Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 5 item(s) for: "Tolson, Melvin B"
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
African Americans (5)
Tolson, Melvin B (4)
Poets (2)
Race Relations (2)
Authors (1)
Show more...

Type
Book Section (2)
Newspaper Article (2)
Vertical File (1)

Date
April 252008 (1)
February 201984 (1)
1917 (1)
2006 (1)

Creator
Brian Burnes (1)
Charles Coulter (1)
Joe Robertson (1)
Tolson, Melvin B (1)

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. "Retrospection" "Retrospection" 1917 Poem written by Melvin B. Tolson published in the Lincolnian yearbook his junior year (1917). Tolson graduated in 1918 from Lincoln High School.

2. A Legacy That Burns Brightly A Legacy That Burns Brightly April 25, 2008 The sons of debate coach and poet Melvin Tolson were in Kansas City to take part in the Debate-Kansas City's award ceremony. Tolson's story has recently been depicted in the movie, "The Great Debaters,"...

3. Description of Packing Houses Description of Packing Houses 2006 Excerpt from one of Melvin B. Tolson's "popular 'Caviar and Cabbage' columns for the Washington Tribune" that describes his work at the packing house in 1918.

4. Learning the 'Rules,' Singing the Blues Learning the 'Rules,' Singing the Blues February 20, 1984 Biographical article, with photos, about prominent black poets from or influenced by Kansas City, including Roger Wilkins, Melvin Tolson, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson. Personal experiences...

5. Ramos Vertical File List Ramos Vertical File List A list of the file names in the Ramos collection. This collection includes books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and vertical files relating to the African American experience. Begun around 1920 by librarians...