African Americans -- Kansas
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 records:
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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 roles...
Dates: 1906 - 1968
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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