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A collection of Correspondence, Newspaper clippings, Photographs, and other miscellaneous materials related to Mary (Goble) Kennedy.

Mary B. (Goble) Kennedy (1918-2008) was born and raised in Weir, Kansas to J. C. (Jonah Corban) and Evah Butler Goble. In 1935 she was crowned as Coal Queen II, during the Pittsburg Coal Festival. Mary was one of the first hostesses on the Kansas Southern Railroad. After attending school at Kansas State University and the University of Oklahoma, she began a career in teaching. In 1944 she married Jack A. Kennedy, who had served the Marine Corps in the Pacific during WWII. Mary and Jack were married for 64 years.

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Business and Industry, Social Life and Customs



Size of Collection

.4 linear feet

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0316

Kennedy, Mary, Collection, 1935-1985

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Business Commons



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