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Wyandotte County, Kansas




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School Board Journal: July, 1942 - Functional and Artistic Schoolhousing in Kansas City, Kansas by F L Schlagle and L H Brotherson

Stowe School: Cassroom Climate and the Nature of the Child and An Elementary School Looks at the Fundamental for Children in Our Time by Principal E. I. Bassett (written between 1940 and 1957)

The Wyandot Indians, 1843-1876 by Dr. Robert E. Smith, Jr., May 1973

1939-40 School Building Floor Plans

Transcriptions of selected newspaper items - 1889-1925
courtesy of Donald K. Jones, local historian on street names and places.

1951 Flood and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, including information on current policy for emergencies in the school district.

$120 million bond issue - Picture Gallery of Wyandotte High School's construction process.

Architectural Analysis - Public School Buildings (New/Additions) by Rose and Peterson - 1890-1927

Ethnic History in the Public Schools of Kansas City, Kansas

Kindergarten History in KCKs Schools

Online Newspapers - Current and Past
Kansan / Kansas City Star / The Record (115 years old) / Wyandotte West 

Northeast Junior High School - Maps and other informational items relative to the grounds occupied by the school - Matthew R. Walker home, George Fowler mansion, KC Baptist Seminary aka Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Northeast Junior High School

School Memories
Submitted by students/staff/community members of past and current schools in the Kansas City, Kansas Public School System

WPA Schools

WPA and the KCKs Schools

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  Territorial Kansas Online

From the Kansas State Historical Society

This virtual repository presents the best Territorial Kansas materials from the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Collection, University of Kansas.  Visitors to the site will discover government documents, diaries, letters, photographs, maps, newspapers, rare secondary sources, and historical artifacts.  All of these items have the power to carry the past into the present and provide a tangible connection to people who experienced "Bleeding Kansas."

Territorial Kansas Online also provides lesson plans developed to enhance the teaching of U.S. history at the middle school, high school, and college levels.  These curriculum materials fulfill portions of the Kansas Department of Education's standards for U. S. and Kansas history and include educational objectives that are applicable in any U.S. history class.

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History Site created on December 02, 2002
Page last updated: 23-Apr-2014

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