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Call Number: RH MS 210
Overview The Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights (KACCR) was organized in 1959. A volunteer organization, its mission was to act as a link between communities and the Kansas Commission on Civil Rights. The collection includes records of Council Chairman Ruth Shechter, meeting minutes and administrative records, as well as newspaper clippings and collected material regarding civil rights and fair housing in Kansas. Much of the material relates to the Shawnee Mission Housing Council (SMHC) and the...
Dates: 1956 - 1976
Call Number: RH MS 188
Overview The Robert Shelton Collection consists of a series of documents mainly pertaining to such issues as fair housing and racial discrimination in Kansas. Several civil rights organizations were involved in this movement and they represent a basis for the organization of this collection. They are the Council on Human Relations, the Race Relations Committee, Students for a Democratic Society, Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights, Kansas Commission on Civil Rights, The Methodist Church, and the...
Dates: 1961 - 1973