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African American history clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1183
Overview

The African American history clippings collection covers a range of topics related to African American history, with some of the material relating specifically to Kansas and the Kansas City area.

Dates: 1960 - 1996

Austin-Frey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1026
Overview

The Austin-Frey family papers document a family whose members came to reside in Osage City and Lawrence, Kansas from the late 1800s to the late 1900s.

Dates: 1946 - 1988

Brent Campney research on racist violence against African Americans

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1492
Overview The Brent Campney collection focuses on Dr. Campney's work in researching racist violence, especially towards African Americans in the Great Plains region of the United States. The collection contains newspaper clippings from the mid-1800s through the 20th century, with topics including the Exodusters, racist violence during the Reconstruction period, and violence in both general (Kansas) and specific (Salina, Atchison County, etc.) places. A large subset of materials relates to the 1949...
Dates: 1863-2001 (bulk 1863-1920s)

"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

Narrative of Andrew Williams, a formerly enslaved African American

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P42
Overview

Andrew Williams' autobiographical narrative gives an account of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Williams wrote it at the urging of William E. Connelley.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

S.H. Thompson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 510
Overview

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.

Dates: 1900 - 1979

Virginia Ricard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1166
Overview

The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.

Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

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