Over the duration of 40 years at historically black Lincoln High School, Hugh Oliver (H.O.) Cook shaped the school’s culture and curriculum, both as a mathematics and psychology instructor and later as principal of the institution from 1921-1944. A Washington, D.C., native and a graduate of Cornell (with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Secondary School Administration), Cook’s vision for Lincoln High to serve and connect to the Kansas City region’s black community continued a legacy set by the school’s earlier principals.
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Pamphlet advertisement for the YMCA with testimonials, statistics, camps, programs, services, and roster of division chairmen and board of directors, all to promote support of the group.
Association rules of the Kansas City YMCA, as incorporated May 25, 1896, reincorporated May 20, 1916, and amended February 28, 1928. By-laws have been adopted December 20, 1912, re-adopted June 20, 1917, Dec. 28, 1923, amended June 10, 1929, amended October 15, 1937, and then again amended September 10, 1939.
Program for a "Testimonial Dinner in honor of Henry M. Beardsley", President of the Young Men's Christian Association in Kansas City, Missouri for the Diamond Jubilee of the organziation. Included is a portrait drawing of Beardsley and a history of the organization.
Tenth Anniversary and "Progress Edition" of the Kansas City Call newspaper. The paper includes stories about crime and political news, social and church updates, sports stories, and advertisements for local businesses, groceries, and cosmetic products. A spread on page B-3 includes a statement from editor and publisher C. A.
Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, with a photo and description of Kansas City FBI agent Lieutenant William Gordon, "commended by J.