Western University operated in Kansas from 1881 to 1943 and was associated with the AME Church. The institution thrived for decades attracting students from many states. Like many colleges, it suffered during the Great Depression and ultimately closed.
The Old Quindaro Museum and Information Center hosts a website with photographs
The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library offers a virtual tour of the Quindaro historic district with separate documents of images and descriptive text. Western University if one of the featured items.
You can also access a document with Quindaro and Western University Historic District details.