Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection

The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection (AC12) consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the history of the African American community in the Kansas City metropolitan area. A finding aid and interview summaries are available below.

Finding Aid

Interview Summaries

Interview #2: Anderson, James
Interview #10: Bryant, Dr. Girard T.
Interview #11: Cameron, Dr. Jeremiah
Interview #14: Collins, Joanne
Interview #15: Curls, Fred
Interview #35: Hughes, Mamie
Interview #42: McKamey, Leo
Interview #45: Neal, James McKinley