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1. 45th & State Line Shops 45th & State Line Shops Map, brochure, list of antique and art shops located at 45h and State Line.

2. 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...

3. 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,...

4. 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...

5. 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,...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. African Americans in Kansas City African Americans in Kansas City 1931-1988 Folder contains three unpublished papers relating to the history of African Americans in Kansas City. (1) "Assets and Liabilities of the Negro Community in K.C.", a radio talk by E.S. Lewis, Oct. 1, 1931;...

9. Bi-State Cultural District Bi-State Cultural District File contains information on the Bi-State Cultural District organized to deal with various social and cultural issues in Kansas and Missouri.

10. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains a two-page paper entitled "The Objectives of the Black Archives of Mid America." It is hand dated April 8, 1975.

11. Black Archives Oral History Project Black Archives Oral History Project ca1970s File contains a variety of items concerning the Black Oral History Project which was funded by a grant from the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations. Both the Kansas City Public Library and...

12. Black Studies Research Center Black Studies Research Center n.d. File contains a general statement and goals and objectives for a Kansas City Public Library sponsored Black Studies Research Center. The core of this center would be the library's Ramos Collection.

13. Clarence E. Shepard Clarence E. Shepard File contains newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star, including a copy of his obituary. He was both an architect, designing over 600 homes in the Country Club and Mission Hills area, and an artist...

14. Conception Abbey Conception Abbey

15. Cost of Living Cost of Living

16. Description of Kansas City in 1960s Description of Kansas City in 1960s File contains information on entertainment.

17. Douglass State Bank Douglass State Bank ca1951 File contains a booklet titled: "The Historical Background and Development of the Douglass State Bank". Appears to have been published ca1951. Contains photographs of bank employees and of Spears Crest...

18. Downtown Council Downtown Council Folder of materials about the Downtown Council of Kansas City including annual reports, meetings, brochures on housing and other downtown features.

19. Estate Papers of Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick Estate Papers of Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick April 3, 1952 Photocopy of estate papers for T. J. Fitzpatrick from the county court of Lancaster, Nebraska.

20. Fletcher Cowherd Residence Fletcher Cowherd Residence Folder contains a a copy of a sketch identified as the Fletcher Cowherd residence in Kansas City, Missouri. Also contains a small layout of the house plan. This sketch appeared in the American Architect...