Lincoln School

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Photograph of a Lincoln School class in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1920. The segregated school, located on Spruce Street between Walnut and Pine, replaced an earlier Lincoln School location and was built in 1919-1920. Rows of young Black students seated at desks are pictured, with a teacher standing at the back of the room. The teacher is identified as Mrs. Waltz, and some students are also identified: Walt Douglas, Catherine Tonedo, Sam Jones, Maggie Miller, Merlyn Carr, and Theresa Jones. 

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