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A birthday note to Dr. Karl Menninger

A birthday note to Dr. Karl Menninger
Creator: Bradshaw, Donna Stone
Date: July 22, 1973
This is a birthday note from Donna Stone Bradshaw to Dr. Karl Menninger on his 80th birthday, July 22, 1973. She was part of a trip to England, Scotland, and Austria with him in 1968.


Alma Ladies Birthday Club

Alma Ladies Birthday Club
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
Photograph of several women belonging to the birthday club having a conversation in Alma, Kansas. Those identified are Laura Schmidt, Dora Meyer, Katie Haller, and Lena Diepenbrock.


Birthday party for Judge Richard Dean Rogers

Birthday party for Judge Richard Dean Rogers
Date: Between 1990 and 1999
Here are three photographs showing a birthday party for Judge Richard Dean Rogers. Judge Rogers is the person on the left in the first photograph. The people in the second photograph (l to r) are Marjorie and Don Schanacke and Judge Rogers's wife Cindy. Cindy is holding the cake in the third photograph. In 2010, Judge Rogers was recognized for serving 35 years as a U. S. District Court judge.


Birthday postcard

Birthday postcard
Date: 1913
Birthday postcard. Greeting on obverse reads "I surely vish dat your birthday brings just vat you vant of eferytings" above a cartoon of a Dutch girl. Sent to Mrs. Fred Cot of Goff, Kansas. Green one cent stamp postmarked November 13, 1913 Amesville, Ohio.


Birthday postcard

Birthday postcard
Creator: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Date: 1913
Birthday postcard. Greeting on obverse reads "A Birthday Gift. I want to be an artist To paint pictures just for you, So when each birthday comes around I can send you quite a few" beside an image of a boy painting at an easel. To Joe Cochran from Marjorie on July 26, 1913. No stamp or postmark. Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Birthday Children" Series of Postcards No 193, printed in Saxony.


Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows from left to right: U.S. Senator from Kansas Arthur Capper, Leonard West of St. Marys, Kansas, and Mayor J.E. Thomas of Topeka, Kansas at an unidentified park. From 1908 to 1951, the senator celebrated his July 14th birthday with a community picnic in Topeka, Kansas.


Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 14, 1948
These two photographs show scenes from U.S. Senator Arthur Capper's birthday party at Ripley Park in Topeka, Kansas. The event held in Topeka, Kansas from 1908 to 1951 celebrated the senator's July 14th birthday with a community picnic.


Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: April 1, 1855
Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He described the Territorial Legislature election of March 30, 1855, in which he was a Representative candidate for the Fourth District (in the third election district). Missourians had taken charge of the polls, and Holliday, along with other free state Kansas Territory citizens, did not vote. He assured his wife that Kansas would be a free state. Business in growing Topeka continued to delay his return to Meadville. Holliday also alluded to the recent birth of their child and mentioned his ragged clothing.


Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: February 11, 1855
Cyrus K. Holliday wrote to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, where he had stopped on his way to visit Governor Andrew H. Reeder at the Shawnee Indian Mission. Holliday hoped to make the growing Topeka the capital of Kansas Territory. In Lawrence, a hotel keeper had died and George W. Brown, editor of the Herald of Freedom, was ill. Despite mail-delaying winter storms further east, the weather continued mildly. Holliday described his financial investments and requested money for his trip to Meadville, more urgent as the birth of their first child approached.


Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: March 31, 1859
Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, who had returned to Meadville, Pennsylvania to give birth to their second child, Charles. Cyrus had been joined in Kansas Territory by his mother and two brothers, James T. and George K. Holliday. Cyrus sadly told of his mother's death at George's home in Wakarusa, Kansas Territory. He suggested that Mary wait to return to Topeka until May 1st, when Alfred Huidekoper of Meadville would issue him a loan. Cyrus also mentioned his political aspirations and two upcoming elections, the first at the Osawatomie Republican Convention, the second for delegates to the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention.


Dr. Karl Menninger

Dr. Karl Menninger
Date: 1950-1956
This collection of photographs shows Dr. Karl with his daughter Rosemary and at various professional meetings.


Ella Bird Lott's eightieth birthday, Liberal, Kansas

Ella Bird Lott's eightieth birthday, Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1941
This photograph shows Ella Bird Lott celebrating her 80th birthday, with three people holding birthday cakes. Left to right are T.C. Lott, C. Van Lott, Ella Bird Lott, Bernice Hoagland, and Blanche Kennedy.


Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood and family

Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood and family
Date: 1930
A studio portrait of four generations of the Rood family, taken on the occasion of Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood's 90th birthday. In partnership with her late husband, George H. Rood, and their son, Ashley, Rood operated a successful and innovative farming, livestock, and feed business in East Branch Township and Peabody, Kansas, until her death in 1930. Front row: great-grandsons Dean and Gerald Allison. Middle row: great-grandson James Allison, son (Edgar) Ashley Rood, and Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood. Back row: granddaughter Ruth Venetta (Rood) Allison, great-granddaughter Mary Helen Rood, and grandson Harold Ashley Rood.


