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7th and 8th grade class, Alma, Kansas

7th and 8th grade class, Alma, Kansas
Date: 1923
Black and white photograph of the 7th and 8th grade students, with their teacher Mr. M. O. Wright, in Alma, Kansas. Some of the students have been identified as Esther Mathies, Art Thowe, Helen Johnson, Alma Heitzman, Leola Haller, Willie Johnson, Genevieve Graves, Wilbur Noller, Alberta Thoes, Norman Anderson, Lola Simpson, Selena Feiden, Dorthory Johnson, Carl Diepenbrock, Arthur Zeckser, Paula Geisler, Othmar Undorf, Gus Delfs, Jack Miller, Victor Cox, and Harold Kraus.


Administration Building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas

Administration Building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas
Creator: Fred Harvey (Firm)
Date: 1908
This is a postcard showing the Administration Building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas.


Administration Building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas

Administration Building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas
Creator: Sprunger, Keith L.
Date: Between 1887 and 1893
This is a photograph of the administration building at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas. It was copied from a souvenir china plate, c. 1910.


Administration Bulding, Bethel College, Newton, Kansas

Administration Bulding, Bethel College, Newton, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This photo shows the exterior of the Administration Bulding, Bethel College, Newton, Kans.


Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission

Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission
Date: 1921-1939
This set of photographs represent different views of the East Building of the Mission. The East Buildling was used as the main and administrative building for the Mission as well as the first Territorial Legislature of Kansas in 1855. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission

Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: 1928-1939
This set of photographs represents the Main Building of the Mission that was used as the Administration Hall and the first Territorial Legislature of Kansas in 1855. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Administration building at Ottawa University

Administration building at Ottawa University
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Three views of the Administration building at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. Two of the photographs were donated by the Wisconsin Historical Society.


Administrative building at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas

Administrative building at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas
Creator: Sprunger, Keith L.
Date: Between 2010 and 2015
This is a photograph of the Administration Building at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas. It was built in 1920.


Aerial view of the State Industrial School for Boys

Aerial view of the State Industrial School for Boys
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
State Industrial School for Boys opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.


African American school, Grasshopper Falls, Kansas

African American school, Grasshopper Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows a group of African American students and their teachers standing in front of the "first black school in Kansas," according to the handwritten caption on the back of the image. (This statement is incorrect.) The structure was located in Grasshopper Falls which is present day Valley Falls, Kansas.


African American school, Nicodemus, Kansas

African American school, Nicodemus, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This black and white photograph shows a group of African American students and their teachers standing in front of an unidentified school in Nicodemus, Kansas. Some of the individuals have been identified as Annabelle Taylor, Esther Pace, Jennie Vaughn, Clara Wellington, Cora Ward, Rose Sayers, Jessie Kirtley, Leonard Van Duvall, Arthur Pace, Montagne Loyd, Florence Page, Ira Hall, Charley Vaughn, Velda Van Duvall, James Kirtley, Harry Kirtley, Leroy Van Duvall, Johnson Kirtley, Hattie Burney, and Lula Craig.


Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas

Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Kansas City, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods program.


Aide center, Topeka, Kansas

Aide center, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Topeka, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food program.


Album of Topeka, Kansas

Album of Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Ward Brothers, Columbus, Ohio
Date: 1888
This printed album contains engravings of public buildings and homes in Topeka, Kansas.


Alma instructors on high school steps in Alma, Kansas

Alma instructors on high school steps in Alma, Kansas
Date: 1905
Photograph of school instructors standing on the front steps of Alma High School in Alma, Kansas. William Pringle, Nellie Henderson, Robert Strowig, and Mable (Strowig) Crawford are identified.


Alton school, Alton, Kansas

Alton school, Alton, Kansas
Creator: Parratt, R. H.
Date: May 12, 1920
This is a panoramic photo of the Junior and Senior High School students and teachers taken outside the school.


A public school, Garfield, Kansas

A public school, Garfield, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1930
Photo of public school building in Garfield.


Arched entrance to Haskell Institute

Arched entrance to Haskell Institute
Creator: Round Corner Drug Co.
Date: Between 1920 and 1950
The photograph shows a view of the arched entrance to 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.


Arkalon schoolhouse in Arkalon, Kansas

Arkalon schoolhouse in Arkalon, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1930
This is a photograph of the Arkalon schoolhouse in Arkalon, Seward County, Kansas. It is a two story frame structure.


Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: 1905-1943
Photographs and postcards of the mining camp, businesses, community interests, residents, and buildings in Arma, Kansas. The city of Arma was incorporated in 1909 and is located in Crawford County about nine miles north of Pittsburg. Previously the area was known as Rust, a small coal camp laid out in 1886. The town was inhabited by miners from many of the surrounding mines. Arma continues today and is home to a few businesses, a grade school and a high school.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part ten of twelve. Views of the Melan Arch Bridge in Topeka, Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, Independence High School, and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad depot in Parsons are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part seven of twelve. The stockyards in Kansas City, Kansas, the Soldier's Home in Leavenworth, and Ft. Scott High School are some of the featured photographs.


A school house made of adobe bricks, Greeley County, Kansas

A school house made of adobe bricks, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
Students pose with their teacher in front of a school house made of adobe bricks, Greeley County, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company reading room and depot, Slaton, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company reading room and depot, Slaton, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1930
This black and white photograph shows people standing in front of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot and reading room at Slaton, Texas. The reading rooms provided employees on layovers with a quiet and wholesome place to spend time.


Auditorium and girls' gym, Haskell Institute

Auditorium and girls' gym, Haskell Institute
Date: 1942
This photograph shows what began as the auditorium for Haskell Institute and then was transformed into the girls' gym. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


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