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Bar Association to Mark 50 Years of Integration
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TitleBar Association to Mark 50 Years of Integration
AbstractThe Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association will note the 50th anniversary of its integration at its annual meeting to be held December 8, 2005. This group, then called the Kansas City Bar Association, was an all-white organization in 1955 before Irving Achtenberg and Harold Holliday, Sr., thought it was time to admit African Americans. Both Lewis Clymer and Carl R. Johnson were recruited to have membership applications submitted. Article includes the pictures of Achtenberg, Holliday, Clymer, and Johnson.
NotesFile also includes Steve Penn's commentary column of December 1, 2005. He discusses this event and gives information on the winners of various awards that will be given at the luncheon. Senior Judge Howard F. Sachs of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri will receive the Joseph E. Stevens Aspire to Excellence Award.
DateNovember 29, 2005
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Kansas City Bar Association
PageD13:1
Local SubjectKansas City Bar Association
African Americans
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Lawyers
Race Discrimination
Clymer, Lewis W.
Sachs, Howard F.
Achtenberg, Irving
Holliday, Harold L., Sr.
Johnson, Carl R.
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID214884
CONTENTdm number29178
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