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This photograph portrays the students and teachers of the African American school in Dunlap, Morris County, Kansas. Dunlap was located in eastern Morris County and was established in May 1878. The colony was founded by Benjamin Singleton and the Tennessee Real Estate and Homestead Association. This was the last colony Singleton founded in Kansas.

Date: Between 1880 and 1899

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This image gives students a sense of how emigrants fared once they were settled in Kansas. It also ties in with discussions of how emigrants wanted their children to gain an education, and also of how, in the South, a scene like this may not have been possible.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 209699
Call Number: FK2.M8 Du76 DAMS *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209699

Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Education
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Ethnic Heritage - Black
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Exploration/Settlement
Built Environment - Function - Education - School
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Religion - Missionaries
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Teachers
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Religion - Missionaries
Community Life - Town development - Town companies - Tennessee Real Estate and Homestead Association
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Exodusters (Indicator 5) - Benjamin "Pap" Singleton
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Exodusters (Indicator 5) - Emigrant aid organizations
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Exodusters (Indicator 5) - Emigrants' daily life in Kansas
Curriculum - 7th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1860s to 1870s (Benchmark 3) - Exodusters (Indicator 5) - Exoduster settlements
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Education - Primary - Students
Education - Primary - Teachers
Education - Rural
Education - Secondary - Students
Education - Secondary - Teachers
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - African Americans - Exodusters
People - Children
People - Notable Kansans - Singleton, Benjamin, 1809-1900
Places - Cities and towns - Dunlap
Places - Counties - Morris
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Photographs

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