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Michigan Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, Lansing Area Chapter - 1990-05-001

This collection consists primarily of materials related to a complaint and lawsuit filed against the Ingham Intermediate School District in 1975. Also found are minutes from the Development of Learning Abilities Steering Committee, samples of educational materials, an Ingham ISD parent handbook on special education, Lansing School District report and summary on special education in the district, and an essay on the history of the MACLD by Joyce Laing. The Michigan chapter of the Association for Children with Learning Disabilities eventually became part of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, and the state chapter is known as the LDA of Michigan.

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Ford Ceasar Collection Series 10: Lansing School District Photographs - 1996-01-001.010

These photographs were removed from an oversize album. The cover sheet noted (in handwriting, possibly Ford Ceasar's) the following: "Lansing Schools and Lansing in the '50s and '60s Photos and tinting by Carl Dalrymple Lansing School Instructor and Audiovisual Director, 1922-1963" Some of the photographs date from earlier than the 1950s and 1960s. The series includes interior and exterior photographs of schools and other educational facilities such as libraries, gymnasiums, and audiovisual storage. There are many which appear to be photographs of other photographic material that had been on display, or photographs that have been removed from displays due to adhesive and tape residue/

Image of Allen Street School - 1996-01-001.010.001

Allen Street School - 1996-01-001.010.001

"School site bought 1909 - $1,000. 10-room building built 1913 cost $33,500.00. Adjacent lots were purchased 1914 for $800.00. In October 1925 two wings were added - cost $150,000.00. Allen School and Kalamazoo School were the largest schools, each capable of accomodating 6-700 pupils." [From display card with photograph.]

Image of Community College and Administration - 1996-01-001.010.002

Community College and Administration - 1996-01-001.010.002

"Community College and Administration, 1960"

Image of A. V. Film Library - 1996-01-001.010.003

A. V. Film Library - 1996-01-001.010.003

"A. V. Film Library before moving to "old" Everett High School building - Spring 1961. C. W. Dalrymple - Director."

Image of Bingham Street School - 1996-01-001.010.004

Bingham Street School - 1996-01-001.010.004

Bingham Street School, February 1956. This is a photograph showing the original 1890 building (at left) and the new building, completed in 1956. The photograph was likely taken when the new one was put into service on February 20, 1956, prior to the demolition of the old school. The original Bingham school, one of Lansing's earliest, was kept in service far longer than any of the other 19th century school buildings.

Image of Bingham Street School Classroom - 1996-01-001.010.005

Bingham Street School Classroom - 1996-01-001.010.005

Classroom photograph from Bingham Street elementary school, 1920.

Image of Lansing Central High School - 1996-01-001.010.006

Lansing Central High School - 1996-01-001.010.006

Central High School steps before remodeling in 1943.

Image of Lansing Central High School - 1996-01-001.010.007

Lansing Central High School - 1996-01-001.010.007

Band practice at Central High School, 1925

Image of Cherry Street School - 1996-01-001.010.008

Cherry Street School - 1996-01-001.010.008

"Cherry Street School was built in 1894 to replace Ward School Three located on South Street. It was discontinued for classroom use in 1934 and rented for two years. Beginning in 1937 it housed the maintenance department until the department was moved into the old Shaberg-Detrick Hardware building which the school board acquired about 1940. The Cherry building was then remodeled and became offices for an architect firm which still retain it as of 1963."

Image of Cherry Street School Classroom - 1996-01-001.010.009

Cherry Street School Classroom - 1996-01-001.010.009

Interior of a classroom at either Cherry Street School or Maplewood School, 1919.

Image of Clark Street School - 1996-01-001.010.010

Clark Street School - 1996-01-001.010.010

"Clark Street School was built in 1883, torn down in 1923 when the present Kalamazoo School building was built."

Image of Eastern High School Girls' Hockey - 1996-01-001.010.011

Eastern High School Girls' Hockey - 1996-01-001.010.011

Eastern High School girls' field hockey. The back of the photograph gives a date of 1955 while 1960 is written on the front. Players are not identified.

Image of Eastern High School Madrigal Choir - 1996-01-001.010.012

Eastern High School Madrigal Choir - 1996-01-001.010.012

"Madrigal Choir at Eastern High School, December 1954. Under the direction of Mr. MacIntyre, music director at Eastern for several years."

Image of Eastern High School Marching Band in Parade - 1996-01-001.010.013

Eastern High School Marching Band in Parade - 1996-01-001.010.013

Eastern High School band marching in the Oldsmobile Parade, south in front of the Gladmer Theater, October 1960.

Image of Everett Elementary School - 1996-01-001.010.014

Everett Elementary School - 1996-01-001.010.014

Pledging allegiance at Everett Elementary School, 1957

Image of Everett High School - 1996-01-001.010.015

Everett High School - 1996-01-001.010.015

Everett High School, Spring 1961

Image of Groesbeck Hills Elementary School, Fairview Annex - 1996-01-001.010.016

Groesbeck Hills Elementary School, Fairview Annex - 1996-01-001.010.016

Groesbeck Hills Elementary School - Fairview Annex. Hopwood "One-Room" Units, February 1960.

Image of Larch Street School - 1996-01-001.010.017

Larch Street School - 1996-01-001.010.017

"Larch Street School was located on the west side of Larch Street in the first block. A street now runs through the site. The original building was built in 1888, added to twice, and razed in 1945." Some records state that the school was razed in 1952.

Image of Student Visit to Lansing Carnegie Library - 1996-01-001.010.018

Student Visit to Lansing Carnegie Library - 1996-01-001.010.018

"Mrs. Groves and her first graders, with her student teacher, visit the library, May 1959. They pose on the library's steps." The 1959-1960 Lansing School District directory lists Mrs. Margaret Groves as a teacher at the Main Street School.