Photograph of an elderly Black woman standing in the doorway of a home in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1940. The woman, identified as America Bentley Shelton, was the daughter of formerly enslaved people, John and Tamar Bentley, who settled in Olathe during her childhood. Shelton was a charter member of the A.M.E.
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Photograph of a small structure at the northeast corner of Pine and Santa Fe Streets in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1940. The small business, owned and operated by Ed Rebesman, has signs advertising Pepsi and Whistle sodas on the side.