Race Relations and Civil Rights

Image Gallery

Photograph of the members of the Over the Top Club, part of the congregation of the Vine Street Baptist Church.

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Aven

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of pioneering social worker Minnie Crosswaithe wearing a coat and hat.

Photograph of a large group, prior to 1900, baptizing African-Americans at Murphy's pasture near Edwardsville, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Chauncey Downs and five unidentified women behind a microphone with instrumentalists in the background.

Early 1940s photograph of Macedonia Baptist Church congregation members as they depart on a trolley ride to Fairyland (7501 Prospect Avenue) for an

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

Photograph of nurses holding degrees outside of the main entrance to the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue

1926-1927 photograph of LeRoy Anthony, Thelma Anthony-Scott, and Ruby Anthony-Miller posed on an imitation reindeer during their visit with Santa C

Photograph of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923.

Photograph of the segregated Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl.

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed.

Pages

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.