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1. 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way April 11-April 17, 1975 News article about a church membership drive associated with a local NAACP contest.

2. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism February 22, 1985 Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat...

3. A Church for the Ages A Church for the Ages September 9, 2013 October 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Second Baptist Church, "believed to be one of the two oldest black churches in Kansas City." The congregation was first established in 1863 by slaves and...

4. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

5. A Proud People A Proud People October 23, 2009 Second article of a series on Quindaro focuses on the role of the church in the community. The congregations were Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal, First Baptist, and the Church of God in Christ....

6. Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies March/8/1997 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend Mac Charles Jones, or Mac Jones (1950-1997), "a longtime Kansas City activist and national leader." Native of Phoenix coming here in 1984 as pastor of...

7. African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City File contains information and articles with pictures including Reverend Samuel McKibben of the True Light Baptist Church and Reverend Wallace Hartsfield of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Also...

8. African American Baptist Churches in the Kansas City Area African American Baptist Churches in the Kansas City Area File contains numerous articles with pictures about conventions, programs, church officials, and so forth, for local Baptist churches. Pictures include Dr. Daniel Holmes of Paseo Baptist Church, the New...

9. African American Christian Churches African American Christian Churches File contains articles with pictures including the West Paseo Christian Church at 2454 West Paseo.

10. African American Kansas City Churches African American Kansas City Churches File contains newspaper articles with pictures, including a Kansas City Globe article about top area churches and a typewritten paper entitled "Census of Religious Bodies, 1936: Price List of Bulletins...

11. African American Seventh Day Adventist Churches African American Seventh Day Adventist Churches File contains articles and pictures. Mention of the Beacon Light Seventh Day Adventist Church at 13th and Locust Streets.

12. African Methodist Episcopal (AME) African Methodist Episcopal (AME) File contains several local newspaper articles with photos about The A.M.E. churches and clergy (mostly from the Kansas City Globe and Kansas City Call). Pictures include the late Bishop J. A. Greg of...

13. African Methodist Episcopal Churches (AME) African Methodist Episcopal Churches (AME) File contains several news articles with pictures including Reverend Stanley Counts of Flipper Memorial AME Church and Mrs. Rosa Scott, organist at Ward Chapel AME Church.

14. African Presbyterian Churches African Presbyterian Churches File contains only a "see also" note for Samuel Cornish.

15. An Interview With Charles Briscoe An Interview With Charles Briscoe 1975-11-19 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 19, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

16. An Interview With John Williams An Interview With John Williams 1975-11-20 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 20, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (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...

17. An Interview With Nelson Thompson An Interview With Nelson Thompson 1975-10-09 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 9, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

18. An Interview With Thelma M. Dumas and Johnnie Mae Gentry An Interview With Thelma M. Dumas and Johnnie Mae Gentry 1975-11-20 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 20, 1975 at St. Stephen Baptist Church. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital;...

19. Around Kansas City: Birthplace of Two Black Churches Will Be Marked Around Kansas City: Birthplace of Two Black Churches Will Be Marked February/19/1988 Notice about the placing of a marker for two of the oldest churches in Kansas City, Kansas, both predominantly of black congregations.

20. Attendants at Twenty-second Anniversary Banquet Attendants at Twenty-second Anniversary Banquet April 29, 1966 Vertical file contains a photo and caption about the 22nd anniversary banquet of the Friendship Baptist Church, paying tribute to the church's pastor and wife, Rev. I.H. Henderson and Elnora Henderson...