• 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, June 30, 2016 - 6:30pm

Community Stories: Featuring Bobby Watson
Thursday, June 30th, 6:30pm
Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

An exhibit entitled, Emancipation and Its Legacies sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center from June 17 – August 15, 2016 will be hosted by the Black Archives of Mid-America.