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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Waverly, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Waverly, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: July 04, 1959
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Waverly, Kansas. The structure was located on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Burlington District mile post 22.8.


Chester Milton Cellar, World War I soldier

Chester Milton Cellar, World War I soldier
Date: 1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Chester Milton Cellar, Company A, 108th Infantry, 27th Division.


Football helmet

Football helmet
Creator: Schutt Sports
Date: between 1995 and 2001
Black plastic football helmet with orange facemask used by players at Waverly High School in Waverly, Kansas. The bulldog is the Waverly High School mascot. The school played 11-man football until it transitioned to 8-man in 2002. This helmet was worn with both game and practice uniforms and was reconditioned by Circle Group in 2001 and approved by NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment). The team won the 8-man Division II state championship in 2005 and the 8-man Division I state championship in 2006.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1990-1992
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Talmage and ending with Zurich. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Talmage, Talmo, Tasco, Tescott, Topeka, Toronto, Tribune, Troy, Tyro, Ulysses, Uniontown, Utica, Valley Falls, Vassar, Vinland, Virgil, Volland, Wakarusa, Walnut, Wamego, Washington, Waterville, Wathena, Waverly, Weir, Weskan, Westfall, West Mineral, Westmoreland, Westphalia, Wheaton, Wheeler, White Cloud, Whitewater, Whiting, Wichita, Williamsburg, Winchester, Windthorst, Winoa, Worden, Yates Center, Yoder, and Zurich. Photos of courthouses are included for several communities. Some of the photos of communities show churches, grain elevators, water towers, parks, public/government buildings, railroad depots and tracks, and residences. There are aerial photographs for Valley Falls and interior photographs of the Columbian Theater in Wamego. There is a folder for Weston, Missouri, in this group of materials.


Leo Glenn Swogger Sr. Collection

Leo Glenn Swogger Sr. Collection
Creator: Swogger, Sr., Leo Glenn
Date: Bulk 1918 - 1958
This collection describes World War I experiences of Leo Glenn Swogger through letters written home between 1918 and 1919, and letters written to his children in 1958 that describe some aspects of his military service. The letters describe daily activities in detail while serving in the war. He spent time at Camp Funston, Kansas, and in Camp Mills, New York, before being shipped overseas. By June 22, 1918, he was in France. He served as a scout and in combat. He was wounded and was sent to a hospital in Paris. He describes learning to speak French and the French people, especially the "mamzelles." As he is preparing to return home, he discusses his plans for the future. The collection contains five letters written by Glenn's father, J. (John) S. Swogger to Glenn Sr. covering his daily activities while serving as Reverend at the Oakland Presbyterian Church in Topeka, Kansas. Also included in the collection, is one letter from his mother, and several postcards from "Berth", someone he met in France as the letter is a combination of English and French.


Model of Buick sedan

Model of Buick sedan
Creator: Kooken, Harold
Date: between 1929 and 1932
Wood and tin automobile model of a Buick sedan. Car has movable parts. Harold Kooken of Waverly, Kansas, made this model. Kooken made car models from scraps found on his grandmother's farm. He took up model making as a way to pass time during childhood due to a heart condition that limited physical activity. Kooken and a friend also made a detailed model of a Cord automobile. It was taken to a Detroit auto show in 1932 and seen by a General Motors staffer who was impressed with the work. Kooken was hired by the company, and is alleged to have helped design the 1934 Chevrolets.


Model of Chevrolet Roadster

Model of Chevrolet Roadster
Creator: Kooken, Harold
Date: between 1929 and 1932
Wood and tin model of a Chevrolet Roadster from the 1929-1932 period. Car has movable parts. Harold Kooken of Waverly, Kansas, made this model. Kooken made car models from scraps found on his grandmother's farm. He took up model making as a way to pass time during childhood due to a heart condition that limited physical activity. Kooken and a friend also made a detailed model of a Cord automobile. It was taken to a Detroit auto show in 1932 and seen by a General Motors staffer who was impressed with the work. Kooken was hired by the company, and is alleged to have helped design the 1934 Chevrolets.


Olive Ann Beech

Olive Ann Beech
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This is an informal portrait of the "First Lady of Aviation," Olive Ann Beech (1903-1993), co-founder and President of the Beech Aircraft Corporation, standing by a Beechcraft Bonanza (Model 35) airplane. Beech was born and raised on a farm south of Waverly, Kansas. She attended business college in Wichita and worked for the Travel Air Manufacturing Company in Wichita, before marrying Walter H. Beech on February 24, 1930. In 1932, they co-founded the Beech Aircraft Corporation. After her husband's death in 1950, Beech assumed the position of president of the corporation, and was named its chairman emeritus after her retirement in 1982. She brought the company through fifty years of growth from the Staggerwing Biplane to Skylab and from ten employees to ten thousand. Her other honors include: Woman of the Year (1951); Kansan of the Year (1958); and nomination to the NASA Space Shuttle Study Committee (1971).


