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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Oscar Micheaux

Jan. 2, 1884 - Mar. 25, 1951

 
 
Oscar Micheaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Oscar Micheaux Marker
Inscription.

Pioneer Black film maker & author

A man ahead of his time

 
Location. 38° 22.122′ N, 98° 47.987′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Click for map. Marker is in Great Bend Cemetery, off Broadway east of Kansas Route 96. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jack Kilby (approx. 1.9 miles away); ATSF Locomotive No. 3416 (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Streetscape (approx. 1.9 miles away); Leslie J. Campbell Jr. (approx. 3.1 miles away); Crew 52 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Duke's Lead Crew (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oscar Micheaux Bio at IMDb. (Submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oscar Micheaux Bio at NAACP History. (Submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Oscar Micheaux: A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Library. (Submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Oscar Micheaux Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
2. Oscar Micheaux Marker
Looking northeast

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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