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Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27
Overview

Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.

Dates: 1872 - 1906

Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas, May 10, 1970, by the Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Bryce Rivers, Chairman),

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P689
Overview

Photocopy of a 3-page manifesto read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kansas) on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.

Dates: May 10, 1970

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

Marcus Hamilton papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 667
Overview

The Marcus Hamilton papers reflect the experience of an African American family residing in Lawrence, Kansas, from the mid-1800s through the 1930s.

Dates: 1865, 1880-1930

Morris Dozier papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 506
Overview

Morris Dozier, an active member of the Junction City, Kansas community, served as a Junction City Commissioner. This collection of his papers is comprised of personal records and material related to civic service. All materials are photocopies of originals.

Dates: 1967 - 1985

Murt Hanks, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P878
Overview

The Murt Hanks, Jr. Papers are those of a native Kansan elected as Manhattan, Kansas' first African American mayor.

Dates: 1969 - 1988

Narrative of Andrew Williams, a formerly enslaved African American

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P42
Overview

Andrew Williams' autobiographical narrative gives an account of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Williams wrote it at the urging of William E. Connelley.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

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

Nora Wallingford papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P719
Overview

The Nora Wallingford papers are those of a native Kansan and part of the Atchison County farming community.

Dates: [between 1970 and 1979]

Norman E. Justice collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 618
Overview

The papers of Norman E. Justice document the African American legislator's political career as a nine-term member of the Kansas House of Representatives from the 34th district, and cover the issues that engaged him during four decades of public service.

Dates: 1944 - 2006

Orrin M. Murray papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 508
Overview

The Papers of Orrin M. Murray are those of a native Quindaro, Kansas historian and educator.

Dates: 1958 - 1986

Papers of Forrest E. Slaughter

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 613
Overview

The papers of Forrest Slaughter consist of personal and professional records pertaining to his career as an African American jazz musician, music therapist, and school district administrator. Included are minutes of the Topeka Committee for Better Minority Education, which he established.

Dates: 1950 - 1984

Papers of Joe Douglas

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 596
Overview

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.

Dates: 1891, 1908-1988, 2002-2005

Papers of the Shinn Family

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 595
Overview

The papers of the Shinn Family are those of an African American family from Topeka, Kansas. Though the papers are those of the Arthur M. Shinn family, the majority concern his son Michael G. Shinn's time as a University of Kansas athlete, an engineer, and an advocate of academic and professional opportunities for African Americans.

Dates: 1882 - 1991

Photographs of African Americans from Ottawa, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 70
Overview

Collection of tintypes, cabinet cards, memorial cards, and other mounted photographs of African Americans from Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas. Many photographs are unidentified or tentatively identified, and very few are dated, but they probably all date from the last half of the 19th century. Photographers are noted in the finding aid when known.

Dates: approximately 1870s-1900

Portraits and Activities of African Americans in Kansas City, Kansas

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 174
Overview

This collection contains photographs created by various identified and unidentified amateur and commercial photographers, including Carson and Brunston Photo, J.W. Lockett, Carl Fowler, and James R. Cobb. Individuals portrayed in the photographs are African Americans residing in or from the Kansas City, Kansas community of the mid-20th century.

Dates: approximately 1955-1988

Records of the Topeka Back Home Reunion

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1291
Overview

The Topeka Back Home Reunion originated in 1973 thanks to the efforts of Charles Scott, Carl Williams, and Eugene Johnson. This collection includes club information, newsletters, programs, and other materials, as well as several photo albums documenting the reunion.

Dates: 1975 - 2010

Robert C. Caldwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 627
Overview

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

Ruth Bayard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P792
Overview

The Ruth Bayard papers are those of a native Kansan, with ties longtime ties to the Manhattan, Kansas community.

Dates: 1978 - 1984

S.H. Thompson Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 510
Overview

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.

Dates: 1900 - 1979

Sherman J. Jones papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 560
Overview

Sherman Jones, a prominent citizen of Wyandotte County, Kansas, served in the Kansas State Legislature from 1988-2000. His papers consist primarily of material related to his political career during which he served an advocate for social issues representing minorities’ rights, public health, and social welfare.

Dates: 1987 - 2000

Shirley Brown papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P839
Overview

The Shirley Brown papers are those of a long time Lawrence, Kansas resident.

Dates: 1905-1969

Staff F. Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1109
Overview

The Staff F. Johnson papers are those of a Leavenworth, Kansas man who was very active in both the Kansas State Protective Home Association and the Parents and Teachers Association.

