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Kansas City School Dis...
Photograph, B/w, 8x1...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Full corner view of Adams School located at 23rd and Mercier Street. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
Adult Education Night Classes
File containing information (several brochures from the 1960s) on the evening high school education programs for adults held at Westport High School (315 East 39th Street), Central High School (3221 Indiana...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2
Second article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1867-1888 and includes information on the early development...
African American School
The first public school for black people in the city, located in Westport, is mentioned in the abstract under SEMINARY LANDS: 2.71 acres between colored schoolhouse and Main Cross Street in Westport (SW...
Alfred Benjamin Dispensary and Jewish Educational Building
Exterior street level view of buildings identified as the Alfred Benjamin Dispensary and Jewish Educational Building located at 1000-1010 Admiral Boulevard according to the 1930 Kansas City city directory....
A small front full view of Allen School. The photo is 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" giving the appearance of a snapshot and is mounted on a sheet.
Full exterior view of Allen School. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
A 4" x 6" mounted full view of Allen School.
Full frontal and side view with children posed before building; located on northwest corner of 42nd and Summit.
Full frontal view of Allen School. Image is a postcard.
American Legion Memorial Fountain
Close-up view of the American Legion Memorial Fountain located at 9th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri.
An Interview With Isaac Gardner, Jr.
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded February 16, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With John A. Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Judge Howard Sachs
Howard F. Sachs was chosen for the project as a representative of the Jewish community and as a judge in the federal court located in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1925...
An Interview With Lydia Estevez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 30, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....
Annual Report of the Office of Board Services
Annual publications of administrative and financial information about the Kansas City School District and Board of Education.
Annual Reports of Directors and Supervisors and the Assistant Superintendent in Charge of Instruction
Annual reports of school administration information.
Photo and information on Charles Smith (1867-1948), architect of the Kansas City School District from 1898 to 1936. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City in 1898 as a designer of several public schools...
Armour-Gillis Orphan Home
Exterior view of children on a slide at the Armour-Gillis Orphan Home.
Artifacts Held in Missouri Valley Special Collections
A small number of local history related artifacts are held in Missouri Valley Special Collections. Most of these items are small and have come to the department over the years via donations. See list below....
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