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These toys were recovered during the Kansas Archeology Training Program field school in 2022 at Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park in Topeka. Shown are two porcelain doll parts (an arm and a leg), a gaming piece, a jax, and a plastic model of a tooth. An earlier school, Monroe School, was on the property from 1874 to 1927. The current Monroe Elementary School (built in 1926 and closed in 1975) serves as the interpretive center for the park. Both were segregated African American schools until 1954 when the Supreme Court ended legal segregation in the United States.

Date: 1874-1926

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Item Number: 511890
Call Number: 14SH113
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 511890

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