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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ms. Myra Taylor

Composer, and Jazz Legend

 

— "Take It Easy, Greasy" —

 
Ms. Myra Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 4, 2016
1. Ms. Myra Taylor Marker
Inscription.  
The Archway of the
Attucks School Parking Lot
dedicated to
Ms. Myra Taylor

Dedicated: June 29, 2001


 
Erected 2001 by Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 2001.
 
Location. 39° 5.46′ N, 94° 33.655′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of 18th Street and Woodland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 18th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kansas City Call (within shouting distance of this marker); Roy Wilkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Mutual Musicians Association Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (about 600 feet away); American Jazz Museum (about 600 feet
Ms. Myra Taylor Marker and Archway image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 4, 2016
2. Ms. Myra Taylor Marker and Archway
Looking southeast
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away); John "Buck" O'Neil Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Rockhill Nelson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Prison Collapse (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kansas City Jazz Singer and Wild Woman Myra Taylor Dies at 94 (2011 death notice). (Submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Myra Taylor Bio. (Submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 2008 Article on Myra Taylor. (Submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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