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This is a photograph of the mothers of kindergarten students in a meeting at the Sheldon Kindergarten in Topeka, Kansas. In 1893, Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Topeka's Central Congregational Church, worked with Topeka's "Tennessee Town" community to organize the first African American kindergarten west of the Mississippi River.

Date: Between 1893 and 1899

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Item Number: 2231
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.76 TTK *10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2231

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