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1. They'll Lead the Way They'll Lead the Way January 9, 2007 In Steve Penn's Commentary column are listed the new board members for the Black Archives of Mid-America Inc. The names include: Barbara Peterson (widow of the founder Horace Peterson), Nolen Ellison,...

2. Striving to Save Pieces of Past Striving to Save Pieces of Past August 18, 2006 Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon held a meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2006, concerning the fate of the Black Archives of Mid-America. Community leaders gathered to discuss the future of this treasure...

3. SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid SC69-2 Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...

4. Queen of the World Hospital Collection (AC8) Queen of the World Hospital Collection (AC8) 1957-2006 The Queen of the World Hospital Collection provides information regarding students of the School of Practical Nursing at Queen of the World Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

5. Money Crunch For Black Archives Money Crunch For Black Archives June 15, 2005 The Black Archives of Mid-America is no longer getting the previous funding from the city to keep it operating properly. Established in 1974 from a grant through Horace Peterson, the current executive...

6. Missouri: A Black Hub in the Heartland Missouri: A Black Hub in the Heartland October-November//1996 Photos and article about cities and towns in Missouri as "hubs" for African Americans, including Kansas City, Saint Louis, and Sedalia. Depiction of "the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City" and...

7. Memorabilia from Local Basketball Legend Warren Jabali Donated to Black Archives Memorabilia from Local Basketball Legend Warren Jabali Donated to Black Archives August 22-28, 2014 Article announces that Mary Beasley, wife of the late Warren Edward Armstrong (Jabali), has donated her husband's collection of basketball memorabilia to the Black Archives of Mid-America. The collection...

8. Horace Peterson Horace Peterson April 26, 1981 A biographical article about Horace Peterson, "executive director of the Black Archives, a home for minority papers and photographs that, since 1974, when Peterson launched the project, has existed principally...

9. Horace Peterson Horace Peterson Peterson, a graduate of Kansas City's Central High School, founded the Black Archives of Mid-America (2033 Vine) in 1974. He was born November 23, 1945, and died in 1992.

10. History of The Kansas City Call History of The Kansas City Call Brochure giving the early history of the establishment of The Call newspaper, focusing on biographical information of the founder, Chester A. Franklin.

11. Ground Broken for Black Archives Ground Broken for Black Archives December 5, 2007 Ground was broken on December 4, 2007, for the new home of the Black Archives of Mid-America. "About $4.6 million in city funds is being used to renovate a former park maintenance building at Parade Park...

12. Grand Opening for Black Archives Grand Opening for Black Archives June 12, 2012 The Black Archives of Mid-America reopened on June 16, 2012 at it's new location at 1722 E. 17th Terrace, in the 18th and Vine District. "The archives shut down in 2006, effectively sealing its collections...

13. Geneva Price Collection (AC14) Geneva Price Collection (AC14) 1977-1994 The Geneva Price Collection contains materials related to the educational outreach activities of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during its 1984 Kansas City residency.

14. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....

15. Black Archives Oral History Project Black Archives Oral History Project ca1970s File contains a variety of items concerning the Black Oral History Project which was funded by a grant from the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations. Both the Kansas City Public Library and...

16. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains brochures, newspaper articles, one issue of The Archives Griot (June 17 & 18, 1995), and information about Horace Peterson, founder of the Black Archives.

17. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains a two-page paper entitled "The Objectives of the Black Archives of Mid America." It is hand dated April 8, 1975.

18. Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader 1999

19. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

20. Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader 2009;