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Girl scouts in Topeka, Kansas

Schrock, John Edward

Two photographs showing Girl Scouts, Troop No. 102, at Randolph Elementary School. The troop leaders are Mrs. M. R. Howard and Mrs. Charles Martin.

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Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas

Schrock, John Edward

These two black and white photographs show a group of fifth grade students dressed in period clothing for the History Program taught by Miss Elizabeth Schnemayer at Sumner School in Topeka, Kansas.

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Gage School, Topeka, Kansas

Schrock, John Edward

This black and white photograph shows the fourth and fifth grade class of Miss Ethel Nelson at Gage School in Topeka, Kansas.

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School children and teacher, Treece, Kansas

A photograph showing grade school students and their teacher at Treece, Kansas. The photograph was copied from an album loaned by the family.

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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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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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Lee Dodson and students, Tecumseh, Kansas

This photo composite shows teacher Lee Dodson and students in his seventh and eighth grade classes at Tecumseh Grade School in the 1951-1952 school year. Pictured are: (top row, l to r) Dalmar Melton, Judy Bayless, Phil Toelkes, Judy Rogers, John Rice, Patty Patterson, Gary Hook, Marcia Alumbaugh; (middle row, l to r) Dick Bradford, Lee Dodson (who also was the school principal), Lois Tolbert; (bottom row, l to r) Mary Catherine Whitlock, Dick Patterson, Patty Newton, Mary Lou Williams, Marian Knisel, Janet Eggleston, Harold Thomas, and Mary Ferrin. The Tecumseh post was Dodson's first as an educator. Previously, he had pitched for five seasons in the minor leagues, including one-year stints with the Chanute Owls (1946) and the Topeka Owls (1947). He later served as Washburn University's Dean of Students for many years. Dodson was a key figure in Topeka's baseball community for decades. Digital reproduction of the composite was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Fifth grade students at Belvoir Grade School in Topeka, Kansas

This is a photograph showing fifth grade students at Belvoir Grade School in Topeka, Kansas. The children are identified on the back of the photograph. The teacher was Mrs. Boaz. It was an integrated classroom.

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