
Hickman Mills1973-1974, 1977-1978, 1983-1985, 1996-1997, 1999The PrideKansas City, MO
Independence  See under William Chrisman High School.
J. C. Harmon1975, 1979, 1980-1984, 1986AerieKansas City, KS
Kansas City High School1915The SpectatorKansas City, KS
Kansas City High School1922 Kansas City, MO
Lawrence1965-1967Red and BlackLawrence, KS
Lee’s Summit1945, 1947, 1988-1989, 1995-1996The ReflectorLee’s Summit, MO
Liberty1992, 1998The SpectatorLiberty, MO
Lincoln1909-1910, 1914-1915, 1917, 1919-1920, 1924-1942, 1944-1971, 1973-1975, 1978, 1981-1984, 1986, 1989, 1993-1995, 2014-2018The LincolnianKansas City, MO
Loretto Academy1926, 1939, 1948, 1962-1965, 1967-1968, 1971, 1975-1977, 1979-1980, 1983The Laurel; LaureletteKansas City, MO
Manhattan1920-1924The Blue MManhattan, KS
Manual1897-1966, 1974ManualiteKansas City, MO
Marshall1928The Mar-SalineMarshall, MO
North Kansas City1940, 1955-1956, 1968-1970, 1974The Owl; PurgoldNorth Kansas City, MO
Northeast1914-1949, 1951-1967, 1969-1970, 1972, 1974-1979, 1982, 1984-1994, 1997, 1999-2001, 2003-2009, 2012The Nor’EasterKansas City, MO
Notre Dame de Sion1949, 1952, 1958, 1960-1961, 1966, 1981-1982, 2002Le Flambeau; SionianKansas City, MO
Oak Park1966, 1978, 1987, 1989CambiaKansas City, MO
Olathe East1995AuroraOlathe, KS
Olathe South1991TalonOlathe, KS
Park Hill1987-1988, 1995TroyianKansas City, MO
Park Hill South1999South PawRiverside, MO
Paseo1927-1962, 1964, 1967-1968, 1972-1975, 1977-1979, 1981, 1983, 1985-1986, 1988-1994, 1997, 1999-2000PaseonKansas City, MO   Paseo yearbooks are available online through the Paseo Alliance.   Memory books for classes of 1939-1940 and 1962 are available.
Pembroke-Country Day School1946, 1948-1951, 1956, 1958-1960, 1969-1975The RaiderKansas City, MO
Pembroke Hill1990, 2011The PinnacleKansas City, MO
Raytown1937, 1988-1989, 1991The RamizzouRaytown, MO
Raytown South1983, 1989, 1993, 1996PolarisRaytown, MO
Rockhurst1923, 1927, 1949, 1977-1978, 1980-1981, 1983-1993, 1995-1998, 2000-2005QuarryKansas City, MO
Rosedale1914-1916Mt. MartyKansas City, KS
Ruskin1957, 1959-1972, 1977, 1985, 1999MirageKansas City, MO
Saint Mary’s1968-1969, 1979-1980DirectionsIndependence, MO
Saint Pius X1963-1964TiaraKansas City, MO
Saint Teresa’s Academy1956, 1959-1962, 1968, 1970-1971, 1974, 1976-1980, 1982-1990, 1992, 1997-2009Avila; TeresianKansas City, MO
Schlagle1976, 1983, 1989EquestrianKansas City, KS
Shawnee Mission1954IndianShawnee Mission, KS
Shawnee Mission East1967-1968, 1995The HauberkShawnee Mission, KS
Shawnee Mission North1960IndianShawnee Mission, KS
Shawnee Mission Northwest1998-1999LairShawnee, KS
Shawnee Mission South1979HeritageShawnee Mission, KS
Shawnee Mission West1974SagaOverland Park, KS
Smithville2007WarriorSmithville, MO
Southeast1939-1949, 1951-1970, 1972-1973, 1975-1981, 1993-1994, 1996-2003, 2009-2010The CrusaderKansas City, MO
Southwest1926-1984, 1986-1990, 1992-1993, 1997The SachemKansas City, MO   Memory book for class of 1940 is available.   Senior class portrait albums for classes 1927-1941 are available.
Sumner1925The SumnerianKansas City, KS
Sumner Academy of Arts and Science1983ExcaliburKansas City, KS
Sunset Hill1955-1958, 1962, 1969, 1973-1974 Kansas City, MO
Truman1967, 1970, 1976, 1980, 1985-1988, 2010-2011HeritageIndependence, MO
Van Horn1956-1984, 1988, 1992, 1994The FalconIndependence, MO
Washington1980HatchetKansas City, KS
West1970-1975Royal GoldKansas City, MO
Westport1907-1986, 1989, 1994-1994, 1997-2007The Herald

Kansas City, MO

Westport High School Memory Records (45 RPM 7” vinyl EP) for 1961-1962 are available.

