Race Relations and Civil Rights

Image Gallery

Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the Stern Slegman Prins Company, a garment manufacturer in Kansas City, Missouri.

7 /27 /1931

Photograph of the attendees of the Sunflower Grand Lodge Knights of Pythis and Grand Court 39th Annual Session at the 8th Street Baptist Church in

7 /1932

Souvenir program for the memorial of Frank C. Niles (1858-1932), philanthropist and President of the Niles & Moser Cigar Company.

9 /16 /1932

This 48-page issue of the Jackson County Medical Journal focuses on the "Kansas City General Hospital: Colored Division", also known as G

10 /8 /1932

Group portrait of the Kansas City Monarchs. Standing, from the left: Sam Bankhead, T.J.

1934

Photograph of the Beau Brummel Club's 15th anniversary celebration at the Elk's Place Restaurant.

2 /9 /1934

Program for a "Testimonial Dinner in honor of Henry M.

1 /11 /1935

Program for the 43rd Annual Commencement of Lincoln High School. Includes a photograph of Miss Lincoln, Miss Lucile Hill.

5 /24 /1935

Photograph of The Call newspaper staff outside of their office at 1715 E. 18th Street. Lucile Bluford is shown top row, fourth from left.

10 /5 /1935

Political cartoon and accompanying message urging support for Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Barrett.

1936

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street betwee

1 /30 /1937

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T.

6 /1937

Photograph of the Annual Missionary Baptist Convention, held at the First Baptist Church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas on October 5, 1937.

10 /5 /1937

Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO.

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of a military unit marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo.

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of a men marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo.

1938

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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.