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1. An Artist With Vision Slowly Loses His Sight An Artist With Vision Slowly Loses His Sight November 27, 2007 Article features African American artist Robert J. Reed, Sr., of Kansas City, Kansas. "With primarily black paper and chalk as his medium, most of his work focuses on portraits of people who pop into his...

2. An Interview With Henry Ross An Interview With Henry Ross 1976-05-26 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 26, 1976. 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...

3. An Interview With James M. Neal An Interview With James M. Neal 1975-03-11 Interviewer: Rose S. Bell. Interview recorded March 11, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

4. An Interview With Joanne Collins An Interview With Joanne Collins 1976-08-21 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded August 21, 1976. 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...

5. An Interview With Leo McKamey An Interview With Leo McKamey 1976-02-01 Interviewer: Ophelia Webber. Interview recorded February 1, 1976. 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...

6. An Interview With Richard Bolling An Interview With Richard Bolling 1976-10-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III . Interview recorded October 1, 1976. 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...

7. Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician 1999

8. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

9. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. 1999

10. Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers 2009;

11. Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist 2009;

12. Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders 1999

13. Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator 1999

14. Black High Society Black High Society August/27/1978 Article about the black high society in Kansas City, its relations to white high society, its prominent members such as funeral home chain owner Bruce Watkins, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante Ball, the...

15. Case Closed Case Closed June 21, 2011 The Kansas City Police reopened the murder case of Leon Jordan and have identified his killer as James "Doc" Dearborn. Jordan, a former police officer and one of the founders of Freedom, Inc., was gunned...

16. Dowdal Davis Dowdal Davis Vertical file contains multiple articles about Dowdal H. Davis, a politician and prominent member of the local African American community. Davis was a general manager of the Kansas City Call newspaper,...

17. Elected to California Legislature Elected to California Legislature November 18, 1966 Vertical file contains a biographical article with photo about Bill Greene, a native Kansas Citian and newly elected representative to the State Legislature of California in 1966. He was a graduate of...

18. Phillip Curls: A Political Icon Phillip Curls: A Political Icon May 11-May 17, 2007 Article profiling the life and career of Phillip Curls, who served multiple terms in the Missouri House of Representatives and Missouri Senate. A Kansas City native, Senator Curls graduated from De LaSalle...

19. Sure Thing: Representative Alan Wheat Sure Thing: Representative Alan Wheat July 1986 Photos and biographical article about Alan Wheat, 35-year-old black national representative of "Missouri's Fifth District" since 1982 (succeeding Richard Bolling), comprising "most of Kansas City."

20. The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police August 11, 2010 Photo and timeline for shotgun used in the slaying of black political leader Leon Jordan in 1970. Article also discusses the reopening of the cold case.