Generations of Achievement: The Family and Early Life of Orchid Ramsey Jordan in Clay Center, Kansas, 1910–1928

Title

Generations of Achievement: The Family and Early Life of Orchid Ramsey Jordan in Clay Center, Kansas, 1910–1928

Subject

A study of Orchid Ramsey Jordan’s family history and her formative years in Clay Center between 1910 and 1928.

Description

Orchid Ramsey was a small-town African American girl born in 1910. She went on to marry Leon Jordan, a prominent Kansas City Civil Rights activist, and take over his position in Missouri’s General Assembly for sixteen years after his assassination. This project utilized resources from the Clay County Historical Society and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Miller Nichols Library.

Creator

Haley Claxton

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2014

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Files

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Citation

Haley Claxton, “Generations of Achievement: The Family and Early Life of Orchid Ramsey Jordan in Clay Center, Kansas, 1910–1928,” Kansas History and Life, accessed March 28, 2017, http://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/34.

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