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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1918-1919 basketball team. Ten young men standing in a line, facing to the left, wearing tall socks, shorts, and sleeveless shirts. A basketball is on the ground in front of the players. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

Students are identified as, from left to right: Merrill Peppard, Harold Collier, Charles Metcalf, Joe Paxton, Robert Jackson, Fountain Williams, Nathan Lahn, Archie Grier, David Kreisel, and Joe Weber.

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Photograph of Kansas School for the Deaf students sitting in the school's auditorium/chapel in the early 1900s. Female students are seated on the left side of the aisle and male students on the right. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

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Group photograph of a gathering of Kansas School for the Deaf students and others, likely members of the South Kansas City Business Club, in 1938. Gathered in a room with Asian décor, male students wear neckties and girls wear dresses. Writing on the photograph reads "Greetings & thanks to these boys & girls of the K.S.S. for T. D. -- who served us on our good will tour -- From -- The South Kansas City Business Club.

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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1919 football team. Seventeen young men pose in three rows wearing football uniforms that include padded jerseys with striped sleeves. Their coach wears a suit and cap in the middle of the back row. The photograph was taken on the football field at William Jewell College, and a house is visible in the background. The Kansas School for the Deaf was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

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Photograph of the Roesland School student orchestra on the school stage circa 1935. Approximately 30 students sit in folding chairs arranged in a semi-circle, holding their instruments. Their teacher, and several other students, stand at rear. The stage features an ornately painted backdrop, and a piano stands on the ground in front of the stage.

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Photograph of the 1921 Merriam High School girls basketball team. Eight student/players pose on steps in front of a school building door with a teacher. A girl at center holds a basketball marked "MHS '21." The girls wear white houses with dark scarves and lace-up, high ankle shoes; their teacher wears a dark dress with white lace at the collar.

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Photograph of male students at Shawnee Mission Rural High School having a snowball fight in 1940 or 1941. The students stand in the middle of a snowy field with houses visible in the background, and some are pictured mid-throw. The photograph is part of the 1940-1941 Future Farmers of America "Recreation" scrapbook. A note included with the photograph reads "Annual all school snow ball fight. F.F.A.

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Photograph of a young man running a gauntlet of classmates trying to whip him with belts on the Shawnee Mission Rural High School football field in 1940 or 1941. The young men are members of the school's chapter of Future Farmers of America. The photograph is part of the 1940-1941 Future Farmers of America "Recreation" scrapbook. A note included with the photo reads: "SADIE HAWKINS DAY: At irregular intervals a secret date is agreed upon by the school vice-president and the chapter advisor.

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Photograph of members of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America in 1940 or 1941. The young men, dressed in FFA jackets with the organization's emblem on the chest, stand arm in arm outside the high school building. The five young men are identified from left to right as: unknown, Phil Erickson, Rob Roy, George Liddle, unknown. The photograph is part of the 1940-1941 Future Farmers of America "Conduct of Meetings" scrapbook.

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Photograph of young men, participants in the Future Farmers of American program, in a Shawnee Mission Rural High School classroom in 1940 or 1941. Five of the boys are clustered at a desk in the foreground, looking at trays filled with soil and plant matter. Six more students are visible in the background left of the image, gathered around another work surface. A note included with the image reads: "A group reading germination tests on own seeds." The photograph is part of the 1940-1941 Future Farmers of America "Community Service" scrapbook. 

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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 group of 21 young men posing and drinking milk out of bottles circa 1935. The young men, participants in the Future Farmers of America program, stand next to a a barn. A herd of cows is visible in the background of the image.

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