The Old South

South High began in the attic of the Adams School at Franklin and Sixteenth Avenue South in Minneapolis. The first class graduated in 1892. The first South High School at Cedar and East 24th Street was completed in the winter 1892. The following year, 250 high school students and 208 …

Sheriff Tommy Gibbons

A son of Saint Paul, Thomas J. Gibbons was a nearly undefeated heavyweight boxer. He started boxing professionally as a middleweight at the tender age of 20. Tommy was often compared to his brother Mike as he advanced to the Heavyweight class and developed a respectable punch. His biggest fight …