March is Women's History Month. We highlight prominent women with ties to the Kansas City area.
Kansas City Athenaeum
The Kansas City Athenaeum was founded in 1894.
'Madam' Annie Chambers
Annie Chambers became a Kansas City legend for her famous brothel in Kansas City's River Market.
Aviator and author Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas.
Clara Stover, wife of famous chocolatier Russell Stover, played a major role in developing the now famous candy company.
Nelle E. Peters
Nelle Peters left behind a legacy of architecture that helped forever shape the appearance of KC.
Nell Donnelly Reed
Ellen “Nell” Donnelly Reed was a dress manufacturer and entrepreneur in Kansas City.