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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

3. 'Peanut' Still Pitching 'Peanut' Still Pitching August 18, 2010 The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...

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 chapter which tells about "race men" and "race women" of the 1920s and how they advanced awareness in Kansas City of the existing color lines. Mentioned are L. Amassa Knox, D. A. Holmes,...

5. A Positive Power Force A Positive Power Force April 29, 2013 Profile on Inez Kaiser, a Kansas City civil rights activist known for her work in promoting the role of African-American women in business and community service. In the 1950s, Kaiser began her career as...

6. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

7. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 52 with Stoves and People Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 52 with Stoves and People ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards showing the following:
1. A folded card with a man frowning that says: "The effects of using inferior and low grade Tobaccos." When you unfold the card...

8. African American Clubs in Kansas City African American Clubs in Kansas City ca1930s-1950s File contains miscellaneous items pertaining to African American clubs, ca1930s-50s. Clubs include the Clio Club, Del Magnas Club, Research Club, and the Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Kansas City,...

9. African American Organizations African American Organizations ca1920s-40s File containing various items related to African American organizations. Includes the proceedings of the 1923 Annual Meeting of the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association (at Shaw University in Raleigh,...

10. African American Student Lab Technicians African American Student Lab Technicians Circa 1945 Interior view of three African American women seated with textbooks and lab apparatus. Location not given.

11. An Angry Advocate An Angry Advocate May 28, 1988 Biographical article about Julia Hill, "long a leader in local civil rights campaigns" and a 65-year-old (in 1988) prominent member of the Kansas City school board. The article discusses Hill's involvements...

12. An Interview With Herbert Fennel An Interview With Herbert Fennel 1976-01-13 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded January 13, 1976. 1 sound cassette (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 to...

13. 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...

14. An Interview With Mamie Hughes An Interview With Mamie Hughes 1976-05-05 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded May 5, 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 to contents....

15. An Interview With Norman Forester An Interview With Norman Forester 1976-05-11 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded May 11, 1976. 1 sound cassette (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 to contents....

16. An Interview With Ruby Jackson An Interview With Ruby Jackson 1976-03-17 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded March 17, 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...

17. An Interview With Samuella Gates An Interview With Samuella Gates 1976-04 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded April, 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...

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. Begins New Job in Prosecutor's Office Begins New Job in Prosecutor's Office January 31, 1947 Vertical file with photo and caption about Erylene Bryant, "the first Negro [sic] to serve in a clerical capacity in the courthouse in recent years." Bryant began "as secretary-stenographer in the Jackson...

20. Beyond a Calling Beyond a Calling September 2001 Photos and biographical article about Lucile Bluford, 90-year-old African American "editor and part owner of 'The Kansas City Call' newspaper" since 1955. Native of North Carolina raised partly in Kansas...