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SC76 Faxon School Census Book Preliminary Inventory
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TitleSC76 Faxon School Census Book Preliminary Inventory
AbstractThe collection consists of a one volume enrollment book for Faxon School covering the school years 1906-07 through 1912-13. The book lists the following information for each student in grades 1-7: name; age (in years and months); date of admission; previous school; grade; class; name of parents or guardians; parent's or guardian's occupation; residence; birthplace of student; if and when they left during the school year; for what reason they left; vaccination; days belonged, attended, absent, and times tardy for each term and for the entire year. Entries are separated by gender and by class. In some cases teachers' names are listed with the class. Processed June, 2000.
NotesNamed after educator, councilman, and businessman Frank A. Faxon, Faxon school, was located on the southwest corner of 37th and the Paseo. At first, temporary buildings were put into place there to relieve overcrowding at other public schools in the area; these buildings opened in February of 1907. By 1910, enrollment at Faxon had increased by almost 45%, and a new, permanent building was needed. The cornerstone for this building was laid in the fall of 1910, and it was ready for occupancy in September of the next year. The school closed on June 30, 1997.
Local SubjectKansas City School District
Public Schools
Faxon School
Item TypeArchival Material
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Item ID209017
CONTENTdm number36542
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