Welcome to the website of the Arthur Capper Public Housing Oral History Project. The Arthur Capper and the Carrollsburg public housing projects were collectively known to their residents as "Cappers." They housed 707 households until the HOPE VI program demolished the buildings, replacing them with a mixed-income development. This website presents the oral histories and memorabilia of those who lived in Cappers.
Arthur Capper (July 14, 1865 – December 19, 1951) was an American politician from Kansas. He was the 20th Governor of Kansas from 1915 to 1919 and a…
This is an exhibit of names and photos of some of the Cappers family, who have passed away but never...
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Ruth Delores Moore. Grandma, you have no idea how many folks you gathered together for your final "Farewell",. As you Rest Eternally, our hearts and…see more
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Kevin Wilson of Capper’s 501. He is member of the Men In Motion Program which Karl Andrews is the program mgr. Kevin was…see more
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