Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

R. T. Coles Vocational & Junior High School Graduates, 1938


Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1938 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School opened in the old Lincoln High School building at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, for the 1936/1937 academic year. The school offered a junior high curriculum to ninth grade students and trades, including domestic and mechanical arts, to tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

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1300 East 19th Street
Kansas City, MO
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39.08998, -94.56739
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AC003-001, R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection
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