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Boston Corbett's personal documents

Boston Corbett's personal documents
Date: 1855-1886
Personal documents belonging to Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth following President Lincoln's assassination. Corbett moved to Kansas in 1878 and lived in a dugout near Concordia, Kansas. In 1887, Corbett was given the position of assistant doorkeeper for the Kansas House of Representatives in Topeka. However, when he brandished his pistol during a session of the legislative that same year, he was arrested and sent to an insane asylum. In 1888, he escaped and his whereabouts remained unknown until his presumed death. Documents include his Y.M.C.A. membership cards, signed checks, baptism certificate, a hatmaker's traveling card, and his naturalization certificate dated June 19, 1855.


Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen traveling card

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen traveling card
Date: 1902
This is a Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Traveling Card for Edward Brown. It includes his location (Osawatomie, Kansas) Lodge No. 65, names of the master and secretary, and a general description of Edward Brown's size, height, and hair color. Founded in 1883, by the time of its merger with three other railroad labor unions to form the United Transportation Union in 1969, it had the greatest membership of any of the operating railroad brotherhoods.


Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen traveling card

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen traveling card
Date: 1913
This is a Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Traveling Card for Edward Brown when he was president of Lodge NO. 65 in Osawatomie, Kansas. He had been a switchman on the railroad for ten years in 1913. Founded in 1883, by the time of its merger with three other railroad labor unions to form the United Transportation Union in 1969, it had the greatest membership of any of the operating railroad brotherhoods.


Join the "fight for freedom" N.A.A.C.P membership campaign

Join the "fight for freedom" N.A.A.C.P membership campaign
Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
A membership envelope for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.).


Order of Railroad Telegraphers pass

Order of Railroad Telegraphers pass
Date: January 01, 1908-December 31, 1908
Order of Railroad Telegraphers pass issued to R.F. Andrews.


Whizzo the Clown birthday club card

Whizzo the Clown birthday club card
Date: between 1970 and 1986
Paper membership card for the Birthday Club sponsored by Whizzo the Clown. Whizzo was a character created by Frank Wiziarde, a children's entertainer in Kansas City, Kansas. He was best known for his children's television show that aired on local stations in Kansas City and Topeka from 1954 to 1987. Wiziarde was born in Westmoreland, Kansas in 1916 and soon joined his family's traveling circus act. In the late 1940s Wiziarde transitioned to broadcasting, but merged the two professions to entertain children.


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