Black Archives of Mid-America

The mission of the Black Archives of Mid-America in Kansas City, Inc. is to collect, preserve and make available to the public materials documenting the social, economic, political and cultural histories of persons of African American descent in the central United States, with particular emphasis in the Kansas City, Missouri region.

Black Archives of Mid-America is an educational resource and provides access to its collections for research, exhibition and publication to honor our community heritage and to catalyze public awareness.

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Contact Information

1722 E 17th Terrace

Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-221-1600


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Interpretive Signs

Site Info

AC / Heating

Bus / RV Parking

Group Meeting Room

Group Tours




Wheel Chair Accessible