Category Archives: Lincoln High School

Decades later: Lawton School Reunion…

After a fire (arson) destroyed much of Jefferson Grammar School on Irving Street in San Francisco’s Sunset District– just before I was about to graduate in the late 1950s– the kids were bused to Ulloa Elementary to complete the semester. … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-Up With LARRY KAPLAN…Lincoln H.S. Alum

Email Larry Kaplan: lkaplan@kaplanyacht.com You may recall my “Conversations with Larry Kaplan” We went to Lincoln High School in San Francisco together. He drove there; I walked. Here’s Larry: and here’s me: Coincidentally, we both attended San Jose State and … Continue reading

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Conversations: I Hear From LARRY KAPLAN (Lincoln H.S. Alum) Part IV: Conclusion (for now)

Larry, It seems that I am meant to be here, right where I have been for more than 30 years. At one point there were opportunities (in the entertainment industry) in NY & LA and my parents were even going … Continue reading

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Conversations: I Hear From LARRY KAPLAN (Lincoln H.S. Alum) Part III

Larry, I LIVED at 555-South 8th Street. Did we live in the same building? Two-story? Next door to the cop fraternity? My original roommates were Gay Viguie & Sue Samuels. When I arrived they were about to graduate and I … Continue reading

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Conversations: I Hear From LARRY KAPLAN (Lincoln H.S. Alum) Part II

Larry, I don’t recall your being a twin. You lived in the Sunset, didn’t you? Your life sounds wonderful–and I’m happy that you’re doing exactly what you set out to do. I went to San Jose State, too–but I think … Continue reading

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Conversations: I Hear From LARRY KAPLAN (Lincoln H.S. Alum) Part I

Some posts back, I shared this artwork with you: And one day I received a big surprise in the email box: June, I just happened upon the “What happened to Kaplan Surfboards” gizmo, and it blew my mind. Where, oh … Continue reading

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The Shalimars, My Shalimars

Many posts ago I told you about going to Lincoln High School in San Francisco–and that we were encouraged to join service groups via the YMCA–ours was located at Stonestown near San Francisco State U. We called ourselves the Shalimars … Continue reading

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Future "Superstar" Mike Holmgren at Herbert Hoover Jr. High School, early 1960s

I took these photos in the schoolyard at Herbert Hoover Junior High School in San Francisco in the early 1960s. Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Mike Holmgren dribbles the ball. (He was always the tallest kid in the school as well … Continue reading

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Girlfriends

My high school girlfriends get together — in the pre-dot. com boom years. Of course, I’m the one wearing black–but I like the overall composition of color, the pale blues and whites, the smiles. L-R (last row) Candy Aggeler, Helen … Continue reading

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