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1. A. Porter Davis A. Porter Davis 1952-1956 Vertical file containing multiple articles from The Call about Dr. A. Porter Davis, an African American physician in Kansas City, Kansas. Davis was elected president of the National Medical Association...

2. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas File containing a pamphlet with photos and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, a black painter born in Topeka, Kansas in 1899 and becoming successful as an artist before "return[ing] to his native...

3. Ada & Chester Franklin Ada & Chester Franklin May/21/2000 File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...

4. African American Artists in Greater Kansas City African American Artists in Greater Kansas City 1947-1984 File contains a publication entitled "Exhibit of Outstanding Negro Americans" which is dated May 7-June 1, 1947. This exhibit contained 32 oil portraits done by Betsy Graves Reyneau and Laura Wheeler Waring...

5. African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City File contains information and articles with pictures including Reverend Samuel McKibben of the True Light Baptist Church and Reverend Wallace Hartsfield of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Also...

6. African American Baptist Churches in the Kansas City Area African American Baptist Churches in the Kansas City Area File contains numerous articles with pictures about conventions, programs, church officials, and so forth, for local Baptist churches. Pictures include Dr. Daniel Holmes of Paseo Baptist Church, the New...

7. African American Bibliographies African American Bibliographies ca1960s-70s File contains various bibliographies dealing with numerous African American topics. Includes several done by the Kansas City Public Library including those done by the Film Department, Literature Department,...

8. African American Christian Churches African American Christian Churches File contains articles with pictures including the West Paseo Christian Church at 2454 West Paseo.

9. African American Clubs African American Clubs 1923-1967 File contains the yearbooks for the following African American clubs: Book Lovers Club, 1923-24 to 1956-57; Junior Book Lovers Club, 1932-33, 1939-40, 1940-41; Alexander Dumas Reading Club, 1924-25; and...

10. African American Clubs in Kansas City African American Clubs in Kansas City ca1930s-1950s File contains miscellaneous items pertaining to African American clubs, ca1930s-50s. Clubs include the Clio Club, Del Magnas Club, Research Club, and the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Kansas City,...

11. African American Dance African American Dance July 6, 1950 File containing two copies of the program to a July 6, 1950 dance performance entitled "Bamboula to Bop," which took place in Hoch Auditorium at the University of Kansas. The performance was directed by...

12. African American History African American History ca1930s-60s File containing materials pertaining to the history of African Americans in the United States. Includes a 1941 publication of the Missouri State Department of Education entitled A Suggestive Outline for...

13. African American Kansas City Churches African American Kansas City Churches File contains newspaper articles with pictures, including a Kansas City Globe article about top area churches and a typewritten paper entitled "Census of Religious Bodies, 1936: Price List of Bulletins...

14. African American Kansas City Clubs African American Kansas City Clubs File includes various photocopies of articles about African American-related clubs in Kansas City and photocopies of club brochures and programs themselves. Clubs listed include the Women’s League (“first...

15. African American Missions African American Missions ca1943 File containing a pamphlet entitled Dividends upon a Half Century of Missionary Investment, by Prof. W. H. Holloway. The pamphlet describes the benefits of the work of the American Missionary Association...

16. African American Music and Musicians African American Music and Musicians 1920s-1950s File contains photocopied newspaper clippings which include: a 1927 article on American Negro spirituals; Musicians Local No. 627 officers in 1952; and the Metro-tones singing group. Also in the file is...

17. African American Organizations African American Organizations ca1920s-40s File containing various items related to African American organizations. Includes the proceedings of the 1923 Annual Meeting of the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association (at Shaw University in Raleigh,...

18. African American Seventh Day Adventist Churches African American Seventh Day Adventist Churches File contains articles and pictures. Mention of the Beacon Light Seventh Day Adventist Church at 13th and Locust Streets.

19. African American Small Businesses African American Small Businesses File contains two copies of a brochure entitled "Clinic for Small Business" held at St. Stephens Baptist Church at Paseo at 15th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. It is dated April 17 and 18, 1946. The...

20. African American Theater Programs African American Theater Programs ca1930s-40s File contains seven theater programs that featured African American productions or performers. Includes: "Fantasy in Black and Gold, A Musical Revue", presented by Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha...