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Eric L Wesson
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 52 with Stoves and People
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards showing the following:
1. A folded card with a man frowning that says: "The effects of using inferior and low grade Tobaccos." When you unfold the card...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 54 with People and Horses
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. A woman feeding an old man who appears sick.
2. Two children looking at an African American man holding a sign (which is...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 55 with People and Pets
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....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 56 with Children
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards showing the following:
1. An African American man holding a duck and basket. Card says: "Chas. E. Marsh, Printer & Stationer, Greenville, N. H."
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 76 with African Americans
Scrapbook page containing six small advertising cards arranged around a newspaper or magazine cut-out. This cut-out is 20 x 26 cm. and shows what appears to be a political cartoon of an African American...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 81 with Kansas City Businesses
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....
Advocacy, Activism and 300 Good Suits
October 27, 2013
Interview with Eric L. Wesson, reporter and columnist for The Kansas City Call newspaper. Wesson discusses the evolving mission of The Call over time, his background, and his approach to journalism.
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...
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