African American Musicians in Kansas 1860-1920

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Advanced Learning Library
Conference Center

Event Details

African Americans in Kansas participated in a wide variety of music ensembles. Lemuel Sheppard's presentation will introduce the audience to these musicians and the songs they performed in Kansas from 1860 to 1919. Some of the music may be familiar as many of the songs were popular tunes of the day, but the people and places make up an untold story in this unique chapter in Kansas History.
Event Type(s): Genealogy