Thursday, September 18, 2014

Kay Club Noses Out Y.M.C.A. In First Meet

Black Buzz News Service
James S. Robinson, Jr. Project
Robinson and Saunders' Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
September 18, 2014


The late James S. Robinson, Jr. was a Track & Field star for the University of Pittsburgh and is the father of Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders.


YMCA News Center Avenue Branch, June 30, 1934

Black Buzz News Service
James S. Robinson, Jr. Project
Robinson and Saunders' Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
September 18, 2014

James S. Robinson, Jr. was a Track & Field star for the University of Pittsburgh from 1929-1933.


Ronald B. Saunders Receives a Letter From MaryEllen M . Brown, Alumni Development Director, Fryeburg Academy

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Ronald B. Saunders' Collection of Papers
Pittsburgh, PA
September 18, 2014


Fryeburg Academy, Fryeburg, Maine did establish the Fryeburg Academy Hall of Excellence in 2010.

Montrose Bradshaw's Graduation from Harty Bible School, Class of 1976

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Beatrice Saunders Robinson Project
Pittsburgh, PA
September 18, 2014

Pictured above are Montrose Bradshaw on the left and Beatrice Saunders Robinson on the right. Mrs. Bradshaw and Mrs. Robinson are sisters and are the aunt and mother respectively of Thomas J. and Ronald B. Saunders. Mrs. Bradshaw is the mother of David L. and Ralph Bradshaw.

Harty Bible School Graduation Class of 1976.  Montrose Bradshaw is standing first from the right.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Two Women and Their Prize Horse Who Participated in Pittsburgh's First Indoor Horse Show Fundraiser for the Benefit of the Hill City Youth Municipality

Black Buzz News Service
James S. Robinson Jr. Project
Robinson Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
June 5, 2014




James S. Robinson, Jr. was the executive director of the
Hill City Youth Municipality from 1942 to 1952.  The agency was located on Bedford Avenue across from McKelvey School in the Hill District in the City of Pittsburgh.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The Battle of the Little Big Horn River

Black Buzz News Service
James S. Robinson, Jr. Project
Robinson Saunders Family Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
May 31, 2014
                                   

   Poem by Ronald B. Saunders
   1998

 
   
                                        Crazy Horse Memorial
Mountain Goats often visit work areas on the mountain.  In the background is the left profile of the nine-story-high face of Crazy Horse seen as it neared completion in 1997.


















James S. Robinson, Jr. is the father of Thomas J. Saunders, Jr. and Ronald B. Saunders.  Mr. Robinson was registered as a Dakota Sioux by Russell Simms, Executive Director of the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, Inc.

 Touch The Clouds was a seven foot formidable warrior who fought beside his cousin, Chief Crazy Horse during the Sioux Wars.  Touch The Clouds was with Chief Crazy Horse at Camp Robinson when Crazy Horse was tricked and manipulated into coming into the Camp by the deceitful command of the US Occupation Forces.


Crazy Horse Memorial---Now in progress---open year round
Black Hills, South Dakota (U.S. Highway 16/385)

Pete Mitchell, a Ponca, represented his tribe at the 1898 Indian Congress,held in Omaha, Nebraska as part of the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition.  More than five hundred Native American from thirty-five tribes attended the conference.

                         Slow Bull an Oglala Sioux Warrior and Medicine Man 
At age 14, Slow Bull counted his first coup when he as a member of Red Cloud's band, he helped route a Crow war party.  Slow Bull participated in more than 50 battles and was recognized as one of the great Sioux warriors and medicine man.

Books that may be of interest on First American history and culture are as follows: 
Leadership Lessons Of Crazy Horse "The Power of Four" Know Yourself, Know Your Friends, Know The Enemy, Lead the Way by Joseph M. Marshall III 

Lakota Spirit, The Life Of Native American Jack Little 1920-1985 by Jack Little

Pine Ridge Reservation Yesterday and Today by Gregory Gagnon and Karen White Eyes

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Courier Recipient Of Patriotic Award

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Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson Project
Saunders Robinson Archives
Pittsburgh, PA 
May 28, 2014



Pictured above is Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson, mother of Thomas J. Saunders, Jr. and Ronald B. Saunders.