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Index 279 Note: page numbers in italics refer to images; those followed by t refer to tables; those followed by n refer to notes, with note number. Abeel, D. K., 17 activism. See women’s activism Adams, Dick, 206 Adams, Frank H., 209 Adams, John, 242n96 Addams, Jane, 98, 115, 176, 186, 240n54, 240n58, 240n61, 245n125 Affiliated Charities, 86, 92, 115 African American poverty: BPW report on, 111; and community self-­ help, 115– 16; Martin report on (1913), 115–16 African Americans: and Civil War, 22; and industrial insurance, 115, 244n118; in Jackson County, influx of whites and, 31; migration to Kansas, 33, 236n115, 238n16; newspapers’ positions on, 236n111; as social workers, 114; World War I military service, 189 African Americans, occupations in Kansas City: among free persons, pre-­ Emancipation, 31–33; post-­ Emancipation, 33–34; unsettled nature of Kansas City society and, 29, 30, 36 African Americans in Kansas City: and Citizen’s Movement, 214–15, 217; before Civil War, as mostly enslaved, 31; and election of 1940, 216; and Forward Kansas City campaign, 213, 214–15; free persons, pre-­ Emancipation, 31–33; and mayoral elections, 104; middle class, emergence of, 29; as percent of population (1910), 89; political division among, 202; population, 16, 31, 239n45; post-­ Emancipation, occupations and residences, 33–34, 34–35; poverty of majority, 29; relief services for, 51, 73, 82, 95, 95t, 115, 116, 235n83, 244n118; slaves vs. free persons, in 1860, 31; testimony on Democratic vote fraud, 208 African American voting rights: Kansas referendum on, 230n84; Missouri’s postwar denial of, 24, 227n44 African American women in Kansas City: post-­ Emancipation, occupations, 35; and registration drive for women (1917), 188; service in World War I, 189; and use of honorific “Mrs.,” 35; and women’s political activism, 186 African American women’s clubs, 183, 193–94; interaction with other groups, 191–92 African American Women’s Clubs, 183 African Methodist Episcopal Church, and women’s club movement, 143 age of consent for women, raising of, 160–61 Albion Benevolent Society, 231n7 Albright, Chloe E., 207–8, 209 alcohol abuse: as concern of BPW, 107; and WCTU temperance activism, 155–57 “Allegory of the War of Song” (Pratt), 99 Allen, Agnes B., 79 280 Index Allen, E. H., 79 Allen, Henry J., 191 Allen, Mrs. Herbert W., 197 American, Sadie, 175 American Hotel, 15, 224n1, 225n10 American Legion Auxiliary, 186 Ancient Order of Hibernians, 231n7 Andersen, Kristi, 223n6 Anderson, Bill, 19, 226n26 Anderson, John, 227n46 Andress, William, 34 Anthony, Susan B., 38, 59–60, 136, 138, 230n84 Anti-­ Chewing Gum League, 166 Anti-­Cigarette League, 166 Anti-­ Saloon League, 157 antislavery activism, Coates and, 37 Arbuckle, Fatty, 191, 192 Armour, K. B., 103 Armour, Mrs. S. B., 69, 81–82 Armour, W. A., 204 Armour Home, 221 Armour Oaks, 221 Armstrong, Mrs. James, 195 Arts Commission of Kansas City, 150–51 Associated Charities: coordination of relief agencies as mission of, 101–2; founding of, 240n69; number of organizations in, 101–2; in other cities, 240–41n69; and women social workers, 106 Astor, Aaron, 227n44 Atchison, David, 63 Athenaeum: building of, 131; and campaign for city charter of 1925, 199, 200; and city election of 1925, 202; confrontational style of, 191; and election of 1925, 201; and Forward Kansas City Committee, 213; interactions with other religious and racial groups, 191–92; and opposition to Pendergast machine, 212; other clubs spawned by, 195; political influence of, 191; present status of, 221; Progressive influence in, 190, 191; reform activities by, 170, 173–74; sources on, 7, 261n2; and temperance activism, 157; ties to other groups, 145; UDC meetings in, 153; and women on school board, 203, 204; and women’s political activism, 185, 189–92, 194; and women’s wartime registration drive, 187–88 Bachrach, Isaac, 57 Bachrach, Mrs., 233n37 Bainbridge, A. A., 56 Balgarnie, Florence, 179 Balis, J. R., 41–42 Balis, Mrs. J. R., 41–42, 55 Banta, D. W., 41 Bantie, Daniel W., 17 Baptist Church, and women’s organizations, 145, 146 Baptists: and Kansas City denominational segregation, 28; women, focus on social reform, 5, 57, 66 Baptist Sabbath School, 58 Barger, Charles, 26 Bass, Mrs. George, 182 bawdy houses, number in Kansas City, 112 Beach, Albert I., 198, 200, 201–2, 216, 252n102 Beach, Margaret, 216 Beach, Marjorie M., 185, 201 Beardsley, H. M., 153, 175, 189, 259n256 Beatty, Ellen, 35 Bederman, Gail, 87, 178 Bedow, F. F., 228n51 Beecher, Catharine, 258n237 Beers, Clifford, 245n125 “Be My Valentine!” (Kansas City Journal cartoon), 128...

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9780826274144
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2018-06-13
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