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1. Biography of Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), Civil Rights Activist Biography of Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), Civil Rights Activist 1999

2. Classmates Remember White Flight Classmates Remember White Flight October 13, 2013 Article records details of a reunion of former students who attended the Sanford B. Ladd School from 1950 - 1957. Attendees are interviewed and describe how the school was changed following the desegregation...

3. Desegregation in the Kansas City School District Desegregation in the Kansas City School District 2008 "The case of Missouri v. Jenkins marked the federal court's most expensive and most ambitious attempt to desegregate a public school district. In 1984, Judge Russell Clark ruled that the Kansas City, Missouri,...

4. Kansas City Middle School Desegregation Kansas City Middle School Desegregation 1965-1967 File contains two typewritten reports: Comments on the Location of a Middle School and "The Feasibility of Maintaining Integration in the Proposed Middle School".

5. Last Day For School Marks End of an Era Last Day For School Marks End of an Era May 30, 2007 South Park Elementary School in Merriam, Kansas, closed May 29, 2007.It will merge with Merriam Elementary at the new Merriam Park Elementary School. South Park was central in the late 1940s civil rights...

6. Local Woman Helped Integrate University Local Woman Helped Integrate University January 22, 2011 Article profiles Sammie Burnett Johnson of Grandview, Missouri, who died on January 15, 2011. Johnson taught accounting at the Kansas City Kansas Community College for nearly 20 years. As a teenager, she...

7. Painful History of Segregation Worth Remembering for KC School District Painful History of Segregation Worth Remembering for KC School District January 3, 2011 Article describes a school district map showing segregated school boundary lines of Kansas City Public Schools. Maurice Smith, son of the teacher who originally owned the map, recognized its historical...

8. SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid SC84 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,...

9. The Melting Pot: 'Brown' Decision on Education The Melting Pot: 'Brown' Decision on Education August 10-16, 2007 The third in a series of articles discussing the effects of integration on black America. This installment focuses on desegregation in Kansas City following the Brown v. Board of Education ruling and its...

10. The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 Winter 1978 Photos and article about segregated education in later 19th century Kansas. Well-documented essay exploring "the grass-roots attitudes toward the schooling of black Americans in Kansas, a Great Plains...

11. Unknown Hero Honored At Last Unknown Hero Honored At Last September 4 - 10, 2003 Article describes efforts by Esperanza Amayo to win recognition of Saturnino Alvarado. The Mid-America Education Hall of Fame, at Kansas City Kansas Community College, has announced it will induct Alvarado...

12. Unlocking the Schoolhouse Doors Unlocking the Schoolhouse Doors Spring 2013 Elisha Scott was a prominent African American lawyer from Topeka, Kansas who dedicated his career to fighting racial injustice. Known as “a passionate advocate for his clients,” Scott made a name for...