Final Rosenwald Scholar

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US-GCS DCL Coll-284 Row A CITY Grinnell Stories-2022-02-09

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Final Rosenwald Scholar



Grinnell Stories blog by Dan Kaiser
Gordon Kitchen ‘25
Rosenwald scholar at Grinnell College

Post title: The Final Rosenwald Scholar: Gordon Kitchen ‘25

Date published: February 9, 2022

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Drake Library Archive Digital File Name: Grinnell stories/2022-02-09 The final Rosenwald Scholar

Summary: Born in Valdosta, Georgia, Gordon Henry Kitchen attended Grinnell under the Rosenwald Fund Plan. Kitchen was a good student, a speedy halfback for the football team, and a track speedster for the track team. He was the only Black student on both college teams. After graduating from Grinnell, Kitchen worked at Crocker Street YMCA, and in the physical education department of Talladega College. He was selected to go to Brownwood, Texas for USO- YMCA work.

Campbell, Hosea
Craig, Eliza
Davis, Collis
Heningburg, Alphonse
Henry, Gordon
Hughes, Dorothy
Kitchen, Victoria Nan
Kitchen, Joy Adelyn
Lucas, Ruth
Meeter, Gordon
Rinefort, Foster
Rosenwald Fund Plan
Taylor, Morgan

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