Episode 12: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum – Raymond Doswell (Going to Kansas City, Part 5)

Season Description

Premiering in September 2018, the Our Missouri Podcast's inaugural season opens with Bob Priddy discussing his book, “The Art of the Missouri Capitol.” From that auspicious start, listeners can explore all corners of the state from Kansas City and the Missouri River Valley to the Governor's Mansion, the Ozarks, and the Land of Big Red Apples. Season 1 also features conversations on key topics, including Genealogy, National History Day, and Missouri's Bicentennial.

Episode Description

The 61st Annual Missouri Conference on History may be over, but the Our Missouri Podcast invites listeners to explore the City of Fountains one last time in this concluding episode of the "Going to Kansas City” series. This five-part series focuses on several projects and institutions that document and define Kansas City's history and identity. This episode features Raymond Doswell discussing the long history of African American baseball as well as efforts to preserve its memory through the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

    About the Guest

    Raymond Doswell

    Raymond Doswell is the Vice President of Curatorial Services at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. He holds a PhD in Education from Kansas State University. In addition to managing the archival collections at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, he has also published several articles on the history of African America baseball and the legacy of the Negro Leagues.

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