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.
D.D. Palmer adjusting Dr. Shegataro Morikubo, c. 1906. Following Palmer’s relocation to Los Angeles, he served as a faculty member at the Ratledge College of Chiropractic, 1912. Ratledge was the forerunner of today’s Cleveland Chiropractic College of Los Angeles.
1910 – Sylva Ashworth graduates from Palmer College
1912 – Group of Nebraskan DCs meet in Sylva Ashworth’s office forming the NCA of Nebraska
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.
Wedding of Dr. Carl S. Cleveland Jr. and Mildred Allison Cleveland
Dr. Carl S. Cleveland Jr. graduation from Cleveland Chiropractic College.
Dr. T.F. Ratledge, founder of Ratledge College, now Cleveland College of Los Angeles, palpating a patient
Dr. Herb Reaver’s patients rallying for his release from jail
The College information booth at the Missouri State Fair
Excerpt from a letter written to a friend by Dr. Michael “Mack” Scallon while he was incarcerated in New York for practicing medicine without a license.
Excerpts from a letter written to a friend from the jail cell of Dr. Katherine “Kitty” Scallon while she was incarcerated in New York for practicing medicine without a license.
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
Dr. Carl Cleveland Sr. positioning a patient for a radiograph at the Los Angeles campus
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. at the ground breaking for the expansion of the Troost campus
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
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
Chiropractic Centennial Float at the Rose Bowl Parade with Dr. Carl Cleveland III and golf pro Tiger Woods
Grammy award-winning Pointer Sisters with Dr. Carl Cleveland III and Elizabeth Fields Cleveland, Chiropractic Centennial Celebration
Dr. Carl Cleveland III with Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes, City Councilman and Vice Chair of the Cleveland Chiropractic College Board of Trustees Dr. Charles Eddy, and Elizabeth Fields Cleveland.
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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