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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...
Deaths: Richard J. Smith
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...
Diamond Connections: Stars, Stats and Stories from Kansas City's Renowned Ban Johnson Baseball League
Photo and description of Frank White, a prominent baseball player (second baseman) for the Kansas City Royals in the 1970s and 1980s, graduating from Lincoln High School and starting out in amateur and...
Diplomat from KC Now Speaks for West
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"...
Divine Convictions: The Tale of an African American Trickster in Victorian Britain
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about David Victor Adolphus Nero, or David Nero, an African American school principal at Kansas City's Lincoln High School in 1881. Description of his life...
Doctor Named Father of Year
February 22, 1957
Vertical file with photo and caption about Dr. L.S. Daigle, an African American physician "selected as the Paseo Y.M.C.A. 'Father of the Year.'" Dr. Daigle was father of two sons including Stanley Daigle,...
Dr. Andrew Darton, Jr.
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...
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...
Foreward by Frank White - Five Time All-Star and World Series Champion
Frank White recalls his years with the Kansas City Royals, including: his attendance in the Royals Baseball Academy, through which Ewing Kauffman succeeded in recruiting professional baseball players from...
Former Kansas Citian Who Served in Three Presidential Administrations Dies
October 3-9, 2014
Obituary for Samuel Jesse Cornelius. The author states that Cornelius was born in Kansas City on April 14, 1928, that he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945, that he served for four years with the...
Funeral Services Held for Mrs. Fannie Clay
June 5, 1953
Vertical file with photo and biographical article about Mrs. Fannie Bell Clay, or Fannie Clay, of 2619 Euclid Avenue. Clay "was employed by the Burns and Pinkerton Detective agency for many years and after...
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...
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...
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...
Guests at the Hotel Snapp
Vertical file contains a biographical article about Lincoln Johnson, a 60-year-old hat checker at the Hotel Snapp in Excelsior Springs, Missouri with an remarkable memory for hat owners. He was born in...
File contains an invitation worded: "The Faculty of Lincoln High School invites you and your friends to witness a presentation of 'A Man, a Life, an Inspiration' and the Distinguished Service Medal awared...
Harlem Renaissance Man
September 9, 2007
African American artist Aaron Douglas was born in Topeka in 1899 and taught at Lincoln High School in Kansas City at one time. He later became part of the "the early 20th-century explosion of black arts...
Harold Ashby, Former KC Jazz Player, Dies At 78
June 18, 2003
Newspaper article concerning the death of Harold Ashby, a Kansas City born jazz saxophonist who played with Duke Ellington's orchestra. He grew up in Kansas City attending R.T. Coles School and Lincoln...
If You Were Naomi Rosalie Cherot
February 6, 1948
Vertical file with biographical article about Natalie Cherot, a teacher at Lincoln High School, R.T. Coles School, and Western University. Cherot was a native of Key West, Florida who graduated from the...
If You Were Neal Finis Herriford
December 19, 1947
Vertical file contains a biographical article about Neal Finis Herriford, or Neal Herriford, an English teacher at Lincoln High School in Kansas City. He was born in Chillicothe, Missouri, in about 1902...
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