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Baseball team, Iola, Kansas

Baseball team, Iola, Kansas
Date: 1925
This black and white photograph shows members of a men's baseball team from Iola, Kansas.


Blackfeet Indian Chiefs

Blackfeet Indian Chiefs
Creator: Palenske Photo; Burlington, KS
Date: Between October 27, 1926 and October 30, 1926
Blackfeet Indian Chiefs at dedication of Haskell Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas.


Bullfight

Bullfight
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a panoramic photograph showing a bullfight possibly in Dodge City, Kansas. Kansas Memory item 213572 contains a photograph of a bullfight in the same arena.


Bullfight

Bullfight
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing a bullfight possibly held in Dodge City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are three bullfighters. If you look closely, the bullfighter shown jumping over a bull was inserted later by the photographer. People watching the bullfight are seated in a stadium with wooden walls and bleachers. Kansas Memory item 309511 contains a view of a bullfight in the same arena.


First football game on Wyandotte Field in Kansas City, Kansas

First football game on Wyandotte Field in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: 1929
A photograph showing the first football game on Wyandotte Field, located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. The Westheight Golf Clubhouse is visible in the upper righthand corner.


Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1921
This black and white photograph shows a football game between the University of Kansas and Missouri at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. The stadium, named in memory of the students who fought and died during World War I, is located at the north base of Mt. Oread on the campus of the University of Kansas. When the facility opened on October 29, 1921, seating consisted of only an east and west section of bleachers. In 1925, a section of seats were expanded southward. Two years later in 1927, a north section of bleachers were added to create a horseshoe shape to the stadium.


Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Unviersity of Kansas News Bureau
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a view of Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The stadium, named in memory of the students who fought and died during World War I, is located at the north base of Mt. Oread on the campus of the University of Kansas. When the facility opened on October 29, 1921, seating consisted of only an east and west section of bleachers. In 1925, a section of seats were expanded southward. Two years later in 1927, a north section of bleachers were added to create a horseshoe shape to the stadium.


Glenn Cunningham

Glenn Cunningham
Creator: D'Ambra, Duke
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
Glenn V. Cunningham, 1909-1988, one of the premiere milers in the 1930s, is shown running as a member of the University of Kansas track team. Born in Atlanta, Kansas, seven year old Cunningham and his thirteen year old brother, Floyd, received severe burns in a schoolhouse fire in 1917. Floyd died of his injuries two weeks later. Although Glenn's physician said he would never walk again, with rehabilitation and personal determination he recovered to become one of the nation's greatest milers. Between 1932 and 1934, Glenn won the Big Six indoor track titles and participated in the 1932 and 1936 Olympics. In 1938, Cunningham became the world's fastest miler as he set a new indoor record at Dartmouth College. In 1978, he was named the outstanding track performer in the 100-year history of Madison Square Garden, and, in 1979, he was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.


Haskell Institute stadium dedication, Lawrence, Kansas

Haskell Institute stadium dedication, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: Between October 27, 1926 and October 30, 1926
A group of Native Americans at the dedication of Haskell Institute's stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. The man in the top row, second from right, is Two Guns White Calf, who was the model for the Indian head buffalo nickel. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University. When this photograph was taken in 1926, Haskell Institute provided education and vocational training to Native American students at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.


Horse racing, Wichita, Kansas

Horse racing, Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1908
Photograph showing a horse race at the fair grounds in Wichita, Kansas.


Indian warriors at dedication of Haskell Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas

Indian warriors at dedication of Haskell Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Palenske Photo; Burlington, KS
Date: October 27, 1926-October 30, 1926
Photograph of Indian warriors at the dedication of Haskell Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.


Kansas. The land of golden horizons

Kansas. The land of golden horizons
Date: Between 1940 and 1960
This pamphlet lists the many attractions Kansas has to offer. A number of photos can be seen covering various subjects, from Kansas agriculture to Kansas' strides in technology.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject stadiums - trains

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject stadiums - trains
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Subjects in this part of the collection include stadiums, stockyards, studios, theaters, and trains.


The University of Kansas memorial

The University of Kansas memorial
Creator: University of Kansas
Date: Between 1921 and 1930
This booklet was devoted to educating the public on the Memorial Campaign that was underway at the University of Kansas. This campaign's task was to finance and complete two Memorial structures, the Memorial Stadium and the Kansas Union, and to place on the campus a statue of the late Dean James Woods Green. The booklet lists the names of University of Kansas students and graduates who died in World War I. It contains statements from E. H. Lindley, Chancellor of the University, and Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, Director of Athletics, about the need for the structures but also the memorial nature of the efforts.


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