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Windom Rural High School football team, Windom, Kansas

Members of the Windom Rural High School 8-man football team. They were McPherson County League Champions in 1957 and 1958. In 1956, Windom Rural High School was the first school to experiment with eight-man football. Official play of eight-man football did not begin until 1957.

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Carmen Lopez

This is an informal portrait of Carmen Lopez playing the accordian. Carmen attended All Saints School in Wichita, Kansas. She is the daughter of Concepcion and Rafael Rocha Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Carmen's father served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, her parents owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.

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Carmen Lopez

This is a school picture of Carmen Lopez, who attended All Saints School in Wichita, Kansas. She is the daughter of Concepcion and Rafael Rocha Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Carmen's father served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, her parents owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.

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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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Boswell Junior High School cheerleaders, Topeka, Kansas

Wolfe's Camera and Photo Shop

These young women are Boswell Junior High School cheerleaders, Topeka, Kansas. The cheerleaders are identified as: Jane Henry, Janis Brown, Bob Grogger, Jackie Mills, Nancy Huffman, and Jack Greenwood.

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Nursery school, Kansas City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Children reading, painting, and playing in a nursery school in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

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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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Reception at the Nazareth Convent, Concordia, Kansas

This photo was taken on St. Joseph's Day during a reception at the Nazareth Convent, Sisters of St. Joseph, Concordia, Kansas. The group of young postulants are preparing to enter the chapel at the convent to celebrate accepting the habit of the Sisters of St. Joseph and becoming novitiates. A year later, again on St. Joseph's Day, they will celebrate their "first profession day" and take their vows. The girls on the steps in descending order are: Anna Herman, Julia Galen, Patricia McKenna, Marie Kelley; and Sisters Henrietta Bueche, Mildred Huber, Evangeline Thomas, Ovide Bertrand, Dympna Hamel, Elizabeth Belisle. Girls, left to right: Donna Rose Desilet, Connie Chaput, Ronalda Cote, Marcia Warthern, Anita Bissette.

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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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