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Child's dish

Child's dish
Creator: Whittaker & Company
Date: between 1886 and 1892
Whittaker & Company produced this child's plate in Hanley, England. It is part of their Nursery Rhyme series, produced between 1886 and 1892. The transfer printed image depicts the nursery rhyme, "Hey Diddle Diddle."


Child's plate

Child's plate
Creator: Roseville Pottery Company
Date: between 1916 and 1925
This child's creamware plate with six yellow chicks around the edge was produced by the Roseville Pottery Company. Roseville introduced a juvenile pattern line in 1910, using animal motifs and nursery rhymes.


"City of Kansas City" plate

"City of Kansas City" plate
Creator: Sterling China Company
Date: between 1965 and 1970
This plate in the Winged Streamliner pattern was part of a complete place setting given to the Kansas Historical Society by the Union Pacific Railroad. The setting was presented in 1971 to commemorate the last run across Kansas of the streamliner "City of Kansas City." From 1968 to 1971 the "City of Kansas City" ran passenger service to Cheyenne, Wyoming. This plate was made by the Sterling China Company in East Liverpool, Ohio.


Fred Harvey dinner plate

Fred Harvey dinner plate
Creator: Syracuse China
Date: 1953
This is a beige-colored glazed ceramic dinner plate. This plate and other similar dinnerware were used in restaurants, called "Harvey Houses," established in 1876 by Fred Harvey of Leavenworth, Kansas. Harvey opened this chain of restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway as a better alternative to the pre-existing food service on trains and in trackside restaurants. Harvey's restaurants offered quality dining, settings, and service from Harvey Girls, the first female workforce in America. Similar establishments were erected in nearly every railroad town in the country - 30 of which were in Kansas. By catering to customers with loyal service and good food, "Harvey Houses" paved the way for food service and customer service industries throughout the United States.


Majolica plate

Majolica plate
Creator: Villeroy & Boch, Niederlassung Schramberg
Date: between 1883 and 1900
Villeroy & Boch, Niederlassung Schramberg produced this majolica plate between 1883 and 1900.


Maker's Mark from the Hollenberg Pony Express Station, 14WH316

Maker's Mark from the Hollenberg Pony Express Station, 14WH316
Date: 1864-1891
This dinner plate or platter was recovered from the 1991 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and volunteers at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station. This fragment of dishware was produced in Burslem, England, at the pottery of W. & E. Corn. The site, in Washington County, was the location of a pony express station, a post office, a blacksmith shop, and a farm with barns and other out buildings. The site, also a stop on the Oregon-California trail, was purchased by the Kansas Legislature in 1941 and is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historic Landmark.


Plate

Plate
Creator: Nagoya Potteries Shippo Kaisha
Date: between 1891 and 1921
This white porcelain plate has raised elements and is decorated with an image of a mountain, flowers and bamboo. The plate's mark, "SHOFU," indicates the Nagoya Potteries in Japan produced it between 1891 and 1921.


Serving plate

Serving plate
Creator: Stark, Shane
Date: 1976
Ceramic serving plate in the shape of Kansas, made of Kansas clay and wheat by art students from the University of Kansas for the nation's bicentennial year. Kansas Secretary of State (1966-1978) Elwill M. Shanahan commissioned students at the University of Kansas to make and present the plate to the members of the National Association of Secretaries of State at their annual conference in Dover, Delaware, from July 18-21, 1976; Shanahan was the organization's president at the time. This plate was made by students Damian Rowna and Shane Stark.


Strother Army Air Field plate

Strother Army Air Field plate
Creator: Sterling China Company
Date: between 1942 and 1945
The Sterling China Company produced this ceramic plate for the officer's mess at Strother Army Airfield in Kansas. Built in 1942 and located between Arkansas City and Winfield, Kansas, Strother Army Air Field was named after Captain Donald Root Strother, the first Army Air Force pilot from Cowley County killed in World War II. Ruby Winona Boory Diehl donated this plate to the museum in 1967. Mrs Diehl worked as a legislative reporter for the Associated Press and was the first woman to serve in the capital press corps. She lived in Winfield prior to her marriage to Clayton Carr Diehl in 1948.


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