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February 221957 (1)
Ca1950 (1)

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1. African Americans in Sports African Americans in Sports ca1950 File contains two copies of a booklet entitled The Negro in Sports, highlighting the accomplishments of black athletes such as Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson. The author, Nat Low, was a sports...

2. Bo Jackson (Vincent Edward) Bo Jackson (Vincent Edward) File contains information on Bo Jackson, nationnally famous athlete born in Alabama in 1962 as Vincent Jackson. Description of his life and career, becoming "arguably, the best athlete in the country"...

3. Buck Buchanan Buck Buchanan Photos, illustrations, and information on Junious Buchanan, or Buck Buchanan, a member of the Football Hall of Fame as a former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1963 to 1976 and proprietor...

4. Buck O'Neil Buck O'Neil Photos and information on Buck O'Neil, black chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, former player and manager of the Kansas City Monarchs, and "the first African-American...

5. Casey Stengel Casey Stengel Photos, illustrations, and information on Casey Stengel (1890-1975), a local high school baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Born and raised in Northeast Kansas City as Charles Dillon...

6. Doctor Named Father of Year 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,...

7. Elizabeth Wilde Elizabeth Wilde File contains an article with photos and description of Elizabeth Wilde, a young woman sprinter qualifying for the 1932 women's track team for the Olympics (placing third behind Babe Didrikson), with residence...

8. Frank White Frank White Photos and information on Frank White, second baseman for the Kansas City Royals baseball team from 1973 to 1990 and a member of the Royals Hall of Fame.

9. George Brett George Brett Photos and multiple articles on George Brett, a Kansas City Royals baseball star (1973-1993), inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999 and becoming the namesake of the George Brett Super Highway...

10. Lilbon Clark, III Lilbon Clark, III File contains a biographical article with photo about Lilbon Clark III, an African American high school student-athlete who won an appointment to the West Point Academy. His residence with his parents...

11. Lincoln High School Sports Lincoln High School Sports File contains programs from Lincoln High School annual athletic/sports Banquets of 1954 and 1961 and a group portrait of the Lincoln High School Basketball Team of 1951.

12. Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain File contains several articles with photos about Wilt Chamberlain, the prominent basketball player who attended the University of Kansas in the 1950s before enjoying a record-setting professional basketball...