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This silent film documents a day at Washington School, a Black elementary school located at 1025 Washington, Topeka, Kansas. The film follows each grade level through various activities throughout the day. Washington was one of four Black elementary schools in Topeka prior to the the U. S. Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. The Board of Education (1954) that called for the desegregation of public schools.

Creator: Thompson, Joseph A.
Date: Between 1939 and 1941

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Item Number: 209841
Call Number: VT026
Holding Institution: The original film is owned by USD 501, Topeka, Kan.

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