Dates: 1887 - 1969

Stovall family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 673
Overview

The Stovall family were residents of Leavenworth, Kansas from the 1940s-1990s. The collection is comprised of material assembled by Gertrude Stovall and related to church organizations in Kansas and Washington state, as well as collected documents regarding family members, published material from the family library, and photographs.

Dates: 1950 - 1999; 1950 - 1999

Susan Greenbaum papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1474
Overview

Susan D. Greenbaum received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Kansas, majoring in sociology and anthropology. She conducted extensive research into cultural groups within Kansas City, Kansas in the late 1970s and early 1980s as research for her degrees. The main focus of this collection is her research material and findings from the Slavic-American neighborhood of Strawberry Hill and the African American community in Northeast Kansas City.

Dates: 1894-1985 (bulk 1966-1983)

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5
Kansas. Legislature 3
Armitage, Katie 2
Bowers, Ella, 1871- 2
Dunbar School (Salina, Kan.) 2
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Friends of Yates Branch (Kansas City, Kan.) 2
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 2
University of Kansas 2
Young Women's Christian Association (Kansas City, Kan.) 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Afrikan Culture Society 1
Alexander, A. Gillan 1
Alexander, Jack, 1930- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Delta Chapter (University of Kansas) 1
Anderson, Eugene, 1944- 1
Anderson, J. B. (Joseph B.) 1
Anderson, Pearl Gatewood, 1909-1980 1
Austin family. 1
Bailey Truck Line Company (Abilene, Kan.) 1
Bailey, Elvin J., 1907- 1
Baker University 1
Baptist Training Union 1
Bassett family. 1
Bates-Tompkins, Angela 1
Bayard, Ruth L., 1917-2007 1
Beard, Almenita 1
Beard, David 1
Bowers family. 1
Bowers, James L., 1884-1949 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 22 (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Branch, Lois 1
Brodhead, Michael J. 1
Brown, Shirley 1
Bryant family. 1
Bryant, Della E. 1
Bryant, James 1
Buckner, Lauretta 1
Caldwell family. 1
Caldwell, Robert C., 1913-1999 1
Campney, Brent M. S. 1
Case Western Reserve University 1
Charles F. McAfee (Firm) 1
Church of the Ascension (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Clairborne, Earline, 1924-2015 1
Clark, Penny, 1959- 1
Collins, Ercelle 1
Cooper (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cooper, Emma Ellene, 1889-1972 1
Cooper, W. D. (William Damascus), 1861-1965 1
Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Coordinating Committee of the Black Community (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cox (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cox, E. Beth (Elene Beth), 1946-1998 1
Cox, Henrietta Sheppard, 1919-2004 1
Cox, Josiah Clark, 1914-1995 1
Cox, Thomas C. 1
Craig, Lulu Sadler, 1868-1972 1
Cribbs, Theo, 1915-1993 1
Dandridge, Bertha, 1896-1992 1
Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946- 1
Dandridge, Harry, 1891-1969 1
Davis, James P., 1927-1979 1
Day, Benjamin, 1925- 1
Decker, Charles E. 1
Decker, Monica S. Lowman 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Psi Chapter (University of Kansas) 1
Douglas, Joe, 1928-2020 1
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Dowdell, Rick D. 1
Dozier, Morris, 1921- 1
Drake family. 1
Drake, Lorenzo, 1876?- 1
Drake, Rosa Anna Smith, 1885- 1
Dunbar Club (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
Epsilon Sigma Alpha 1
Evans, Stump, 1904-1928 1
Exodusters Awareness, Incorporated 1
First Regular Missionary Baptist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Florence Crittenton Mission (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Freemasons. Enterprise Lodge No. 70 (Coffeyville, Kan.) 1
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 1
Frey family. 1
Frey, Kingsley R. 1
Frye family. 1
General Electric Company 1
Girard, James Preston, 1944- 1
Greenbaum, Susan D. 1
Griffin, Loraine, 1903- 1
Hackenberg, Robert 1
Hall, Geneva 1
Hamilton, Marcus 1
Hammond family. 1
Hammond, Mervyn E., 1933- 1
Hammond, Mervyn E., 1955-2014 1
Hammond, Robert N., 1905-1978 1
Hammond,, Joseph C., 1866-1935 1
Hampton Institute 1
Hanks, Murt, 1933-1989 1
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