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Riley, Kimberly R
Jane F Flynn
William H Young
AC16 Vernon J. Brooks Collection Finding Aid
The Vernon J. Brooks Collection contains materials related to the employment and community accomplishments of Vernon J. Brooks.
AC23 Taylor Family Collection Finding Aid
The Taylor Family Collection contains photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the business and community activities of Joseph and Vivian Taylor, covering the period ca. 1955-1981.
African American Artists in Greater Kansas City
File contains a publication entitled "Exhibit of Outstanding Negro Americans" which is dated May 7-June 1, 1947. This exhibit contained 32 oil portraits done by Betsy Graves Reyneau and Laura Wheeler Waring...
An Interview With Lounner Pemberton
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 20, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
Better Colored Citizenship
Photo of F. T. Lane in article about the Urban League and its promotion of blacks' "social and industrial advancement."
Biography of Bernard Powell (1947-1979), Civil Rights Activist
Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader
Biography of Girard Bryant (1905-1993), Educator and Community Leader
Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist
Biography of Herman A. Johnson (1916-2004) and Dorothy H. Johnson (1916-2004), Philanthropists
Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist
Biography of Nelson C. Crews (1866-1923) and James Crews (1859-1946), Civil Rights Pioneers
Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry
February 21-February 28, 1986
Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Fred Goldman, president of the Goldman Jewelry Company at 1107 Walnut Street, born in Hodgeman County, Kansas, in 1886 and raised in Kansas City, taking over the jewelry store of...
Deaths: Mrs. L. Virgil Miller
Photo and obituary for Katie Miller, "81, of 2440 W. Paseo, wife of Virgil Miller and a leader in community affairs." African American native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1915 and becoming "treasurer...
Dr. Joseph E. Dibble
March 15, 1943
Vertical file with biographical article about Dr. Joseph Dibble, an African American physician practicing medicine in Kansas City for more than forty years, dying in March 1943. Dr. Dibble was a long-time...
Interview with Gwen Grant, president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Kansas City.
K.C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri
For other pages see the book's index under "Blacks."
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...
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Photo and bio of Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (~1886-1983), publisher and writer for the Kansas City Call newspaper for the local African American community, and the wife of the paper's founder,...
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