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A. C. Griffith business card

A. C. Griffith business card
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A business card for dentist Dr. A. C. Griffith, D.D.S. His office was located on the second floor opposite the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) temple in Canton, Kansas.


A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A and B Drug Company on Broadway west of 10th Street in Marysville, Kansas. The sign on the side of the building also reads, "The Rexall Store, where you get what you call for." To the left of the drug store, a sign for W. H. Grindle's Dental Office is visible. Other businesses partially visible along the street include Electric Signs Talk, Isis Theatre, Exchange Bank, a shoe store, the City Bakery, a grocery store, another drug store, Independent Garage, and Pioneer Tire Service. A few people are visible walking on the sidewalks, and many automobiles are visible parked or driving along the street.


Between First and Third Avenue on the west side of Main Street in Ottawa

Between First and Third Avenue on the west side of Main Street in Ottawa
Date: 1898
Three views of the west side of south Main Street in Ottawa showing various store fronts plus five horse and buggy outfits and bicycles. The photos were donated by Ben Park.


Dental care, Kansas City, Kansas

Dental care, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
A young boy getting his teeth cleaned by a dentist in Kansas City, Kansas. This service was provided by the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food project.


Dental case

Dental case
Date: between 1871 and 1907
Rosewood case with metal hardware. Hinged lid plus three drawers, one on the front and one on each side. Side drawers include one secondary drawer each. The case contains a set of ivory-handled dental instruments (1951.19.2 to 95). Belonged to Dr. Eben Palmer (1846-1916). Palmer began praciticing dentistry in his native Ohio in 1871, and relocated with his family to Jackson County, Kansas in 1881. He remained in practice in Jackson County until his retirement in 1907.


Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas

Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas
Date: Between 1887 and 1889
This pamphlet titled The Neosho County Advertiser was published by Dr. H. C. Perdue, M. D., in Erie, Kansas. It contains approximately 50 pages of descriptions of medical cures and other advertising. Descriptions of Dr. Perdue's Ague Cure and other medical treatments are on pages 2-28, and other advertisements are on pages 29-49, plus the inside and outside of the back cover. Besides information on Dr. Perdue's medical practice, there are numerous advertisements for drug stores. Drug stores listed in the advertisements (and their town locations, all in Kansas) include: Palace Drug Store, Erie; Ira Steinberger Drug Store, Erie; New City Drug Store, Erie; Dr. C. E. Steadman, Druggist, Osage Mission; I. N. Wherrett General Merchandise and Drugs, Vietsburg; M. Devine, Druggist, Osage Mission; Baldwin House Drug Store, Thayer; W. R. Kramer, Druggist, Chanute; John McCarthy, Druggist, Galesburg; and Mrs. Samuel Whelpley, Druggist, Morehead. Druggists listed as references for Dr. Perdue include Charles H. Eaton and J. T. Brown, both of Erie. Other businesses and professions advertised include attorneys, real estate agents, merchants, banks, doctors, clothing stores, millinery and dress making stores, grocery stores, jewelry stores, candy stores, cigar stores, meat markets, bakeries, livery stables, abstracters, tree nurseries, buggy harness stores, carpenters, hardware stores, fur dealers, barber shops, lumber companies, monument dealers, dry goods, dentists, hotels, and furniture stores.


Fraternal ribbon

Fraternal ribbon
Creator: Whitehead & Hoag Company
Date: 1900
Member ribbon from the 29th Annual Meeting of the Kansas State Dental Association in Topeka, May 3-5, 1900. Gold on white. Member badge at top and circular button with the State Seal at center. Made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey.


John Henry "Doc" Holliday

John Henry "Doc" Holliday
Date: Between 1880 and 1887
A photo of John Henry "Doc" Holliday who practiced dentistry at Dodge City and had his office in the Dodge House. Holliday saved Wyatt Earp's life in 1878 and they became life long friends.


Kansas Avenue, Liberal, Kansas

Kansas Avenue, Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1928 and 1938
This photograph shows a street scene of Kansas Avenue in Liberal, Kansas. Although they are only partially visible, there are signs for at least three drug stores among the businesses in this picture. Starting from the left side, the first sign is for Taylor's Drugs. The next sign reads, "Dr. Beaty, Dentist, X-Ray." Another drug store sign is visible after that, then a sign for the Stoner Jewelry Company. Other signs on the left side of the street are less visible in the background. On the right side of the street, the sign for the Warren Hotel is visible, and farther in the background, to the left of the sign, another drug store and soda sign is partially visible. Other signs on the right side of the picture include a theater marquee, signs advertising Blatz Milwaukee Beer and Budweiser, and a sign reading, "Department Stores" on the far right. Many automobiles are visible along the street, and several people are also visible along the street.


