Fern Gayden (September 29, 1904 - May 27, 1986) attended Kansas State Teachers College at Emporia and moved to Chicago at the age of 23. She had a 50-year career as a social worker but became best known as a literary, fine arts, and political activist. A founding member of the South Side Writers Group in the 1930s and founder of Negro Story Magazine, her career included leadership roles in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the South Side Community Art Center.
Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's Today from 1982 to 1997. He is the third longest serving co-host of Today, after current host Matt Lauer and Katie Couric. Since 1995, he has hosted HBO's acclaimed investigative series Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, which won a Peabody Award in 2012. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg Gumbel.
|Margaret Tynes, taken by Carl Van Vechten September 29, 1959.|
(Via the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
|Voter Registration, September 29, 1964, Richmond, Virginia|
|Flip Wilson and Gail Fisher guest starring on an episode of “Love,|
American Style” called “Love and the Hustler,” on September 29, 1969
|Leontyne Price, Amsterdam, September 29, 1996, Interview during her world tour to|
promote her Red Box CD set 'The Essential Leontyne Price'. Photographer unknown
|Clarence Baugh, presidential motorcade driver, had served every president since|
George H.W. Bush but had never met one before meeting President Obama on September 29, 2014
|Jet Magazine, September 29, 1955|