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1. An Interview With Fred Curls, Sr. An Interview With Fred Curls, Sr. 1976-03-11 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded March 11, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digial; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

2. Black Brokers: 'Exclusive' Home Sales in Kansas City Bow to Shifts in Market Black Brokers: 'Exclusive' Home Sales in Kansas City Bow to Shifts in Market February 22, 1981 News article about the Newsome Realty company at 6217 Prospect Avenue and its place in the changing climate of the local real estate market in which small, black-owned companies were losing their dominance...

3. Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area October 6, 2007 Editorial page article mentions African American real-estate agent Don Sewing who in 1966 moved his family to Fairway in Johnson County, Kansas. This move broke the color barrier in northeast Johnson County....

4. Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop May 18, 1951 News article with photos about the Real Estate Brokers workshop at the Paseo Y.W.C.A. held "under the auspices of the Urban League of Kansas City." The article provides photographs of several of the African...

5. Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop May 18, 1951 News article with photos about the "Real Estate Brokers workshop" at the Paseo Y.W.C.A. held "under the auspices of the Urban League of Kansas City." The article provides photographs of several of the...

6. Robert Williams Robert Williams February 15, 1952 Brief biographical article about Robert Williams, winner of an achievement award as "president of the Williams Realty Company, 2200 Prospect Ave." and head of "the largest firm of his kind in the middlewest...

7. Street Hotel Is Sold to Robert Williams Street Hotel Is Sold to Robert Williams April 2, 1954 News article about the sale of the Street Hotel, formerly owned by Rueben Street, to Robert Williams, owner of the Williams Real Estate company." The hotel was said to be a "landmark in the Negro community...

8. Suburbia for Everyone? Suburbia for Everyone? Spring/Summer 2008 Discussion of racial discrimination in Johnson County, Kansas, and the Donald and Virginia Sewing family that was the first black family to move into Fairway, Kansas, in 1966. Sewing was a real estate...

9. Williams Real Estate to Hold Open House Williams Real Estate to Hold Open House May 8, 1951 Photos and article about the "new offices of the Robert Williams Real Estate company at 2200 Prospect Avenue." Robert "Bob" Williams, founder of the company, was a native Kansas Citian and graduate of...