Lincoln School, Olathe

Description: 

Photograph of a Lincoln School class in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1920. The segregated school, located on Spruce Street between Walnut and Pine, replaced an earlier Lincoln School location and was built in 1919-1920. Rows of young Black students seated at desks are pictured, with a teacher standing at the back of the room. The teacher is identified as Mrs. Waltz, and some students are also identified: Walt Douglas, Catherine Tonedo, Sam Jones, Maggie Miller, Merlyn Carr, and Theresa Jones. 

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Date: 
circa ,1920
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Modern Location: 
Olathe, KS
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Rights Statement: 
http://www.jocogov.org/sites/default/files/documents/MUS/PhotographFeeSchedule.pdf
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCM1996-33-6
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