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First grade class at State Street School, Topeka

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Creator: Schrock, John Edward

Date: January 27, 1955-January 28, 1955

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Schrock, John Edward Coll. Box 16

Unit ID: 211809

Summary: This photograph shows the first grade class at State Street Elementary School, taught by Miss Hunt. It was taken shortly after Topeka elementary schools were racially integrated in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in the case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. Prior to this decision, which made segregated schools unconstitutional, State Street had been a school for white children only.

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Title (Main title): First grade class at State Street School, Topeka


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