Olive Ann Beech

Olive Ann Beech
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
This is a photograph of Olive Ann Beech, wife of Walter H. Beech. She was born and raised on a farm south of Waverly, Kansas. Olive Ann attended business college in Wichita and worked for the Travel Air Manufacturing Company in Wichita. She married Walter H. Beech on February 24, 1930. In 1932, they co-founded the Beech Aircraft Corporation. After her husband's death in 1950, Olive Ann assumed the position of president of the corporation and was named its chairman emeritus after her retirement in 1982. She brought the company through fifty years of growth from the Staggerwing Biplane to Skylab, and from ten employees to ten thousand. Her other honors include: woman of the Year (1951); Kansan of the Year (1958); and nomination to the NASA Space Shuttle Study Committee (1971).


Photo album of Lottie Luella Norris

Photo album of Lottie Luella Norris
Date: 1927-1932
A photo album from Luella Lottie Norris, long-time educator in Strong City, Kansas. Lottie was a graduate of Emporia State Teachers College where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Education. She was an elementary school teacher from 1928 until her retirement in 1973, the last seven years of her career were spent with the Beloit Unified School District No. 273. Photos include school floats, a church building in Cottonwood Falls, industrial buildings, train wreck west of Strong City, flooding near the Cottonwood Bridge, a ranch view, and many photographs of Luella's students. Many of the student images have separated from their photo album holdings, the names of the students are on the photo album pages but there is no identification on the actual student photographs. Also included in the album is a photograph of a highway near Cassoday, Kansas; Waverly, Kansas during the summer of 1929; and 2308 Buchanan St. in Topeka, Kansas.


Plat book, Coffey County, Kansas

Plat book, Coffey County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1901
This atlas provides plat maps of each township within Coffey County, Kansas as of 1901. It includes the names of landowners, a patrons' directory, and detailed plats of all townships in the county.


Plat of Waverly station grounds, Waverly, Kansas

Plat of Waverly station grounds, Waverly, Kansas
Creator: Southern Kansas Railway
Date: May, 1887
Plat of the Southern Kansas Railway Company station grounds in Waverly, Kansas.


Ralph Moody Cellar, World War I soldier

Ralph Moody Cellar, World War I soldier
Date: 1920
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Ralph Moody Cellar, Navy.


Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee

Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee
Creator: United Service Organization
Date: 1941
This item details the amount of contributions to the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) from cities and counties in Kansas during 1941. Totaling almost $90,000, the U.S.O. campaign in Kansas was quite successful and helped support a number of services for Americans serving in uniform during World War II. The report lists the contributions by city and the nature of the fund raising. There was a campaign in movie theaters that raised almost $9,000 from 84 cities. The list includes the names of the theaters. Local newspapers, which provided publicity, are often listed as well. The members of the local U.S. O. committees are listed, occasionally.


Robert Wilson Blow, World War I soldier

Robert Wilson Blow, World War I soldier
Date: 1920
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Robert Wilson Blow, Signal Corps. Robert died in Bordeaux, France on January 25, 1919.


Santa Fe lime special

Santa Fe lime special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1928
The Lime Special was operated by the Santa Fe Railway in cooperation with the Kansas State Agricultural College and the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. It was scheduled to operate July 9--17, 1928. Five cars of exhibits were available along with a series of lectures. The quote at the bottom of the poster was "MORE LIME, MORE LEGUMES, MORE CROPS, MORE PROFIT."


Standard atlas of Coffey County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Coffey County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1919
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication, a map of the state, United States, and world. It has illustrations, portraits and photographs of homes.


Temperance history correspondence

Temperance history correspondence
Date: 1905
Correspondence sent and received by members of the Kansas State Temperance Union, primarily Rev. W. L. Dexter, secretary, Robert Norris, secretary, Julian K. Codding, lawyer, and William T. Jones, solicitor. Correspondents include Elizabeth P. Hutchinson, president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Rev. Purley A. Baker, superintendent of the American Anti-Saloon League, Mary Evelyn Dobbs, Rev. Charles W. Whorrall, and William H. McCamish, assistant attorney general of Wyandotte County. Included in this correspondence are several signed petitions to members of the U.S. Senate from citizens in Arkansas City, Kirwin, and Abilene asking them to vote against the Hamilton Bill which they argue "would annul the solemn pledge of the Government to protect the Indians against the introduction and sale of intoxicants in the Indian territory." Some financial records are also included, such as a report from the finance committee for the previous year, ending February 15, 1905, and receipts and disbursements by month, signed by financial manager S. H. Pitcher. Although Kansas was the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors in 1880, the law was largely unenforced.


Vester Troy Weiss, World War I soldier

Vester Troy Weiss, World War I soldier
Creator: Weiss, Vester Troy
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Vester Troy Weiss, Battery E, 30th Field Artillery, 10th Division. Weiss died from pneumonia on January 2, 1919.


Waverly, Kansas

Waverly, Kansas
Date: August 21, 1911
This postcard shows a birdseye view of Waverly, Kansas. The town is located north of Burlington, Kansas in Coffey County.


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