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Frances Tomlin papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1032
Overview

The Papers of Frances Tomlin are those of a native Kansan who was highly active in Hutchinson.

Dates: 1941 - 1989

Friends of Yates Branch records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 521
Overview

The Friends of Yates Branch Papers are those of a Kansas City, Kansas group begun in 1979 to raise funds for the Yates Branch YWCA. After the city's YWCA closed the Branch, the Friends continued many of that organizations community programs.

Dates: 1925 - 1993

Funeral service programs from the Topeka, Kansas-based African American community

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P961
Overview

This collection contains memorial service programs for individuals of African American descent in the Topeka, Kansas area, some of which contain biographical information. Includes services for Solon W. Patterson (died in 1956); Esther Martha Watts (1964); and Lloyd Gerald Murphy (1962).

Dates: 1956, 1962, 1964

Geneva Hall photograph album

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 502
Overview

This album, compiled by Geneva Hall, includes photographs and some clippings depicting African American life on 15th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas during the early part of the twentieth century.

Dates: approximately 1900-1950

Hammond family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P706
Overview

The Hammond family papers consists of genealogical records of a long time Junction City, Kansas family.

Dates: 1928 - 1987

Harry and Bertha Dandridge papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 625
Overview

Harry and Bertha Dandridge were active members of the Topeka (Kansas) African American community. This collection of their papers primarily consists of material related to the service activities of Bertha Dandridge, including her contributions to the Florence Crittenton Home for Colored Girls, Topeka, as well as family records.

Dates: 1908-1989, 2014

Helen Sheumaker Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P934
Overview

The Helen Sheumaker papers are those of an alumna of the University of Kansas. The collection includes documents submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of American Studies, University of Kansas.

Dates: 1993

Henry C. Kolling photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 546
Overview Collection of mostly matted photographic prints from Henry Kolling, including two photographs of unidentified musical ensembles (one band and one orchestra), photos of members of the Morganville Band of Wichita, Kansas, and various photos of the Wichita Tractor Company employees and machinery. Also included is a newspaper clipping from a Topeka, Kansas-based newspaper published in 1958, and a Kansas House Resolution signed in 1968 honoring Kolling for his work as custodian and in other...
Dates: 1906 - 1968

"Ho for Kansas! Exodusters, 1984"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P886
Overview

The collection consists of a press booklet compiled and sent out by Exodusters Awareness, Inc. prior to the 1984 celebration held in Topeka, Kansas.

Dates: 1984

Hutchinson, Kansas NAACP collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1457
Overview The Hutchinson, Kansas NAACP collection contains correspondence, whether addressed to the Hutchinson branch or sent by the Hutchinson branch (and by extension by Darrell Pope, the branch's president for several decades), as well as correspondence between other NAACP branches within the state of Kansas. The collection also contains materials regarding finances, meeting objectives and minutes, event calendars, banquets, and newspaper clippings about the NAACP. For the miscellaneous items, it...
Dates: 1982 - 2017

Ida Mae Newsom collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P593
Overview This collection contains a variety of materials photocopied from Ida Mae Newsom, including obituaries and funeral programs; news clippings about marriages, vow renewals, and other personal announcements about family and African American community members in Independence; awards and certificates for service performed by Newsom, particularly from the Order of the Eastern Star; programs and clippings regarding the St. John's Baptist Church and Newsom's involvement with it; and programs, news...
Dates: 1930s-1980s

Investigation of lynchings in Kansas and Missouri from 1889-1942

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P276
Overview

A list of blacks lynched in Missouri and Kansas from 1889-1942, with location of the incident, compiled in 1973.

Dates: 1973

J. B. Anderson papers and photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1230
Overview

This collection consists of papers and photographs from J. (Joseph) B. Anderson and his wife Pearl, long-time residents of Topeka, Kansas. J. B. Anderson was a popular photographer in that city from the 1940s through the 1970s.

Dates: 1926, 1944, 1946, 1948-1955, 1959-1968, 1972-1973, 1975-1980, 1982-1999, 2001-2002

J. B. Littlejohn biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P749
Overview

J. B. Littlejohn, a longtime Kansas resident, served as a State Representative for Shawnee County from 1977 to 1981; the collection includes a biography and portrait photograph.

Dates: 1981?

Jack Alexander papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 722
Overview

The Jack Alexander papers are those of a native Kansan who held numerous public offices, serving as Topeka's Water Commissioner, within the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and as legislative liaison to the Governor.

Dates: 1966 - 1991

James P. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 662
Overview

The papers of James P. Davis are those of a Kansas City, Kansas attorney who served in the State House of Representatives and as County Commissioner for the 2nd District of Wyandotte County.

Dates: 1952 - 1983

Jesse Milan papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 623
Overview Jesse Milan, a longtime resident of northeast Kansas, was the first African American teacher to serve in the integrated Lawrence Unified School District #497. An active community leader, he later became an Assistant Professor of Education at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. Milan's papers consist of personal and family records, professional papers regarding the fields of education and public housing, and service records documenting his involvement in groups such as Optimist...
Dates: 1931 - 2012

Joe Thompson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P871
Overview

The Joe Thompson papers are those of a long-time Kansas resident who was highly active in scouting and worked as a social worker at both the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas and the Disciplinary Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.

Dates: 1922 - 1990

John Mercer Wright papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P790
Overview

The John Mercer Wright papers are those of a longtime Kansas resident who worked for Shawnee County for over fifty years, including service as chief deputy county treasurer.

Dates: 1928 - 1945

John Thomas Johnson papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1390
Overview

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

Kingsley and Regina Frey fiftieth wedding anniversary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P580
Scope and Contents

Invitation and newspaper article from the Kingsley and Regina Frey Golden Wedding. The newspaper article provides some biographical information on the Topeka, Kan. couple.

Dates: 1978

L. K. Hughes photograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 506
Overview

The Hughes photographs are those of the L. K. Hughes Photography business run by Leon and Rosie Hughes. They illustrate everyday life in Wichita, Kansas from the mid-1940s to the mid-1970s.

Dates: 1944 - 2010

Letter to Michael Brodhead. Garden City, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P100
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of early days in Nicodemus and Graham County, Kansas.

Dates: November 19, 1965

Lorenzo Drake family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P745
Overview

The Lorenzo Drake family papers are those of a long time Kansas City, Kansas family headed by Lorenzo and Rosa Anna [Smith] Drake.

Dates: 1903 - 1940

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Boy Scouts of America. Troop 22 (Topeka, Kan.) 1
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Brown, Shirley 1
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Bryant, Della E. 1
Bryant, James 1
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Campney, Brent M. S. 1
Case Western Reserve University 1
Charles F. McAfee (Firm) 1
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Cooper, W. D. (William Damascus), 1861-1965 1
Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
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Craig, Lulu Sadler, 1868-1972 1
Cribbs, Theo, 1915-1993 1
Dandridge, Bertha, 1896-1992 1
Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946- 1
Dandridge, Harry, 1891-1969 1
Davis, James P., 1927-1979 1
Day, Benjamin, 1925- 1
Decker, Charles E. 1
Decker, Monica S. Lowman 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Psi Chapter (University of Kansas) 1
Douglas, Joe, 1928-2020 1
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Dozier, Morris, 1921- 1
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Drake, Rosa Anna Smith, 1885- 1
Dunbar Club (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
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Evans, Stump, 1904-1928 1
Exodusters Awareness, Incorporated 1
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