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Thematic Time Period -- Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 (Remove)
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Populist members of the House of Representatives, Topeka, Kansas

These are Populist members of the House of Representatives and others standing on the state capitol steps, Topeka, Kansas.

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Tennessee Town kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

This photo shows an interior view of the kindergarten for African American children sponsored by the Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Charles Monroe Sheldon started the kindergarten in 1893 and served as pastor of the church from 1889-1920. The photo shows teachers Ruby Pliley and June Chapman posing with students and Dr. Sheldon. Since the 1870s, central Topeka had become home to many ex-slaves from the South (Exodusters) and acquired the name Tennessee Town.

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Topeka Daily Capital delivery boys, Topeka, Kansas

Topeka Daily Capital

This is a view of Topeka Daily Capital delivery boys with bicycles and a dog in front of the newspaper's office in Topeka, Kansas.

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Tennessee Town Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing Sheldon's Kindergarten band, which was part of the Tennessee Town Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas.

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Tennessee Town Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

A group photo of Tennessee Town kindergarten children and teachers celebrating George Washington's birthday, Topeka, Kansas.

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Tennessee Town kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

This is a group photo of Tennessee Town kindergarten students and teachers standing in front of Union Hall, Topeka, Kansas. This was a kindergarten for African American children sponsored by the Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Charles Monroe Sheldon started the kindergarten in 1893 and served as pastor of the church from 1889-1920. The adults are identified as Mother Ransome, Margaret Adams, Miss Doolittle, and Nettie Miller.

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Main building at the Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas

View of the main building at the State Industrial School for Boys in Topeka, Kansas. The school opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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State Industrial School for Boys

The main building and east cottage of the State Industrial School for Boys opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The buildings located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka, Kansas.

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Main building at the Industrial School for Boys

State Industrial School for boys opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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Eddy farm, Washington County, Kansas

This is a view of the stone barn and Eddy family members with horses, on the Eddy farm in Washington County, Kansas. A farm implement is visible on the hill in the background.

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