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Kansas City School Dis...
Floyd Calvin Shoemaker
Ivan L Waite
Thomson, D P
May 10, 1936
The Lathrop grade school at 6th and May Streets was destroyed by a cyclone on May 11, 1886. 15 children were killed when the belfrey crashed through the roof.
Board of Education (The), [Super]intendents and Twenty-Four of the Principals of Public Schools
Severely damaged composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education and principals. Item appears incomplete; source of publication unknown. Portraits include: Benson, W....
Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid
Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...
Early History of the Lumber Trade of Kansas City: The Prophetic City
Story of 21 children killed in a roof collapse resulting from a tornado at the Lathop School at 8th and Central Streets in the 1800s.
Felice Lyne Papers Finding Aid
1908-1941 (bulk 1911-1915)
Felice Lyne was born in Slater, Missouri, but received her early education and musical training in Kansas City. She achieved her greatest success in a number of operatic roles primarily in Europe, and...
Fifty Years Ago Kansas City Suffered Its Worst Storm--The "Cyclone" of May 11, 1886, Striking the Lathrop School and the Court House, Left Death and Ruin to Sadden the Whole City
Article about the 1886 tornado in Downtown Kansas City and the destruction left in its wake, with photos of the damaged Lathrop School and old Jackson County Courthouse.
Undated formal portrait of Gardiner Lathrop, member of the Kansas City School District Board of Education. Typewritten label on the back reads, "LATHROP SCHOOL;" school is crossed through in pencil and...
Hughes Convention Hall Views
Photos of the ruins of the Lathrop School next to Convention Hall after the fire of 1900.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Photo of Clara Cleghorn Hoffman, widow of Dr. Goswin Hoffman (1831-1893), a physician and native of Germany arriving in Kansas City in 1871. Description of Mrs. Hoffman, a teacher and principal in Kansas...
KCResources, page 32
Lathrop Polytechnic Institute
Full, corner view of Lathrop Polytechnic Institute also known as Lathrop Trade School, Lathrop Manual Training and Lathrop School. Located at 1214 Central.
Interior view of unidentified teachers and students posed by equipment used in a shop class or vocational training class. Words "K.C. Polytechnic Institute, 1917" seen on equipment.
Interior classroom view with unidentified students working with wood turning shop equipment at Lathrop School.
Lathrop School was named after John H. Lathrop who was the first President of the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Corner view of Lathrop School; located at 8th and May. Damage from 1886 tornado apparent. Horse-drawn fire equipment visible on street in foreground. Large crowds of people lining street and school grounds....
Lathrop School After Tornado
Lathrop School located at southeast corner of 8th and May in Kansas city, Missouri. Damage from cyclone/tornado of 1886 is evident.
Lathrop School Lunch Room
Interior view of students eating lunch in school lunch room at Lathrop School.
Lathrop School Tornado Damage
Tornado damage to Lathrop School located at southeast corner of 8th and May.
Lathrop School, Kansas City, Mo.
Photograph of the Lathrop School located in Kansas City, Missouri. Charles A. Smith is listed as architect and J. H. Brady as Chief Engineer.
Lathrop Trade School
Exterior front view of Lathrop School/Lathrop Trade School located at 1214 Central.
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