African American college students -- Kansas -- Lawrence
Found in 5 Records:
The Cooper-Sheppard-Cox Family Papers are those of an African American family whose members resided in Topeka, Kansas from the late 1800s to the 1970s. The papers document the family line of W. D. (William Damascus) and Mary M. (Overton) Brinkley Cooper, and include papers of Sheppard and Cox family members who married descendants of W. D. and Mary Cooper.
The Harvey Family Papers are those of a long time Kansas farming family headed by David and Rebecca Harvey. The papers focus on the Harvey's three sons, Sherman (a lawyer), Grant (a doctor), and Edward (a farmer), all of whom graduated from the University of Kansas.
John B. McLendon, Jr. was a record-setting African American basketball coach, who pioneered the racial integration and strategic development of the game. McLendon's papers chronicle his outstanding coaching career in amateur and professional athletics.
The Wilburn family collection includes Vicki Wilburn's school yearbooks and papers, work materials, art, and correspondence; as well as some papers from her parents, George and Birdie Mae Wilburn, some famly history papers, and a 1924 photograph of African American Masons in Topeka, Kansas.