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Civil rights -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Anna Jane Michener papers

Call Number: RH MS 1508

This collection contains papers from community groups, organizations, and events that Anna Jane Michener was involved with in the Wichita, Kansas area. Includes family life class curricula, papers on race relations, and pamphlets pertaining to Family Life Education. Additionally, correspondence between Anna Jane and family, friends, and colleagues can be found throughout the collection.

Dates: 1892 - 1982

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

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

Reverend Robert Shelton papers

Call Number: RH MS 188
Overview The Robert Shelton Collection consists of a series of documents mainly pertaining to such issues as fair housing and racial discrimination in Kansas. Several civil rights organizations were involved in this movement and they represent a basis for the organization of this collection. They are the Council on Human Relations, the Race Relations Committee, Students for a Democratic Society, Kansas Advisory Council on Civil Rights, Kansas Commission on Civil Rights, The Methodist Church, and the...
Dates: 1961 - 1973