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KAKE-TV news archives

Repository: Wichita State University. Ablah Library. Special Collections and University Archives

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes footage of 1960 pickets of Woolworths and Kress; 1960 boycotts in Oklahoma City; 1961 NAACP demonstration; October 1963 Wichita Civil Rights March; the 1968 Wichita march after MLK's assassination; and a 1970 boycott of white-owned businesses. Also taped are interviews with Kansas Senator Frank Carlson, Chester Lewis, Julian Bond, Hubert Humphrey, Shirley Chisholm, Robert Kennedy, and Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, and George Wallace. Topics include fair housing, urban renewal, Civil Rights Act of 1964, busing, and school integration.

Collection Description (Extant): The KAKE-TV News Archives include videotapes of news stories dating from 1956 to the 1980s. The collection does not contain every news story produced. Events in Wichita, in Kansas, and at Wichita State University are included as well as stories about local citizens and world events as they impacted the people of Wichita and Kansas.

Date(s): 1956-1980s

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: MS 86-03

Extent: 9.0 linear feet

Finding Aid: attached as an upload

Finding Aid URL: http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/collections/ms/86-03/86-3-A.HTML External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Frank Carlson, Chester Lewis, Julian Bond, Hubert Humphrey, Shirley Chisholm, Robert Kennedy, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, George Wallace

Rights (Extant): Permission must be obtained from KAKE-TV, Wichita, before reproduction of any news story.

Subjects:

Boycotts
Busing for school integration
Civil rights demonstrations--Kansas--Wichita
Civil rights movements--Kansas
Civil rights movements--Ohio
Civil rights--Press coverage
Discrimination in housing
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Picketing
United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964
Urban renewal--Kansas

Genres:

Interviews
Speeches
Videorecordings

 

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