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Eric L Wesson
Advocate Harold Holliday Dies at 62
November 20, 2005
Obituary for Harold "Doc" Holliday, Jr., "the first African-American to graduate from the University of Missouri School of Law and a former member of the Jackson County legislature." Holliday was also...
Article about the widespread disapproval of the desegregation plan of the Kansas City School District, or Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD), due to high costs, ineffective results, and perceived...
African American Archivist Receives Distinguished Librarian Award
August 29-September 4, 2008
Deborah Dandridge, an archivist and expert in African American history for the University of Kansas, has received the 2007-2008 Budig Distinguished Librarian Award for her achievements in professional...
African American Artists in Greater Kansas City
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...
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...
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...
African American Bibliographies
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,...
African American Care Givers
Interior view, appears to be a hospital room. Includes two unidentified, adult African American care givers tending to an African American child in a crib. Location probably General Hospital No.2, the...
African American Christian Churches
File contains articles with pictures including the West Paseo Christian Church at 2454 West Paseo.
African American Clubs
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...
African American Clubs in Kansas City
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,...
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...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 2
Second article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1867-1888 and includes information on the early development...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 4 of 7
Fourth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1899-1904. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7
Sixth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1912-1923. The article consists of excerpts from "The...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7
Final article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1924-1986. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
African American Health Care
Interior view of two African American school children ready to receive immunization shots from an unidentified African American care giver.
African American History
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...
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...
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...
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