Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.)
Found in 9 records:
The Dr. Melvin E. Jenkins papers are those of a long time pediatrician and educator.
Dr. Geraldine Mowbray-Arnett was the first known African American woman to attend the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1937. She went on the create a succesful career and eventually became the director for the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York. This collection includes newspaper clippings, yearbooks, correspondence, several photographs, a dissertation including an interview with her, and items from her time in the Sumner High School Alumni Association.
The Greene B. Buster papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident and career historian. For forty years, Buster taught history and was vice principal at Kansas City, Kansas' Sumner High School.
Nicholas L. Gerren, a Kansas City, Kansas native, was the first African American member of the symphony orchestra at the University of Kansas. As a professional musician and professor of music, he became a leader in music education, as well as an advocate for civic and arts programs. This collection consists of material relating to his personal and professional development, including education records.
Dr. S.H. Thompson, Sr. was a founder of Douglass Hospital, a facility dedicated to the care of African Americans in Kansas City, Kansas. His son, S.H. Thompson, Jr., served as principal of Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kansas) from 1951-1972. The collection includes papers and photographs of both S.H. Thompson, Jr. and Sr., as well as material from other family members.
The Sumner High School records are those of the historically African American high school in Kansas City, Kansas. The records reflect both the school and the school's alumni.
The Thatcher Family Papers are those of a Kansas City, Kansas family who, beginning in 1912, owned and operated the Thatcher Funeral Home.