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Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School East
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School East
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1925
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Wichita High School East, 2301 East Douglas Avenue; designed by architect Lorentz Schmidt. This new building was constructed in 1922-1924 to replace the Wichita High School at 324 North Emporia; renamed East High in 1929. The Architectural style is considered modified Collegiate Gothic.
Keywords: Education, Wichita, bridal wreath spirea, architecture.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photograph
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_D7-14.5.1


Link to Image Titled: Wichita High School East
Title/Object Name: Wichita High School East
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: Circa 1925
Physical Details: 9.5 x 7.5 inches
Description: Aerial view over campus of Wichita High School and Roosevelt Intermediate School. Looking southwest toward Lincoln Street; Douglas Avenue in foreground intersects with Grove Street at lower left. The complex of the high school included the main building, the gymnasium, and the shops. The new school boasted an auditorium with seating for 2200, a laundry, an ice plant, an office vault, a greenhouse, and a heating plant [A History of Wichita Public School Buildings, 1978, p 179]. The curve of trees at right indicates the original bed of Chisholm Creek which was straightened into the canal that bisects the view diagonally at top.
Keywords: Education, business and industry, rivers, residences, street scenes, houses, landscape, East High, neighborhood, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A1-35.2.1


Link to Image Titled: May Day Festival
Title/Object Name: May Day Festival
Creator: Edgar B. Smith
Date Original: 1928
Physical Details: 9.5 x 8.75 inches
Description: Aerial view over campus of Wichita High School East and Roosevelt Intermediate School. A large crowd of spectators surrounds circular formations of performers. Looking northwest toward Douglas Avenue; Grove Street at right.
Keywords: Education, entertainment, public events, rivers, automobiles, street scenes, residences, houses, business and industry, landscape, College Hill, neighborhood, East High, Wichita.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Type: Photographic Contact Print
Collection Name: Tihen
Date Digital: 2003
Identifier: wschm_A1-35.1.2


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