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These chamber pot fragments were recovered during the Kansas Archeology Training Program field school in 2022 at Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park in Topeka. The fragments were reconstructed in the Archeology Lab at the Kansas Historical Society. 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: 1874-1940

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Item Number: 511895
Call Number: 14SH113-27.006-7 & 14SH113-27.006-8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 511895

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