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This collection consists of a 5-page typed history of Douglass Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas from 1898 to the mid-1950s, written by Eugene H. Kelly.
Dr. S.H. Thompson, Sr. was a founder of Douglass Hospital, a facility in Kansas City, Kansas that practiced equal access and care to all patients and hired medical personnel without regard to race or ethnicity. 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.
- Subject: African Americans -- Hospitals -- Kansas -- History X
- African American educators -- Kansas 1
- African American physicians -- Kansas 1
- African Americans -- Hospitals -- Kansas -- Kansas City 1
- African Americans -- Kansas -- Kansas City 1
- Hampton Institute 1
- Kelly, Eugene H. 1
- Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
- Thompson, J. R. 1
- Thompson, S. H. (Solomon Henry), 1870-1950 1