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Gene Chavez oral history, interviewed by Kathryn Carpenter, June 16, 2018

 Item — Object: 4

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The oral history recordings in this collection are a result of a collaboration between UMKC Libraries and KCUR. The project was intended to preserve the history of unrest in Kansas City in 1968 following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The oral histories were conducted at the Kansas City Public Library’s Southeast Branch, and at the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch. The recordings are of Kansas City community members and documents their memories and thoughts about the events leading up to, during and after the unrest in Kansas City in 1968.


  • June 16, 2018


1 Digital Files : WAV file

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository