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Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 538


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 photographs are captioned with cut-outs from newspapers or magazines. There is one loose photograph inside of the album.


  • Creation: 1923 - 1928


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Fannie Dixon

Fannie Mae Dixon was an African American woman who attended the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas, around 1927. She may have been from Amarillo, Texas. Biographical information supplied by the seller.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH 538

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Frank Wood, 2008.



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Preferred citation
Fannie Dixon photograph album, RH PH 538, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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