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1. A Summer Roundup Session A Summer Roundup Session September/24/1935 Notice for the "annual meeting and tea of the summer roundup chairmen of the Kansas City Council of Parents and Teachers" at the YWCA, involving Mrs. Mary Weeks, "president of the children's bureau and...

2. African American Theater Programs African American Theater Programs ca1930s-40s File contains seven theater programs that featured African American productions or performers. Includes: "Fantasy in Black and Gold, A Musical Revue", presented by Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha...

3. Becky Jaramillo Receives Heart of Gold Award Becky Jaramillo Receives Heart of Gold Award March 10-16, 2005 Becky Jaramillo, Mamie Hughes, Bev Chapman and Angela Curry were the YWCA 2005 Heart of Gold Awardees for their contributions to the community.

4. Biography of Hazel Browne Williams (1907-1986), Educator Biography of Hazel Browne Williams (1907-1986), Educator 1999

5. Biography of Leona Pouncey Thurman (1911-1985), Attorney Biography of Leona Pouncey Thurman (1911-1985), Attorney 1999

6. 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;

7. Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights 2009

8. Brailey Building Brailey Building 1922 Full frontal and corner view, looking northwest; located on northwest corner of 11th and McGee. Also shows YWCA building.

9. Children's Bureau Children's Bureau ca1930s Interior view of group of children, parents, and health care providers at the Children's Bureau Clinic, located at 601 YWCA Building according to the 1930 Kansas City city directory.

10. Civil Rights Activist Anne Thomas Dies: She was the first black leader of the local YWCA Civil Rights Activist Anne Thomas Dies: She was the first black leader of the local YWCA Sept./22/2002 Article relating the death and life of Anne Thomas, the first black person to head the Kansas City YWCA and an original member of the Panel of American Women, a national civil rights group founded in Kansas...

11. Fine Arts Institute Fine Arts Institute 1910 Interior view of gallery with paintings; located in the YWCA Building at 1020 McGee.

12. Housing--Kansas City Housing--Kansas City ca1930's-1950's File contains several documents pertaining to African American housing in Kansas City. These include a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on housing availability for "Negro World War II veterans" in...

13. 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...

14. Marketing and Advertising: Over the Airwaves Marketing and Advertising: Over the Airwaves November 2001 Photo and article about David Baerg, "general manager and president of Prizm Productions Inc., the corporate subsidiary of Day Dreamer Productions," an advertising agency winning an award for "the KC 150...

15. Miss Elsie M. Mountain to Head Council Miss Elsie M. Mountain to Head Council January 27, 1939 File containing an article about Miss Elsie Mountain, "executive secretary of the Paseo branch Y.W.C.A." being elected "president of the Kansas City council of the National Negro congress." Other officers...

16. Mrs. V. Hardee Middlebrooks, "Y" Director, Chosen Woman of the Week Mrs. V. Hardee Middlebrooks, "Y" Director, Chosen Woman of the Week March 25, 1949 File containing an article and photo about Mrs. Velma Hardee Middlebrooks, or Velma Middlebrooks, "executive director of the Yates branch Y.M.C.A." in Kansas City, Kansas. Middlebrooks came to Kansas City...

17. Myrtes Marie Plummer Jones Myrtes Marie Plummer Jones N.d. Folder contains: "Poet's Quarterly Bulletin", June [1937] which contains a poem by and picture of the author, some of her short stories and poems,a mailing list for her Bridger book, talks she gave, the...

18. Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid 1923-1930 This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...

19. Paseo YMCA and YWCA Paseo YMCA and YWCA 2006 Chapter on the YMCA and YWCA near 19th and Paseo and their importance to African Americans in Kansas City. The Paseo YMCA was seen as "the largest single enterprise" in the community. Its meeting rooms...

20. Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop May 18, 1951 News article with photos about the Real Estate Brokers workshop at the Paseo Y.W.C.A. held "under the auspices of the Urban League of Kansas City." The article provides photographs of several of the African...