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81. A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted July-August//1968 Article pointing out several details in the April 1968 race riots about police department behavior leading to inflammation of the rioting rather than restoring order, including treating all black people...

82. A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City December-January//1982-1983 Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....

83. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

84. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Fall 2005 Portrait of and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, known by some as "the father of black American art." Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1899, studied art at the University of Kansas, and...

85. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas File containing a pamphlet with photos and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, a black painter born in Topeka, Kansas in 1899 and becoming successful as an artist before "return[ing] to his native...

86. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.

87. Abolitionist Movement Abolitionist Movement 1963 Section about the abolitionist movement in Missouri and Kansas, especially the so-called "Underground Railroad," a system for secretly transporting slaves to freedom, starting in the 1840s and featuring...

88. About Town: Remember James Crews? About Town: Remember James Crews? January/22/1988

89. AC1 Niles Home for Children AC1 Niles Home for Children 1923-1993 The Niles Home for Children Collection documents the business activities of the Niles Home for Children in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1923 to 1963.

90. 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.

91. AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church 1896-1964 The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.

92. AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church 1945-1981 The Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection documents the business and financial activities of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection covers the period 1945-1981...

93. AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection 1956-1990 The Lincoln Junior High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Lincoln Junior High School and its successor organization Lincoln Academy for Accelerated Study in Kansas City,...

94. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School 1927-1986 The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

95. Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies March/8/1997 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend Mac Charles Jones, or Mac Jones (1950-1997), "a longtime Kansas City activist and national leader." Native of Phoenix coming here in 1984 as pastor of...

96. Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies December 24, 2000 Photo and obituary article about Florynce Rae Kennedy, or Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000), a female African American lawyer and "a Kansas City native who fought for civil rights and feminism with trademark...

97. Ada & Chester Franklin Ada & Chester Franklin May/21/2000 File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...

98. Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri Address to Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri 2005 Appendix I of the book contains "Address to the People of the United States", delivered by Wiliam B. Napton in Lexington, Missouri, July 13, 1855 to the Pro-Slavery Convention of Missouri. Talks about...

99. Adult Education--A Fine Work Adult Education--A Fine Work January/11/1935 Article about "the program of adult education going forward under the FERA, with the hearty co-operation of the city's Board of Education" and supervised by Roy Gallemore. Description especially about...

100. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 32 with African American Stereotypes Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 32 with African American Stereotypes ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards showing African Americans in various situations. Two of the cards are missing. The cards show:
1. Two geese with bodies made of bags of tobacco and...