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Kayakers Tough, Tender Run Big Muddy
August 3, 2006
The Missouri River 340, a first time canoe/kayak race on the Missouri River between Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kansas and St. Charles started on Wednesday, August 2, 2006. There were 20 competitors (14...
KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More
Photo and biographical sketch of Lyda Burton Conley, or Lyda Conley (1874-1946), "[t]hought to be the first female attorney to plead before the U. S. Supreme Court." Part Wyandotte Indian and "noted for...
KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer
December 26, 2007
Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...
KC Training Ground
August 30, 2007
DVD of the movie "Dr. T and the Women" includes a new 10-minute documentary that explores Robert Altman's formative years with KC's Calvin Corp, "at the time the world's biggest script-to-screen producer...
KC Woman Was One of First Female State Legislators
February 4, 1987
Biographical article about Sarah Lucille Turner, or Sarah Turner (1898-1972) of Kansas City, the "first female legislator" in the Missouri state legislature along with Melcene Smith (of Saint Louis) in...
KC Women's Clubs Pass into Obscurity
April 18, 2009
The last official meeting of the Woman's City Club and the Presidents and Past Presidents General Assembly, both formed more than 90 years ago, will be held April 2009. A third club, the Kansas City Athenaeum,...
KCK Woman One of 32 U. S. Rhodes Scholars
Article about the second black woman ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship, Jeanette Marie Pitts, of Kansas City Kansas, 21 years old and preparing for medical school.
Kemper Hires a New Curator
August 9, 2009
The Kemper Museum of Modern Art has named Barbara O'Brien as its fifth curator. O'Brien is a Bonner Springs, Kansas, native and formerly an assistant professor of art and director of the Trustman Art Gallery...
Photo and obituary for Kenneth Krakauer (1918-2001), a civic activist, golf historian, and "owner and President of Adler's a chain of women's specialty stores, founded in 1894, by his grandfather, Bernhard...
Latina Conference Highlights Local Acheivers [sic]
August 4-10, 2005
Two women received awards at the Midwest Latina Conference. Katalina "Kathy" A. Tinoco of Dick Smith Ford dealership received the "Estrella en Ascenso" Award. Maria Antonia, KMBC anchor woman, received...
Lawyer Hopes 'Firsts' Aren't 'Lasts' for Blacks
February 15, 1975
File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman, "the first black woman to be admitted to the bar in Jackson County and to practice the profession in...
Leaves a Home Post: Nettleton Presidency Given Up by Miss Lucy Bigelow
Article about Lucy Stowe Bigelow and her career in public service, including the establishment of a private school from 1890 to roughly 1938, as well as the presidency of the George H. Nettleton Home for...
Lelah Harrison Brown: Original Poetess
Illustration and article about Lelah Harrison Brown, or Lelah Brown, "author of the Golden Rod" collection of poetry, a resident of Saint Louis, Missouri, from Virginia.
Libraries of the West
Speech by Kansas City librarian Carrie W. Whitney about Western libraries, including the Kansas City Public Library.
Articles from April 19, 2004, to April 14, 2007, about the arrest and trial of alleged serial killer Lorenzo Gilyard. Gilyard was convicted of killing six women and linked by DNA to the killing of six...
Mamie Hughes Still Has No Time for Nonsense: Woman of the Year Has Never Tired of Doing for Others
File containing photos and a biographical article about Mamie Hughes Rodgers, "69, known professionally as Mamie Hughes," a "longtime activist in politics and civil rights" honored in 1998 "as Woman of...
MANA Chapter Heads into 2003 with Renewed Vigor
February/6 - 19/2003
Article provides a history and summary of current activities of MANA - the Mexican American Women's National Association. The organization connects and helps to prepare Hispanic women for leadership in...
Mattie Rhodes Center Awarded $75,000 for Study
The Mattie Rhodes Center and Newhouse will use a $75,000 grant to develop a joint project designed to meet the needs of Hispanic and Spanish speaking residents of Jackson County and its domestic violence...
Mattie Rhodes to Assist Hispanic Mothers
Money received from the Children's Trust Fund, a Missouri nonprofit child abuse prevention organization, will be used to help Hispanic mothers to reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect. The goal is...
Memories Run Back to Thirty Years Ago Today
Article about the first woman to serve as marshal of a Kansas City parade, Lieutenant Commander Barry O'Neill Scanlan, also a professor at Kansas University, with photos.
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