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1. '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.

2. 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,"...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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,...

6. Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last April 6, 2003 Article is an excerpt from the book "Such Sweet Thunder" by Kansas City's Vincent O. Carter who died in 1983. It is a 1963 novel that was not published during his lifetime.

7. Board Approves K-8 System Board Approves K-8 System April 27-May 3, 2007 The Kansas City School Board by a 5-2 margin approved a reorganization plan which calls for all elementary schools to be pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade by 2009. Several African American School Board...

8. Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back Carter Left Kansas City and Never Came Back April 6, 2003 Biographical article with photos about Vincent Carter (1924-1983), a local author who grew up in segregated Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s and left for World War II after graduating from Lincoln High...

9. Charles M. Mason to Constable Post Charles M. Mason to Constable Post November 30, 1956 File containing an article and photo about Charles Mason, "the first Negro deputy constable to serve in the Jackson county courthouse," appointed by Judge Bernard Gnefkow (also listed alternately here...

10. Church Honor to William D. Dunlap Church Honor to William D. Dunlap February 8, 1952 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about William Dunlap, or W.D. Dunlap, a "teacher of history and government" at Lincoln High School "and a member of the St. Augustine's Episcopal...

11. Civil Rights Activist Anne Thomas Dies: She was the first black leader of the local YWCA Civil Rights Activist Anne Thomas Dies: She was the first black leader of the local YWCA Sept./22/2002 Article relating the death and life of Anne Thomas, the first black person to head the Kansas City YWCA and an original member of the Panel of American Women, a national civil rights group founded in Kansas...

12. Creativity and Expression Can Replace Culture of Chaos Creativity and Expression Can Replace Culture of Chaos January 20, 2006 Article profiles Kansas City artist Emanuel Cooper Jr., owner of the Euphrates Gallery, Inc. Cooper, a 1978 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, founded the Euphrates Gallery "to develop an audience...

13. Death to Dr. David Crosthwaite Death to Dr. David Crosthwaite March 19, 1948 Obituary for Dr. David N. Crosthwaite, “1020 Virginia Ave., one of the pioneer teachers of Lincoln high school.” Crosthwaite was born in Tennessee in 1856 and became licensed to practice medicine in...

14. Deaths: Richard J. Smith Deaths: Richard J. Smith November/15/1974 Photo and obituary for Richard Smith, or Rick Smith, "65, of 2944 Lockridge," a "Kansas City musician, composer, music teacher and executive assistant to the president of the American Federation of Musicians...

15. Diplomat from KC Now Speaks for West Diplomat from KC Now Speaks for West November/24/2001 Photo and biographical article about Kenton Keith, "director of the Coalition Information Service, aiming to represent more than 40 countries in the war against terrorism" and a former "ambassador to Qatar"...

16. Dr. Andrew Darton, Jr. Dr. Andrew Darton, Jr. May/19/2002 Obituary for Dr. Andrew John Wesley Darton, Jr., professor and instructor at Lincoln High School (1949-70), Central High School (1958), CMSU (1969), and University of Kansas in Lawrence (1970-1973), and...

17. Elected to California Legislature Elected to California Legislature November 18, 1966 Vertical file contains a biographical article with photo about Bill Greene, a native Kansas Citian and newly elected representative to the State Legislature of California in 1966. He was a graduate of...

18. Gabriel Nelson Gresham Gabriel Nelson Gresham Vertical file containing a typewritten obituary, presumably a copy of a newspaper article, about Gabriel Nelson Gresham, or Gabriel Gresham, a former principal of Lincoln High School in Kansas City. Gresham...

19. Glover a Genuine Celebrity Glover a Genuine Celebrity December 9, 2003 Steve Penn's commentary on Danny Glover's appearance in Kansas City and his visit to Kansas City's Genesis School. Glover's father, James Glover, was a resident of Kansas City and graduated from Lincoln...

20. Guess Who? Guess Who? April 16, 1948 Biographical article about Percy Caruthers, biology teacher at Lincoln High School. Caruthers was born in Mississippi on November 13, 1910 and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from the University...