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1. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photo and biographical sketch of black physician Dr. P. C. Turner, or Percy Turner, originally from Independence and becoming "Superintendent of City General Hospital Number 2" from 1933 to 1947, also...

2. Young Girl Eating Ice Cream Young Girl Eating Ice Cream circa 1920s Young African American girl seated on a porch ledge eating an ice cream cone. She is holding up a filled Christmas stocking in her right hand.

3. William A. Kimsey William A. Kimsey October/3/1969 Photo and obituary for William Kimsey, a former slave dying at the age of 110 on October 2, 1969. Description of his life and career, "[b]orn into slavery March 20, 1859, in Louisville, Ky.," and brought...

4. Wheatley Hospital Wheatley Hospital ca1930s Interior view of African American children in cribs and attendants at Wheatley Hospital. Wheatley Provident Hospital is listed in the 1930 Kansas City city directory at 1826 Forest.

5. Westport Public Schools Westport Public Schools September/14/1895 Schedules for openings of Westport public schools, including the Penn School for "colored" or black children.

6. Volleyball Game Volleyball Game circa 1950s Girls playing volleyball at unidentified location.

7. Viola Byrd. ..Loving Ways with a Big Family Viola Byrd. ..Loving Ways with a Big Family November/11/1973 File containing photos and a biographical article about Viola Byrd, an 82-year-old former housecleaner and matriarch of a large Kansas City family as mother of 16 children, residing "in a neat bungalow"...

8. To Be Young, Gifted and Black in the Days of Segregated Independence To Be Young, Gifted and Black in the Days of Segregated Independence January 30, 2009 Article tells the story of Alversia Brown Pettigrew who grew up in the African American neighborhood called "The Neck" in Independence. She was among the first children to attend integrated schoools in...

9. Threatt Is Proud of Work to Boost Kansas City Threatt Is Proud of Work to Boost Kansas City December 8, 1999 File containing a biographical article about James Threatt, "a former assistant city manager" and "the first director of the Model Cities program here form 1968 to 1972." Born in Virginia in 1923 and coming...

10. The Penn School The Penn School 1961 History of Penn School in Westport, started after the Civil War for African American children with its own structure built in 1880, closed in 1955, and burned in 1967.

11. The Niles Home for Children: 100 Years of Caring and Sharing The Niles Home for Children: 100 Years of Caring and Sharing Summer//1982 History of the community center for black children at 1911 East 23rd Street, founded in 1883 by Samuel Eason.

12. The Black Church: Building God's New People The Black Church: Building God's New People May-June//1982 Photo and description of Reverend Nelson Thompson, or Fuzzy Thompson, "minister of King Memorial United Methodist Church and Executive Director of Martin Luther King Urban Center, Inc." in Kansas City....

13. Taught the First Negro School Here Taught the First Negro School Here October/7/1927 Photo and description of Ella Weeks Hayhurst, the first teacher in 1866-1867 at the Penn School for black children near the Country Club Plaza.

14. Students Collect One Million Pennies for Banneker School Restoration Students Collect One Million Pennies for Banneker School Restoration August-December//2001 Photo and article about the restoration of the Benjamin Banneker School (listed on the National Register of Historic Places), "the first Parkville school for blank [sic] children" built in 1885 and restored...

15. St. Augustine's Episcopal Church St. Augustine's Episcopal Church May 9, 1905 File contains a booklet publication of the St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Missouri which is entitled: "Forward for Christ, Our Church and Our Children". It appears to have been published...

16. Services for Bishop Emanuel Newton Services for Bishop Emanuel Newton April 6-12, 2007 Article and obituary for Bishop Emanuel Newton, 72, founder and pastor of Kansas City's Christian Tabernacle Church. Newton was born October 18, 1935, in Moffet, Oklahoma, and was the youngest of 14 children....

17. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p355 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p355 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 22nd Street south to E. 24th Street and from Euclid Avenue east to Park Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p355 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p355 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 22nd Street south to E. 24th Street and from Euclid Avenue east to Park Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

19. Rashey Burial Moten, Jr., Obituary Rashey Burial Moten, Jr., Obituary September 1-7, 2000 Rashey B. Moten, Jr., died on August 23, 2000. He was born June 23, 1913, in Muncie, Kansas, the youngest of six children of Rashey B. Moten, Sr., and Theodore Twitty Moten. "He was the Executive Director...

20. Project Community; Part Three: In His Hands Project Community; Part Three: In His Hands August 27, 2003 Photo and article about Eloise Lofton, a resident of and community activist at Guinotte Manor in Northeast Kansas City. She describes her past career raising children of various ethnicities at "Guinotte's...