The traveling exhibit ³Kansans of African Descent: Selected Portraits² will
be on display at the Seward County Community College/Area Technical School
Library throughout February.
African Americans have played important roles in the history of Kansas.
Well-known people who have called Kansas home are featured in this exhibit
of historic and contemporary photographs.
Individuals featured in the display include Benjamin ³Pap² Singleton; who
was instrumental in bringing many African American immigrants to Kansas;
Julie Lee, who ran a grocery business in Nicodemus in 1877; and Lynette
Woodard, first woman member of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters.