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1. William H. Johnson, Educator : and a Brief History of the Schools and Communities in Which He Played William H. Johnson, Educator : and a Brief History of the Schools and Communities in Which He Played a Part 1966 A 15 page photocopied typescript which is a biographical essay on the educational career and influences of early Jackson County teacher William Johnson (1863-1960), mentioning several early schools. Description...

2. Vocational Technical Building Vocational Technical Building n.d. Architectural drawing of a building identified as a vocational technical building. Found in folder with Van Horn High School.

3. UMKC Building Projects Contribut to Area's Health UMKC Building Projects Contribut to Area's Health August 8-14, 2008 Article provides basic information about the University of Missouri health sciences building which houses the schools of nursing and pharmacy and plans for further building projects and improvements taking...

4. These KC Music Students will Rock You with Their Skills These KC Music Students will Rock You with Their Skills April 23, 2014 Article profiles three Kansas City-area music schools that focus on teaching rock-based music instruction to young students: School of Rock, KC Rock Band & Guitar, and Rock School KC. Several instructors...

5. The Seven-Year Elementary School of Kansas City The Seven-Year Elementary School of Kansas City January//1930 Article commenting upon favorably and reprinting (an excerpt from) "an issue devoted to a discussion of the seven-year elementary school" idea by the "Kansas City School Service Bulletin."

6. The School without Walls The School without Walls November//1974 Article describing the experimental school at 32 East 46th Street, in the activity building of the Community Christian Church, a private high school without "a stereotyped curriculum," but rather a medium...

7. The School of Last Resort The School of Last Resort October//1982 Photos and article about the DeLaSalle Education Center, a school at 3740 Forest Avenue "working for some kids other schools already had written off," with English teachers aiming "to teach survival, not...

8. The School Board That Played Public Library The School Board That Played Public Library June/15/1968 Article about the conflicts between the Kansas City Public Library and the Kansas City School Board written by a former librarian employee (pictured).

9. The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 Winter 1978 Photos and article about segregated education in later 19th century Kansas. Well-documented essay exploring "the grass-roots attitudes toward the schooling of black Americans in Kansas, a Great Plains...

10. The Kansas Colored Literary and Business Academy: A White Effort at African American Education in Late-Nineteenth-Century The Kansas Colored Literary and Business Academy: A White Effort at African American Education in Late-Nineteenth-Century Kansas Autumn//2001 Photos and article about the history of the Kansas Colored Literary and Business Academy "in the 1880s in the tiny community of Dunlap, Kansas" (located "midway between Council Grove and Emporia"), originating...

11. The Kansas City Schools The Kansas City Schools August/14/1915 News updates about Kansas City high schools and their activities, in an article written by Kansas City School District official Ira Cammack.

12. The Kansas City Schools The Kansas City Schools October/9/1915 Description of new Kansas City public school buildings.

13. The Kansas City School District Factor and Its Affect [sic] on Economic Development in the Region The Kansas City School District Factor and Its Affect [sic] on Economic Development in the Region November 2001 Tables and article about the effects of the Kansas City School District as "a liability" on local economic development.

14. The Kansas City School District & the Death of Democracy The Kansas City School District & the Death of Democracy May 2001 Photo (of Demps) and essay about the troubled tenure of Benjamin Demps as superintendent of schools for the Kansas City School District from 1999 to 2001. Discussion on reasons for the school district's...

15. The Kansas City Investigation The Kansas City Investigation January//1956 Investigation by the Board of Education of the dismissal of former superintendent of schools.

16. The Junior High Schools of Kansas City, Kansas The Junior High Schools of Kansas City, Kansas March//1928 Extensive article about the junior high schools of Kansas City, Kansas, describing them individually and as a whole, comparing their situation to the rest of the nation and describing their relation to...

17. The Hole in the Doughnut The Hole in the Doughnut June/15/1968 Article about the service problems of the Kansas City Public Library and the Kansas City School Board written by a "book review editor of the 'Kansas City Star'" (pictured) from a layperson's point of...

18. The History of Kansas City The History of Kansas City //1881 Early history of the public school system, starting with the problems in initial organization because of the Civil War up to 1882.

19. The Good Slum Schools The Good Slum Schools April//1961 Article about early integrated schools in Kansas City.

20. The Development of the Negro Public School System in Missouri: The Period from 1865 to 1875 The Development of the Negro Public School System in Missouri: The Period from 1865 to 1875 April//1920 Dissertation toward a master's degree from the University of Chicago about the development of Missouri's public school system for black people, nearly all former slaves, in the years following their emancipation...