Lewis, Milton C.

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Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City Council of Men's Clubs President Dr. Milton C. Lewis to Missouri Representative Gil Burke. Lewis on behalf of the council thanks Burke for his efforts to prohibit lynching in Missouri. Lewis writes, "although your efforts may apparently seems without immediate results, the effects are being felt not only in Missouri, but throughout the country."

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Kansas City, Missouri Department of Police Director Otto P. Higgins to Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Post Commander Dr. Milton C. Lewis. Higgins writes that he appreciates Lewis's letter concerning police officers Cavanaugh and Keleher.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Certificate appointing Dr. Milton C. Lewis of Jackson County as a member of the Missouri Medical Advisory Board V. This document was signed by the Missouri State Director of the Selective Service on March 1, 1941.

Genre: 
Correspondence

A draft of a letter from Dr. Milton C. Lewis to an unknown recipient. Lewis informs this person of the purpose and mission of the Kansas City Council of Men's Clubs. He then provides what he believes to be the six duties of a Kansas City colored organization. Lewis then comments that those on the council are serious and hardworking men.

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Manuscripts

Manuscript in which Milton C. Lewis outlines talking points (possibly for a speech) concerning political, social, and economic issues that affect the Kansas City black community. The first talking point mentions the Pendergast Machine and efforts to dismantle it.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Invoice from the Greenlease Motor Car Company for a car sold to Lillian Lewis of 2208 Garfield Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. Lewis bought a used Buick Sedan for $714.28 on July 26, 1935.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Musicians' Protective Union, Local 627 President William Shaw to Dr. Milton C. Lewis, President of the Council of Men's Clubs. Shaw on behalf of the Local No. 627 believe that despite the current depression, the current wages for musicians as set by the union are "not exhorbitant [sic]".

Genre: 
Correspondence

Invitation from the Music Department at Western University presenting a recital with Bobbie Boggess, lyric soprano and Laveeda Boggess, pianist. The event was held at the University Auditorium on Friday, May 30, 1941.

Genre: 
Programs

Program for the graduation of the Municipal Hospital No. 2 School of Nursing, Class of 1941, held at the Wendell Phillips Auditorium.

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Ephemera

A list containing the addresses and principals of Kansas City, Missouri schools. Included are Attucks, Booker Washington, Bruce, Douglass, Foster Opportunity, Garrison, Penn, Sumner, W. W. Yates, Wendell Phillips, Wheatley, and Dunbar.

Genre: 
Programs

Program for a Mens' and Mothers' Day commemorative event at the Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church on May 12, 1940 with Rev. T. J. Burwell, Pastor.

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Correspondence

Letter from Hannibal H. Hill, Jr. to Dr. Milton C. Lewis of the American Legion, Wayne Miner Post, No. 149. Hill provides an invoice for the nights he and his orchestra performed from March 10 through March 15, 1935. In this invoice Hill includes each member of the orchestra, their instrument, what nights they played, and how much money each are due. Hill claims that to date, he has not received nearly the amount owed for each performer.

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