- Jazz Band, ca. 1940
- Protesting Racial Discrimination, Waterloo, 1950
- The Iowa Bystander Newspaper Brings Hope
- The Iowa Bystander Publisher Fights for Success
- African-American Legal Associations
- The Iowa Bystander Provides Communication
- The Depression Years
- King's Message
- Buxton: Racial harmony in an Iowa coal mining town
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The Depression Years
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It was depression years. Everyone was poor. I had lived in an area that was economically and culturally deprived area in the city of Des Moines on the southeast side. But it didn’t make much difference where you lived, blacks were pretty much prescribed to live in pockets. In Chesterville where I was, there was of course blacks and whites, but we were all poor.
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