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1. 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes September 15, 1950 Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...

2. 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood October 12-18, 2012 Article announces that a reunion of residents of the 54th Street neighborhood was hosted by the 54th Street Memorial Club. A brief history of the neighborhood is provided. The original purchase of land...

3. 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame August 22-28, 2014 Article announces that a ceremony to honor distinguished Kansas City jazz musicians by installing 30-inch bronze medallions in the sidewalks along 18th Street near the 18th and Vine District will take...

4. 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way 1975 Annual Church Contest on the Way April 11-April 17, 1975 News article about a church membership drive associated with a local NAACP contest.

5. A Decade of growth and a drive for political empowerment A Decade of growth and a drive for political empowerment June/23-29/1989 Article chronicles the early history of The Call newspaper from the time Chester Franklin founded it in 1919 through the 1920s.

6. A Father's Day to Remember A Father's Day to Remember June 17-23, 2011 Article reports that Rev. Joe Haskins received his Purple Heart after waiting 58 years. Haskins fought in the Korean War and has tried to get the award from every president since 1956. Under President...

7. A Mayor For All People A Mayor For All People July 18, 2008 Article profiles Blue Springs, Mo. mayor Carson Ross, the first African American to hold that office. Prior to being elected mayor, Ross, a Republican, served for eight years on the Blue Springs City Council...

8. AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964] The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....

9. Ada & Chester Franklin Ada & Chester Franklin May/21/2000 File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...

10. Advocacy, Activism and 300 Good Suits Advocacy, Activism and 300 Good Suits October 27, 2013 Interview with Eric L. Wesson, reporter and columnist for The Kansas City Call newspaper. Wesson discusses the evolving mission of The Call over time, his background, and his approach to journalism.

11. African Centered Schools to Announce Plans for New Campus African Centered Schools to Announce Plans for New Campus April 27-May3, 2007 The Kansas City (MO)) School District's African Centered Education (ACE) schools are hosting a festival April 29 to announce the consolidation of three schools: J. S. Chick, Sanford B. Ladd and Dr. J....

12. African Methodist Episcopal (AME) African Methodist Episcopal (AME) File contains several local newspaper articles with photos about The A.M.E. churches and clergy (mostly from the Kansas City Globe and Kansas City Call). Pictures include the late Bishop J. A. Greg of...

13. Alvin Sykes Sets the Record Straight Alvin Sykes Sets the Record Straight January 17-23, 2014 Interview with Kansas City-based civil rights activist Alvin Sykes. Sykes' career as an activist is discussed. His background and the factors that drove him to make activism his life's work are also summarized....

14. American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History September 7-13, 2007 A special supplement to the Kansas City Call containing a series of short articles about the 10th anniversary of the American Jazz Museum and the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area. The museum opened...

15. An Interview With Ilus Davis An Interview With Ilus Davis 1976-05-15 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 15, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 3 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

16. An Interview With Judge Lewis Clymer An Interview With Judge Lewis Clymer 1976-08-24 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded August 24, 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...

17. An Investigative Study of a Black Newspaper An Investigative Study of a Black Newspaper [1971] A 29 page photocopied typewritten paper originally written for the History 186 class at the University of Kansas. The Kansas City Call newspaper is the focus of the paper.

18. Another World Title... Another World Title... June 22-28, 2007 Article spotlighting Kansas City boxer and title holder Isaiah "The Prophet" Henderson. Henderson discusses the Kansas City boxing scene, as well as the lack of attention and respect that Midwest boxers...

19. Answers Sought by Citizens Answers Sought by Citizens April/19-25/1968 Report about five people killed in gun battle with police at 30th and Prospect Avenues.

20. Antoine Murphy Retires from U.S. Postal Service after 39 Years Antoine Murphy Retires from U.S. Postal Service after 39 Years June 28, 1957 File containing an article with photo about Antoine Murphy, retiring from "the Postal Transportation Service (formerly known as the Railway Mail Service) on Sunday, June 30, after 39 years." Murphy was...