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800 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

800 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 20, 1918
This black and white photograph shows the businesses along the 800 block of Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.


Albert G. Boone to Thomas Nesbit Stinson

Albert G. Boone to Thomas Nesbit Stinson
Creator: Boone, Albert G.
Date: January 16, 1860
Albert G. Boone, writing from Westport, Missouri, to Thomas N. Stinson, described his unsuccessful efforts to sell a printing press for Stinson. Boone suggested that Stinson contact "Free Statemen" with whom he was on good terms to see if they could help him sell it. Boone added a postscript to the letter asking about the prospects of a treaty with the Pottawatomie.


All industrial disputes affect the public

All industrial disputes affect the public
Date: June 11, 1921
This bulletin issued by the publicity committee of the printing crafts is part of a series of publications issued during the Topeka printers strike. The strike centered around a dispute over the forty-four hour week between trade union printers, employers, and a newly formed association of employed printers. Trade union printers and employers agreed that a newly proposed forty-four hour week would take effect on May 1, 1921. The new printers association did not agree to the forty-four hour week. This resulted in a dispute between the two groups of printers.


Alphabetical correspondence, C-E

Alphabetical correspondence, C-E
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also a few letters from different people concerning Canada and Arbor Day. The correspondents discussed various topics including laws and policies, the Exoduster movement, publications, newspaper articles, asking for documents (i.e.- the Kansas Constitution), the Cooper Institute, and government officials. There are many letters responding with gratitude for Governor Glick's help or response as well. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, U-W

Alphabetical correspondence, U-W
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens as well as U.S. government offices to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There is also a letter from the President of the United States office. The correspondents discussed various topics including cases, congress, immigration/international affairs, stocks, coal, publication/newspaper articles, and requests for surveys/aid/visits. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Atchison city directory and business mirror for 1859-60

Atchison city directory and business mirror for 1859-60
Creator: Sutherland & McEvoy
Date: 1859
This was the first city directory published for Atchison, Kansas. In addition to advertisements, a street directory, and information about various civic institutions in Atchison, it also contained an historical sketch of the city written by Dr. J. H. Stringfellow, one of Atchison's "earliest pioneers." Some women are listed in the directory if they operated a business such as a boarding house, if they had a job, or, apparently, if they were widowed or unmarried. The "business mirror" section listed individual businesses grouped by the type of business or profession. The appendix included a listing of city and county officials.


August 1886

August 1886
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: August 1886
These letters, dated August 1886, are from various individuals to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters cover many topics including requests for information and documents, pensions, resignations, reports, farming, soldiers/soldiers home, publications/newspapers, electric light, republican convention, jail and convicts, immigration, and political matters.


August 1888

August 1888
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: August 1888
These letters, dated August 1888, are from various individuals to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters cover many topics including publications/newspapers, salaries, bills/No Man's Land laws, livestock issues, geological matters, schools, political matters, railroads, companies, and resignations. Kansas Governor John Martin succeeded G. W. Glick in 1885. By 1889, conditions gave way to severe drought and an economic recession.


Authors' receptions at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Authors' receptions at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1986-1994
Photographs from various receptions in honor of the many publications by Menninger staff. The Menninger Clinic remains one of the primary North American settings supporting psychodynamically informed research on clinical diagnosis, assessment, and treatment.


Award for the Menninger Perspective

Award for the Menninger Perspective
Date: 1989
The Menninger Perspective was awarded the International Association of Business Communicators Golden Quill Award in 1989. The Perspective is a journal published for contributors to and members of Menninger. It educates the public on issues of mental health, treatment, and research.


Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas. The legend at the bottom of the image identifies churches, schools, banks, a printing office, a hotel, a flour mill and wagon shops. The business district is very distinct. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad ran through the town. The inset in the middle bottom depicts the Peabody Library. There is a race track in the upper left area of the lithograph. It was drawn by D. D. Morse in 1878 and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bits of history, Topeka Typographical Union No. 121

Bits of history, Topeka Typographical Union No. 121
Creator: Topeka Typographical Union No. 121 (Kan.)
Date: January 1901
This document presents a brief history of the Topeka Typographical Union. Established in 1869, the Topeka Union gave up its charter in the 1870s (possibly 1876) but reorganized in 1882. This document summarizes some of the history and provides a list of members in 1874, 1886, delegates from 1870-1901 and a list of members in 1901.


Bob Butler, Rossville, Kansas

Bob Butler, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1960
In this photograph, Bob Butler is working at The Shawnee County Reporter's printing press in Rossville, Kansas, in November 1960. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


Caldwell Weekly Advance

Caldwell Weekly Advance
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Interior view of the Caldwell Weekly Advance newspaper shop showing men using a printing press and one man holding a copy of the newspaper. The Caldwell Weekly Advance newspaper was published in Caldwell, Kansas.


Capper building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a postcard showing the Capper building in Topeka, Kansas.


Capper building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This colored postcard shows the Capper building located at Eighth and Jackson Streets in Topeka, Kansas. The building, made of Bedford stone, terra cotta, and reinforced concrete, housed Capper Publications which published a number of newspapers including the "Farmers Mail and Breeze" and the "Topeka Daily Capital".


Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: North American Post Card Co.
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard of the Capper building, which was located at 8th and Jackson in Topeka, Kansas. The Capper building housed Capper Publications, owned by Arthur Capper.


Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Boeger, Paul
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A photograph showing the Capper Building located at 8th and Jackson, Topeka, Kansas. This building housed Capper Publications, which published newspapers and was owned by Arthur Capper.


Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A photograph showing the interior of the Capper Building, located at 8th and Jackson, Topeka, Kansas. The building housed Capper Publications, which published newspapers and was owned by Arthur Capper.


Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1950
A photograph showing the Capper Building, located at 8th and Jackson, Topeka, Kansas. This building housed Capper Publications and was owned by Arthur Capper.


Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Building, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Willard, Frank G.
Date: 1908
A photograph showing the Capper Building, which housed the Capper Publications. This building was located at 8th and Jackson in Topeka, Kansas.


Capper building, Topeka, KS

Capper building, Topeka, KS
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This colored postcard shows Capper Publications and its founder Arthur Capper. Located at Eighth and Jackson Streets in Topeka, Kansas, the building was made of Bedford stone, terra cotta and reinforced concrete. It housed Capper Publications which published a number of newspapers including the "Farmers Mail and Breeze" and the "Topeka Daily Capital."


Capper building, Topeka, KS

Capper building, Topeka, KS
Creator: Dougherty's, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This sepia colored postcard shows the Capper building located at Eighth and Jackson Streets in Topeka, Kansas. The building of Bedford stone, terra cotta and reinforced concrete, housed Capper Publications which published a number of newspapers including the "Farmers Mail and Breeze" and most notably "Topeka Daily Capital".


Capper Buliding, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Buliding, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A photograph showing nine automobiles lined up in front of the Capper Building at 8th and Jackson, Topeka, Kansas. Information on the photograph indicates the autos were used to haul Big C "See" party from Wichita to Topeka.


Capper Publications staff in Topeka, Kansas

Capper Publications staff in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: 1929
This is a photograph showing employees posed in front of the Capper Publications building. Publisher and United States Senator Arthur Capper is in the front row, second from the left.


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