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Activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee

Activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee
Date: 1976
These five snapshots show various activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee.


Army troops marching at Fort Larned, Kansas

Army troops marching at Fort Larned, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Centennial Commission
Date: June 18, 1961
A photograph showing troops marching at a Kansas centennial event at Fort Larned, Kansas.


Battle of Mine Creek centennail ceremony, Linn County, Kansas

Battle of Mine Creek centennail ceremony, Linn County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transportation
Date: 1964
This photograph shows from left to right: Governor John Anderson; General Joe Michell, Attorney General of Kansas; Governor John Dalton of Missouri; and Professor William E. Berger of Drury College, Springfield, Missouri. The photograph of these men was taken at the centennial cermony of the Civil War battle at Mine Creek in Linn County, Kansas in October 1964.


Battle of Mine Creek centennial ceremony, Linn County, Kansas

Battle of Mine Creek centennial ceremony, Linn County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transportation
Date: 1964
These two photographs from the centennial ceremony of the battle at Mine Creek in Linn County, Kansas depicts soldiers dressed in uniform with Governor Dalton of Missouri and Governor Anderson of Kansas.


Battle of Mine Creek centennial ceremony, Linn County, Kansas

Battle of Mine Creek centennial ceremony, Linn County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transportation
Date: 1964
This photograph represents soldiers standing at salute at the centennial ceremony for the Battle of Mine Creek in honor of the Civil War in Linn County, Kansas in October 1964. Depicted in the photograph is Lawrence native Edgar Langsdorf (1911-2000).


Battle of Mine Creek historical marker, Linn County, Kansas

Battle of Mine Creek historical marker, Linn County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transportation
Date: 1964
This group of photographs depict the Kansas historical marker for the "Battle of Mine Creek". Located one mile south Pleasanton, Kansas on U. S. Highway 69 in Linn County, Kansas. The photograph that has crowds in the background was taken during the centennial ceremony of the battle in October 1964.


Boston Corbett

Boston Corbett
Date: 1876
A ticket for the Centennial International Exhibition held in Philadelphia with a photograph of Boston Corbett in the middle. Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett was the Union Army soldier who killed Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Corbett, who homesteaded near Concordia, Kansas in the late 1870s, was hired as a doorkeeper for the Kansas House of Representatives in Topeka, Kansas. On February 15, 1887, while performing his doorkeeper duties, Corbett pulled a pistol and unofficially adjourned the House. He was disarmed by local police, declared insane, and committed to the State Insane Asylum in Topeka. He escaped a year later.


Centennial Exposition (Philadelphia)

Centennial Exposition (Philadelphia)
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1872
The following papers are about the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The report discusses a resolution passed by the United States Centennial Commission relating to national banks, and other incorporated banking or savings institutions in the State are requested and authorized to act as agents to receive subscriptions to the stock under the rules adopted by the Commission.


Centennial Managers, Board of

Centennial Managers, Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875
A resolution adopted on July 2nd and 3rd, 1874, at a meeting held in Topeka, Kansas by members of the Board of Centennial Managers. A resolution, from a meeting of the State Board of Centennial Managers concerning small grains in the stalk.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These five photographs show the centennial parade in Salina, Kansas. There are views of people watching the parade from a rooftop, some ladies sitting on a replica of a steam engine, a float carrying beauty queens, and two photos of a horse and buggy. The event celebrated the centennial founding of Salina as a city.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These five photographs show scenes of the Centennial Parade in Salina, Kansas. Some of the views include a girl on her hands and knees peering around the crowd, vintage automobiles, musicians and a gathering of spectators. The event celebrated the centennial founding of the city of Salina.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These five photographs show scenes from the centennial parade in Salina, Kansas. The event celebrated the centennial founding of Salina as a city.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These four photographs show the centennial parade and pageant in Salina, Saline County, Kansas. The event celebrated the centennial founding of Salina as a city.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These five photographs show views of the Centennial Parade in Salina, Kansas. There are scenes of horse-drawn wagons, decorated automobiles, and an Elks Lodge float. The event celebrated the centennial founding of the city of Salina.


Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These five photographs show scenes of the centennial parade in Salina, Kansas. The views include bands, crowds, drum majorettes, soldiers, and an automobile. The event celebrated the centennial founding of Salina as a city.


Centennial parade scenes, Salina, Kansas

Centennial parade scenes, Salina, Kansas
Date: 1958
These two photographs show scenes of the Centennial Parade in Salina, Kansas. The first photograph shows women dressed in vintage clothing. The second image shows a man driving a horse-drawn buggy with other men in civil war uniforms standing on each side of the buggy. The event celebrated the centennial founding of the city of Salina.


Comemorating the raising of the 34th star flag

Comemorating the raising of the 34th star flag
Creator: Schick, Jules
Date: February 22, 1961
A photograph showing Kansas U. S. Senator Andrew F. Schoeppel, far right; Governor John Anderson, second from right; and U. S. Senator Frank Carlson, far left, holding framed engravings of President Lincoln raising of the thirty-four star flag. The engravings were presented at the centennial commemorative ceremonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Commemorative plate

Commemorative plate
Date: 1961
Ceramic plate produced in 1961 to commemorate the Kansas Centennial.


Crane and Company employees dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial

Crane and Company employees dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial
Date: 1954
This is a photograph of the Crane and Company employees dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial. They are posed on the steps of the Crane and Company building located at 110 East 8th Street in Topeka, Kansas. Crane and Company was located in the Thacher building on East Eighth Street. It operated a printing and publishing house, and later it was converted to an office supply business that closed in the mid-1980s.


December 1885

December 1885
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: December 1885
These letters, spanning December 1885, are from state and federal offices as well as residents regarding Kansas affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss various topics including agriculture, legislation, military affairs, prohibition, the Quarter-Centennial Celebration, crime, personal matters/opinions, and finances/commerce. John Martin served as 10th governor of Kansas: January 12, 1885, to January 14, 1889. He was fortunate to have acquired upon his inauguration in 1885 a state of affairs that was persistent in prosperous economic growth, and city and town expansion.


Dick Bishop riding a bison (buffalo), Council Grove, Kansas

Dick Bishop riding a bison (buffalo), Council Grove, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Centennial Commission
Date: May 10, 1961
A photograph showing Dick Bishop from Hugoton, Kansas, riding Grunter a bison (buffalo) in a Santa Fe Trail reride at Council Grove, Kansas. The event was part of the Kansas State Centennial.


Elsie, Bob and Joyce Gladfelter dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial in Topeka, Kansas

Elsie, Bob and Joyce Gladfelter dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Gladfelter, George
Date: 1954
This is a photograph showing Elsie, Bob and Joyce Gladfelter dressed for the Kansas Territorial Centennial in Topeka, Kansas.


Exposition, Centennials, Conventions; national Cattle and Horse Growers Association of the US

Exposition, Centennials, Conventions; national Cattle and Horse Growers Association of the US
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885
These letters, dated July 14th-22nd, 1885, are from R. E. Laurence regarding the National Cattle and Horse Growers Association of the U.S. convention to Kansas Governor John Martin. The governor appointed R. E. Laurence and H. C. Lindsey as delegates for the second annual National Cattle and Horse Growers Association of the U.S. convention. R. E. Laurence wrote accepting the appointment. The convention was held November 23rd-28th, 1885 in St. Louis, Missouri.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Exhibition, London

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Exhibition, London
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1886-1887
These letters, spanning 1885, are from various individuals in Kansas regarding the American Exhibition in London in 1886 to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss appointing commissioners, or representatives, to the exhibition as well as what to display in the exhibition. The governor appointed John A. Clayton and U. H. Chaplin as the commissioners for the exhibition.


Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Forestry Congress

Expositions, Centennials, Conventions; American Forestry Congress
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1886
These letters, spanning July to September 1886, are from the American Forestry Congress and other individuals regarding the American Forestry Congress annual meeting to Kansas Governor John Martin. Most of the letters discuss the appointment of delegates to the annual meeting. A copy of the meeting agenda is among the letters. The governor appointed L. D. Bailey, W. S. Filton, and J. F. Martin as the delegates. The annual American Forestry Congress meeting was held in Denver, Colorado on September 14th-17th, 1886.


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