African Americans -- Kansas
Found in 16 records:
Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.
The Bowers and Bryant Families Papers are those of long time Kansas residents, especially in Lawrence, Kansas and especially focusing on the first half of the twentieth century.
Collection of photographic prints and postcards showing race relations in Kansas and Oklahoma at the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th century. These images were bought in sets by Kenneth Spencer Research Library and compiled into a single collection. The collection also includes some images from the 1908 Springfield, Illinois race war.
The Dorothy L. Hayes papers are those of a native Kansan and document her life in the first half of the twentieth century.
The Elvin J. Bailey Papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who was mayor of Abilene, Kansas and, later, the owner of Bailey Truck Line Company.
The Helen Sheumaker papers are those of an alumna of the University of Kansas. The collection includes documents submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the Department of American Studies, University of Kansas.
A list of blacks lynched in Missouri and Kansas from 1889-1942, with location of the incident, compiled in 1973.
Reminiscences of early days in Nicodemus and Graham County, Kansas.
Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.
Andrew Williams' autobiographical narrative gives an account of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863. Williams wrote it at the urging of William E. Connelley.
The Caldwell family papers are those of an African American family from Salina, Kansas. The majority of the papers concern Robert C. Caldwell, who was a Salina teacher, City Commissioner, and Salina's first African American and first school teacher elected Mayor. He also served as Representative for Salina in the Kansas State Legislature.
The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.
The Washington-Kemp Family Papers are those of a longtime Kansas family. They focus mainly on the Mayhew and the Bassett family branches located in Southeast Kansas.
The William D. Harrison Papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who practiced law in Hutchinson, Kansas. They consist of a U.S. Army discharge certificate, a newspaper clipping, and a funeral program. The collection also includes a photograph, located at RH MS-P P602.