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Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1938 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School opened in the old Lincoln High School building at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, for the 1936/1937 academic year. The school offered a junior high curriculum to ninth grade students and trades, including domestic and mechanical arts, to tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

Date: 
1938

Photograph of the the Industrial Arts Class at Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Lincoln High School Class of 1933 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. Lincoln High School was once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School opened in the old Lincoln High School building at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, for the 1936/1937 academic year. The school offered a junior high curriculum to ninth grade students and trades, including domestic and mechanical arts, to tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

Date: 
June 1937

Photograph of students outside the Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

Photograph of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas circa 1925. Students names are listed: Herbert Treff, Edith Backnick, Birdie Holyfield, Evelyn Treff, Joe Burns, Helen & Hazel Brauer, Elizabeth Backnick, Eleanor Treff, Sherwin "Bud" Treff, Kenneth LaBarr, Clara Deleta, and Fred Backnick.

Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The first picture notes it shows the "Older Girls": Edith (Backnick), Helen (Brauer), Lizzie (Backnick), Hazel (Brauer), Evelyn (Treff), Birdie (Holyfield), and Eleanor (Treff). The second picture shows the male students playing baseball at recess, while the girls stand nearby.

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record. This vantage point faces north from the school grounds towards the south side of the school building. It was later renamed the D. A. Holmes School honoring the late pastor of the Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
1922

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.

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

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

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

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 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

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.

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.

Photograph of children watching a young girl perform an imitation organ in the Scarritt School kindergarten class.

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

Date: 
May 1940

Circa 1939 photograph of Yeager School kindergarten students participating in a mock zoo. The Yeager School was located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street.

Circa 1939 photograph of Yeager School kindergarten students participating in a mock zoo. The Yeager School was located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.