National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Found in 13 records:
The Charles S. Scott Papers are those of a prominent native Topeka, Kansas lawyer who focused on civil rights and was one of the plaintiff's lawyers in the landmark Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case.
Chester I. Lewis (1928-1990), a Hutchinson, Kansas native, became a Wichita-based attorney and leader in the modern Civil Rights movement. This collection of his papers primarily reflects his leadership in the NAACP "Young Turks" organization and other civil rights efforts.
The Papers of Frances Tomlin are those of a native Kansan who was highly active in Hutchinson.
The James E. Butler papers are those of a native Kansan and longtime Manhattan, Kansas resident. After over 30 years of Army service, Butler was appointed to the Kansas Human Rights Commission, on which he served for over 25 years.
The John Mercer Wright papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident who worked for Shawnee County for over fifty years, including service as chief deputy county treasurer.
The Papers of Pastor D. D. Miller are those of a Baptist pastor who held posts at various churches in Kansas. He was also an active NAACP member.
This collection contains photographs created by various identified and unidentified amateur and commercial photographers, including Carson and Brunston Photo, J.W. Lockett, Carl Fowler, and James R. Cobb. Individuals portrayed in the photographs are African Americans residing in or from the Kansas City, Kansas community of the mid-20th century.
The Caldwell family papers are those of an African American family from Salina, Kansas. The majority of the papers concern Robert C. Caldwell, who was a Salina teacher, City Commissioner, and Salina's first African American and first school teacher elected Mayor. He also served as Representative for Salina in the Kansas State Legislature.
Samuel C. Jackson was a lawyer and active civil rights leader, serving many organizations as an advocate throughout his lifetime. The Samuel C. Jackson papers largely consist of speeches and articles given by Jackson as a representative of various organizations, as well as awards and certificates received by Jackson for his many years of service.
- African Americans -- Kansas 2
- African American Baptists -- Kansas 1
- African American clergy -- Kansas 1
- African American families -- Kansas -- Manhattan 1
- African American fire fighters -- Kansas -- Wichita 1
- African American lawyers -- Kansas -- Topeka 1
- African American legislators -- Kansas 1
- African American mayors -- United States 1
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- Kansas 1
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- Kansas -- Wichita 1
- African Americans -- Kansas -- Kansas City 1
- African Americans -- Kansas -- Topeka 1
- African Americans -- Kansas -- Wichita 1
- Civil rights -- Kansas 1
- Civil rights -- United States -- History 1
- Civil rights movements -- Kansas -- Wichita -- History 1
- Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
- Discrimination in employment -- United States 1
- Discrimination in housing -- United States 1
- Fire departments -- Kansas -- Hutchinson 1
- Fire departments -- Kansas -- Wichita 1
- Public housing -- Kansas 1
- Public housing -- Missouri 1
- Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States 1
- Sodomy -- Law and legislation -- Kansas 1
- United States -- Race relations 1
- Wichita (Kan.) -- Race relations 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 ∧ less