Topeka High Ramblers and Cheerleaders, 1940s, Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas.

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Topeka High Ramblers and Cheerleaders, 1940s, Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas.

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Organized in 1935, the Topeka High Ramblers Basketball Team and Cheerleaders afforded African Americans an opportunity to participate in high school athletics. Most African American high school students were prohibited from participating in school team sports unless they were African American Teams. Merrill Ross Collection Photographer: J.B. Anderson, Topeka, Kansas

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Merrill Ross Collection

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RH MS-P P558.15

Citation

“Topeka High Ramblers and Cheerleaders, 1940s, Topeka High School, Topeka, Kansas.,” KU Libraries Exhibits, accessed May 22, 2024, https://exhibits.lib.ku.edu/items/show/7197.