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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.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Oscar Micheaux Marker
Inscription.  

Pioneer Black film maker & author

A man ahead of his time

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesEntertainment.
 
Location. 38° 22.122′ N, 98° 47.987′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is in Great Bend Cemetery, off Broadway east of Kansas Route 96. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old-Bitch-U-Airy Bess (approx. 3.1 miles away); Kiley's Krew (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Oscar Micheaux. IMDb website entry (Submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Oscar Micheaux. NAACP website entry (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.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
2. Oscar Micheaux Marker
Looking northeast
Oscar Micheaux image. Click for full size.
via Silent London, unknown
3. Oscar Micheaux
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 3, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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