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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...
J.P. Martinez Appointed Coordinator for COE Program at Lincoln and Coles
September 12, 1947
File containing an article and photo about J.P. Martinez, or John Martinez, the new coordinator in "Cooperative, Occupational, Educational (COE) program at Lincoln high school and the R.T. Coles Vocational...
Jeremiah Cameron Earns Ph.D. Degree
May 17, 1959
Biographical article about Jeremiah Cameron, "instructor of English at the Lincoln high school." Cameron completed his "Doctor of Philosophy degree in English" from Michigan State University in 1959. He...
Jeremiah Cameron Salute is Well-Timed
May 3, 2007
Local African American educator Jeremiah Cameron is to have park land named after him. Dr. Jeremiah Cameron Park is located at 43rd Street and Broadway. Dr. Cameron, at age 87, plans to be on hand when...
John Harwell Speaks for Honors Program
April 29, 1966
Vertical file contains article about John Harwell, "son of Lincoln High school principal, Mr. Harry I. Harwell," as the key speaker for "the annual National Honor Society program" at Lincoln High School....
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Photo and bio of Lena Rivers Smith, or Lena Smith (1922-1968), "the first black to be employed by a Kansas City television station." Native of Kansas City graduating from Lincoln High School and becoming...
KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More
Biographical sketch of N. Clark Smith (?-1935), "[n]ationally known black musician who composed hundreds of songs, choral works and an African symphony," arriving in Kansas City "as musical director at...
Key to City to Yale Professor
November 4, 1966
Vertical file contains a photo and caption about Richard Goldsby, a "former Kansas Citian and now assistant professor at Yale University." He was a graduate of Lincoln High School and son of the late L.E....
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