Sylva Ashworth born, Peru Nebraska, November 27, 1874
Rose Ruth Ashworth born Wisner, Nebraska, January 29, 1895.
Carl Cleveland (Sr.) born Milo, IA to Thomas Bledsoe Cleveland and Margaret Birney Greenfield Cleveland.
1910 – Sylva Ashworth graduates from Palmer College
1912 – Group of Nebraskan DCs meet in Sylva Ashworth’s office forming the NCA of Nebraska
Wedding of Dr. Carl S. Cleveland Jr. and Mildred Allison Cleveland
Dr. Carl S. Cleveland Jr. (originally named Max Cleveland) born in Milo, IA
Ruth Cleveland completes her degree in chiropractic, graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic, April 30, 1919.
Dr. Fred Courtney adjusting from his jail cell, c. 1921. Prior to adoption of state chiropractic practice acts, chiropractors were arrested and charged with the illegal practice of medicine. Today doctors of chiropractic are licensed in all fifty states and recognized in 34 foreign countries.
Central College of Chiropractic opens at 436 Prospect, KC MO, with an enrollment of three students. Founders: Dr. C.S. Cleveland Sr., Dr. Ruth R. Cleveland, and Dr. Perl B. Griffin
Central College of Chiropractic moves to 1417 Linwood, March 18, 1924
Dr. Ruth Cleveland and Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. observe as a student adjusts a young Carl Cleveland Jr. (left) at an early Cleveland Public Clinic.
First Chiropractic law passed in Missouri, providing state board that would require applicants to have the equivalent of a high school education, 27 months of chiropractic training to sit for the exam, and a $10 licensing fee.
16. A group of entrants from a “Perfect Baby” contest, held during a College picnic
Cleveland Chiropractic College Homecoming and Convention, Bellerive Hotel, November 23-24, 1935.
Members of the College intramural basketball team
Dr. Carl S. Cleveland Jr. graduation from Cleveland Chiropractic College.
The College information booth at the Missouri State Fair
College obtains additional buildings at 3700 Troost which serve as auditorium and large lecture hall.
First meeting of the Board of Trustees of Cleveland Chiropractic College Crippled Childrens Clinic and Hospital, 3724 Troost Avenue, Dr. C.S. Cleveland Sr., Dr. C.S. Cleveland Jr., J.R. Gilman, Dr. B.O. Boring.
Dr. Mildred Allison Cleveland graduation from Cleveland Chiropractic College
Ratledge College of Chiropractic was founded in 1908 in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and relocated to Los Angeles in 1911. It came under Cleveland leadership in 1951. The school was renamed Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles in 1955.
Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. on his public education series, “So You May Know.” This televised series was an early patient education program that aired in Kansas City on KCMO TV 5, and in Los Angeles on KCOP TV 13.
The Kansas City campus was relocated to 3724 Troost in 1929, photo 1966
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr., Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr. and Dr. Carl Cleveland III at the 50th Anniversary Celebration, Cleveland Kansas City
Dr. Carl Cleveland Jr., Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr., Dr. Carl Cleveland III and future Dr. Carl Cleveland IV attend an ICA event in 1973.
Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III graduates with his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from CCC-KC
Principal operation of CCC-KC moves to Rockhill Campus, co-occupying with the First Church of the Nazarene through July 1, 1977.
Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III and Dr. Gary Auerbach participate in Orthopaedic Congress held in Cairo, Egypt December 1 – 3, 1982.
Alumnus of the Year – CCC-KC, Dr. Mary Jane Newcomb, ’46 – first year award was given.
18. Dr. Carl Cleveland III at the “Burning of the Mortgage” ceremony
17. Dr. Carl Cleveland III with Kansas City Mayor Emmanuel Cleaver at the Cleveland Health Center dedication
In 1994, the College moved the Cleveland Kansas City Health Center to 701 E. 63rd Street
Chiropractic Centennial Float at the Rose Bowl Parade with Dr. Carl Cleveland III and golf pro Tiger Woods
Dr. Carl Cleveland III with the Kansas City campus intramural hockey team
Dr. Carl Cleveland III presenting Arnold Schwarzenegger with an honorary Doctor of Chiropractic, Humanities degree at the ICA National Fitness Symposium
Cleveland Starz Event Foundation Event – A Night with Elvis – Volunteers, Donors and Scholarship
Cleveland transitioned to University status and became Cleveland University-Kansas City
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