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Image of 1887 Butler County, Kansas map showing locations of rural schools, copied from Fifth Biennial Report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture."Augusta Graduating Class of 1905 has Reunion Here." Augusta Daily Gazette. Apr. 12, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2071).

"Augusta High School Class of 1905." Augusta Daily Gazette. Apr. 22, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2071).

"Augusta Schools Show Progress Since the First School in 1866." Augusta Daily Gazette. Mar. 5, 1938. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

Blood, L.N. "First Augusta Teacher Tells of First School." Augusta Daily Gazette. June 7, 1935. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2032).

Borger, Harold J. "Education." A Pictorial History of Rosalia Township and Rosalia, Kansas, 1869-1935. N.p.: Author, 1972. (K978.1/-B97/B645/pp. 88-99).

"Brief History is Given Today of High School: First High School Class Here Met in Year 1877." Augusta Daily Gazette. Dec. 5, 1955. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2062).

"Brief History of Augusta Schools." Augusta Daily Gazette. June 13, 1958. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2066).

"Building is Started: Junior High School is Put Under Construction Saturday." Augusta Daily Gazette. Dec. 6, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

Butler County School Superintendent. Annual Directory of Butler County Schools, 1959-1960. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1960. (K379.5/B971/1959).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County School Directory, 1960-61. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1961. (K379.5/B971/1961).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County School Directory, 1961-62. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1962. (K379.5/B971/1962).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County School Directory, 1962-63. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1963. (K379.5/B971/1963).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County School Directory, 1963-64. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1964. (K379.5/B971/1964).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County Schools Directory, 1957-1958. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1958. (K379.5/B97/1958).

Butler County School Superintendent. Butler County Schools Directory, 1958-1959. El Dorado, KS: Author, 1959. (K379.5/B971/1958).

Butler County Superintendent of Public Instruction. Course of Study Rules and Regulations, Recommended for the District Schools of Butler County. El Dorado, KS: Walnut Valley Times, 1882. (K379.5/B976).

"Chronology of Augusta Schools." Augusta Daily Gazette. July 1, 1955. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2061).

"Corner Stone Laying Ceremony Impressive: Masonic Rites at New Junior High School Building Yesterday Attended by Many." Augusta Daily Gazette. Mar. 9, 1938. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

Cummings, Will H. School Days at Rose, 1871-1938. N.p.: n.d. (K379.5/B976).

Dedrick, Lillian. "School Directory Pertinent Data is Given Today." Augusta Daily Gazette. Dec. 10, 1953. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2059).

"Douglass High School Commencement Marks 100th Year." Augusta Daily Gazette. May 15, 1986. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2175).

"El Dorado Votes Policy for Conduct." Wichita Eagle. Jan. 5, 1977. [1 p.]. (Reel: NP 367).

"El Dorado's New $400,000 School Building." Topeka Daily Capital. May 26, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: T404).

"First School For Potwin Community." Whitewater Independent. Sept. 28, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: W3782).

"First School Held at Chelsea in 1860: A Full Century of Education." El Dorado Times Centennial Edition. May 26, 1961. [ pp.]. (Reel:

"First School House in El Dorado a Log Cabin Built Probably in 1869." El Dorado Times. June 19, 1956. [1 p.]. (Reel: E151).

"First School Started in 1870." Douglass Tribune. Oct. 16, 1969. [2 pp.]. (Reel: D187).

"Former Pupil Benefactor of Country School." Wichita Eagle. Dec. 22, 1940. [1 p.]. (Reel: W1463).

Gilmore, Sue. "Modern Rural School Dedicated at Brainerd." Wichita Eagle. Nov. 18, 1963. [1 p.]. (Reel: W1828).

Gilson, Lulu. "Mrs. Gilson Recalls Former Teachers and Classmates." Butler County News and Butler Free-Lance. Mar. 14, 1957. [1 p.]. (Reel: E1237).

"Group of Four-Mile School Pupils." El Dorado Free-Lance. Mar. 3, 1955. [1 p.]. (Reel: E1248).

"High School Bonds Voted at El Dorado." Wichita Beacon. May 18, 1966. [1 p.]. (Reel: NP 576).

"Historic Sketch of Seventy-Year Old Webster School District Five." Butler Free-Lance. Sept. 17, 1953. [1 p.]. (Reel: E1247).

"History of Towanda Public Schools." Western Butler County Times. Apr. 17, 1958. [1 p.]. (Reel: T2866).

