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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1918-1919 basketball team. Ten young men standing in a line, facing to the left, wearing tall socks, shorts, and sleeveless shirts. A basketball is on the ground in front of the players. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

Students are identified as, from left to right: Merrill Peppard, Harold Collier, Charles Metcalf, Joe Paxton, Robert Jackson, Fountain Williams, Nathan Lahn, Archie Grier, David Kreisel, and Joe Weber.

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Photograph of attendees at the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf auxiliary anniversary banquet on November 12, 1938. The banquet was held at the Ambassador Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, and attendees are photographed sitting at tables or standing around the perimeter of a hotel ballroom. The organization, founded in 1901, served to provide insurance benefits, advocacy, and social opportunities for deaf members.

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Photograph of the Local Committee on Arrangements for the 1935 National Fraternal Society for the Deaf convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The organization, founded in 1901, served to provide insurance benefits, advocacy, and social opportunities for deaf members.

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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1919 football team. Seventeen young men pose in three rows wearing football uniforms that include padded jerseys with striped sleeves. Their coach wears a suit and cap in the middle of the back row. The photograph was taken on the football field at William Jewell College, and a house is visible in the background. The Kansas School for the Deaf was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

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Photograph of Kansas School for the Deaf students sitting in the school's auditorium/chapel in the early 1900s. Female students are seated on the left side of the aisle and male students on the right. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

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Group photograph of a gathering of Kansas School for the Deaf students and others, likely members of the South Kansas City Business Club, in 1938. Gathered in a room with Asian décor, male students wear neckties and girls wear dresses. Writing on the photograph reads "Greetings & thanks to these boys & girls of the K.S.S. for T. D. -- who served us on our good will tour -- From -- The South Kansas City Business Club.

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Photograph of Dr. Charles E. Rhoades, dentist, holding a young boy in his Overland Park dental office circa 1939. Dr. Rhoades stands next to an exam chair and a dark cabinet with numerous small drawers. Framed pictures and a certificate hang on the walls. The office was located on the second floor of the commercial building at 7500 West 80th Street.

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Photograph of bottles and packages of confiscated liquor outside of the Johnson County Courthouse circa 1938. Law enforcement officers look over the confiscated materials. A caption included with the original image reads "Sheriff E. B. Pitt and Bob Grigsby Examining Liquor Found in One Car on 10 Hi-Way."

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Photograph of Hugh and Mary White's four children at the Wolverine Dairy Farm in Overland Park circa 1941. Standing on the ground in front of a bar, the children are, from left to right, Bob, Joe, and Louise; Gene sits on a horse behind them. Joe holds a rabbit and Louise holds a dog. A silo is visible beyond the barn. The farm was located near 85th Street and Metcalf Avenue.

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Portrait of Corinthian Clay Nutter circa 1940. Born in Texas, Nutter moved to Kansas City at age 16 and worked as a pianist and organist. After receiving degrees from Western University in Quinaro and Emporia State University, she worked as a teacher at Walker Elementary School in Merriam, Kansas and testified before the Kansas Supreme Court in Webb v. School District No. 90 in 1949, a case which resulted in the integration of a new school building.

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Photograph of the Roesland School student orchestra on the school stage circa 1935. Approximately 30 students sit in folding chairs arranged in a semi-circle, holding their instruments. Their teacher, and several other students, stand at rear. The stage features an ornately painted backdrop, and a piano stands on the ground in front of the stage.

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Photograph of buildings on the south side of Johnson Drive between Nieman Road and Barton Drive circa 1915. The Shawnee State Bank building, at the corner of Johnson and Nieman, stands at the left side of the image and is partly covered in ivy. Immediately to its west stands a vacant lot, then four more stone one- and two-story buildings. Telephone poles line Johnson Drive, which was known as Main Street at the time of the photo.

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