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1. "Retrospection" "Retrospection" 1917 Poem written by Melvin B. Tolson published in the Lincolnian yearbook his junior year (1917). Tolson graduated in 1918 from Lincoln High School.

2. 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court July 3, 2005 Article featuring Marland ''Showboat'' Buckner who played basketball with the Colored Ghosts and Harlem Clowns in the 1940s and '50s. Buckner graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945.

3. A Legacy That Burns Brightly A Legacy That Burns Brightly April 25, 2008 The sons of debate coach and poet Melvin Tolson were in Kansas City to take part in the Debate-Kansas City's award ceremony. Tolson's story has recently been depicted in the movie, "The Great Debaters,"...

4. A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City December-January//1982-1983 Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....

5. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.

6. Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies Activist Florynce Kennedy, 84, Dies December 24, 2000 Photo and obituary article about Florynce Rae Kennedy, or Florynce Kennedy (1916-2000), a female African American lawyer and "a Kansas City native who fought for civil rights and feminism with trademark...

7. Adult Education--A Fine Work Adult Education--A Fine Work January/11/1935 Article about "the program of adult education going forward under the FERA, with the hearty co-operation of the city's Board of Education" and supervised by Roy Gallemore. Description especially about...

8. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing 19th to 27th Streets and Paseo Boulevard. Lincoln High School and Municipal Stadium are visible. Map identified from set as Section...

9. African American Schools African American Schools 2006 Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...

10. All That Jazz All That Jazz November//1982 Photo and article about the members of the Lincoln High School Marching Band in late 1910s-1930s Kansas City, including Walter Page ("perhaps the most influential bassist in jazz history"), Thamon Hayes,...

11. An Interview With Alvin Brooks An Interview With Alvin Brooks 1976-06-02 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 2, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

12. An Interview With Robert Sweeney An Interview With Robert Sweeney 1976-07-28 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded July 28, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital, 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

13. An Interview With Thelma L. Hollowell An Interview With Thelma L. Hollowell 1976-02-04 Mrs. Thelma Hollowell was born in Lawrence, Kansas on July 4, 1909. She graduated high school at Lawrence and was a 1929 Home Economics graduate from the University of Kansas. At the time of the interview,...

14. Art Institute Honors Pryor Art Institute Honors Pryor July 13-19, 2007 The Kansas City Art Institute has established a scholarship fund in the name of Leonard Pryor, a former art instructor at Lincoln High School and academic dean at the Art Institute. Pryor was the first...

15. Arthur Jackson Arthur Jackson December 1-7, 2006 Obituary for Kansas City jazz musician Arthur Jackson. Jackson attended Douglass and Attucks Elementary Schools, Lincoln High School, and R. T. Coles Vocational School. He played the clarinet, tenor sax,...

16. Arts: Brush in Hand Arts: Brush in Hand September 2000 Photo and biographical article about Leonard Pryor, "the first African American man to attend and graduate from the [Kansas City] Art Institute," moving from Topeka, Kansas, to Kansas City in 1948 and...

17. Begins New Job in Prosecutor's Office Begins New Job in Prosecutor's Office January 31, 1947 Vertical file with photo and caption about Erylene Bryant, "the first Negro [sic] to serve in a clerical capacity in the courthouse in recent years." Bryant began "as secretary-stenographer in the Jackson...

18. Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great 1999

19. Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator 1999

20. Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader 2009