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Anderson Photo Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Walter Wayne Smith
19th Century School Awaits Restoration
December 25, 2006
Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
ACE Backers Stage Protest
April 14, 2012
On Friday, April 13, 2012, “the founders of Kansas City’s African-centered education program summoned all the campus’s children, staff and its drum corps to rally against the school district’s...
Interior view, children performing with musical instruments. Identified on back of photograph as: Piano-Mrs. Brink; Instructor-Alex Sakal; Clarinet- Mildred Showalter, Mike Welch; Violin-Ronald Figgins,...
School children on stage for unknown event. No identification of children. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
Unidentified class school photograph with children lined up on steps at the school. Photograph measures 5" x 7".
Full frontal and side view with children posed before building; located on northwest corner of 42nd and Summit.
View of school children working in the school garden located in front of the school at 24th and Elmwood. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
View of school children standing by the school garden located in front of the school at 24th and Elmwood. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
Behavioral Objectives in an Open Classroom: Education for Competence
Article about the authors' study of differences and needs in public education for black and white elementary school children.
Postcard of the Benton School
Biography of Vassie James Ward Hill (1875-1954), School Founder and Educator
Blenheim Kindergarten Class
Interior view identified on back of photograph as Blenheim kindergarten. Unidentified children are gathered by a model TWA airplane.
Carver Dual Language Academy
April 14-20, 2011
Article about the Carver Dual Language Academy and its principal Cornelia Clark. The Academy, located on Elmwood Avenue, cultivates bilingualism in children by teaching English to Spanish-speakers and...
Celebrating Northeast Schools--Della Lamb: Another Inner-City Success Story
Article about the Della Lamb Elementary Charter School, opened in 1999 in Northeast Kansas City as "the first charter school to open in Missouri." Mention also of Della Lamb, the school's namesake.
Charters a Popular Choice
November 1, 2009
Kansas City ranks fourth in the nation in the percentage of public school children attending charter schools (29%). Article includes discussion about why the schools are popular. The University of Missouri-Kansas...
Child Abuse Echoes from Former Midwest Center
Article about the closing of the children's care center due to abuse allegations and administration problems, including the history of the center.
Children at the Swinney Branch Library
Children seated at tables inside the Swinney Branch Library, located inside the E. F. Swinney Public School on W. 47th Street, between Holly and West Prospect Place (Jarboe).
Children in the First Westport School: Jackson County, Missouri, 1869
Listing of the children attending the "first Westport school" in 1869, giving names and ages.
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