Sunday, December 15, 2013

Happy Birthday Ronald B. Saunders, December 15, 2013

Black Buzz News Service
Ronald B. Saunders Project
Ronald B. Saunders Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
December 15, 2013

                        Ron's baby picture at six months

The Saunders Family--Seated from left to right: Tommy, age 8; Ronald, age 4 and mother Beatrice.

                                     Ron at three years of age

      Gary O'Malley and Ron at 15 years of age.  Gary O'Malley is the son Helen M. Minear, secretary (business agent) of the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild.  Picture was taken in Yosemite National Park in 1958 while in attendance at the American Newspaper Guild Convention in San Jose, California.

             Ron at Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada in 1967. Ron drove his 1963 Chrysler Newport sedan to Montreal Canada.

Ronald B. Saunders and his friend Michael Pierce with two unidentified Filipino females at Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada. English Leather cologne spilled on at least 75 of the pictures taken of EXPO 67. Sorry!

Ron playing tennis in Aruba at the Divi Divi Beach Hotel in 1972.  Note: Ron was the runner-up in the 1977 PHRC Tennis Tournament held in Pittsburgh.

          Ron swimming backstroke in Torrejohn, Spain in 1969.

Ron swimming at the Divi Divi Beach Hotel in Aruba in 1972

 Ron swimming in the Bahamas in 1973

Ron was a champion swimmer and a childhood and teenage teammate of Nate Clark who was an All American swimmer at Ohio State University and the first African American to score in an NCAA championship.

Ron in Kirchgoens, Germany in 1969.  Ron was chairman of the Afro American Soldiers Association which was part of the Black Panther  Movement.                  

Ron with two Moroccan children in Tangier, Morocco in 1969.

Ron giving a black history lesson in 1994 to the young people of the James Paige Learning Center in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Pictured left to right are: Ronald B. Saunders, James S. Robinson, Jr., Beatrice Saunders Robinson. Pictured front center is Ronald Saunders' daughter, Tamara Saunders.
Picture was taken in front of Christian Tabernacle Church located on Centre Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA.

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