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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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Nursery school, Frontenac, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

African American children playing in a nursery school, Frontenac, Kansas. This school was part of the Works Progress Administration.

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School lunch

United States. Works Progress Administration

Lunch being served to students at an African American school in Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

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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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School lunch, Parsons, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Lunch at Douglas School, Parsons, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

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Grammar School District 1, Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Photograph of a group of students from School District No. 1 in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, standing outside the school building. Several of the students in this photograph are African-Americans. The students have been indentified as (top row, left to right) Asaph Perry, Margaret Enlow (teacher), and Alda Conrow; (fourth row, left to right) Elmer Herneisen, Gloyd Johnson, Gladys Kansig, Pearl McKelvey, and Atlanta McCutcheon; (third row, left to right) John Whitfield, Lincoln Gray, Richard Bell, Frank Kramer, and Ira Strasser; (second row, left to right) Ralph Walker, Carol Bell, Albert Brown, Ross Perry, and Wilber Winthrup; (front row, left to right) Daisy Whitfield, Inez Mertz, Margie Kramer, Grace Conrow, Marion Unger, and Louise Burt.

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Music instruction, Kansas City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Music instruction at a recreation center in Kansas City, Kansas. This project was 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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Music instruction, Lawrence, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

African-American children receiving music instruction at a Lawrence, Kansas, recreation center, part of the Works Progress Administration.

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