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African Americans -- Kansas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 records:

Autobiographies of a man and woman, Oskaloosa, Kansas, late 19th century

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS D177
Overview

Two separate autobiographies, the first by a farmer born near Oskaloosa, Kansas, and the second by a woman, possibly his wife.

Dates: late 19th century

Bowers and Bryant Families papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1156
Overview

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.

Dates: 1900 - 1957

Collection of photographs and postcards of race relations in Kansas and Oklahoma

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 184
Overview

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.

Dates: 1890 - 1951

Dorothy L. Hayes papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1033
Overview

The Dorothy L. Hayes papers are those of a native Kansan and document her life in the first half of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1910 - 1991

Elvin J. Bailey Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 503
Overview

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.

Dates: 1956 - 1987

Helen Sheumaker Collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: RH MS P934_1]
Call Number: RH MS P934
Overview

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.

Dates: 1993

Henry C. Kolling photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 546
Overview Collection of mostly matted photographic prints from Henry Kolling, including two photographs of unidentified musical ensembles (one band and one orchestra), photos of members of the Morganville Band of Wichita, Kansas, and various photos of the Wichita Tractor Company employees and machinery. Also included is a newspaper clipping from a Topeka, Kansas-based newspaper published in 1958, and a Kansas House Resolution signed in 1968 honoring Kolling for his work as custodian and in other...
Dates: 1906 - 1968

Investigation of lynchings in Kansas and Missouri from 1889-1942

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P276
Overview

A list of blacks lynched in Missouri and Kansas from 1889-1942, with location of the incident, compiled in 1973.

Dates: 1973

Jesse Milan papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 623
Overview Jesse Milan, a longtime resident of northeast Kansas, was the first African American teacher to serve in the integrated Lawrence Unified School District #497. An active community leader, he later became an Assistant Professor of Education at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. Milan's papers consist of personal and family records, professional papers regarding the fields of education and public housing, and service records documenting his involvement in groups such as Optimist...
Dates: 1931 - 2012

Letter to Michael Brodhead. Garden City, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P100
Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of early days in Nicodemus and Graham County, Kansas.

Dates: November 19, 1965

Lyman Underwood Humphrey correspondence, documents, and memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 27
Overview

Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. This collection of correspondence and documents, which is arranged chronologically, covers the period from 1872 to 1906.

Dates: 1872 - 1906

Narrative of Andrew Williams, a formerly enslaved African American

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P42
Overview

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.

Dates: 1861 - 1910

Robert C. Caldwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 627
Overview

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.

Dates: 1922 - 1999

Virginia Ricard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1166
Overview

The Virginia Ricard Papers are those of a native Kansan who attended Dunbar School in Salina, Kansas and later became an educator.

Dates: 1922-1927, 1951-1992

Washington-Kemp Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P561
Overview

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.

Dates: 1887-1933, 1983

William D. Harrison Papers, 1865, 1916, 1952

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P602
Overview

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.

Dates: 1865, 1916, 1952