• Wheatley-Provident Hospital
  • Twin Citians Social Club, 1948
  • Fire Station No. 11
The Black Archives of Mid-America serves to collect and preserve the history of African Americans in the Midwest. Our collections, educational programs, research services and special projects facilitate both scholarly inquiry and public understanding of African American history.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:30pm


Where Did You Get Your Funk From?
Thursday, December 8th, 6:30pm-7:45pm
The Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am

Community Digitization Project

Saturday, December 10th 10AM - 3PM

The Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 East 17th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64108

Honor the contributions of African Americans during the Jazz Age and the Great Depression.