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Brenna Buchanan's research on La Yarda

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1431
Overview

La Yarda was a neighborhood of housing owned by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and used to house its workers, primarily those that immigrated from Mexico. This collection contains research about La Yarda and the role it played in the establishment of the Mexican-American community in Lawrence, Kansas, conducted by Brenna Buchanan for a project when a University of Kansas architecture student.

Dates: 1999 - 2009

Lawrence Fair Housing Coordinating Committee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 174
Overview

The collection is arranged chronologically and contains minutes of meetings, clippings, petitions, and other manuscript materials documenting the activities of the organization.

Dates: 1959 - 1967

Lawrence Human Relations Commission records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1184
Overview

This collection of records from the Lawrence Huamn Relations Commission includes a draft of the organization's by-laws, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an undated informational brochure about the organization.

Dates: 1980, 1995, undated