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Beveridge, Mary I
Biography of The Rev. D. A. Holmes(1876-1972), Minister and Community Leader
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.
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...
File containing a photo and obituary for Carolyn Brydie (also listed in the same article as Carolyn Byrdie), a Lincoln High School teacher and counselor for 42 years before dying in 1957. She came to Kansas...
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...
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...
Charlie Parker (Bird)
Photos, illustrations, and information on Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a world-famous Kansas City jazz musician nicknamed "Yardbird" or "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas, and moving to Kansas City, Missouri,...
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...
Civil Rights Activist Anne Thomas Dies: She was the first black leader of the local YWCA
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...
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...
Dawson, William L.
William L. Dawson, trombonist and composer, graduated from Tuskegee Institute in 1921. In 1925, he received the degree of bachelor of music from the Institute of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. In 1927,...
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...
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