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1. 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes September 15, 1950 Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...

2. African Americans - Group African Americans - Group File contains lists of famous Kansas City African American citizens, "black pioneers", etc. filed under heading "Group".

3. An Angry Advocate An Angry Advocate May 28, 1988 Biographical article about Julia Hill, "long a leader in local civil rights campaigns" and a 65-year-old (in 1988) prominent member of the Kansas City school board. The article discusses Hill's involvements...

4. Black Vanguard Less Visible Now Black Vanguard Less Visible Now April/6/1975 File containing portraits and a biographical article about the decline in leadership in the local black community with depictions and descriptions of the following former black leaders here: Chester Franklin,...

5. Dawson, William L. Dawson, William L. 2005 Short bio of Dawson with a transcription of a porition of an interview with Dawson about his time at the Horner Institute of Fine Arts (now the Conservatory of Music).

6. 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,...

7. KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road February 8, 1986 Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...

8. New Officers of Freedom Inc. Sworn In New Officers of Freedom Inc. Sworn In December 8, 1984 News article about the swearing-in of new officers for the Freedom Inc. organization, including Archie Welch, Jr. (44-year-old new president replacing Phil Curls) and Rev. James Tindall (new chairman replacing...

9. Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks October 23, 1984 Article about plans for a "proposed museum that would pay tribute to blacks who had significant impact on Kansas City." The plans are described as tentatively combining a museum with a "Spirit of Freedom...

10. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans

11. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans Photos, illustrations, and information on prominent African Americans of the Kansas City area.

12. The Top 100 Influential Blacks in Greater Kansas City, Part I The Top 100 Influential Blacks in Greater Kansas City, Part I December 13-December 19, 1985 First in a series of three articles with photos of several prominent African Americans of Kansas City. Among those pictured here are Herman Johnson (vice-chairman of the Chamber of Commerce), Gayle Holliday...