1. For 40 years, this group of men would get together for Monday Night Football. The camaraderie and fellowship shared during all those years is shared in these stories.

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  2. Bill Tresenriter interviews Beatrice Snook, who grew up in Edgerton.

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  3. Bill Tresenriter talks with J. C. Roberts, whose family moved to Edgerton in 1937.

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  4. Tiara Dixon interviews Joe Keefhaver, founder of The Edgerton Citizen which later became the Platte County Citizen.

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  5. Stories of those athletes of yester year who bowled in substandard bowling alleys, who were not allowed to compete in certain cities, and even some who had to stay in private homes because they were not allowed to lodge in motels. These heroes to tell their complete story...of how they fought segregation by competing and achieving in a sport, largely reserved for others “not of color”. They worked and lived in segregated conditions but fought daily to show that equality on the lanes was just as important as equality in the schools and in restaurants.

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Midwest Genealogy Center -Tell Me a Story

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Tell Me a Story is a Mid-Continent Public Library initiative to provide the continuing ability to record and preserve the memories, stories, and living history of residents in the metro area. A 45-minute conversation between two people who know each other


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Tell Me a Story is a Mid-Continent Public Library initiative to provide the continuing ability to record and preserve the memories, stories, and living history of residents in the metro area. A 45-minute conversation between two people who know each other is recorded. During that time, a segment of one person’s life or a shared memory is recorded, archived, and shared on the Midwest Genealogy Center’s website

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