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Poem written by Melvin B. Tolson published in the Lincolnian yearbook his junior year (1917). Tolson graduated in 1918 from Lincoln High School.
'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.
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,"...
A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City
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....
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.
AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid
The Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection contains items related to the professional and community activities and achievements of Dr. Julia H. Hill, former president of the Kansas City, Missouri, Branch of the...
AC17 Carl V. Mason Collection Finding Aid
The Carl V. Mason Collection contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of FBI special agent Carl V. Mason.
AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid
1939-1999 [Bulk: 1939-1947]
The Gilliam Family Collection contains correspondence and other documents and photographs concerning the personal lives of the Gilliam family between 1939 and 1947.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC3 R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection Finding Aid
The R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection contains items related to the activities of faculty and students at R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School in Kansas City, Missouri,...
AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid
The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.
AC34 Crosthwaite Family Collection Finding Aid
The Crosthwaite Family Collection contains documents, photographs, artifacts, and textiles related to the lives and careers of Dr. David N. and Minnie L. Crosthwaite and their children.
AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid
The Lincoln High School Collection contains yearbooks, photographs, and ephemera that document the activities of faculty, staff, and students at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
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...
Adult Education--A Fine Work
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...
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
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...
African American Schools
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...
All That Jazz
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,...
An Interview With Alvin Brooks
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...
An Interview With Robert Sweeney
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...
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