William Chrisman1904-1905, 1907-1918, 1920-1926, 1929-1940, 1942-1946, 1948-1952, 1954, 1957-1960, 1962-1963, 1965, 1976, 1980, 1999The GleamIndependence, MO
Winnetonka1991-1994, 1997OdysseyKansas City, MO
Wyandotte1972, 1974-1975, 1983QuiverianKansas City, KS

Colleges, Universities & Trade Schools

SchoolYears AvailableYearbook TitleNotes
A. J. Beauty Academy1957 Aline Jefferson Beauty Academy
Avila College1966EricaKansas City, MO
Baker University1949, 1954The WildcatBaldwin, KS
Benedictine College1972The New RavenAtchison, KS
Bethany College1955The DaisyLindsborg, KS
Calvary College1971, 1977-1978CrownKansas City, MO
Central College1934, 1941-1944RagoutFayette, MO
Central Methodist College1969Central CollegianFayette, MO
Central Missouri State University1912, 1915-1916, 1920, 1925, 1945, 1959-1975, 1979-1980, 1985, 1989-1992RhetorWarrensburg, MO
Chillicothe Business College1929, 1941The DuxChillicothe, MO
College of the Ozarks1990-1991 Point Lookout, MO
Conception1969RespondConception, MO
Culver Military Academy1927Roll CallCulver, IN
Drury College1921, 1926, 1950, 1970Sou’westerSpringfield, MO
Finlay Engineering College1937The TangentKansas City, MO
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical College1929The FameceanTallahassee, FL
General Hospital and Medical Center School of Nursing1962GeneraleKansas City, MO
Guilford College1974The QuakerGreensboro, NC
Independence Sanitarium and Hospital School of Nursing1953-1956SanilogIndependence, MO
Junior College of Kansas City1920-1928, 1963-1969 Kansas City, MO
Kansas City College of Osteopathy & Surgery1927, 1952, 1954-1955, 1960StethoscopeKansas City, MO
Kansas City Dental College1916-1917The MolarKansas City, MO
Kansas City – Western Dental College1934-1939, 1944The BushwhackerKansas City, MO
Kansas City School of Law1905, 1907-1913, 1915-1916, 1918-1936PandexKansas City, MO
Kansas City School of Pharmacy1924, 1928The MortarKansas City, MO
Kansas State Normal College1963The SunflowerEmporia, KS
Kansas State University1927, 1942-1943, 1946-1948, 1952-1953, 1955, 1961, 1963, 1984, 1993Royal PurpleManhattan, KS
Kansas University1901-1903, 1906, 1908-1910, 1912, 1914-1918, 1920, 1922, 1925-1927, 1930-1932, 1936, 1952, 1955, 1957, 1960-1961, 1964-1965, 1973, 1978, 1990-1992JayhawkerLawrence, KS
Kemper Military School & College1948 Boonville, MO
Kirksville State Normal School1915 Kirksville, MO
Lathrop Polytechnic Institute1928, 1930-1931, 1938-1939The Vocational AdvocateKansas City, MO
Lincoln University1958, 1960ArchivesJefferson City, MO
Metropolitan Junior College  See under Junior College of Kansas City.
Missouri University1897-1898, 1901, 1905, 1910-1911, 1914-1921, 1923-1925, 1927-1932, 1934-1941, 1945, 1948-1949, 1950-1953, 1956, 1960, 1964-1966, 1978-1980, 1992SavitarColumbia, MO
Missouri University – Kansas City1937, 1947-1951, 1953-1958, 1960-1967The KangarooKansas City, MO
Missouri Western State College1970-1973, 1976, 1979-1984, 1989-1990GriffonSt. Joseph, MO
National College1916-1964 Kansas City, MO   Methodist
Northeast Missouri State College/University1966-1967, 1972, 1976-1977, 1980-1982EchoKirksville, MO
Northwest Missouri State College/University1928-1930, 1955, 1980, 1988TowerMaryville, MO
Ottawa University1949The OttawanOttawa, KS
Park College1924, 1926, 1928, 1939-1940, 1955, 1975The NarvaParkville, MO
Penn Valley Community College1970-1972The OutlookKansas City, MO
Phillips University1955The PhillipanEnid, OK
Polytechnic Institute of Kansas City1918-1919 Kansas City, MO
Rockhurst College1948-1959, 1961-1972, 1976-1990, 1992, 1994-1995, 2007, 2009The RockKansas City, MO
Rolla School of Mines1908, 1910-1915, 1919, 1921, 1924-1926, 1928-1929, 1936, 1938-1958, 1965 Rolla, MO
School of the Ozarks1927, 1929OzarkaSee also under College of the Ozarks.
Southwest Missouri State University1967-1971, 1973OzarkoSpringfield, MO
Saint Louis University1904 St. Louis, MO
Saint Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing1958The MarianKansas City, MO
Stephens College1929-1930The StephensophiaColumbia, MO
Tarkio College1944, 1948TarkianaTarkio, MO
Teachers College of Kansas City1924-1934, 1936-1942 Kansas City, MO
University of Kansas City  See under Missouri University.
University of Missouri – Kansas City – School of Medicine2001AesculapianKansas City, MO
Washington University School of Law1929 St. Louis, MO
Wentworth Military Academy & College1924, 1937, 1944, 1957-1960, 1970 Lexington, MO
Western College of Kansas City1926The Blue and GoldKansas City, MO
Westminster College1904-1911, 1913, 1936Blue JayFulton, MO
William Jewell College1906, 1912, 1920, 1930, 1961, 1980-1981The TatlerLiberty, MO
William Woods College1917-1918, 1920Woods EchoesFulton, MO

