Student Historian

Tavis Alan Malcolm is an undergrad at the University of Washington. He is majoring in history with a focus on American and African-American history.  Tavis is planning to take some time off to travel before attending graduate school.

James Nathaniel [“Jim”] Brown (1936- )

James Nathaniel Brown was born February 17, 1936, in St. Simon Island, Georgia. A talented athlete from an early age, Brown earned 13 letters playing a variety of sports at Manhasset High School in New York. Brown attended Syracuse University in New York where he … Read MoreJames Nathaniel [“Jim”] Brown (1936- )

James [“Cool Papa”] Bell (1903-1991)

James Thomas Bell was born May 17, 1903, in Starkville, Mississippi. Playing baseball as a 19 year-old rookie Bell earned the nickname “Cool Papa” after proving to his older teammates that he was not intimidated by playing professionally in front of large crowds. Signing with … Read MoreJames [“Cool Papa”] Bell (1903-1991)