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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Kansas City Call

 
 
Kansas City Call Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 4, 2016
1. Kansas City Call Marker
Inscription.  

Founded in 1919
by
Chester A. Franklin
1880 - 1955

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsCommunicationsGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 39° 5.463′ N, 94° 33.686′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on 18th Street east of Woodland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1715 East 18th Street, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roy Wilkins (here, next to this marker); Ms. Myra Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Mutual Musicians Association Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (about 500 feet away); American Jazz Museum (about 500 feet away); John "Buck" O'Neil Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Thomas Coles / R.T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Otis Taylor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
Kansas City Call Jazz District Sidewalk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 4, 2016
2. Kansas City Call Jazz District Sidewalk Marker
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1. The Kansas City Call Newspaper is Founded. African American Registry website entry (Submitted on May 25, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Kansas City Call. African American Heritage Trail of Kansas City, MO website entry (Submitted on May 25, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Kansas City Call and Roy Wilkins Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. The Kansas City Call and Roy Wilkins Markers
Kansas City Call Building Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 4, 2016
4. Kansas City Call Building Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on October 6, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 24, 2022