School Newspapers

Elementary, Middle, Junior High Schools - Public & Private - Missouri & Kansas

SchoolYears AvailableNewspaper TitleNotes
Central Junior HighV. 1-4 1927-1939, V. 7-9 1933-1935, V. 11-26 1937-1951SearchlightKansas City, MO
Leeds SchoolV. 1-2 1936-1937Leeds School NewsLeeds, MO
Northeast Junior HighV. 1-23 1926-1948Hi-LiteKansas City, MO
Westport Junior HighV. 3, V.4 (No. 4 issue only), 5-19 1926-1926, 1928-1942BroadcasterKansas City, MO

High Schools

SchoolYears AvailableNewspaper TitleNotes
CentralV. 5 1890, V. 9-35 1894-1920LuminaryKansas City, MO
CentralV. 1-5 1921-1925, V. 7 1927, V. 9-25 1929-1945, V. 27-58 1946-1975LuminaryKansas City, MO   Numbering restarts in 1921.
ColesV. 1-5 1937-1941Coles PilotKansas City, MO
EastV. 1-42 1927-1968EchoKansas City, MO
LathropV. 11-13 1937-1939Lathrop Junior CraftsmanKansas City, MO
LincolnV. 2-6 1927-1931LincolniteKansas City, MO
ManualV. 6-16 1920-1930, V. 18-20 1931-1933, V. 22-26 1934-1938, V. 28 1939ManualiteKansas City, MO
ManualV. 1-31 1940-1968ManualiteKansas City, MO   Numbering restarts in 1940.
NortheastV. 1-10 1912-1923Nor’easterKansas City, MO   Shelved with yearbooks.
NortheastV. 13-33 1925-1967CourierKansas City, MO   Missing V. 17 1929-1930 academic year.
PaseoV. 1-24 1927-1951Paseo PressKansas City, MO
SoutheastV. 1-30 1939-1968Southeast TowerKansas City, MO
SouthwestV. 1-50 1926-1976, V. 52-57 1978-1982Southwest TrailKansas City, MO
Van HornV. 1-13 1956-1968PioneerIndependence, MO.
WestportV. 2-40 1915-1953, V. 50-51 1961-1963, V. 53-54 1964-1966Westport CrierKansas City, MO

Colleges, Universities & Trade Schools

SchoolYears AvailableNewspaper TitleNotes
Kansas City Junior CollegeV. 3-11 1919-1927The CollegianKansas City, MO
Kansas City Junior CollegeV. 1-14 1947-1960The CollegianKansas City, MO   Numbering restarts in 1947.
Kansas City Teachers’ BulletinV. 1-2 1920-1921Kansas City Teachers’ BulletinKansas City, MO
Kansas City Teachers JournalV. 1-28 1921-1948Kansas City Teachers JournalKansas City, MO
Lincoln High School & Junior CollegeV. 24 198, V. 26-35 1950-1955, V. 37-43 1961-1967Lincoln CallotypeKansas City, MO
Maple Woods Community CollegeV. 11 1971Maple Woods NewsKansas City, MO
Penn Valley Community CollegeV. 13 1981-1982The ScoutKansas City, MO
Teachers CollegeV. 1-8 1933-1935, V. 11-18 1935-1942Teachers College ScoutKansas City, MO
University of Kansas CityV. 1-2 1933-1935, V. 4 1937, V. 6-11 1939-1944, V. 13-14 1946-1947, V. 16-26 1949-1959University NewsKansas City, MO
William Jewell CollegeV. 4: N. 8 June 1898The StudentLiberty, MO