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Adam and Liddie Kanauss on their wedding day

Adam and Liddie Kanauss on their wedding day
Creator: Jeffcoat Studio
Date: Between 1925 and 1929
This is a photograph showing Adam and Liddie Kanauss on their wedding day near Hope, Kansas. Adam worked on the C. A. Pray farm.


Alexander Staerkel and Johanna Henke Staerkel on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas

Alexander Staerkel and Johanna Henke Staerkel on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph of Alexander Staerkel and Johanna Henke Staerkel on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas.


Angel and Mary Ramirez Valdivia at their wedding meal held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas

Angel and Mary Ramirez Valdivia at their wedding meal held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas
Date: September 13, 1958
This is a photograph showing Angel and Mary Ramirez Valdivia's wedding meal at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas. People in the photograph are (left to right) Rito Valdivia, Marcelina Aguiano, Carman Valdivia, Mary Valdivia, Victoria Ramirez, Josephine Carmone, Mary Ramirez Valdivia, Angel Valdivia, Edmund Carmona, Father Krutkramer, Father Roman, Raymond Valdivia, Ygnacio Ramirez, and Leonila Valdivia. The wedding was held September 13, 1958.


August and Carrie Thowe

August and Carrie Thowe
Date: November 6, 1913
This is the wedding portrait of Carrie Meier and August Thowe. They were married in Peace Evangelical Church in Alma, Kansas.


Beatrice Ramos and Vincente Escobar in Topeka, Kansas

Beatrice Ramos and Vincente Escobar in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1948
This is a wedding photograph of Beatrice Ramos and Vincente Escobar in Topeka, Kansas, taken on October 30, 1948.


Carl Alfred Brose and Leona H. Schneifer Brose

Carl Alfred Brose and Leona H. Schneifer Brose
Creator: Strathmann, A. B.
Date: August 06, 1929
This is a photograph showing Carl Alfred Brose and Leona H. Schneider on their wedding day August 6, 1929. Carl was born August 3, 1903 in Valley Falls and Leona was born November 3, 1905 in Nortonville, Kansas.


Carl and Margaret Glotzbach

Carl and Margaret Glotzbach
Date: 1915
This is a wedding portrait of Carl and Margaret Glotzbach of Paxico, Kansas.


Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas

Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas
Date: March 24, 1951
This is a photograph showing Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day at the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas. People in the photograph are (left to right) Clarence Gordon, Edna Gordon, Charles (Chick) Gordon, Bonnie Benson Gordon, Elva Benson and Merle Benson.


Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas

Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas
Date: March 24, 1951
This is a photograph of Charles (Chick) Gordon and Bonnie Benson Gordon on their wedding day at the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas.


Charles Arbuckle to Lewis Allen Alderson

Charles Arbuckle to Lewis Allen Alderson
Date: November 1831-August 1832
These four letters are from Charles Arbuckle to Lewis Allen Alderson. Arbuckle writes from Alderson's hometown of Lewisburg, West Virginia. In the letters, Arbuckle encourages Alderson to propose to Miss Lucy B. Miles, whom Alderson marries the day after he graduates from the University of Ohio in 1832. Arbuckle states that "an amiable woman next to religion is man's greatest consolation" but he seeks to remain a bachelor himself. Arbuckle also attended the Staunton Convention leading up to the election of 1832. Alderson later moved to Atchison, Kansas, in 1858 and was a prominent Baptist minister. He died in Atchison in 1881.


Charles Curtis Carey and Ida May Giddons wedding photo

Charles Curtis Carey and Ida May Giddons wedding photo
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This cabinet card is the wedding photo of Charles Curtis Carey (born January 28, 1869) and Ida May Giddins (born February 28, 1875). The marriage occurred on April 8, 1896. The card includes a photographers stamp that reads Cottage Studio, L. G. Alvord, Emporia, Kansas.


Clarence Gordon and Edna Staerkel Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas

Clarence Gordon and Edna Staerkel Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1928
This is a photograph showing Clarence Gordon and Edna Staerkel Gordon on their wedding day in Topeka, Kansas.


Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt
Creator: Hughes, Clara L. Strieby (Mrs. A. J.)
Date: 1884
This crazy quilt features green and red velvet sashing that forms two large diamonds spanning the top. Sashing is embroidered with initials and a date. Quilt top's irregular pieces are outlined in featherstitch embroidery and decorated with embroidered flowers, plants, birds, butterflies, and appliquéd objects. Wide apple green velvet border is embroidered with flowers in three corners and wheat stalks in the fourth. This elaborate quilt was made by Clara Strieby Hughes of Council Grove, Kansas, as a wedding gift for her niece Mary Dillon upon her marriage to James Monroe Miller on Dec. 23, 1884. Hughes was a businesswoman with a share in the M.C. Armstrong & Co. store in Council Grove. The silks she used in this quilt may have been store samples.


Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt
Creator: Ashbaugh, Anna S.
Date: 1889
Elaborately embroidered Crazy quilt made of irregularly-shaped pieces of silk stitched to a foundation fabric. Blocks are decorated with many embroidered figures, including insects, flowers, rings, wheat, and snowflakes. Edges are decorated with folded triangles of dark red velvet. Machine- and hand-stitching. Quilt was pieced by Ann Ashbaugh as a wedding gift for her nephew and his wife, Claude and Florence Ashbaugh who were married in 1889. Ann was good friends with Ann Sells of the Sells Floto Circus, and at least some of the silks in this quilt came from the elaborate robes worn by the circus elephants.


Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt
Creator: Sharp, Virginia A. Jessee
Date: 1908
Small quilt or throw made in Crazy Quilt design, with 24 blocks of irregularly shaped multi-colored silk pieces. Each piece is outlined in embroidery stitches. Most blocks are ornamented with additional embroidery or appliquéd with lace ornaments trimmed in small beads or French knots. Edges are trimmed with narrow ruffle of silk taffeta ribbon in a variety of colors. Dark blue silk brocade backing, tied with narrow silk ribbons. Embroidered at one corner on backing: "Made for / Omer L Sharp / by his Mother / Virginia A Sharp / May 1908." Omer was born in Kansas on May 20, 1882, to Campbell and Virginia Jessee Sharp. The family lived in Brown and Sheridan counties. Omer married Cora Dell Montgomery only three months after the quilt's inscription, indicating it may have been a wedding present.


Double wedding in the Rein and Keil families, Russell County, Kansas

Double wedding in the Rein and Keil families, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Koernes, Charles L.
Date: February 24, 1903
This photograph shows the people attending the double wedding of George Rein, Jr. and Beatrice (Keil) Rein and Emanuel Keil and Elizabeth (Rein) Keil in Russell County, Kansas. The wedding was held in the German Ebenezer Church located south of Russell, Kansas. George Rein, Jr. and Elizabeth Rein were the children of George Rein, Sr. and Eva Elizabeth (Lass) Rein. Emanuel Keil and Beatrice Keil were siblings.


Francis J. DeDonder and Anna M. Germonprez.

Francis J. DeDonder and Anna M. Germonprez.
Date: January 10, 1912
This is a portrait of Francis J. DeDonder and Anna M. Germonprez on their wedding day in St. Marys, Kansas.


Fred and Emma Hinshaw

Fred and Emma Hinshaw
Date: 1900-1905
Wedding portrait of Fred and Emma Hinshaw of Harveyville, Kansas.


Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection

Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection
Creator: Dresher, G. C.
Date: Between 1870 and 1940
This collection consists of 326 photographs taken by G. C. (Golden Charles) Dresher of Canton, McPherson County, Kansas. The photos mostly concern the Dresher family, their friends and the surrounding area. Photographs of McPherson College students and the flooding of Cow Creek are also included. Dorothy May (Dresher) Richards, the daughter of G. C. Dresher, donated the original glass plate negatives to the Kansas Historical Society in 1999.


Grand wedding at Runnymede

Grand wedding at Runnymede
Creator: Harper Sentinel
Date: February 27, 1890
A typescript copy of an article first published in the "Harper Sentinel" newspaper, Harper, Kansas. The newspaper reports on the first wedding that took place at Runnymede. The article lists many details about the wedding, from what the bride was wearing to a list of every wedding gift given.


Gus Meier photograph collection

Gus Meier photograph collection
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: 1890-1920
Photographs taken by Gus Meier. Several of the photographs were taken in his studio in Alma, Kansas.


Harry Owen and Cecil Newton Owen

Harry Owen and Cecil Newton Owen
Creator: Kay, Angus
Date: Between January 1902 and December 1904
This is a photograph of Harry Owen and Cecil Newton Owen possibly taken on their wedding day. Cecil is the daughter of Henry O. and Emma Newton who lived near Goshen, Kansas. The photograph was taken in Clay Center, Kansas.


Harry and Bertha Gookins

Harry and Bertha Gookins
Date: Between 1905 and 1907
This is a studio wedding portrait of Harry and Bertha Gookins, Harveyville, Kansas. The couple was married on February 24, 1903.


Hayes and Amelia Pitman

Hayes and Amelia Pitman
Date: March 8, 1899
This is the wedding portrait of Hayes O. Pitman and Amelia Brooks Pitman. They are the parents of Dawn Fulton of Wabaunsee, Kansas, and grandparents of Janey Fulton Wenderott of Alma, Kansas, and Keith Fulton of Maple Hill, Kansas.


Hazel Gomez

Hazel Gomez
Date: April 16, 1944
This is a painting of a photograph of Hazel Gomez on her wedding day, April 16, 1944. Robert, her husband, served in the Navy as a fireman from 1941 to 1945 and again during the Korean conflict from November 1950 to December 1951. He painted the portrait while serving in Japan during the second world war. Robert, along with Hazel and numerous others, was a founding member of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council #11071 (a national civil rights organization) and served as its president from 1986-1989. Hazel began her volunteer activities as a teenager. In 1942, she helped organize and served as president of the Y-Senoritas club, sponsored by the YWCA. They helped soldiers stationed in and near Topeka lead a more active life outside the military. In 1943, she was queen of Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta. Hazel served as LULAC president from 1977-1979 and 1983-1984 and as state director from 1980-1983. She advocated on behalf of the elderly, serving as chairperson for the advisory board for the LULAC Elderly Center in 1973, secretary for the La Colonia Elderly Housing Project board from 1982-1984 and as its president from 1984-1985. In addition, she was vice president of the silver-haired legislature board from 1982-1984 and was a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Aging. Hazel was honored with numerous awards for service including the 1977 Kansas LULAC Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Leadership Award at the 1982 National LULAC Convention, and the LULAC Women's Hall of Fame Award in 1992. Additional awards include the 1992 Governor's Martin Luther King, Jr. Award and induction into the Kansas Women of Color Hall of Fame. In February 2001, the Kansas Senate passed Resolution No. 1822 in memory of Hazel for over 60 years of community service to the Hispanic Community. After Robert's death in 2001, Living the Dream, Inc. named an award for the couple, the Robert and Hazel Gomez Alma (soul) Award, in memory of their hard work and community service.


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