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1. An Interview With Phillip Curls An Interview With Phillip Curls 1976-08-31 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded August 31, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

2. Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders 1999

3. Black High Society Black High Society August/27/1978 Article about the black high society in Kansas City, its relations to white high society, its prominent members such as funeral home chain owner Bruce Watkins, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante Ball, the...

4. Bruce R. Watkins Drive Nears End of Long, Bumpy Road to Completion Bruce R. Watkins Drive Nears End of Long, Bumpy Road to Completion October/21/2001 Photos, maps, and extensive article about the completion of "Bruce R. Watkins Drive, the 10-mile road more than a half century in the making," with its last leg from "Linwood Boulevard to the downtown...

5. Bruce Watkins Dies after Long Fight with Cancer Bruce Watkins Dies after Long Fight with Cancer September/14/1980 Photos and obituary for Bruce Watkins, "56, a longtime community leader and co-founder of Freedom, Inc.," dying on September 14, 1980. "[F]ormer city councilman [for the third district in 1963 and for...

6. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Bruce Riley Watkins, Sr., or Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), a "longtime community leader" in Kansas City through city government and other organizations for civil rights, including the foundation...

7. Don't Forget Local Black Achievement Don't Forget Local Black Achievement February 6, 1985 News article about local black achievement in the context of Black History Month. Several prominent African Americans are mentioned, such as Chester Franklin, Roy Wilkins (an NAACP leader), Lucile Bluford,...

8. History of Freedom, Inc., and Its Early Leaders History of Freedom, Inc., and Its Early Leaders April 2006 This Master of Arts thesis presents information on the local political organization called Freedom, Inc. as well as a biographies of two of its early leaders, Bruce Watkins and Leon Jordan. According to...

9. Kansas City: what all the fuss is about. Kansas City: what all the fuss is about. March 27, 1980 As part of a series "The American city: challenge of the 80s", this article provides an overview of Kansas City. The author outlines its economic and cultural characteristics and quotes Richard Rhodes...

10. KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road February 8, 1986 Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...

11. Lawrence Blankinship Lawrence Blankinship December 9-16, 1966 Two biographical articles (one with a photo) about Lawrence Blankinship, a candidate for the Kansas City Council in 1966 (to replace Bruce Watkins) and proprietor of Blankinship Distributers at 1900 Vine...

12. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

13. Theron Watkins Theron Watkins 2006 Book excerpt about Theron Watkins (1877-1950), or T.B. Watkins, a prominent African American of Kansas City and father of local politician Bruce Watkins. Watkins was born near Indianapolis and came to...

14. Uneasy Days as Mayor Uneasy Days as Mayor December/29/1964 Short article with photo of Watkins, city councilman from the Third District, serving a four-month term of mayor pro-tem in the absence of Mayor Ilus B. Davis.

15. Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel Celebrates Its 100 Year Anniversary - From 1909 to 2009 Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel Celebrates Its 100 Year Anniversary - From 1909 to 2009 May 29, 2009 Watkins Brothers is "one of the oldest continuous operating African American-owned business [sic] in Missosuri." Article tells the story of the business, first located at 1729 Lydia, then at 18th Street...

16. Who Was Bruce R. Watkins: The Road to a Highway Who Was Bruce R. Watkins: The Road to a Highway October/21/2001 Photos, caption, and chronology of the history of Bruce R. Watkins Drive, a highway directly connecting Downtown to South Kansas City and completed in October 2001. Description of Bruce Watkins (black...