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This black and white photograph shows Sumner School copied from the Topeka Public Schools Annual Report. The two-story brick building with eight classrooms was the third structure to be built at the corner of Fourth and Western in Topeka, Kansas. The elementary school was originally established to serve the African American children in the Topeka community. However, in 1885, Sumner became a school predominately for white students when a new building at Third and Polk was built for the black student population.

Date: 1911

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Item Number: 214018
Call Number: K379 .T62 1910-1917
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214018

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