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Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas

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Creator: Lyman, Don

Date: May 5, 1930

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.S5 T.3 C *96-97

Unit ID: 217554

Summary: Two photographs showing Topeka High School, located at 800 SW 10th Street, Topeka, Kansas, under construction. It was designed by architects Thomas Williamson and Ted Greist and completed in 1931. The building features a 155 foot bell tower and many architectural elements copied from Hampton Court Palace located near London, England. Topeka High School was the first million dollar high school built west of the Mississippi River. In the background is Wolfe Hall, which was once part of the College of Sisters of Bethany.

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Title (Main title): Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas


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