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Kansas Vocational School


Found in 4 Records:

Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH PH 538
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album, which includes candid and posed photographs of Fannie Dixon and her friends from her time as a student at the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Vocational School started in 1895 as the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African Americans; in 1951, the name changed again to become the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka. There are also photos from Amarillo, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Some...
Dates: 1923 - 1928

Herman T. Jones papers

Call Number: RH MS 1112

The Herman T. Jones papers are those of a long time Kansas resident who was an educator at Western University and Kansas Vocational School during the 1930s-1940s and at Prarie View University and Training School (Texas) from the 1950s-70s.

Dates: 1933 - 1999

Kansas Vocational School history and photographs

Call Number: RH MS P880

The Kansas Vocational School History is a handwritten history in an undated spiral-bound notebook of the Topeka, Kansas school, which later changed its name to the Kansas Technical Institute (KTI). The collection also includes several photographs of KTI dating from the 1950s.

Dates: [after 1955]

Melvin and Maxine Patterson family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1588
Overview The Melvin and Maxine Patterson family papers are mainly concerned with the Kansas Technical Institute/ Kansas Vocational School (KTI/KVS) Alumni Association and their biennial reunions. In addition to meeting minutes, notes, reunion preparations, news clippings, and pictures of reunions, the papers also include some general history of KTI/KVS in Topeka, Kansas. A small number of personal papers include newspapers clippings and mailings dealing with the opening of the Brown v. Board National...
Dates: March 21, 1952 - January 31, 2016 (bulk 1985-2008)

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African Americans -- Vocational education -- Kansas -- Topeka 3
African American arts 1
African American educators -- Kansas 1
African American school administrators 1
African American women -- Kansas 1