Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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Chester I. Lewis (1928-1990), a Hutchinson, Kansas native, became a Wichita-based attorney and leader in the modern Civil Rights movement. This collection of his papers primarily reflects his leadership in the NAACP "Young Turks" organization and other civil rights efforts.
Elmer R. Rusco, a Kansas native and graduate of the University of Kansas, was an activist, author, and professor of political science, specializing in the civil rights movement, at the University of Nevada-Reno. This collection is comprised of material related to Rusco's participation in the civil rights movement as well as research regarding minority rights, conducted for the completion of his master's thesis.
This collection contains Kristine McCusker's research completed for her thesis entitled "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement." The research mostly consists of photocopied articles, letters, and papers; also in the collection are letters to and from McCusker and photographs with their negatives.