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Photograph of the Sanford B. Ladd School students attending to the school garden. This vantage point faces northwest from atop the southwest corner of the original Ladd School building (before the 1922 addition). The houses at 3624, 3626, and 3630 Bellefontaine Avenue are pictured to the left.

Date: 
1915

Photograph a distant exterior view of the Milton Moore School located on the south side of 31st Street between Cypress Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. It was named for Col. Milton Moore, a member of the Board of Education. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cypress Avenue.

Date: 
1916

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of Kensington School 6th grade students posed on the school steps. Identified as Mrs. Sanders, teacher. The girls are identified on the back of the photograph. This vantage point faces north towards the main south entrance to the school.

Date: 
May 23rd 1917

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.

Date: 
1918

Photograph with caption, "Standing in front of the bath house of Karnes School are 135 boys in their first communion class in 1919. Most of the boys attended Karnes." The school was located south of Pacific Street between Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue and between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street.

Date: 
1919

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the east door at Mount Washington School.

Date: 
1926

Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education, officers, and superintendent, "As organized April 5, 1928." Pictured are Allendoerger, C. W., Treasurer; Baird, Charles; Fuller, Carolyn Farwell; Jackson, J. B., Secretary; Melcher, George, Superintendent; Meservey, Edwin C., President; Moore, Annette; Smith, Bryce B., Vice President; Smith, J. Roy.

Date: 
April 1928

Photograph identified as, "Fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from Grades 3, 4 & 5, Woodland School playing in the operetta "On Midsummer's Day", May 10, 1928."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Operetta "On Midsummer's Day", Finale - Act II - Grades 1-5: Inclusive, Woodland School - May 10, 1928."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Scene from "On Midsummer's Day", operetta presented by Woodland Schoo, May 10, 1928, butterflies, honeybees, sunbeams & raindrops, Grades 1 & 2."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the north door at Mount Washington School.

Date: 
June 3rd 1931

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

Date: 
1932

Photograph of Miss McBee's students of Woodland Public School, posed outside the south-facing southwest entrance to the school.

Date: 
January 1933

Photograph with an interior, classroom scene from Woodland School identified as "Room 14 entertains the second grade of H. H. Cook with a puppet show and party".

Date: 
December 23rd 1933

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).

Date: 
1935

Letter from Ludwick Graves regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Graves, president of the Kansas City School District, writes that Higgins "really is a very fine man [who] regrets to the utmost what he did." Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Date: 
August 9th 1940

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

Date: 
May 1940

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."

Date: 
July 14th 1941

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.

Date: 
June 28th 1941

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.

Date: 
June 20th 1941

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