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News Articles

The following are various news articles pertaining to the school district as a part or a whole.  These articles are found on microfilm in the Kansas City, Kansas Library located at 625 Minnesota Avenue or at the Wyandotte County Historical Society.

Kansan & Globe

Note:  The Kansas City Globe was in operation in 1888.  In 1918, the KANSAN took over the Globe newspaper.

8 Oct 1918:  A grave situation threatens the city according to City Health Officer C W McLaughlin's announcement this morning that at least 125 cases of Spanish influenza have been reported, with one death of pneumonia following the disease.  (Note:  The schools were closed up to 5 weeks due to this flue epidemic.)

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

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