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A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D64
Overview This volume contains an essay written by Robert Hackenberg which chronicles the history and development of the town of Nicodemus located in Graham County. Nicodemus was one of the first black colonies established in the state of Kansas after the Emancipation Proclamation.Also included in the back of the volume are three newspaper clippings from 1959 about the town of Nicodemus and its inhabitants. Two of the clippings relate the history of the town through the 1950s. The third...
Dates: 1918

Helen Sheumaker Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P934
Overview

The Helen Sheumaker papers are those of an alumna of the University of Kansas. The collection includes documents submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of American Studies, University of Kansas.

Dates: 1993

Manuscript on the History of Nicodemus Colony

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS D250
Overview

A manuscript for a planned publication on the history of Nicodemus, Kansas.

Dates: undated

Nicodemus Historical Society collections

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 545
Overview

Nicodemus, Kansas was founded in 1877 by African Americans who migrated from the southern United States, primarily Kentucky and Tennessee, shortly after the Civil War. The town became an historical landmark in 1976. This collection is comprised of donations from the Nicodemus Historical Society, as well as other individual Nicodemus citizens and their families, and documents the town's history and legacy.

Dates: 1864, 1880-2015

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