Bean School, Wabaunsee County

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Title

Bean School, Wabaunsee County

Subject

The Long-Gone Bean School, Alma Township, Wabaunsee County

Description

Jamie Schendt writes a history of Bean School (District #3 one room school) in Wabaunsee County. Serving an integrated landscape of both white and African American farmers, Bean School was attended by Washington Owen, first black graduate of KSU. The author shows that Bean school played many roles in the community, including a shared Bible Study forum sometimes led by African American farmers. Early photographs of the school and plat maps are included.

Creator

Jamie Schendt

Publisher

The Chapman Center For Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2008

Rights

The Chapman Center For Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf, 367 kB

Geolocation

Citation

Jamie Schendt, “Bean School, Wabaunsee County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed March 26, 2017, http://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/20.