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Leon Mercer Jordan, The Founder of Freedom, Inc.
Leon Mercer Jordan, The Founder of Freedom, Inc.
TitleLeon Mercer Jordan, The Founder of Freedom, Inc.
Extended TitleFollowing in the Footsteps of His Father and Grandfather
AbstractBiography of Leon Mercer Jordan. The author was a member of the Kansas City chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) along with Jordan. Jordan's involvement with the Kansas City civil rights movement and the political organization, Freedom, Inc. is focused upon. Jordan's murder in 1970 and the subsequent police investigation are described.
NotesManuscript is autographed by the author. See transcription below.
AuthorRobert M. Farnsworth
DateAugust 2012
LocationManuscript File: Farnsworth, Robert M.
SubjectCivil rights
Local SubjectJordan, Leon M.
Freedom, Inc.
Congress of Racial Equality
Farnsworth, Robert
Item TypeManuscript
TranscriptionThanks to the Missouri Valley Room where I learned much about the Jordan family reading the Kansas City American on microfilm. Robert M Farnsworth Jan. 20, 2013
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
CONTENTdm number40744
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