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African Americans -- Civil rights -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Charles S. Scott papers

Call Number: RH MS 1145

The Charles S. Scott Papers are those of a prominent native Topeka, Kansas lawyer who focused on civil rights and was one of the plaintiff's lawyers in the landmark Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case.

Dates: 1918 - 1989

Gretchen Cassel Eick collection

Call Number: RH MS 1574

The Gretchen Cassel Eick collection mostly consists of research materials and drafts compiled for Eick’s dissertation, which became the book Dissent in Wichita: The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest 1954-72. The collection also includes recordings of interviews, some general professional papers, and materials related to Eick's book They Met at Wounded Knee: The Eastmans’ Story.

Dates: 1983-2017 (bulk 1990s)

Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights records

Call Number: RH MS 210
Overview The Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights (KACCR) was organized in 1959. A volunteer organization, its mission was to act as a link between communities and the Kansas Commission on Civil Rights. The collection includes records of Council Chairman Ruth Shechter, meeting minutes and administrative records, as well as newspaper clippings and collected material regarding civil rights and fair housing in Kansas. Much of the material relates to the Shawnee Mission Housing Council (SMHC) and the...
Dates: 1956 - 1976