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1. A Cut Above A Cut Above November/9/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about James Anderson, 38-year-old winner of a Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City award as owner of his own James Place restaurant and adjacent...

2. A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past A Pitch for Black History: Black Baseball Museum Rescues Our Past June-July//1993 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 1601 East 18th Street in Kansas City, with description of several of its members from the old Kansas City Monarchs.

3. 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...

4. An Interview With Herbert Fennel An Interview With Herbert Fennel 1976-01-13 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded January 13, 1976. 1 sound cassette (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 guide to...

5. Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here November 6, 1956 Death notice with biographical information about Art Tatum, a "jazz pianist" in "Kansas City in the heyday of jazz here in the early 1930s," dying at the age of 46 on November 5, 1956. Winner of national...

6. Bill Hayden to Downtown Law Office Bill Hayden to Downtown Law Office January/24/1975 File containing a biographical article about William Hayden, a black Kansas City lawyer with offices "at the Traders National bank building at 12th and Grand" and formerly at 1825 A Vine Street and 1509...

7. Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber 1999

8. Bro-An Card and Gift Shop to Hold Open House Sunday Bro-An Card and Gift Shop to Hold Open House Sunday April 12, 1952 News article about an event held at the "Bro-An Card and Gift Shop" at 1613 East 18th Street, owned by Mrs. Geneva Brown and Mrs. Helen Anderson.

9. C. H. Countee: A Negro Funeral Home Formerly Operated by Him C. H. Countee: A Negro Funeral Home Formerly Operated by Him March/8/1956? File containing an obituary for C. H. Countee, founder of "one of the first Negro funeral homes in Kansas City" at 1606 East 18th Street before dying at the age of 90.

10. Charles Bryant Charles Bryant File containing an obituary for Charles Bryant (1892-1952), "original owner of the Charles Bryant Barbecue, 1921 E. 18th Street" and father of Arthur Bryant. He was a native of Texas who started his restaurant...

11. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue April, 1894 Looking north along Grand from 18th.

12. Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived December//1977 Article about the redevelopment project of the 18th & Vine District by the Black Economic Union and the 18th & Vine Commercial Revitalizatoin Committee.

13. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

14. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

15. Law Legacy Law Legacy December-January//1982-1983 Photos and biographical article about Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman, "the first Black woman to practice law in Kansas City," starting as a legal secretary in the Pouncey Building (later owned...

16. Law Offices Opened by William K. Hayden and Sherman Hughes, Jr. Law Offices Opened by William K. Hayden and Sherman Hughes, Jr. September 13, 1957 Vertical file contains photos and a biographical article about William Hayden and Sherman Hughes, Jr., new lawyers opening new law offices in Kansas City. Hayden graduated from Howard University School...

17. Lawyer Hopes 'Firsts' Aren't 'Lasts' for Blacks Lawyer Hopes 'Firsts' Aren't 'Lasts' for Blacks February 15, 1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman, "the first black woman to be admitted to the bar in Jackson County and to practice the profession in...

18. Minister, Perro, William H. Minister, Perro, William H. ca1925 Portrait of William H. Pero [Perro], African American pastor of the Church of Christ at 1903 E. 18th Street or Michigan and 18th Streets.

19. Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin 2006 Book excerpt about Nelson Caesar Crews, or Nelson Crews (ca. 1875-1923), an early African American newspaper owner and editor of the Kansas City Sun, and Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founder and publisher...

20. New Street's Hotel Attracts Keen Interest New Street's Hotel Attracts Keen Interest December 9, 1949 Biographical article with photos and captions about the new hotel complex known as "Street Enterprises at 1510 E. 18th St," at Paseo Boulevard. The owner was Rueben Street, "ex-railroad chef" and Kansas...