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Civil rights movements -- Kansas -- Wichita -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Chester I. Lewis papers

Call Number: RH MS 558

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.

Dates: 1948 - 1991

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)