Kansas City School District

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West Junior High School

Grouping of four exterior snapshots of students with teachers on Kensington School lawn. All photographs except the top center picture were taken outside of the south facing southeast entrance to the school.

Wendell Phillips School

Photograph of the original Wendell Phillips School, once located at the southeast corner of Vine Street and 24th Street Terrace.

Webster School

Photograph of the Webster School located at the northwest corner of Wyandotte Street and 17th Street. The school opened in 1886 and closed in 1933. It was named after statesman Daniel Webster. This vantage point faces northwest from the northeast corner of 17th and Wyandotte.

Van Horn School

Photograph of the Van Horn School, located to the east of the intersection of 37th Street and Wyoming Street. The school was named for Robert T. Van Horn, early Kansas City pioneer.

Troost School Kindergarten

Photograph with an interior view of children in the Troost School kindergarten room.

Troost Avenue School

Photograph of the Troost Avenue School, once located at the northwest corner of 60th Street and Troost Avenue. It was named after Dr. Benoist Troost, an early Kansas City physician. This building was no longer used as the Troost School after the 1922-1923 school year.

Thacher School

Photograph of the Thacher School, once located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Quincy Avenue. It was named for Major Luin E. Thacher, an early member of the school board. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

Swope School

Photograph of the Swope School, once located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and 55th Street. It was named after Thomas H. Swope. This vantage point faces northeast from the northeast corner of Cleveland and 55th.

Switzer School

Photograph with full, street level view of Switzer School, located at 1829 Madison Avenue. It was named for Henry Switzer, Secretary of the Board of Education from 1875 to 1880. This vantage point faces east-northeast from just west of Madison Avenue between 18th Street and 20th Streeet.

Sumner School

Photograph of the Sumner School, once located on west side of Wyoming Street between 9th Street and St. Louis Avenue. It was named for Charles Sumner, American statesman and advocate of rights of African Americans. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Wyoming Street just north of St. Louis Avenue.

Students Inside Kansas City Teacher's College

Photograph of students inside a classroom attending a "reading clinic summer session" at the Kansas City Teacher's College. The building is located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue (this portion of 8th Street is defunct).

Students at Kansas City Teacher's College

Photograph of first grade students working in a garden across the street from the Kansas City Teacher's College. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the south side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue (this portion of 8th Street is defunct). The southeastern entrance to the Kansas City Teachers College is shown in the background.