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1. African American Artists in Greater Kansas City African American Artists in Greater Kansas City 1947-1984 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...

2. An Interview With Lounner Pemberton An Interview With Lounner Pemberton 1976-05-20 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...

3. Better Colored Citizenship Better Colored Citizenship December/11/1920 Photo of F. T. Lane in article about the Urban League and its promotion of blacks' "social and industrial advancement."

4. Biography of Bernard Powell (1947-1979), Civil Rights Activist Biography of Bernard Powell (1947-1979), Civil Rights Activist 1999

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

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

7. Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist 2009

8. Biography of Herman A. Johnson (1916-2004) and Dorothy H. Johnson (1916-2004), Philanthropists Biography of Herman A. Johnson (1916-2004) and Dorothy H. Johnson (1916-2004), Philanthropists 2005

9. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

10. 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;

11. Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry 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...

12. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 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...

13. Deaths: Mrs. L. Virgil Miller Deaths: Mrs. L. Virgil Miller December/6/1971 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...

14. Dr. Joseph E. Dibble 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...

15. Gwen Grant Gwen Grant May, 2003 Interview with Gwen Grant, president and chief executive officer of the Urban League of Kansas City.

16. K.C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K.C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 For other pages see the book's index under "Blacks."

17. Kansas City Council of Churches Publications Kansas City Council of Churches Publications 1930s 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...

18. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 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,...

19. Kauffman Foundation/Urban League Partner on Minority Entrepreneur Development Kauffman Foundation/Urban League Partner on Minority Entrepreneur Development January/February 2005 Kansas City, along with Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Jacksonville, will be pilot communities in an Urban Partnership Program combining ''private, public and non-profit sector resources to expand...

20. Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel June 3, 2008 "If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...