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Claude playing fiddle
Noted Kansas City jazz violinist and guitarist Claude “Fiddler” Williams is highlighted in this newest digitized entry in the UMKC Digital Special Collections. The photos range from the 1960s through the 2000s and cover the gamut of Williams career, personal life, and local ties to Kansas City. 
The UMKC Libraries are excited report that we have received a gift totaling $30,942 from the Herbert Vincent Jones Jr. Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, to fund a term-limited appointment for a Senior Academic Digital Projects Fellow.
Equity, Event
February 21, 2022 2:00 pm
You are invited to the annual African American Read-In from the UMKC Libraries! Register to join us on Zoom on February 21, 2022 from 2:00-3:30 pm.
With our new personal librarian program, UMKC students can be matched with a librarian who will share library tips and reminders, and answer your questions.
Friends of the library logo on laptop
The Libraries are now accepting applications for the Friends of the Library Scholarship! This $1,000 scholarship opportunity is open to any active, degree-seeking UMKC student with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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Case dimensions: 5’ long x 30” wide x 9” high sitting atop 3’ legs

Glass exhibit table


The First Floor Gallery is located just inside the main entrance of the Miller Nichols Library.

Wall with exhibit content
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