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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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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

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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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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Tennessee Town Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing children playing musical instruments at the Tennessee Town Kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas.

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Fall Leaf School, Leavenworth, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a view of schoolchildren and their families assembled on and in front of the Fall Leaf School's porch in Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Valley Falls Public School, Valley Falls, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of students with their teacher in a classroom in Valley Falls, Kansas.

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Herkimer School in Marshall County, Kansas

This photograph shows an interior view of the Herkimer School in Marshall County, Kansas. The students are posed in a group with the teacher and desks, organ, chalkboard and wall hangings are visible.

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Students from the "Spirit of 76" school, Grantville, Kansas

Group of children from the "Spirit of 76" one-room school, Grantville, Kansas, dressed for a George Washington play. The photograph was taken in front of the Grantville Methodist Church.

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Blue Mound School, Jefferson County

These three boys with lunch pails are walking from the Blue Mound School building near Valley Falls in Jefferson County, Kansas. Also visible in the background are a shed and a girl standing near the school.

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