"History Reveals Growth of Local School System: First School Held in Rear of Store Building in 1866." Augusta Daily Gazette. July 5, 1956. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2063).

"Hundreds Inspect New Junior High: New $112,000 Structure Has Become the Popular Show Spot of Augusta." Augusta Daily Gazette. Sept. 19, 1938. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2037).

"Junior High School Project is Approved." Augusta Daily Gazette. Aug. 18, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2035).

Langford, Leah. "Old Building Was First Lincoln School." El Dorado Times. Jan. 21, 1982. [1 p.]. (Reel: E752).

"Leon High School is 75 Years Old." Augusta Daily Gazette. May 31, 1962. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2073).

"Leon Schools Show Much Change Since First Small Home." Leon News. Apr. 28, 1933. [1 p.]. (Reel: L3214).

"Local Schools History Given and Some Rules: Local Schools Have Functioned Here 94 Years." Augusta Daily Gazette. Feb. 25, 1953. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2058).

"Many Attend Program at Old Lincoln School." Augusta Daily Gazette. Aug. 28, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2035).

McEachern, Sharon. "Parents Fight Towanda Boe." Wichita Beacon. Oct. 23, 1975. [ 2 pp.]. (Reel: NP747).

"Modern Circles for Rural School." Kansas City Times. Dec. 5, 1964. [1 p.]. (Reel: 644).

"New Augusta Junior High School Building Will be Modern in Every Respect." Augusta Daily Gazette. Oct. 23, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

"New Lincoln School." Augusta Daily Gazette. Oct. 27, 1955. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2062).

"Oil Field School House a Thing of the Past." Augusta Daily Gazette. Apr. 16, 1938. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

"Old Grade School Registers Reveal Names of 1900-1908 Students, Teachers, Grades." Leon News. Mar. 7, 1963. [1 p.]. (Reel: L3226).

"Old Schoolmates to Hold Reunion Friday." Augusta Daily Gazette. Apr. 19, 1938. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

"Paul Hawkins to be Grandview Speaker: Dedication is Set for Sunday." El Dorado Times. Jan. 11, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: E161).

Pickrell, Estel M. The History of Van Huss District. Leon, KS: Willam A. Sears, 1931. (K379.5/B976).

Planning Board for Butler County. Public Document on the Schools of Butler County. N.p.: 1964. (K379.5/B97/Pam.v.).

"Potwin's Stone School House." Butler Free-Lance. July 12, 1951. [4 pp.]. (Reel: E1246).

"Receive School Grant: Funds for Construction of Junior High Building Available." Augusta Daily Gazette. Sept. 28, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2036).

Satterthwaite-Kiser, Jennie. "Stories of Early Days at Walnut City School Are Told to Writer for the Douglass Tribune." Douglass Tribune. May 10, 1940. [1 p.]. (Reel: D178).

"School Bond Issue Given Approval in Close Vote." El Dorado Times. Dec. 1, 1961. [1 p.]. (Reel: E162).

"School Office Center Opens at Augusta." Wichita Eagle. Jan. 25, 1965. [1 p.]. (Reel: W3233).

"70th Birthday for Rose School District." Augusta Daily Gazette. Sept. 10, 1941. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2041).

"Short History is Printed About Floral School Plus Homecoming." Augusta Daily Gazette. Nov. 30, 1950. [1 p.]. (Reel: A2054).

"Students Present History in Local School Pageant." Augusta Daily Gazette. Nov. 19, 1959. [2 pp.]. (Reel: A2069).

"Sturdy Prospect Schoolhouse Built Seventy-nine Years Ago." Butler Free-Lance. July 5, 1951. [1 p.]. (Reel: E1235).

"They Recall Will White's Embarrassing Moment." Kansas City Times. June 9, 1950. [1 p.]. (Reel: 45).

"$379,000 Put into Andover School." Wichita Eagle. Sept. 5, 1967. [1 p.]. (Reel: W3314).

"White Water Seniors on Educational Tour, Guests of Capper and Houston." Topeka Daily Capital. June 3, 1937. [1 p.]. (Reel: T405).

Wolff, Zella L. "Harmon Ridge School District 'Four Little Girls in Calico.'" Butler Free-Lance. Apr. 23, 1953. [1 p.]. (Reel: E1247).

Woody, Vivian. "Old Grad Living in New York Remembers His Rural School." Kansas Teacher and Western School Journal 50 (Feb. 1952): 15. (K370.6/K13/V. 50/no. 6).