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.SWHOF. Starr Women's Hall of Fame

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Identifier: .SWHOF

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Carol Marinovich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0348
Scope and Contents The Carol Marinovich Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections in July of 2021. The collection, covering Carol Marinovich’s career from 1987 until 2016, consists of speech and presentation transcripts, outlines and notes for speeches, personal and professional calendars, correspondence, ethics commission reports, programs and brochures, and news releases and reports. Transcripts, outlines, and notes for speeches and presentations serve as the largest source of material,...
Dates: 1987 - 2016

Children's Mercy Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0281
Scope and Contents LaBudde Special Collections became the repository for the Children’s Mercy Hospital Collection in spring 2015. The large assemblage of material is contained in 66 manuscript boxes and 24 photograph boxes. There is much background material, such as personal narratives and booklets, as well as biographical sketches of Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson and Dr. Alice Berry Graham, sisters and co-founders of the hospital. Another person of interest would be Elizabeth Martin, R.N., who came to...
Dates: 1873 - 2016

Dorothy Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0308
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Johnson Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections in February of 2017 by Tara Johnson. It includes newspapers and clippings, memoranda, correspondence, certificates, photographs, research and reference materials, memorabilia, photographs, and other materials related to Johnson’s life, family history, work, research, political and organization involvement, and activism. Of note are materials related to the 1959 protests for desegregation of Kansas City department...
Dates: 1916 - 2004

Dr. Norge Jerome Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376
Scope and Contents The Dr. Norge Jerome Collection was donated to LaBudde Special Collections by Claude Thau (on behalf of Jerome) in May 2019. The collection consists of Dr. Jerome’s research, publications, personal materials, and grant proposals, as well as other supplemental publications that were not authored by Dr. Jerome. There is extensive research on topics such as Avoidable Mortality from Cancers in Black Populations, Food Preference, and Children’s Television Advertising. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1909 - 2018

Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0337
Scope and Contents The Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus (GKCWPC) Collection was donated to the LaBudde Special Collections in October 2017 and June 2021 by Rebecca Richardson. The collection, covering the GKCWPC’s internal operations from 1973 through 2019, consists of financial and tax data, campaign materials from endorsed candidates, event documentation, materials on associated organizations, membership documentation, photographs, newspaper articles, and political ephemera. Political campaign...
Dates: 1973 - 2019

Linda Hood Talbott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0331
Scope and Contents The Linda Hood Talbott Collection, housed in the Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Department of Special Collections, was donated in August of 2017 to the University of Missouri-Kansas City by Dr. Linda Hood Talbott. It contains documents from Dr. Talbott’s time working as a philanthropist in the Kansas City area. She worked with a number of organizations, though the bulk of this collection focuses on her work with the Soroptimist Kansas City Foundation (Formerly the Soroptimist Welfare Fund). Included...
Dates: 1799 - 2009

Lucile H. Bluford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0219
Scope and Contents The Lucile H. Bluford Collection was transferred from a local regional historical society in 2010. Although only two linear feet in volume, it is rich in potential for anyone researching not only Lucile Bluford herself, but subjects such as Kansas City social issues, as well as Civil Rights. Bluford’s numerous community activities are documented in several studies and reports. Utilizing her status as owner and editor of the Kansas City Call, she reached out to fight social injustice for the...
Dates: 1940 - 1982

Martha Jane Starr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0169
Scope and Contents The Martha Jane Starr Collection was gifted to the LaBudde Special Collections by Martha Jane Starr in March of 2010. Due to the nature of Mrs. Starr’s strong connections to the University of Missouri-Kansas City and her deep rooted involvement with the Women’s Council and Family Life Education, the Starr Collection is rich in documentation and showcases the breadth of her devotion to education. Her dedication to the importance of marriage and family enrichment led to the...
Dates: 1901 - 2015