Douglas, Joe, 1928-2020
Found in 2 Records:
This collection consists of a set of postcards published by the Elite Post Card Company of Kansas City, Missouri, documenting the June 1908 flood. Most of the photographs focus on the Armourdale area in Kansas.
The papers of Joe Douglas, an African American Kansan, document his career with the Topeka, Kansas Fire Department and his active civic involvement. It ranges from correspondence to newspaper clippings to certificates that Mr. Douglas has received. Also included are Douglas's many photographs of the Fire Department and of other Topeka organizations and events, as well as photographs of other Douglas family members and the damage from the 1966 tornado in Topeka.