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1. $1 Million Makes a Big Difference $1 Million Makes a Big Difference August 15, 2007 The Black Archives of Mid-America will have a new home at a former park maintenance building at 17th Street and Woodland Avenue. The building already houses the Full Employment Council, but needs structural...

2. A Bit of the Real Cowtown A Bit of the Real Cowtown April 30, 2014 Article spotlights a large of collection of documents, blueprints, and other materials pertaining to the old Kansas City Stockyards that is currently being processed by the Missouri Valley Special Collections...

3. A Collection on the Move A Collection on the Move February 9, 2014 Article summarizes the movement of materials belonging to the Marr Sound Archives from their current location to the automated storage and retrieval system added to the Miller Nichols Library in 2011....

4. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

5. A New Home for Black Archives A New Home for Black Archives January 3, 2011 The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...

6. AC1 Niles Home for Children AC1 Niles Home for Children 1923-1993 The Niles Home for Children Collection documents the business activities of the Niles Home for Children in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1923 to 1963.

7. AC2 First Baptist Church AC2 First Baptist Church 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.

8. AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church 1896-1964 The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.

9. AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church 1945-1981 The Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection documents the business and financial activities of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection covers the period 1945-1981...

10. AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection AC6 Lincoln Junior High Collection 1956-1990 The Lincoln Junior High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Lincoln Junior High School and its successor organization Lincoln Academy for Accelerated Study in Kansas City,...

11. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School 1927-1986 The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

12. Archives Show Migration, Growth of KC Jewish Community Archives Show Migration, Growth of KC Jewish Community May 2, 2008 The Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City will display a special exhibit starting May 11, 2008, at the Jewish Community Campus. "The archives will present two cases showing Jewish history in...

13. Avid Collector Donated His Archives Avid Collector Donated His Archives June 15, 2006 Obituary or death tribute for Gaylord V. Marr, former UMKC professor who donated his sound recordings to what became the Marr Sound Archives located on the UMKC campus. He died June 13, 2006 and was 82...

14. Biography of Gaylord Marr (1923-2006), Educator and Sound Recording Collector Biography of Gaylord Marr (1923-2006), Educator and Sound Recording Collector 2009;

15. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

16. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains brochures, newspaper articles, one issue of The Archives Griot (June 17 & 18, 1995), and information about Horace Peterson, founder of the Black Archives.

17. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains a two-page paper entitled "The Objectives of the Black Archives of Mid America." It is hand dated April 8, 1975.

18. Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 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,...

19. Black Archives Oral History Project Black Archives Oral History Project ca1970s File contains a variety of items concerning the Black Oral History Project which was funded by a grant from the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations. Both the Kansas City Public Library and...

20. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....