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1. Biography of Ada Crogman Franklin (ca. 1886 - 1983), Teacher, Actress, and Producer Biography of Ada Crogman Franklin (ca. 1886 - 1983), Teacher, Actress, and Producer

2. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 History of the Kansas City Call newspaper for blacks in the Kansas City area.

3. Chester Arthur Franklin, 1880-1955 Chester Arthur Franklin, 1880-1955 1968 A 7 page photocopied transcript of a speech given on May 5, 1968 at the dedication of the Chester A. Franklin Elementary School.

4. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955) written by Thomas D. Wilson. Franklin was publisher and editor of the African American newspaper the " Kansas City Call" from...

5. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the chapter which tells about "race men" and "race women" of the 1920s and how they advanced awareness in Kansas City of the existing color lines. Mentioned are L. Amassa Knox, D. A. Holmes,...

6. Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin 2006 Book excerpt about Nelson Caesar Crews, or Nelson Crews (ca. 1875-1923), an early African American newspaper owner and editor of the Kansas City Sun, and Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founder and publisher...

7. Don't Forget Local Black Achievement Don't Forget Local Black Achievement February 6, 1985 News article about local black achievement in the context of Black History Month. Several prominent African Americans are mentioned, such as Chester Franklin, Roy Wilkins (an NAACP leader), Lucile Bluford,...

8. Rites Tomorrow for H.B. Moore Rites Tomorrow for H.B. Moore June 1, 1951 File containing an obituary with photo for H.B. Moore, "well-known mortician and owner of the H.B. Moore funeral home, 1820 E. 18th St." Moore was a native of Ohio who came to Kansas City in 1901, shortly...

9. Youth Fund in a Will: Bequests of Publisher of the Call Are Filed for Probate Youth Fund in a Will: Bequests of Publisher of the Call Are Filed for Probate May/17/1955 Article about the estate of Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founder and publisher of the Kansas City Call newspaper in 1919, to "become a trust fund to be used for the education and training of young persons...

10. 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...

11. Chester A. Franklin and Harry S. Truman: An African-American Conservative and the "Conversion" of the Chester A. Franklin and Harry S. Truman: An African-American Conservative and the "Conversion" of the Future President October 1993 Extensive article about the influence of Chester Franklin (1880-1955), "the African-American publisher of 'The Call,' a black Kansas City newspaper," starting in 1919, on future president Harry Truman...