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These four black and white photographs show the statues of aviator Amelia Earhart, newspaper publisher William Allen White, and the thirty-fourth President of the United States Dwight David Eisenhower being moved into the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The 2,000 pound native limestone statues, sculpted by artist Peter F. Felten Jr., of Hays, Kansas, were placed on the second floor of the statehouse rotunda.
Creator: Kintner, Earl
Date: July 23, 1981
Item Number: 216971
Call Number: FK2.1 C.1981 *22-25
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216971
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Art
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Politics/Government
Built Environment - Function - Government - Capitol
Built Environment - Materials - Stone - Limestone
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Sculpture
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Monuments and Memorials - Public sculpture
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Monuments and Memorials - Statues
Date - 1980s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Earhart, Amelia 1897-1937
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
People - Notable Kansans - White, William Allen, 1868-1944
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Photographs