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1. African Americans and Boosterism African Americans and Boosterism Fall 2003 Article features boosterism as it applied to the exodus of African Americans from the south after the Civil War. Exodusters came into Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado and the town of Nicodemus, Kansas is...

2. Charles Henry Langston and the African American Struggle in Kansas Charles Henry Langston and the African American Struggle in Kansas Winter//1999-2000 Article focuses on Charles Henry Langston, African American educator, civil rights leader and politician and brother of John Mercer Langston and grandfather of Langston Hughes. Includes photographs and...

3. History of Kansas City General Hospital Colored Division History of Kansas City General Hospital Colored Division October 8, 1932 Article contains a history and chronology of General Hospital #2, the City's first separate facility for African-Americans. It was established in 1908 after the "Old Building" of General Hospital was vacated....

4. Jackson County Home for Negro Boys Jackson County Home for Negro Boys March 1930 Short article gives history of the Jackson County Home for Negro Boys located east of the Little Blue River between Independence and Lee's Summit. The Home, erected in 1925, is on farm land owned by Jackson...

5. Kansas City's Social Season Highlights Much Grace and Charm Kansas City's Social Season Highlights Much Grace and Charm April, 1950 Article briefly traces the history of African American social life and status in Kansas City. Mentions the Ivanhoe Club and the Beau Brummels as early social groups. In Kansas City, Kansas, the Trouveur...

6. Remington's Buffalo Soldiers Remington's Buffalo Soldiers October 2011 An account of some of Remington's earliest works (photographs and illustrations/drawings) depicting the Buffalo Soldiers, the 10th Cavalry black troopers in Arizona Territory.

7. The Civilian Conservation Corps in Kansas The Civilian Conservation Corps in Kansas Fall 2005 The New Deal sought to bring work to destitute workers and to aid in this, the Civilian Conservation Corps was established on March 31, 1933. In Kansas, the CCC helped in the prevention of soil erosion...

8. Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Welcoming "Pa" on the Kaw: Kansas's "Colored" Militia and the 1864 Price Raid Summer//2002 Article gives a history of the African American militia units in Kansas raised during the Civil War. It details those "colored" units that fought in the Battle of Westport and the battles in this area...