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Children at their desks, Cimarron, Kansas

Children at their desks, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: 1911-1912
These children are sitting at their desks in District 101 school, Cimarron, Kansas.


Children sitting at their desks, Cimarron, Kansas

Children sitting at their desks, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: 1912-1913
This is a photograph of the District 101 school room with the children sitting at their desks, Cimarron, Kansas.


Delia school, Ingalls, Kansas

Delia school, Ingalls, Kansas
Date: 1912
This photograph shows the interior of Delia School with students and their teacher posed in front of the blackboard, Ingalls, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified as: (first row) Maggie Minet, Mary Minet, _____, _____, Irvin Henderson, _____, _____; (second row) Clare Bernasky, Marietta Henderson, Cleo Henderson, Helen Ireek (teacher), Frank Minet, Nora Minet, Joe Bernasky; (third row) Anna Owens, Kenneth Henderson, Dave Owens, _____, _____, Merle Rhodes, John Minet, and August Bernasky.


Gage School, Topeka, Kansas

Gage School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: April 06, 1950
This black and white photograph shows the fourth and fifth grade class of Miss Ethel Nelson at Gage School in Topeka, Kansas.


June Chapman with students

June Chapman with students
Date: Between 1895 and 1899
This is a view of teacher June Chapman with two of her Tennessee Town Kindergarten students in Topeka, Kansas. This was the kindergarten for African American children sponsored by the Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Charles Monroe Sheldon started the kindergarten in 1893 and served as pastor of the church from 1889-1920.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Lincoln School, Topeka, Kansas

Lincoln School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: March 3, 1959
This is a photograph of a sixth grade class at Lincoln School, Topeka, Kansas. The teacher was J. M. McConkey and the student teacher was Marilyn Rogge. Originally, Lincoln School was built to house both junior high and grade school students, but it became solely an elementary school when East Topeka Junior High was constructed in 1936. The class is integrated.


Parkdale Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

Parkdale Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between July 01, 1914 and 1915
This black and white photograph shows a group of students and their teachers from the Parkdale Kindergarten class in Topeka, Kansas. The students are dressed in costumes for a Halloween party.


Quincy School Topeka, Kansas

Quincy School Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: February 9-10, 1960
This black and white photograph shows Mrs. Irma Barry's first grade class at Quincy school in Topeka, Kansas. At the back of the classroom, Valentine decorations are arranged on the bulletin board. A caption with students' names is provided in the lower portion of the image along with the date the photo was taken and the name of the school's principal Mr. Robert H. Loomis.


Randolph School, Topeka, Kansas

Randolph School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: February 25, 1949
This black and white photograph shows the fifth grade class of Mr. Kenneth R. Timken at Randolph School in Topeka, Kansas.


School children, Cimarron, Kansas

School children, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: 1910
A photograph showing students and teacher posed in front of the black board in Cimarron, Kansas. The teacher is Tekla Larson.


Second grade class, Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas

Second grade class, Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: January 26, 1955
A photograph of a second grade class, taught by Miss Hadorn, at Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas.


Southern Kansas.  Letter in the march number of "camp's emigrants' guide to Kansas," from a New York farmer

Southern Kansas. Letter in the march number of "camp's emigrants' guide to Kansas," from a New York farmer
Creator: Worden, Allen M.
Date: March 8, 1880
This railroad advertisement features a published letter from a New York farm emigrant, lauding the agricultural bountifulness of Kansas to prospective settlers. It was written in Iola, Allen County.


Spirit of Washington, Washington School, Topeka, Kansas

Spirit of Washington, Washington School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Thompson, Joseph A.
Date: Between 1939 and 1941
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.


Students, Sterling, Kansas

Students, Sterling, Kansas
Creator: Truesdell, H.L.
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This sepia colored photograph shows a group of students in a one-room school house in Sterling, Kansas. The interior view of the classroom shows students posing before the camera as a young girl in the fourth row wipes away her tears.


Students and schools, Hoxie, Kansas

Students and schools, Hoxie, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1930
This is a set of three photographs. The first is of a classroom full of children, another of children on the playground and the third a photograph of Sheridan County High School girls playing basketball. The grade school was the former high school.


Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas

Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Schrock, John Edward
Date: January 25, 1951
These two black and white photographs show a group of fifth grade students dressed in period clothing for the History Program taught by Miss Elizabeth Schnemayer at Sumner School in Topeka, Kansas.


Tennessee Town kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

Tennessee Town kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1897
This photo shows an interior view of the kindergarten for African American children sponsored by the Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Charles Monroe Sheldon started the kindergarten in 1893 and served as pastor of the church from 1889-1920. The photo shows teachers Ruby Pliley and June Chapman posing with students and Dr. Sheldon. Since the 1870s, central Topeka had become home to many ex-slaves from the South (Exodusters) and acquired the name Tennessee Town.


Valley Falls Public School, Valley Falls, Kansas

Valley Falls Public School, Valley Falls, Kansas
Date: between 1900 and 1910
This black and white photograph shows a group of students with their teacher in a classroom in Valley Falls, Kansas.


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