History mystery: Prairie School class, 1927

Here we have a very evocative photo of the students at Prairie School, District 44 in present day Shawnee.

Prairie School, 1927

Prairie School, 1927

The teacher (at top right) is Elizabeth Burway, a teacher and principal in the Johnson County area who worked in a number of schools over the years. She is the only identified person in this photo.

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