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Bessie Wilson photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2832
Overview

A collection of photographs from the family of Bessie Wilson. Includes two photographs of the 9th Cavalry band, a photograph of a father and his two daughters with the label "Wilson Family," a photograph of five African American men, and a large group photograph in front of the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.

Dates: approximately 1920s-1960s

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Leavenworth, Kan.) papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P876
Overview

The Papers of Bethel A.M.E. Church of Leavenworth, Kansas are those of an African American church in Leavenworth, which is one of the earliest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.

Dates: 1920, 1949

Florence D. Tillman papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 974
Overview

The Florence D. Tillman papers are those of a longtime Hutchinson, Kansas resident who was highly active at that town's Second Baptist Church, where her husband was preacher.

Dates: 1941 - 1983

Harry and Bertha Dandridge papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 625
Overview

Harry and Bertha Dandridge were active members of the Topeka (Kansas) African American community. This collection of their papers primarily consists of material related to the service activities of Bertha Dandridge, including her contributions to the Florence Crittenton Home for Colored Girls, Topeka, as well as family records.

Dates: 1908-1989, 2014

History of the First Church of God in Christ of Coffeyville, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P877
Overview

The First Church of God in Christ of Coffeyville, Kansas History is a handwritten history of the African American church, which was organized in 1917.

Dates: Between 1927 and 2009

Katie Armitage research on African Americans in Douglas County, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1390
Overview

This collection consists of research materials used by Katie Armitage for her publications and presentations on African Americans in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas.

Dates: Usage: 1975 - 2010

Papers of Hazel F. Anderson

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P634
Overview

The Papers of Hazel F. Anderson are those of an African American woman from Kansas City, Kansas. The majority of the papers concern various organizations, especially business related groups.

Dates: 1949 - 1986

Pleas Temple Church of God in Christ records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P738
Overview

The Pleas Temple Church of God in Christ records are those of a long time Independence, Kansas church.

Dates: 1972 - 1989

Records of Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1301
Overview Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church of Salina, KS was started by Reverend John L. Davis and Alex Holly in 1882. There were 13 original members of the church. Church services were held in various places until a building was constructed in 1883 at 364 N. 8th Street. This building was sold in 1917. From February 1918 to 1935, services were held in a basement located on N. 8th Street. In 1935, a building was purchased at the corner of 8th and Decatur Street. Reverend Charles Sanders was Pastor at the...
Dates: 1905 - 1989

Records of the First Regular Missionary Baptist Church of Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 605
Overview

The First Regular Missionary Baptist Church Collection documents the history, membership, and activities of an African American congregation in Lawrence, Kansas. The collection contains pastoral, congregational, Sunday School, and club records.

Dates: 1915 - 2005

Second Missionary Baptist Church records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 789
Overview

The Second Missionary Baptist Church records document the history, membership, and activities of a long time Junction City, Kansas church.

Dates: 1929 - 1988

Shiloh Baptist Church records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 907
Overview

The Records of Shiloh Baptist Church are those of a longtime Topeka, Kansas church.

Dates: 1948 - 1987

St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 481
Overview

The Records of St. John A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas are those of an African American church in Topeka that is one of the oldest African Methodist Episcopal churches in Kansas.

Dates: 1877 - 1993

St. Mark A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P840
Overview

The St. Mark A.M.E. Church of Topeka, Kansas records are those of a Topeka African American church.

Dates: 1944 - 1987

St. Peter Claver Parish records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 465
Overview

The St. Peter Claver Parish records document the activities and history of the Wichita, Kansas Catholic parish.

Dates: 1931 - 1974

Tabernacle Baptist Church records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P794
Overview

The Tabernacle Baptist Church records document the activities of a Wichita, Kansas African American church founded in the 1880s.

Dates: 1975 - 1988

The Histories and Cultural Roles of Black Churches in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P508
Overview Photocopy of a report written as a research project with a grant from the Kansas Committee for the Humanities. The report traces the origin, development, and cultural role of the Black churches in Lawrence, Kansas. Churches discussed include Church of God, First Regular Missionary Baptist, Lawrence Pentecostal, Ninth Street Baptist, Overcoming Church of God in Christ, Second Christian, Disciples of Christ, St. James AME, and St. Luke AME. Photocopies of pictures accompanying the report...
Dates: 1982

Thelma B. Boswell papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P748
Overview

The Thelma B. Boswell papers are those of a native Kansan who was a highly active member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. (Salina, Kan.) and played piano for that congregation.

Dates: 1921 - 1975

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