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Sarah Rector: Kansas City's First Black Millionairess

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The session begins in 1912, when most blacks were relegated to the ranks of the lower class, Sarah Rector, a nine year old black Creek freedman, received millions from oil leasing agreements from property she owned in Oklahoma. In 1918, the Rector family moved to Kansas City, where Sarah Rector became somewhat of a local celebrity. She maintained a very lavish lifestyle and appeared to break down many of the Jim Crow barriers in place in Kansas City.
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Name: 95th Annual Convention
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Sanders, Geri. "Sarah Rector: Kansas City's First Black Millionairess" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 95th Annual Convention, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, <Not Available>. 2014-11-27 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p436070_index.html>

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Sanders, G. "Sarah Rector: Kansas City's First Black Millionairess" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 95th Annual Convention, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina <Not Available>. 2014-11-27 from http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p436070_index.html

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Abstract: The session begins in 1912, when most blacks were relegated to the ranks of the lower class, Sarah Rector, a nine year old black Creek freedman, received millions from oil leasing agreements from property she owned in Oklahoma. In 1918, the Rector family moved to Kansas City, where Sarah Rector became somewhat of a local celebrity. She maintained a very lavish lifestyle and appeared to break down many of the Jim Crow barriers in place in Kansas City.


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