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Robert Burgin homestead, Barber County, Kansas

This undated photograph depicts the homestead of Robert Burgin and his family, located in Barber County. Their home was constructed out of sod and wood siding.

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Eudora School, Eudora, Kansas

Riddle, J. R.

Adults and a large crowd of children standing in front and to the side of a large, two story, stone schoolhouse in Eudora, Kansas. Note that the school was integrated, and that the boys and girls were grouped separately for the photograph.

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Rhees Singley's sod house

This is a view of Rhees Singley's sod house near Plains in Mead County, Kansas.

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Family with their sod house, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of an unidentified family standing in front of their sod house near Norcatur, Decatur County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is a windmill.

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Dunlap Academy and Mission School, Dunlap, Kansas

This photograph portrays the students and teachers of the African American school in Dunlap, Morris County, Kansas. Dunlap was located in eastern Morris County and was established in May 1878. The colony was founded by Benjamin Singleton and the Tennessee Real Estate and Homestead Association. This was the last colony Singleton founded in Kansas.

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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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Kansas Pastoral mural

This colored photograph shows the "Kansas Pastoral" by John Steuart The mural is located on the second floor, west corridor, of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas.

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