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Two-part interview with Reverend C. L. "Clemmie" Bachus, pastor at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Reverend Bachus discusses his family background, his education and formative church experiences growing up in northwestern Mississippi, his journey into ministry at churches in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, and later, Kansas. He also discusses his engagement with civil rights activism, community politics, the local education system, and the church's involvement with local youth.

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Black Archives of Mid-America
Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library

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Interview with Jessie Garcia Nieto about her parents' immigration to Kansas City from Mexico via Texas, attending Our Lady of Guadalupe and Manual High schools, her sister and cousins' work in the local garment industry, life in the Westside neighborhood, and her experiences working and raising a family. She also shares memories of Ralph Sifuentes and the accomplishments of her children.

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Chavez & Associates
Kansas City Museum