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These archives are one of the largest collections in the Midwest of African-American memorabilia, artifacts and research material on local leaders, oral histories and business records.
The Black Archives of Mid-America was founded to preserve black history throughout the Midwest. The organization conducts research into history events and figures, as well as maintaining a library of photographs, letters, documents, and more. The exhibitions arranged from these materials are meant to give people a personal look into Black history.
The permanent exhibit, With My Eyes No Longer Blind follows African Americans from the days of Lewis and Clark to the mayoral days of Emanuel Cleaver II. The exhibit includes images of black institutions, records of black professionals and stories of individuals throughout the civil rights era.
Admission is affordable at $2 for adults and $1 for children. Stop by anytime Wednesday - Saturday 10am-4pm.