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Nettie Thompson Grove
R C Ewing
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
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....
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 the First Congregational Church: Kansas City, Mo., 1866-1909
Photo and several references and descriptions about Reverend Henry Hopkins, a former Congregationalist pastor in Kansas City from 1880 to 1902, dying in 1908.
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 Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Reverend James Dalton, "the esteemed pastor of the Little Blue and Pleasant Prairie Cumberland Presbyterian churches," residing in Sniabar Township. Description of his life and career,...
Abner Holton Deane (1828-1912): Man of Courage and Conviction
George Caleb Bingham painted Deane and entitled his picture "Major Deane in Jail". Deane, a Baptist minister, was in jail because of the loyalty oath. Although he sided with the Union, he had assisted...
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.
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 Kansas City Churches
File contains newspaper articles with pictures, including a Kansas City Globe article about top area churches and a typewritten paper entitled "Census of Religious Bodies, 1936: Price List of Bulletins...
African American Seventh Day Adventist Churches
File contains articles and pictures. Mention of the Beacon Light Seventh Day Adventist Church at 13th and Locust Streets.
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...
African Methodist Episcopal Churches (AME)
File contains several news articles with pictures including Reverend Stanley Counts of Flipper Memorial AME Church and Mrs. Rosa Scott, organist at Ward Chapel AME Church.
African Presbyterian Churches
File contains only a "see also" note for Samuel Cornish.
Always a Helping Hand
December 31, 2010
Article describes minister and activist Sam Mann, who served 40 years as the preacher for St. Mark Union church, “a black church on Kansas City’s East Side.” Mann retired from the St. Mark Children...
American Preachers of To-Day: Intimate Appraisals of Thirty-two Leaders
Chapter of the book (partly an interview of) about Reverend Burris Jenkins, pastor of the Linwood Boulevard Christian Church and later the Community Christian Church in Kansas City, born here in 1869....
An Interview With Charles Briscoe
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 19, 1975. 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...
An Interview With Clemmie Bacchus
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded April 14, 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...
An Interview With Emanuel Cleaver
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 18, 1975 at St. James United Methodist Church. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...
An Interview With Hector J. Garcia
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 30, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed guide to...
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