List of all interviews

Name Summary Contributing librarysort descending Date of Interview
Hollie Westring Hollie Westring spent her childhood in southern Illinois, attending high school in Hale, Mo. She later received her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Central Missouri.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Cathy Betz Cathy Betz was born in Grundy County, MO and has lived in Liberty, MO for the past 25 years.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 02/24/2015
Cody Croan Cody grew up in the Parkville, MO area and went to school in the Park Hill School District. He works with the Mid-Continent Public Library as the Woodneath Press Manager.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Cecil Simons Cecil H. Simons was born in a log cabin in Lindy, Missouri on January 24, 1921. Lindy, Missouri was a small town (that no longer exists) in New Madrid county in the bootheel of the state.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 06/27/2014
Teresa Leggard Teresa Leggard started writing poetry in high school and began to write short stories shortly thereafter. She was an English major in college, then applied for a writer position at Hallmark.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Colleen Power Colleen Power was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She remained there until 1985 when she moved to Kansas City, Mo to go to Rockhurst College.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 08/03/2014
Chris Eaton Chris Eaton had been a teacher for 30 years before retiring. She went to SW Missouri State for Education, and was married in 1976.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Jo Newsom Jo Newsom was born in Carrolton, Mo. She was raised on a farm and came to Kansas City to teach where she remains in the Northland.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 08/04/2014
Sophia, Madeline, Ishya, Finland, Jana and Clark KCPT PBS Kids Young Writers Contest Every year KCPT / PBS sponsors a young writers contest for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Sophia, Madeline, Ishya, Finland, Jana and Clark were a few of this year's winners.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/29/2015
Kirsten Turnbow Eugenie Maynard was born in Minnesota in 1950. She went to school in Moorhead, earning a degree in Accounting.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Ronan, Eleanor, Owen, William, Ayanna KCPT / PBS Young Writers Contest Every year KCPT / PBS sponsors a young writers contest for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Ronan, Eleanor, Owen, William, Ayanna were a few of this year's winners.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/29/2015
Ryne Dittmer I was born in Liberty in 1989 and have lived in Liberty my whole life. I attended Liberty High School and Iowa State University where I got a degree in Journalism.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Margaret Pixley James Margaret Pixley James was born March 7, 1927 in La Jolla, CA. She has been active in community service all her life and worked to promote racial harmony. Mrs.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Vida Peers Vida Peers worked at Mid-Continent Public Library Headquarters from 1960-1977. She is now retired.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/31/2015
Morgan Fleming Morgan Fleming is the owner and operator of Jewelry by Morgan. He is a Kansas City resident and local history buff.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015

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