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Wichita African American Business History Project Interviews

Dr. Robert E. Weems, Jr.

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To document how African Americans, in a variety of endeavors, established a commercial presence in Wichita, Dr. Robert E. Weems, Jr., Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University, conducted the oral histories in the Wichita African American Business History …

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Wichita African American Business History Project Interviews

19th Century Lithographs of Native Americans

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This collection contains thirteen lithographs of 19th century Native Americans which were initially published during the 1830s and 1840s. The images mainly represent prominent members of the Cherokee, Chippewa, Menominee, Fox, Sauk, and Seneca tribes. The lithographs are based on paintings by James Otto Lewis …

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19th Century Lithographs of Native Americans

20th Century American Political Pamphlets

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Collage of 20th Century American symbols including Statue of Liberty, Bill of Rights and Gay Rights FlagThe 20th Century American Political Pamphlets collection is comprised of representative samples of publicity and policy positions from thirty advocacy groups, which document the multiplicity of voices that shaped the vibrant give and take of political activism in the U.S. during the latter half of the 20th …

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20th Century American Political Pamphlets

A. A. Hyde Collection of William S. Soule Photographs

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Photographs of southern Plains Indians and associated camps constitute this collection. Subjects include members of the Wichita, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Pawnee, Arapaho and Comanche tribes. Frontier photographer William S. Soule likely posed his subjects between 1869 and 1874 in Indian Territory, now part of Oklahoma.

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A. A. Hyde Collection of William S. Soule Photographs

Alex Kvassay Collection

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This collection documents the life and career of Hungarian-born Sandor “Alex” Kvassay, who became well-known as an international marketer of Beech and Learjet aircraft. After leaving his native Hungary in 1948 due to the growing threat of Communism, Kvassay served in the US Army before becoming involved in …

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Alex Kvassay Collection

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