List of all interviews

Namesort descending Summary Contributing library Date of Interview
Benjamin Farney Benjamin F. Farney was born in Kiowa, Kansas. He left there to attend the University of Kansas, where he graduated with a law degree in 1957.
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Johnson County Library 06/20/2014
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
Larry Franklin Larry Franklin has a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry and an MBA. He worked for 5 years as an Analytical Chemist before moving into Information Technology.
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Mid-Continent Public Library 05/02/2015
Pat Gaunce Pat Gaunce worked for USD 500 and Kansas City, Kansas Public Libraries for more than 40 years. She served as the branch manager of the West Wyandotte and F.L.
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Kansas City, Kansas Public Library 05/13/2015
Susan Hiland Susan Hiland went to Oak Park High School. A love of storytelling in high school led to theatre, announcements, broadcasting, and journalism.
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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
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
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
Dora Munyon Dora Munyon experienced many difficulties in her early life. Family troubles resulted in a separation from her siblings and placement in an orphanage.
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Kansas City, Kansas Public Library 06/24/2015
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
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
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
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
Dan Schepis Dan Schepis has been conservation agent for the past 3 years. He discovered this position while obtaining his Masters in Biology.
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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

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