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CoanClark_SelectedChronologyPoliticalProtestsEvents_1974-2000.pdf
A chronology of national and local political protests and events, with a focus on events that occurred in Lawrence, Kansas, between 1974 and 2000. Compiled by Clark H. Coan.

SappInterview102816.pdf
Oral history interview with Richard and Phyllis Sapp; Richard was a faculty member at the University of Kansas, and Phyllis was involved with community organizations such as the League of Women Voters at the time that Lawrence's fair housing…

RaneyInterview101916.pdf
Oral history interview with Richard Raney, who was the mayor of Lawrence at the time the city's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. This interview was conducted by Tom Arnold on October 19, 2016, as part of the Lawrence Fair Housing…

MilanJesseInterview102116.pdf
Oral history interview with Jesse Milan, who was a teacher in the Lawrence public schools and the president of the Lawrence chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the time that Lawrence's fair housing…

HarveyInterview111116.pdf
Oral history interview with Dorothy Harvey, who was serving as the president of the United Church Women of Lawrence at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. This interview was conducted by Tom Arnold on November 11,…

FredSixInterview100516.pdf
Oral history interview with Fred N. Six, who was the secretary of the Lawrence Human Relations Commission at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. This interview was conducted by Tom Arnold on October 6, 2016, as…

FloydInterview112216.pdf
Oral history interview with Homer Floyd, who was the director of the Kansas State Commission on Civil Rights at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. Mr. Floyd had also been student athlete at the University of…

DalquestInterview110916.pdf
Oral history interview with Ronald and Donald Dalquest, twin brothers who were both police officers with the Lawrence Police Department at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. This interview was conducted by Tom…

CooleyInterview101216.pdf
Oral history interview with Gerald Cooley, who was the assistant city attorney for the City of Lawrence at the time the fair housing ordinance was passed in Lawrence in July 1967. This interview was conducted by Tom Arnold on October 12, 2016, as…

CasadInterview102416.pdf
Oral history interview with Dr. Robert Casad, who was a law professor at the University of Kansas in the 1960s and who was involved in drafting the Fair Housing Ordinance that passed into law in Lawrence, Kansas in July 1967. This interview was…

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1999.037.030B
Postcard photographs of Locations in Lawrence which were damaged by the 1911 tornado. Downtown from about 7th and Massachusetts looking south.

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1994.077.002
A tornado photograph with a very thin funnel curving to the ground from a very dark cloud. The foreground contains a row of one and two story frame houses on the edge of a town which have not been touched by the tornado yet. The cloud…

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A photograph of a storm cloud with a tornadic funnel extending toward the ground but not touching it. The tornado may have touched down earlier as the air around it seems to be full of dust. The foreground of the photo is very dark and…

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A photo of overturned buildings damaged during the April 11, 1911 tornado.

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A home destroyed by the tornado in April 11, 1911. Two boys and a man look over the damage to a home.

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1983.222.114A photograph shows several heavily damaged buildings being reconstructed. Piles of bricks and other construction material can be seen on the sidewalk. On the extreme right, three or four workmen are doing something, possibly laying brick.…

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600 block of Massachusetts Street in Lawrence after tornado.

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Rural view of a funnel cloud in the distance as two men and two children stand near a limestone shed and watch. One of the children points to it while looking at the photographer. A large leafless tree dominates the right side of the photo while…

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A view of the countryside to the west and north of Grover's barn showing a funnel cloud, (tornado) not touching the ground. Two adults and two children watch in the foreground.

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A view of the Lawrence Paper Mill after the tornado of April 12, 1911. Several men are standing around and looking at the debris of the upper floor and roof of the mill which had been destroyed.

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View of FAU Hall in Clinton - 1917 tornado damage.

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Wreck at the store at Clinton from 1917 tornado.

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Remains of church in 1917 tornado in Clinton.

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Photograph of the remains of a house completely demolished by a tornado. Several men and boys standing on and in the ruins according to the legend on the back this is the remains of the Archie Brown house after the tornado of 1904.

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1978.023.002
Postcarrd. Black and white photograph of a damaged ftwo-story brick building. The house is damaged with damaged trees and tree limbs in the foreground. Legend at the bottom "Simmons Old Res. After Tornado, Lawrence, Ks. 4/12/1911."