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"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....
A Proposed University for Kansas City
Article about a proposed "distinctly religious" university for Kansas City, to be founded by the "Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the Methodist Episcopal Church with the full endorsement and backing...
Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician
Biography of Hiram Young (1812-1882), Wagonmaker and Businessman
Biography of S. H. Thompson (1870-1950), M.D., Physician
October 3, 1947
File containing a photo and caption about Bishop Gregg, Kansas City, Kansas "Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal church" awarded by Kenneth Royall, Secretary of the Army.
Centenary History of Kansas City Churches
Church located at 43rd and Roanoke Road, built in the 1880s, but with a congregation organized soon after the Civil War. Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, April 1927-March 1930.
Church in the Wilderness
Article describes the early history of Methodists among the Wyandotte Indians who came to the Kansas City area in July, 1843. Includes descriptions and locations of the earliest Methodist church locations...
DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid
The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...
Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....
Ex-Slave Was a Success in Early Independence
February 23, 1986
Biographical article with photo about Hiram Young (1815-1882), a wagon-maker and ex-slave in 19th century Independence, Missouri. Young is described as "one of the richest men in Jackson County" by 1860...
For Black Visionaries, Site Still Place of Promise
November 27, 2005
Nicodemus, Kansas is featured in Malcolm Garcia's "Heartland Journal" column. The town of Nicodemus was named after the work song "Wake Nicodemus" and was settled in 1877 by 350 former slaves who came...
Getting the Most Out of Life
This article is actually Chapter 6 of the book Evangelism's First Modern Media Star: The Life of Reverend Bill Stidger by his grandson. This chapter details the time period of the mid 1920s when Stidger...
Grand Avenue Temple
File contains programs, flyers, newsletters, and pamphlets about the history of the Grand Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, commonly called the Grand Avenue Temple. The E. M. Skinner organ was a gift...
Gregg Tabernacle, AME
Pamphlet for opening day service from March 1963.
Historic African Methodist Episcopal Church Celebrating the Century Mark
August 3-9, 2012
Article about the 100 year old Bethel African Methodist Episcopal church located at 2329 Flora Avenue. The church was spearheaded by Sister Kitty E. Raynor and Harrison Williams, who both saw the need...
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Photo and bio of John Strayer, vice-president and general magaer of the Olathe Investment and Rapid Transit Company and of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Land and Improvement Company. Born in Virginia...
2 postcard views of the Institutional Church at Admiral Boulevard and Holmes.
James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid
1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990)
James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...
Kansas City Council of Churches Publications
File contains four publications associated with the Kansas City Council of Churches. All appear to come from the 1930s time period. Two are programs having to do with inter-racial activities, both held...
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