Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Different Kind of Buffalo Celebrity

Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, for many years the Director of NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory, was also a graduate of Bennett High School. Dr. Tananbaum also has the distinction of having been photographed studying at the Grosvenor Library in April of 1960. … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beauty

Our latest blog entry features another Bennett High School alum: actress, model and businesswoman Beverly Johnson, shown here in her yearbook photo from the Bennett Beacon, 1969. ┬áThe former champion swimmer became, among other notable things, the first African-American model … Continue reading

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