Karl A. Menninger, M.D.

Karl A. Menninger, M.D.
Date: 1982-1984
These four black and white photographs are about Dr. Karl. He is known as one of the founding fathers of psychiatry and the psychodynamic approach to treatment of the whole person. He wrote 15 books and many articles that influence psychiatry.


Karl Augustus Menninger

Karl Augustus Menninger
Date: July, 1988
An informal portrait of Dr. Kay Sennitt, Mabel Remmers, and Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger, 1893-1990, on the occasion of his 95th birthday. The photograph was taken in his office at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.


Karl Augustus Menninger

Karl Augustus Menninger
Date: July, 1988
An informal portrait of Dr. Mary Cerney, Jean Menninger, and Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger, 1893-1990, on the occasion of his 95th birthday. The photograph was taken in his office at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.


Karl Augustus Menninger

Karl Augustus Menninger
Date: July, 1988
An informal portrait of Dr. Hans Groumon, Dr. Tarnower, and Dr. Beale with Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger, 1893-1990, on the occasion of his 95th birthday. The photograph was taken in Menninger's office at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.


Karl Augustus Menninger's 95th birthday party guests

Karl Augustus Menninger's 95th birthday party guests
Date: July, 1988
A view of staff members and friends gathered with Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger (who is not in the picture), on the occasion of his 95th birthday. The photograph was taken in Menninger's office at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.


Karl Menninger, M.D.

Karl Menninger, M.D.
Date: July 1988 and 1989
These black and white photographs show various celebrations for Dr. Karl's 96th birthday. Dr. Karl, his father Dr. C.F., and his brother, Dr. Will formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. Their philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients.


Karl Menninger, M.D., 90th birthday

Karl Menninger, M.D., 90th birthday
Creator: Richardson, Earl
Date: July 22, 1983
These seven photographs are from Dr. Karl's 90th birthday party on Menninger West Campus, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Karl, his father Dr. C.F., and his brother, Dr. Will, formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. Their philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients. Dr. Karl is known in many circles as the founding father of psychiatry; he produced 15 books that influenced psychiatry over the years. Menninger was a key training hospital from the early days and became the largest training center in the country after World War II. It grew into a recognized center for the treatment of mental illness, teaching about mental health, and research in the field. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas


Karl Menninger, M.D. and Roy Menninger, M.D.

Karl Menninger, M.D. and Roy Menninger, M.D.
Creator: Richardson, Earl
Date: July 22, 1983
This is a photograph of Dr. Karl Menninger and Dr. Roy Menninger at the outdoor celebration of Dr. Karl's 90th birthday. They are on the Menninger West Campus in Topeka, Kansas. The sculpture "The Vital Balance" is in the background. It is named for one of Dr. Karl's books. The sculptor was John Whitfield. The Seeley Conference Center is in the far background. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded the Menninger Clinic for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention in Topeka. Dr. Bob, son of Dr. Karl, and Dr. Roy and Dr. Walt, sons of Dr. Will, continued in the leadership of the Clinic.


Karl Menninger, M.D., clebrating his 80th birthday

Karl Menninger, M.D., clebrating his 80th birthday
Date: July 22, 1973
Dr. Karl's 80th birthday was celebrated at the Glessner House in Chicago with a party hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hulsen and Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Wheelock.


Kitty Hart at Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration

Kitty Hart at Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration
Date: October 25, 1983
This is a photograph of Kitty Hart at Dr. Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration held in New York City on October 25, 1983.


Mary Dillon Holliday to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Mary Dillon Holliday to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Mary Dillon, 1833-1908
Date: February 26, [1855]
Mary Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to her husband, Cyrus K. Holliday in Topeka, Kansas Territory. Expecting their first child March 7 or 8, Mary delicately discussed her pregnancy. She assured C. K. Holliday of her willingness to live in rough housing with him. She hesitated to send money for his trip to Meadville, as mail delivery was slow and unreliable, and encouraged him to stay until she was able to travel if best for business and their future good. She also mentioned local mad-dog attacks.


Mary Dillon Holliday to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Mary Dillon Holliday to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Mary Dillon, 1833-1908
Date: February 15, 1855
Mary Holliday wrote from Meadville, Pennsylvania to her husband, Cyrus K. Holliday in Kansas Territory. Lonely and worried, she expressed her eagerness at joining him after the birth of their first child. She mentioned receiving a package of papers from her husband which spoke well of him. She also mentioned his mother's desire to go to Kansas Territory with them and described the well-being of friends and relatives.


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