Jane Ace

Jane Ace, a radio actress whose birth name was Jane Epstein and who was known professionally as Jane Sherwood, was…

Child giving tooth to survey

The Baby Tooth Survey was formed in 1958 by the Committee of Nuclear Information, a grassroots organization that…

Bell in a KC Monarchs uniform

Pitching immortal Satchel Paige, noted for his tall tales as much as his pitching, claimed that James “Cool Papa”…

Curt Flood

Curt Flood spent most of his baseball career with the St. Louis Cardinals, playing center field for them from 1958…

Kate Leila Gregg

Kate Leila Gregg, a professor of English at Lindenwood College in St.…

Rogers Hornsby in 1925.

Born on April 27, 1896, at Winters, Texas, Rogers Hornsby began his professional baseball…

Dorothy Leake in the 1920s

Dorothy Van Dyke Leake, an educator noted for her ecological work and her efforts to…

Patricia and Fredrick McKissack

Patricia C. McKissack dedicated her career as a writer to showcasing black voices through children’s books and…

Frisco logo

The St. Louis–San Francisco Railway, popularly known as the Frisco, was a regional freight and passenger carrier…