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Ella Bowers scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q239

The Ella Bowers scrapbook documents Mrs. Bowers' social activities as a Lawrence, Kansas resident and member of the African American community.

Dates: 1930s-1940s

Ethel Moore family papers

Call Number: RH MS 559

Ethel Johnson Moore was a long-time resident of Lawrence, Kansas, along with several other members of her family. Her father became one of the first African American members of the Lawrence school board in the 1890s when he filled an unexpired term of another board member. This collection primarily reflects the activities of the women of the family, including Ethel Moore, her sister Lois Johnson Branch, her mother Lulu Johnson Irving, and her granddaughter Alice Fowler.

Dates: 1861 - 2014

John Thomas Johnson papers

Call Number: RH MS 164
Overview John Thomas Johnson worked as a freelance reporter, primarily for the Topeka Capital-Journal, and as a stringer for Time magazine, the Wichita Eagle-Beacon, the Kansas City Star-Times, and United Press International. This collection includes notes compiled while he was reporting in Lawrence, Kansas, 1970, and outlines, notes, etc., for a proposed book to be jointly authored with James P. Girard. A later addition to the collection contains materials related to his work for Time-Life in El...
Dates: 1970 - 1994

Katie Armitage research on African Americans in Douglas County, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 1390

This collection consists of research materials used by Katie Armitage for her publications and presentations on African Americans in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas.

Dates: Usage: 1975 - 2010

Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P689

Photocopy of a 3-page typescript 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

Marcus Hamilton papers

Call Number: RH MS 667

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

Shirley Brown papers

Call Number: RH MS P839

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

Dates: 1905-1969

The black entrepreneur in Lawrence, Kansas.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D168

Bachelor of arts honors thesis, University of Kansas, 1975.

Dates: 1900-1915, 1975

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