Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Cox, Henley L.

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Correspondence

A letter in which Henley L. Cox informs Mrs. W. A. Masters that Cox has sent out the formal call to 145 educators to meet and organize the Missouri state branch of the National Colored Association. He inquires if there are any funds available to help facilitate the meeting and then lists all of the steps taken in preparation for the meeting.

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Photographs

Photograph of Henley L. Cox, principal of Wendell Phillips School from 1916 until his death in 1947.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

A letter in which Mrs. W. A. Masters, president of the Missouri Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, informs Henley L. Cox that "owing to the financial condition of the state that there is not money available to make the slightest contribution to the organization of the Colored Branch." She then provides an overview of her organization's current financial situation.

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.