Carl Betz (1854-1898) Papers (0532kc)
Carl Betz was a physical education proponent and through his urging, Kansas City became the first city in the country with a permanent system of physical education in public schools by January 1886. In 1889, Carl Betz was awarded the silver medal and diploma by the Paris Exposition for his work in physical education in the public schools and for books he had written. He also composed music and became Supervisor of Music in the Kansas City Schools in 1897. Annette Betz was born in 1886, the daughter of Carl Betz and Louise Wittig Betz. She was a member of the original faculty of the Kansas City, Missouri Junior College in 1915 and retired from teaching in 1957.
This collection contains a booklet written by Annette Betz. 1981.
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