Women

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Photograph of three women standing on a stony outcropping in Zimmerman Park circa 1930s. The area, owned by Adolph Zimmerman, was cultivated as a private park and was located northeast of Stilwell, Kansas. The property was purchased by the YMCA and operated as a camp from 1943 to 1998. 

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Portraits

Portrait of Elsie Child (Mrs. H. C. Child), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1938-1940. Portrait of Leona Koehler Ryan (Mrs. L. K. Ryan), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1940-1942.

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Photographs

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

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Photographs

Photograph showing women preparing food in the kitchen of the Interdenominational Home for Girls, located on the west side of Swope Parkway just south of 63rd Street.

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Photographs

Photograph with an interior view of a girl's gym class at Longan School.

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Photographs

Photograph of Miss McBee's students of Woodland Public School, posed outside the south-facing southwest entrance to the school.

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description: "Salvation Army Fresh Air Camp, south of Independence, Mo." The camp was once located two miles east of Blue Ridge Road (presently Blue Ridge Cutoff) on U.S. Highway 40.

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Photographs

Photograph of eleven women engaged in various activities in the parlor at the Girls' Hotel at 1805 Jefferson. This boarding home was sponsored by the Council of Clubs. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Photographs

Photograph of seated women waiting at the employment bureau maintained at the Young Women's Christian Association at 1020 McGee. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description, "Bathing her baby, Florence Home For Colored Girls, Kansas City, Missouri."

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Photographs

Photograph of the front entrance to the Harry M. Evans Children's Home-Finding Society, showing a young child in a basket looking at a visitor. The home cared for children under five with an average of thirty per month. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Photographs

Photograph of children after naptime at a nursery at Swope Settlement. The image is featured on page 7 of the October 29, 1935 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Pages

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.