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African American educators -- Kansas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 records:

Daniel W. Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 427
Overview The Daniel W. Lewis Papers are those of a longtime Kansas City, Kansas resident. A teacher and principal in that city, Lewis later become Supervisor of Elementary Schools for the Kansas City schools.
Dates: 1874 - 1986

George and Evelyn Harper papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 671
Overview The papers of George and Evelyn Harper are those of a native Kansan couple. George Harper served as Atchison, Kansas' first African American mayor and Evelyn Harper became a leader in education.
Dates: 1933 - 1987

Herman T. Jones papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1112
Overview The Herman T. Jones papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who was an educator at Western University and Kansas Vocational School during the 1930s-1940s and at Prarie View University and Training School (Texas) from the 1950s-70s.
Dates: 1933 - 1999

Selola Lewis papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P823
Overview The Selola Lewis papers are those of a teacher who worked at Dermot School, the last one-room school in Kansas.
Dates: 1954 - 1990

S.H. Thompson Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 510
Overview Dr. S.H. Thompson, Sr. was a founder of Douglass Hospital, a facility dedicated to the care of African Americans in Kansas City, Kansas. His son, S.H. Thompson, Jr., served as principal of Sumner High School (Kansas City, Kansas) from 1951-1972. The collection includes papers and photographs of both S.H. Thompson, Jr. and Sr., as well as material from other family members.
Dates: 1900 - 1979