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1. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School 1927-1986 The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

2. An Interview With Adolph Wilson An Interview With Adolph Wilson June 1976 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

3. An Interview With Edward Eugene Fields An Interview With Edward Eugene Fields 1976-06-21 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 21, 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...

4. An Interview With Thelma M. Dumas and Johnnie Mae Gentry An Interview With Thelma M. Dumas and Johnnie Mae Gentry 1975-11-20 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 20, 1975 at St. Stephen Baptist Church. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital;...

5. Armand Dobson Suffers Fatal Heart Attack Armand Dobson Suffers Fatal Heart Attack November 11, 1968 Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for S. Armand Dobson "of 2733 Garfield, a route examiner at the post office" dying at the age of 54. He was a native of Arkansas but moved to Kansas City at...

6. Arvey Andrews Arvey Andrews April 25, 1952 File containing a biographical article about Arvey Andrews, a black "student at the Sumner high school" and winner "among the 400 young scientists of Greater Kansas City" for his "instrument designed to...

7. Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader 2009

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

9. Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers 2009;

10. Biography of Wilber (Bullet Joe) Rogan (1889-1967), Baseball Player Biography of Wilber (Bullet Joe) Rogan (1889-1967), Baseball Player 1999

11. Black History Quiz Black History Quiz February 2002 Ten questions and answers on topics pertaining to Black history in Kansas City. Individuals, places, and organizations included in questions: Roy Wilkins; Negro National League (baseball); Lucile Bluford;...

12. Charles Williams Charles Williams April/May 2009 Article spotlights the career of pianist Charles Williams. A native of Kansas City, Kansas, Williams grew up in a musical family and learned to play several instruments at a young age. He identifies his...

13. Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Drawing the Color Line in Kansas City: The Creation of Sumner High School Autumn 2005 Although the grammar schools of Kansas City, Kansas, were completely segregated by 1890, the same state law that permitted this practice in cities with more than fifteen thousand residents specifically...

14. G. B. Buster G. B. Buster File containing a photo and article about G. B. Buster, winner of the 1954 Pageant Press book contest for his book "Brighter Sun," based on his grandfather's life as a slave. Buster was also a retired...

15. Kaycee Was Choice of New Carver Center Head Kaycee Was Choice of New Carver Center Head September 9, 1953 Vertical file contains a biographical article with photo about Arthur Greene, 55-year-old "new director of the Carver Community Center, 1608 Campbell." He was raised in Kansas City and graduated from Sumner...

16. Many Attend Rites for Mrs. E. Garrett Many Attend Rites for Mrs. E. Garrett Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Mrs. Eva Garrett, co-owner and operator of the Radio Cab and Baggage Company. She was born in 1886 and married in 1903 to a teacher at Sumner High School...

17. Personalities of Kansas City Personalities of Kansas City August 1, 1941 Vertical file with portrait and biographical article about Joseph Collins, "principal of Northeast Jr. High School of K.C.K. [Kansas City, Kansas]." Collins started out "as delivery boy for S.P. Peterson's...

18. Researchers' Curiosity Unveils Well-Kept Secret Researchers' Curiosity Unveils Well-Kept Secret March 30-April 5, 2007 Article discussing the research of Frank Manheim and Professor Eckhard Hellmuth showing that Kansas City students in predominately African American high schools, including Lincoln and Sumner, consistently...

19. Solomon H. Thompson, Jr. Solomon H. Thompson, Jr. November 18, 1989 Obituary for Solomon H. Thompson, Jr., who died at age 85 on November 16, 1989. Thompson was principal of Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas from 1951 until he retired in 1972. From 1938 to 1951,...