African American Heritage Trail of Kansas City 

  • A short overview of the life of Tom Bass.

PBS Video: African American Horse Jockey

  • A video and discussion questions about the popularity of horse racing among African Americans in the late 1800’s.

American Royal

  • This is a comprehensive history of American Royal, including Tom Bass’ involvement with their first official American Royal Horse Show.

Missouri Encyclopedia 

  • A longer account of Tom Bass’ life. 

Equine Information and Activities

  • General information and activities about horses from the Alabama Ag in the Classroom Equine Unit.