Kansas City School District

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Horace Mann School

Photograph with full exterior street level view of Horace Mann School, located on the north side of 39th Street between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast from the southeast corner of 39th and Euclid.

Henry C. Kumpf School

Photograph of with an exterior view of Henry C. Kumpf Public School, built in 1920 on the north side 45th Street between Olive Street and Wabash Avenue. Named after former member and officer of the Board of Education, August 1867 - November 1890. This vantage point faces north near the northeast corner of 45th and Olive.

Gym Class at George B. Longan School

Photograph with an interior view of a girl's gym class at Longan School.

Greenwood School Kindergarten

Photograph with an interior view of children seated around the library table and viewing an aquarium with their teacher at the Greenwood School kindergarten. The students are all identified on a separate sheet accompanying the photograph. The teacher is identified as Miss Dorothy Tustin.

Gladstone School Kindergarten

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of kindergarten age children on a jungle gym at Gladstone School. Includes a sheet which identifies each child and provides their address. Miss Marie Casper is listed as the instructor.

From John B. Gage to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Kansas City, Missouri Mayor John B. Gage to Senator Harry S. Truman. Gage informs Truman that funds to purchase equipment for vocational training in federal defense manufacturing are not available until the Senate passes an appropriation for such purpose.

From H. H. Vaughan to John B. Gage

Letter from H. H. Vaughan on behalf of Senator Harry S. Truman to Kansas City, Missouri Mayor John B. Gage. Vaughan informs Gage that the Vocational Training Bill is still pending in the Senate. This bill in part affords $75,000 to the Kansas City Public Schools for vocational training in federal defense manufacturing.

From George W. Catts to Harry S. Truman

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts thanks Truman for his help in expediting federal support for defense manufacturing education in Kansas City. He was glad to report to visiting aircraft manufacturers that "Kansas City's Public Schools are now in a position to train their quota of skilled workmen."

E. F. Swinney School

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F. Swinney, treasurer of the Board of Education, 1894 to 1904. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 47th and Jarboe.

E. F. Swinney School

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F. Swinney, treasurer of the Board of Education, 1894 to 1904. This vantage point faces northeast from the south side of 47th just east of Holly.

Double-decker Bus with Woodland School Students

Circa 1930 photograph of students and a teacher on a double-decker bus parked outside of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue. This vantage point faces southwest from near the south-facing southwest entrance to the school. The building once located at the southeast corner of 8th and Woodland is pictured to the right. Written on the back of the photograph, "Doubledeck bus, everyone wanted to get on the upper deck if weather permitted, about 1930".

Board of Education Repair Department

Photograph of the Kansas City School District Repair Department at 1520 Campbell Street. As of 2017, the building still stands with an addition to its frontage. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Campbell Street just north of 16th Street.