Kansas circa '90

Kansas circa '90
Creator: Pierce, Jeff
Date: 1974
This film depicts the life a young boy in Kansas in the 1890s. Filmed in the old Kansas Historical Society museum, the film portrays a dentist, photographer, blacksmith, and printer, and addresses the Kansas statehouse, Dodge City and cow towns, railroad expansion, the mechanization of agriculture, public schools, coal mining, salt mining, labor organizations, the Dalton Gang, Populism, and a diphtheria epidemic. The film was produced by The Junior League of Topeka, Inc.; The Channel 11 Club of Topeka; and the Extramural Independent Study Center, Division of Continuing Education, University of Kansas. The film was copyrighted by the University of Kansas and is provided by permission.


Lucy B. Hobbs Taylor

Lucy B. Hobbs Taylor
Date: 1903
A portrait of Lucy B. Hobbs Taylor, the first woman to receive the Degree of Doctor in Dental Surgery.


Lucy Hobbs Taylor

Lucy Hobbs Taylor
Date: Between January 01, 1860 and December 31, 1870
Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor graduated from the Ohio College of Dentistry in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second dental school in the world, as the world's first fully-trained woman dentist. In 1867 Lucy and her husband moved to Lawrence, Kansas, where they both practiced dentistry for more than forty years.


Lucy Hobbs Taylor's diploma

Lucy Hobbs Taylor's diploma
Creator: Ohio College of Dentistry
Date: February 1866
This is Lucy Hobbs Taylor's diploma from Ohio College of Dentistry. In 1866 she became the first woman in the world to receive a doctorate in dentistry. She married Civil War veteran James Myrtle Taylor and began to teach him dentistry. The couple moved to Lawrence in 1867 and established a joint practice. The Taylors purchased an empty lot in Lawrence (now 809 Vermont Street) and built a combination office and residence. Here they created one of the most successful dental practices in Kansas. They built a home on Ohio Street and moved their practice to a commercial building at 8th and Massachusetts streets. A year after her husband died in 1886, Taylor retired and devoted her time to charity and social causes, namely women's rights.


Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas

Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This photograph shows an exterior view of the Kramer Drug Store amidst many other stores along Main Street in Ottawa, Kansas. Other business signs visible along the street include New Idea Ready-to-Wear Millinery, The Bonita Gift Shop, Gloria Beauty Salon, Florsheim Shoe Store, and Dr. W. C. Harding, Dentist. There are several men, a boy, and a few girls visible walking along the sidewalk.


Men [and women] of Kansas

Men [and women] of Kansas
Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: 1905
This volume is a collection of portraits of Kansas business owners, professionals, public officials, and politicians in 1905. Despite its title, this volume does include women also. The women included are physicians, osteopaths, and educators. The professions covered include: educators, clergy, lawyers, bankers, real estate, life insurance, lodge officials, architects, postmasters, physicians, dentists, artists, telephones, utilities, merchants, manufacturers, osteopathy, U.S. marshals, government officials, editors and publishers, railroads, military, and photographers. A name index begins on page 633 and it is also reproduced under Text Version below.


Painless Romine advertisement

Painless Romine advertisement
Date: 1912
Advertisement for Painless Romine, a Topeka dentist. The ad was copied from a lantern slide.


Paul Getto video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

Paul Getto video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Getto, Paul
Date: August 31, 2006
Paul Getto enlisted in the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1946. He worked as a dentist in Alabama. Apparently, he did not serve overseas. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on Aug 31, 2006, Getto talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He was born in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1917 and graduated from high school there. He came to Kansas University to college because his brother Mike was an assistant football coach at KU in 1935. After college he attended Kansas City Western Dental School (now part of the University of Missouri). He married his wife Winnifred in 1942. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Samuel Reader lanternslide

Samuel Reader lanternslide
Creator: Reader, Samuel J.
Date: between 1866 and 1913
Hand painted lanternslide depicting a dentist's office, inside a handmade wood frame. Slide depicts a man having a tooth pulled by a dentist. The slide can be manipulated so the dentist appears to yank the tooth with a forceps. Part of a collection made by Samuel Reader between 1866 and 1913. Reader was a Kansas farmer who was active in the early Topeka community. He built two homes, served in the Civil War, and wrote in a diary nearly every day for 64 years. Reader began painting slides in 1866 and continued throughout much of his life, holding magic lantern shows for the local community in his house and at church.


Street scene, Wamego, Kansas

Street scene, Wamego, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
These black and white post cards show two views of the same store fronts on a block on the main street in Wamego, Kansas. The business are identified from, (L to R), The Kansas Agriculturist, J.M. Boy's Drugs and Medicines, and the Farmers State Bank. To the left of The Kansas Agriculturist is a dentist's office.


Trade card

Trade card
Creator: Thompson, Alton Howard
Date: 1880
Trade card announcing a change of address for A.H. Thomspon, D.D.S. to 237 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, effective April 15, 1880. One-sided, black on white. On the reverse of the card in pen is a numbered list of songs.


Veterinary Dentist Claims Examination Unfair

Veterinary Dentist Claims Examination Unfair
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to veterinary dentists. Correspondence is sent by Dr. W. Smith of Wichita, Kansas which the Governor's office will transfer the matter to Dr. Wolfe. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


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