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Allabelle O. Napue papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 723
Overview

The papers of Allabelle O. Napue are those of a Topeka, Kansas resident who owned and operated a beauty shop there in the mid-20th century and who was a prominent member of the Topeka African American community.

Dates: 1929 - 1986

Anna Jane Michener papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1508
Overview

This collection contains papers from community groups, organizations, and events that Anna Jane Michener was involved with in the Wichita, Kansas area. Includes family life class curricula, papers on race relations, and pamphlets pertaining to Family Life Education. Additionally, correspondence between Anna Jane and family, friends, and colleagues can be found throughout the collection.

Dates: 1892 - 1982

Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 876
Overview

The records in this collection are those of the Topeka, Kansas-based Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence, and Research, established in 1988 as a tribute to the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education case and its plaintiffs and participants. These records include general information on the foundation and related subjects and events.

Dates: 1970 - 2017

Charles S. Scott papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1145
Overview

The Charles S. Scott Papers are those of a prominent native Topeka, Kansas lawyer who focused on civil rights and was one of the plaintiff's lawyers in the landmark Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case.

Dates: 1918 - 1989

Chester I. Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 558
Overview

Chester I. Lewis (1928-1990), a Hutchinson, Kansas native, became a Wichita-based attorney and leader in the modern Civil Rights movement. This collection of his papers primarily reflects his leadership in the NAACP "Young Turks" organization and other civil rights efforts.

Dates: 1948 - 1991

Chester Lewis oral history collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 889
Overview

The Chester Lewis oral history collection was compiled by the Sedgwick County Historical Museum of Wichita, Kansas with support by the Kansas Humanities Council, for use in a museum exhibit entitled "Chester I. Lewis: a Civil Rights Legacy".

Dates: 2006

Coordinating Committee of the Black Community scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS DK11
Overview

The Coordinating Committee of the Black Community scrapbook chronicles the Topeka, Kansas based organization's meetings and activities.

Dates: 1968 - 1974

Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights records

 Collection
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

Lawrence Alliance records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P856
Overview

The Lawrence Alliance of Lawrence, Kansas was formed in 1991 to promote appreciation for diversity, strengthen race relations, and discourage discrimination within the Lawrence community. These two form letters, dated October 1994, announce the Alliance's upcoming community events.

Dates: October 1994

Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 48
Overview

The Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy (LLPD) was organized in 1945 with an aim to advance better interracial relations in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. This collection contains the correspondence of the LLPD, minutes of the Executive Board and general meetings of the organization, scrap books, clippings, surveys and other activities reflecting the efforts of the organization from 1945 to 1965.

Dates: 1945 - 1965

Personal papers of Kristine McCusker

 Collection
Call Number: PP 604
Overview

This collection contains Kristine McCusker's research completed for her thesis entitled "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement." The research mostly consists of photocopied articles, letters, and papers; also in the collection are letters to and from McCusker and photographs with their negatives.

Dates: 1990s

Report of Direct Action Against Racial Discrimination at a Cafe Near the Campus of the University of Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P683
Overview

The collection consists of one copy of the Lawrence Committee on Racial Equality (CORE)'s 1948 "Report of Direct Action Against Racial Discrimination at a Cafe Near the Campus of the University of Kansas." The report provides an account of actions taken to counter racial discrimination in 1940s Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: April 15, 1948

Reverend Robert Shelton papers

 Collection
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

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Coordinating Committee of the Black Community (Topeka, Kan.) 2
Kansas. Advisory Council on Civil Rights 2
Lewis, Chester I. 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Brown Foundation for Educational Equity, Excellence and Research 1