African Americans -- Kansas -- Lawrence
Found in 7 Records:
The Ella Bowers scrapbook documents Mrs. Bowers' social activities as a Lawrence, Kansas resident and member of the African American community.
Ethel Johnson Moore was a long-time resident of Lawrence, Kansas, along with several other members of her family. Her father became one of the first African American members of the Lawrence school board in the 1890s when he filled an unexpired term of another board member. This collection primarily reflects the activities of the women of the family, including Ethel Moore, her sister Lois Johnson Branch, her mother Lulu Johnson Irving, and her granddaughter Alice Fowler.
This collection consists of research materials used by Katie Armitage for her publications and presentations on African Americans in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas.
Photocopy of a 3-page typescript manifesto read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kansas) on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.
The Shirley Brown papers are those of a long time Lawrence, Kansas resident.
Bachelor of arts honors thesis, University of Kansas, 1975.