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81. SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...

82. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

83. P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca. 1890-1915 The collection's 117 developed photographs and 51 glass plate negatives show scenes from around the turn of the twentieth century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs...

84. William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid 1851-1883 The Connett family is noted in the history of the St. Joseph and Sparta, Missouri, area. They had connections at one time with the meat-packing industry in St. Joseph, Missouri. Leonard L. Solomon was...

85. AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid 1909-1979 The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.

86. AC34 Crosthwaite Family Collection Finding Aid AC34 Crosthwaite Family Collection Finding Aid 1881-1977 The Crosthwaite Family Collection contains documents, photographs, artifacts, and textiles related to the lives and careers of Dr. David N. and Minnie L. Crosthwaite and their children.

87. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid 1944-1999 and n.d. The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...

88. John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid 1805-1965 The date of John Campbell's birth is unknown, although it is known he was a soldier in 1797. He was issued a license to trade with the Indians along the Missouri and Des Moines Rivers in 1822 and was in...

89. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...

90. AC29 Dr. Carl M. Peterson Collection Finding Aid AC29 Dr. Carl M. Peterson Collection Finding Aid 1930-1990 The Dr. Carl M. Peterson Collection contains documents and photographs relating to the life and career of Dr. Carl M. Peterson and the founding and business activities of The Doctors Clinic, a private...

91. AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid 1966-2007 The Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection contains items related to the professional and community activities and achievements of Dr. Julia H. Hill, former president of the Kansas City, Missouri, Branch of the...

92. SC119 Drovers Telegram Ledger Finding Aid SC119 Drovers Telegram Ledger Finding Aid 1902-1924 The Drovers Telegram ledger consists of “Articles of Incorporation” for the Drovers Telegram Company; minutes from directors’ meetings; a list of salaries, expenses, and earnings; and newspaper articles....

93. AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid 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.

94. SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid SC69-3 Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid 1988 The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...

95. AC30 Forty Cords of Wood Manuscript Collection Finding Aid AC30 Forty Cords of Wood Manuscript Collection Finding Aid ca. 1947 The Forty Cords of Wood Manuscript Collection contains manuscript pages for Dr. John E. Perry’s autobiography Forty Cords of Wood: Memoirs of a Medical Doctor, published by Lincoln University in 1947....

96. AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid 1977-1994 [Bulk: 09/1984-10/1984] The Geneva Price Collection contains materials related to the educational outreach activities of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during its 1984 Kansas City residency.

97. AC19 George W. Mayfield Collection Finding Aid AC19 George W. Mayfield Collection Finding Aid ca. 1945-2002 The George W. Mayfield Collection contains materials related to the life and career of Pullman porter and barber George W. Mayfield.

98. AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid 1939-1999 [Bulk: 1939-1947] The Gilliam Family Collection contains correspondence and other documents and photographs concerning the personal lives of the Gilliam family between 1939 and 1947.

99. SC68 Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid SC68 Gold Star Mothers Legion Scrapbook Finding Aid 1942-1952 The Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City began in 1945 when Mrs. Myra Willock first called together a group of 10 mothers after her son lost his life in World War II. Initially they met to encourage and comfort...

100. AC18 Green Family Collection Finding Aid AC18 Green Family Collection Finding Aid 1914-1954, n.d. The Green Family Collection contains materials related to the World War I military service of Captain Walter Green as well as the life of his wife, Thelma Green.