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African American business enterprises -- Kansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Bowser-Johnson Funeral Home records

Call Number: RH MS 678

The Bowser-Johnson Funeral Home records include funeral service records from an established Topeka, Kansas business.

Dates: 1931 - 1967

Jesse C. Newman, Jr. family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1478

Jesse C. Newman, Jr. founded Newman Securities Company Inc. and is the president of the Newman Development Company in Overland Park, Kansas. This collection includes administrative papers of development projects and research in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri and Nassau, Bahamas; materials related to the Japanese Cultural Arts Foundation of the Midwest's creation of an Asian conference center; and family photographs and other personal materials.

Dates: approximately 1911, 1945-2018, undated

John Turner Miles collection

Call Number: RH MS 588

John Turner Miles owned and operated the Miles Funeral Home in Atchison, Kansas from 1927 until his death in 1971. His papers consist chiefly of diaries, dating from 1922 to 1958, which document Miles' personal life and business affairs as a mortician.

Dates: 1922 - 1976

Patterson family papers

Call Number: RH MS 476

Roy and Clara Patterson were longtime Coffeyville, Kansas residents and the owners of Patterson Funeral Home. Roy Patterson served as Mayor of Coffeyville, Kansas during the 1970s. the collection is comprised of family papers and business records of the funeral home, and includes photographs.

Dates: 1950 - 1979