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.
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.