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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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Photograph of a corner of a tool room in the Vocational Agricultural Department at the Shawnee Mission Rural High School, circa 1935. The room contains a variety of tools, barrels, wooden carriers, and a worktable.  A scrapbook containing the original image reads, "Very little equipment has been purchased, as it has been the policy to make such things in shop where possible."

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Photograph of a classroom in the Vocational Agricultural Department at the Shawnee Mission Rural High School, circa 1935. The room includes large tables lined with chairs, shelves and cabinets filled with books and equipment, large windows, and a radiator. A sign one one cabinet reads "DEPT. OF VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE," and an emblem on the far wall reads "FFA VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE." 

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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).

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Photograph with an interior view of Seven Oaks School kindergarten with children seated in chairs listenting to a story read by their teacher, Miss Gladys Wilson. The children's names and addresses are included on a separate sheet that accompanies the photograph. Construction of the Seven Oaks School was completed in 1927.

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

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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".

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Photograph with an interior view of an adult class of women with children, learning the English language at the Mexican Christian Mission, 2322 Mercier Street.

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