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A Negro settlement in Kansas; and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D64
Overview This volume contains an essay written by Robert Hackenberg which chronicles the history and development of the town of Nicodemus located in Graham County. Nicodemus was one of the first black colonies established in the state of Kansas after the Emancipation Proclamation.Also included in the back of the volume are three newspaper clippings from 1959 about the town of Nicodemus and its inhabitants. Two of the clippings relate the history of the town through the 1950s. The third...
Dates: 1918

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

Afrikan Culture Society records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 881
Overview The Afrikan Culture Society records are those of a Leavenworth Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas based group attempting to raise awareness of African American history and cultural, social, and political problems.
Dates: 1987 - 1988

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

Autobiographies of a man and woman, Oskaloosa, Kansas, late 19th century

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS D177
Overview Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.
Dates: late 19th century

Benjamin Day papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 502
Overview Benjamin Day served as an educator and principal in the Leavenworth, Kansas, school system for thirty one years before becoming a City Council member and the city's first African American mayor. The collection contains material relating to his service to the city, as well as his involvment in other community organizations.
Dates: 1966 - 1981

Billy Q. McCray papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 430
Overview The Billy Q. McCray papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who served in both the Kansas House of Representatives and the Kansas Senate before becoming director of the Kansas Department of Economic Development Office of Minority Business. This collection of McCray's papers includes correspondence from constituents, documents generated by the Education and the Ways and Means Committees, legislation introduced by McCray, and papers of the Kansas Legislature's Minority Caucus.
Dates: 1975-1985

Bowers and Bryant Families papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1156
Overview The Bowers and Bryant Families Papers are those of long time Kansas residents, especially in Lawrence, Kansas and especially focusing on the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1900 - 1957

Brent Campney research on racist violence against African Americans

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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)

Charles F. McAfee papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P807
Overview The Charles F. McAfee papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who began an award-winning Wichita, Kansas architecture firm.
Dates: 1978 - 1984

Cheryl Brown Henderson campaign papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1190
Overview The Cheryl Brown Henderson Campaign Papers are those of one of the three 1996 U.S. House of Representatives, Kansas Second District Republican candidates and candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives 55th District during the 1998 election.
Dates: 1968-1979; 1989-1998

Chester Lewis oral history collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 889
Overview The Chester Lewis oral history collection was compiled by the Sedgwick County Historical Museum of Wichita, Kansas with support by the Kansas Humanities Council, for use in a museum exhibit entitled "Chester I. Lewis: a Civil Rights Legacy".
Dates: 2006

Clarence Love papers

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Call Number: RH MS 423
Overview Clarence Love was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the Wyandotte County 35th District from 1966 until his retirement in 1988. The collection reflects his legislative activities during his entire 22 years of service.
Dates: 1922-1990s (bulk 1969-1989)

Cooper-Sheppard-Cox family papers

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Call Number: RH MS 576
Overview The Cooper-Sheppard-Cox Family Papers are those of an African American family whose members resided in Topeka, Kansas from the late 1800s to the 1970s. The papers document the family line of W. D. (William Damascus) and Mary M. (Overton) Brinkley Cooper, and include papers of Sheppard and Cox family members who married descendants of W. D. and Mary Cooper.
Dates: 1878 - 2004

Coordinating Committee of the Black Community scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS DK11
Overview The Coordinating Committee of the Black Community scrapbook chronicles the Topeka, Kansas based organization's meetings and activities.
Dates: 1968 - 1974

David Beard photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2217
Overview This collection includes photographs owned by David Beard, a lifelong resident of Topeka, Kansas who worked as a porter at the Jayhawk Hotel in Topeka and later as a dining car employee for the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe railroad. The photographs in black and white show various groups of African Americans from local Topeka organizations, including the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World (IBPOEW), St. John's African Methodist Epsicopal Church, and the Iron Horsemen, a...
Dates: 1922, 1927, 1957

Dorothy L. Hayes papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1033
Overview The Dorothy L. Hayes papers are those of a native Kansan and document her life in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1910 - 1991

Earline Clairborne papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P844
Overview The Earline Clairborne Papers are those of a native Coffeyville, Kansas resident who was an active community member there.
Dates: 1972-1985

