Sunday, November 24, 2013

Part 1: Liberty Ladies College Chemistry Class 1900, Liberty, Missouri

"Chemistry Class. Friday Nov. 2, 1900
Liberty, Mo.

Professor Staley- Teacher 
Grace Stout-Mo.
Mollie Coleman-Mo.
Merle Crane-Texas
Vera Martin-
Nellie Searson-Mo.
Brenda -
Katherine Bodine-Mo.
Lulu Gremmel-K.C.
Eva Benson-K.C. Mo.
Velma Lindsey- Kansas
Ora Pollock-Mo.
Vera Smith- Mo.
Adah Van Stook-
Stella Wentworth- Mo.
Fannie Goodrich-
Myrtle Jackson- Texas
Emma Long- Mo.
Myra Corbin-
Clara Harper- Texas"

A long list of names, but no idea to whom each one belongs! With the help of a Liberty Ladies College yearbook on, I was able to find some of these names but little information. I did find Professor John M. Staley (the man in the hat on the second row from the top), who's many qualifications are listed in the 1898 edition of the yearbook:

If you know who any of these folks may be, let us know in the comments!


  1. My name is Ben Thomson and I live in Liberty Missouri. when the college burned down, they built a high school in its place and it is currently a middle school and I go there!!!!I think this is an amazing post to show most of the women who went to the college.

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