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Monroe School kindergarten class, Topeka, Kansas

This is a photo of the Kindergarten class at Monroe School, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Miss Doris Pittman is the teacher and Miss Olita Barnett the Practice Teacher. The children are unidentified.

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Second grade students at Monroe School, Topeka

Schrock, John Edward

This photograph shows the second grade class of Monroe Elementary, with their teacher, Edna Vance, seated at the back of the classroom. In 1992 the Monroe School was designated a National Historic Landmark for its involvement in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka court case (1954), which determined that the racial segregation of schools was unconstitutional.

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First grade class at State Street School, Topeka

Schrock, John Edward

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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Lincoln School, Topeka, Kansas

Schrock, John Edward

This is a photograph of a sixth grade class at Lincoln School, Topeka, Kansas. The teacher was J. M. McConkey and the student teacher was Marilyn Rogge. Originally, Lincoln School was built to house both junior high and grade school students, but it became solely an elementary school when East Topeka Junior High was constructed in 1936. The class is integrated.

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Junior Council Bride and Groom Show

Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946-

In this photograph, children dressed as brides and grooms stand on risers at the Junior Council Bride and Groom Show in Wichita, Kansas.

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