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Paul Laurence Dunbar School (Salina, Kan.)


Found in 3 Records:

Peggy Harrison papers

Call Number: RH MS 1591
Overview The Peggy Harrison collection deals mainly with the Dunbar School Alumni Association, which Harrison helped to form in the early 1990s to ensure that the history of the only segregated African American public school in Salina, Kansas (1922-1956) was not forgotten. Peggy Harrison (1923-2022) was a student at Dunbar who went on to support her family financially, in addition to holding numerous volunteer positions that supported the African American community and history and individuals...
Dates: 1991 - 2022

Robert C. Caldwell family papers

Call Number: RH MS 627

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1999

Virginia Ricard papers

Call Number: RH MS 1166

The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.

Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

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