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Commercial course, Haskell Institute

Commercial course, Haskell Institute
Date: Between 1935 and 1955
This is an image of female students at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. The women in the photo are using typewriters, duplicating machines, and calculators for a commercial course at Haskell. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


Commercial course, Haskell Institute

Commercial course, Haskell Institute
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This is an image of female students at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. The women in the photo are demonstrating how to use office machines such as typewriters, calculators and duplicate machines. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


Domestic Science Classroom of the Manual Training Project, Fredonia, Kansas

Domestic Science Classroom of the Manual Training Project, Fredonia, Kansas
Date: 1914
This is an interior view of the Domestic Science Classroom of the Manual Training Project in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas. Some of the students' clothing projects are hanging on the wall. The classroom is empty.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, vocational school applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, vocational school applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment and admittance to vocational schools in Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wehe, L. E.
Date: 1925
This panoramic photograph shows the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. Organized in 1895, the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African-American students only, prepared them to specifically engage in agricultural or mechanical pursuits and domestic activities. It was controlled by a board of seven trustees, four of whom were appointed by the Governor. The school has received annual appropriations from the State Legislature since 1899. In 1917, it was placed under the supervision of the State Board of Administration. The trustees, as provided for in their constitution to serve as the advisory board of the institution, continued to manage the affairs of the institution. their actions were subject to the supervision of the state Board of Administration of Kansas. On July 1, 1919, the Institute was put under the control and administration of the State Board of Administration. The Advisory Board was reduced to five members, appointed by the Governor for a term of two years. This Advisory board was abolished in 1925, and the name of the school was changed to the Kansas Vocational School of Topeka. The State Board of Administration was given full control of the school. In 1939 the school was placed under supervision of the State Board of Regents. In 1951 the name was changed to the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka.


Students in Burrton, Kansas

Students in Burrton, Kansas
Creator: Shrout
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a panoramic photograph showing public school students in Burrton, Kansas.


Tall case clock

Tall case clock
Creator: Kaho, John Frank
Date: between 1895 and 1905
Wooden tall case clock. Octagonal wooden-face wall clock with brass numbers and pedulum mounted at top. Open shelf at center of case and glass-front cabinet at bottom. Made by John Frank Kaho (1871?-1935) around 1900 while studying woodworking and drafting at Pittsburg State Teachers College. Kaho taught at Topeka High School from 1908 to 1935, where he developed the school's vocational training program.


Vocational Agriculture class at Alma High School, Alma, Kansas

Vocational Agriculture class at Alma High School, Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
Photograph showing students of Mr. Hearst's Vocational Agriculture class at Alma High School. The students appear to be inspecting grain with a microscope. A wood or coal stove is seen in the background.


Vocational classes, Haskell Institute

Vocational classes, Haskell Institute
Date: 1924-1925
This is a photograph of two Haskell Institute students working on a truck in an auto mechanics class. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


Vocational classes, Haskell Institute

Vocational classes, Haskell Institute
Date: 1925-1926
This is an image of the vocational staff at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. Haskell Institute offered training in approximately 25 trades and vocations. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


Vocational training truck, Haskell Institute

Vocational training truck, Haskell Institute
Date: Between 1920 and 1950
Photograph represents one of the trucks used by the vocational training program for auto mechanics classes at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


William R. Carter to Emily Howland

William R. Carter to Emily Howland
Creator: Carter, William R.
Date: November 27, 1916
A letter from William R. Carter, principal of the Topeka Industrial and Educational Institute, Topeka, Kansas, to Emily Howland, Sherwood, New York, educator and suffragette. Carter writes about the over crowding at the Topeka Industrial and Educational Institute, and their need of more living space for smaller girls. He tells Howland that they had to refuse at least 25 or 30 smaller girls because of the lack of room, and they can build their own stone cottage for $3,500; otherwise, it would cost $5,000.


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