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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten 'Blind Boone': A Sensational Missourian Forgotten April 1, 1961 Article with an brief general history of ragtime music, "the ancestor of all popular music," and a biographical sketch of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a prominent black musician living...

3. A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 1971 Photos (of the musician, his sheet music, and possessions, etc.) and bio of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), "a blind Negro pianist" and "the most widely known citizen of Boone County, and...

4. AC2 First Baptist Church AC2 First Baptist Church 1920-2000 The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.

5. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 55 with People and Pets Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 55 with People and Pets ca. 1887 Scrapbook page containing eleven advertising cards. Four small cards are cut to the shape of their image and show three cats and a dog. The other seven cards show the following:
1. A girl picking apples....

6. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 81 with Kansas City Businesses Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 81 with Kansas City Businesses ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards from Kansas City businesses showing:
1. Four cats. Card says: "Eyssell's Model Pharmacy. We mew for Eyssell Bros. Ginger Ale. Kansas City. Exposition....

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. An Annotated Bibliography of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement (With Emphasis on Publications from 1980 An Annotated Bibliography of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement (With Emphasis on Publications from 1980 to the Present) 2002 Author states this bibliography grew out of teaching courses at Morgan State University on U.S. history, including a course on the civil rights movement. The bibliography is divided into Anthologies/Reference...

10. An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen 1976-08-27 An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...

11. An Interview With Carroll Jenkins An Interview With Carroll Jenkins 1976-09-14 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded September 14, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

12. An Interview With Leo McKamey An Interview With Leo McKamey 1976-02-01 Interviewer: Ophelia Webber. Interview recorded February 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

13. An Interview With Malik Karriem An Interview With Malik Karriem 1976-10-23 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 23, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

14. An Interview With Odell Thurman An Interview With Odell Thurman 1976-09-28 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 28, 1976. Two sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has...

15. BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project (AC12) BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project (AC12) 1975-1976 The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...

16. Band's Tune Carries On for 30 Years Band's Tune Carries On for 30 Years January/17/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about the Kansas City popular music group Bloodstone, performers of the 1970s song "Natural High" (written by band leader Charles McCormick) after forming...

17. Bennie Moten Bennie Moten Photo and information on Bennie Moten (1894-1935), a black pianist, bandleader and native of Kansas City, leading in the development of the Kansas City style of jazz. Starting his own ragtime band here...

18. Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician 2004

19. Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader Biography of George E. Lee (1896-1958), Singer and Bandleader 1999

20. Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader 2007;