Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Schools

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Photograph of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas circa 1925. Students names are listed: Herbert Treff, Edith Backnick, Birdie Holyfield, Evelyn Treff, Joe Burns, Helen & Hazel Brauer, Elizabeth Backnick, Eleanor Treff, Sherwin "Bud" Treff, Kenneth LaBarr, Clara Deleta, and Fred Backnick.

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Photograph of Brauer School, a one-room school in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

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Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The first picture notes it shows the "Older Girls": Edith (Backnick), Helen (Brauer), Lizzie (Backnick), Hazel (Brauer), Evelyn (Treff), Birdie (Holyfield), and Eleanor (Treff). The second picture shows the male students playing baseball at recess, while the girls stand nearby.

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Photograph of students outside the Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

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Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the segregated Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of Tracy and 19th.

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Photograph of the the Industrial Arts Class at Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photograph of the Lincoln High School Class of 1933 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. Lincoln High School was once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

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This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time). Douglass School was built in 1890 as a public school for African Americans.

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Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School (right) and Lincoln High School (left). Once located at the northwest corner of Campbell Street and 11th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 11th and Campbell.

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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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Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 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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