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Nettie Thompson Grove
J Crawford James
N T Grove
Missouri Baptist Gener...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
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....
'Organ Crawl' And Open House at Six St. Joseph Churches
Article on tour by American Guild of Orgnists provides brief descriptions of six St. Joseph churches.
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...
A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869
Francis Harrison Booth was a grocer and saloon keeper in Westport, Missouri, who served as the town's marshal and was among the founders of the First Baptist Church of Westport. This research paper brings...
A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory
This article was first printed in the Six Mile Baptist Cookbook. It gives the early history of the area, including notes about the Osage Indians, Fort Osage, Sibley, and what took place in the "six-mile"...
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...
A Group of Kansas City Churches
Photo collage of several Kansas City area churches.
A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts
Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Reverend John Emerson Roberts, or John Roberts, "minister of All Souls church of Kansas City." Born in Ohio in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as pastor of "the First Baptist...
A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships
Section of the article about the first churches and schools in Jackson County, Missouri, including the following: the Bethlehem Christian Church, founded in 1845; an 1848 school in present-day Grandview,...
A Swedish Christmas in Westport
Formerly known as the Swedish Baptist Church at 39th Terrace and Broadway Boulevard, retaining old Swedish traditions.
AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.
AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid
The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.
AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.
Activist Cleric with Influence Nationally Dies
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...
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...
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...
African American Small Businesses
File contains two copies of a brochure entitled "Clinic for Small Business" held at St. Stephens Baptist Church at Paseo at 15th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. It is dated April 17 and 18, 1946. The...
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