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African Americans (6)
Watkins, Theron B (5)
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2006 (2)
February 21-february 2... (1)
1999 (1)
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Charles Coulter (2)
Riley, Kimberly R (1)
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1. African Americans in Politics African Americans in Politics 2006 Passage in book describes early attempts to get African American candidates on the ballot. Theron B. Watkins' unsuccessful campaign for city alderman and L. Amasa Knox's campaign for the state legislature...

2. Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders 1999

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. T. B. Watkins T. B. Watkins File containing photos and information on Theron Watkins (1877-1950), or T. B. Watkins, a community activist, co-founder of the Watkins Brothers Funeral Home at 1729 Lydia Avenue, and step-father of local...

6. Theron Watkins Theron Watkins 2006 Book excerpt about Theron Watkins (1877-1950), or T.B. Watkins, a prominent African American of Kansas City and father of local politician Bruce Watkins. Watkins was born near Indianapolis and came to...

7. Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel Celebrates Its 100 Year Anniversary - From 1909 to 2009 Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel Celebrates Its 100 Year Anniversary - From 1909 to 2009 May 29, 2009 Watkins Brothers is "one of the oldest continuous operating African American-owned business [sic] in Missosuri." Article tells the story of the business, first located at 1729 Lydia, then at 18th Street...