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Eric L Wesson
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...
African American Missions
File containing a pamphlet entitled Dividends upon a Half Century of Missionary Investment, by Prof. W. H. Holloway. The pamphlet describes the benefits of the work of the American Missionary Association...
African American Music and Musicians
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...
African American Organizations
File containing various items related to African American organizations. Includes the proceedings of the 1923 Annual Meeting of the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association (at Shaw University in Raleigh,...
African American Population Trends
Information about changes in black population in the greater Kansas City area, both urban and suburban, from 1960 to 1980, approximately.
African American Role Models in the KC Economy
Article about black-owned businesses in Kansas City and the achievements of their owners, including Ollie Gates of Gates Bar-B-Q, Michael Carter of Carter Broadcasting Group, and Barbara Buchanan of All...
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