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1. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 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...

2. Black and Educated Black and Educated February 10-16, 2012 First article in a series focusing on African-American education. Article discusses the Banneker School, opened in 1885, and located at 8th and West streets in Parkville, Missouri. The community of Parkville,...

3. Blacks in Platte County: a Long Journey Blacks in Platte County: a Long Journey January-February 2006 African Americans arrived in Platte County at the same time as whites. In 1849 there were 2,781 taxpayers and 2,034 slaves. Article touches on the lives of slaves and on Banneker School and the Second...

4. Early Platte County Schools Served Black Children Early Platte County Schools Served Black Children September – December 2014 Article contains brief histories of three Platte County schools—Benjamin Banneker School (Parkville, MO); Dunbar School (Platte City, MO); Mary Bethune School (Weston, MO)—that were built in the 19th...

5. Effort to Restore School Revitalized Effort to Restore School Revitalized May 3, 2009 Before her death in 2004, Lucille Douglass worked to restore the Benjamin Banneker School in Parkville, one of the first schools built for black students in Platte County. The project languished, but the...

6. Park College and The Banneker School Have Had a Long Association Park College and The Banneker School Have Had a Long Association June 26, 1905 This excerpt provides an insight into the times and conditions leading to the establishment of the Banneker School, the first school for black children in Parkville. Excerpted from "Park College and Parkville's...

7. Preservation is the Priority Preservation is the Priority April 15, 2015 Article about the Banneker School Restoration Project. “Banneker School was built by the Parkville School District in 1885 as a one-room schoolhouse to educate the children of freed slaves in Platte...