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Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876
A letter from J. C. Jones of Junction City, Kansas, asks to organize a regiment at Junction City. A letter on October 3, 1874, from Cochran B. Taylor in relation to supplies. Additional correspondence is from S. Wolf and Bro. of Leavenworth, Kansas to C. A. Morris, Adjutant General, regarding prices of blankets. A telegraph on July 6, 1876, from Kansas Governor Osborn to H. T. Benson states he has obtained an order for one thousand improved guns.


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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
A letter on June 9, 1880, from Richard J. Gatling, provides Kansas Governor St. John the details of the Gatling gun and steps how States can procure the gun through the War Department. Accompanying the letter from Gatling is a price list of the Gatling Gun Company. A letter from J. R. Young, acknowledging the invitation from Kansas Governor St. John to General Grant to visit Topeka, Kansas. A letter from G. W. Glick requests the Governor create a report containing pardons and commutations granted by him to present to the Kansas State Legislature.


Lloyd Richard Woellhof

Lloyd Richard Woellhof
Date: Between 1943 and 1944
This photograph shows Lloyd Richard Woellhof with his mother Laura Mildred Woellhof in front of Clay County Community High School in Clay Center, Kansas. He served in the United States Navy Reserve during World War II ,as a radioman and gunner, and flew a Curtis SB2C Helldiver Dive bomber. On August 06, 1944 he died at the hands of Japanese forces on the island of Chichi Jima when his plane was hit by enemy fire.


Lloyd Richard Woellhof

Lloyd Richard Woellhof
Date: Bulk 1940-1943
These two photographs show Lloyd Richard Woellhof from Clay Center, Kansas. The first photograph shows Dick, as he was commonly called, in his football uniform. He played as a guard for the Clay County Community High School. The second image shows Dick after completing his basic training. He served in the United States Navy Reserve during World War II, as a radioman and gunner, and flew a Curtis SB2C Helldiver Dive bomber. On August 06, 1944 he died at the hands of Japanese forces on the island of Chichi Jima when his plane was hit by enemy fire.


Lloyd Richard Woellhof, telegram

Lloyd Richard Woellhof, telegram
Date: 1944
This telegram from the United States Navy Department is informing Laura Mildred Woellhof that her son Lloyd Richard Woellhof ,Second Class USNR, is missing in action. On August 06, 1944 he died at the hands of Japanese forces on the island of Chichi Jima when his plane was hit by enemy fire.


Palais de Justice, Bruxelles, Belgium

Palais de Justice, Bruxelles, Belgium
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 1, 1919
This photograph by Captain Hughes is of the Palais de Justice in Brussels, Belgium. It is the most important court building in Brussels and was the largest courthouse in the world. The photo was taken during the Army of Occupation time in 1919. Notice the long guns on carts in various spots through the courtyard. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Place de Brouckers; German 150mm short, Bruxelles, Belgium gun

Place de Brouckers; German 150mm short, Bruxelles, Belgium gun
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
While in Brussels, Belgium in 1919 with the Army of Occupation, Captain James Hughes photographed his friend Lewis de Mayer leaning on a German 150mm long gun (howitzer) in the Place de Brouckere. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Place de Palais Royale; German 220mm Short, Bruxelles, Belgium gun

Place de Palais Royale; German 220mm Short, Bruxelles, Belgium gun
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
While Captain Hughes was with the Army of Occupation in 1919, this German 220 mm Short Artillery Gun was on display in the Place de Palais Royale in Brussels, Belgium. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Smoky Hill Army Air Force Base, Salina, Kansas

Smoky Hill Army Air Force Base, Salina, Kansas
Creator: United States Army Air Forces
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows a gunnery instructor teaching a crew of B-29 gunners at the Smoky Hill Army Air Field in Salina, Kansas.


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