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Garrison School Museum

(Exhibit rooms   A-E on first floor level)          Download Self-Guided Tour

Exhibit    Room A: Pioneer Black  Families of Liberty, Civil war era artifacts, Story Boards on Excelsior  Springs and its 7 Black Bath houses and  owners  from  the 1880s-1930s,   Missouri City students and Educators, Liberty  churches, The   Gladstone Community    of White Oak,   Famous Civil War  Era Pioneers to the present day  of Liberty,  Handmade  Plantation Chairs from the Withers Farm, photos  of early   community leaders and Masons   of Liberty   among other artifacts..

Exhibit Room  B: Handmade  Quilts Room  Featuring (7) patterns.

Exhibit Room  C: Black Baseball Room  featuring the Kansas City Monarchs  (both men and   women players), Numerous Black Baseball Teams   and Players: Black All Stars in Cuba, Lincoln Giants, PillsburyCrawfords  among others;  Women Players: Toni Stone, Connie Morgan,Mamie   "Peanut Johnson;  Women Team  Owners: Effa brooks Manley owner of the Brooklyn Eagles, Dr. Hilda Bolden Shorter owner of the Philadelphia Stars; Books, and numerous baseball artifacts and posters on loan from one of the Kansas City Negro League Baseball Museum  founders and author Larry Lester.

Exhibit Room  D: Featuring African American Veterans of Clay County from the Civil War through the Gulf Wars (both men and women)

Exhibit Room  E: Featuring Liberty School District high School student Research Projects for the Garrison Advanced Student Educational Mentoring Program  (ASEM).  The Lion  and Unicorn Reading literacy Program (LURP)   for elementary youth has included over 4,000 youth from the Liberty and Kansas City School Districts during the past 10 years.

Clay. County African American Art Gallery:  (Lower Level of Garrison) featuring African American Art, African Art, Artists,historical posters, and artifacts.

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