Ella Bowers scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q239
Overview The Ella Bowers scrapbook documents Mrs. Bowers' social activities as a Lawrence, Kansas resident and member of the African American community.
Dates: 1930s-1940s

Ella Mae Jackson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P560
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous papers concerning Ella Mae Jackson's role in the African-American community's struggle for school integration in Kansas City, Kansas in the 1960s; including newspaper clippings and certificates of her sons' school achievements, and a 1973 souvenir booklet of her cousins', Arthur and Martha Williams, 50th wedding anniversary.
Dates: 1960 - 1974

Elvin J. Bailey Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 503
Overview The Elvin J. Bailey Papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who was mayor of Abilene, Kansas and, later, the owner of Bailey Truck Line Company.
Dates: 1956 - 1987

Ethel Moore family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 559
Overview 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

Eugene Anderson papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 654
Overview The papers of Eugene Anderson are those of a long-time resident of Witchita, Kansas who served in both the State House of Representatives (from the 83rd District) and the State Senate (from the 29th District).
Dates: 1971 - 1986

Florence Looney papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS Q299
Overview The Florence Looney Papers are those of a long time Wichita, Kansas resident and are dated from 1974-1987. They consist solely of several oversize posters and published materials. Folder arrangement is alphabetical.
Dates: 1974 - 1987

Frances Tomlin papers

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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

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5
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Afrikan Culture Society 1
Alexander, A. Gillan 1
Alexander, Jack, 1930- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Delta Chapter (University of Kansas) 1
Anderson, Eugene, 1944- 1
Anderson, J. B. (Joseph B.) 1
Anderson, Pearl Gatewood, 1909-1980 1
Austin family. 1
Bailey Truck Line Company (Abilene, Kan.) 1
Bailey, Elvin J., 1907- 1
Baker University 1
Baptist Training Union 1
Bassett family. 1
Bates-Tompkins, Angela 1
Bayard, Ruth L., 1917-2007 1
Beard, Almenita 1
Beard, David 1
Blackman, C. V., Mrs. 1
Bowers family. 1
Bowers, James L., 1884-1949 1
Boy Scouts of America. Troop 22 (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Branch, Lois 1
Brodhead, Michael J. 1
Brown, Shirley 1
Bryant family. 1
Bryant, Della E. 1
Bryant, James 1
Caldwell family. 1
Caldwell, Robert C., 1913-1999 1
Campney, Brent M. S. 1
Case Western Reserve University 1
Charles F. McAfee (Firm) 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Church of the Ascension (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Clairborne, Earline 1
Clark, Penny 1
Collins, Ercelle 1
Cooper (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cooper, Emma Ellene, 1889-1972 1
Cooper, W. D. (William Damascus), 1861-1965 1
Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Coordinating Committee of the Black Community (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cox (Family : Topeka, Kan.) 1
Cox, E. Beth (Elene Beth), 1946-1998 1
Cox, Henrietta Sheppard, 1919-2004 1
Cox, Josiah Clark, 1914-1995 1
Cox, Thomas Cooper, 1939-2012 1
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
Democratic Party (Kan.) 1
Douglas, Joe, 1928- 1
Douglass Hospital (Kansas City, Kan.) 1
Dowdell, Rick D. 1
Dozier, Morris, 1921- 1
Drake family. 1
Drake, Lorenzo, 1876?- 1
Drake, Rosa Anna Smith, 1885- 1
Dunbar Club (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
Engle, A. M. 1
Epsilon Sigma Alpha 1
Estip, John 1
Evans, Stump, 1904-1928 1
Exodusters Awareness, Incorporated 1
First Regular Missionary Baptist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
Florence Crittenton Mission (Topeka, Kan.) 1
Freemasons. Enterprise Lodge No. 70 (Coffeyville, Kan.) 1
Freemasons. Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Kansas 1
Frey family. 1
Frey, Kingsley R. 1
Frye family. 1
General Electric Company 1
Girard, James Preston, 1944- 1
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 1
Grass, Daniel 1
Greenbaum, Susan D. 1
Griffin, Loraine, 1903- 1
Hackenberg, Robert 1
Hall, Geneva 1
Hamilton, Marcus 1
Hammond family. 1
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