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13th Officers Bridge Club, Hawaii

13th Officers Bridge Club, Hawaii
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 6, 1922
Captain Hughes' photos from the time he was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii provides a lens into the life of an officer. This photo taken June 6, 1922, is of the 13th Field Artillery Officers' Bridge Club. Notice the formality of both the men's uniforms and women's dresses. After Captain Hughes' assignment at Motor Transport School, Camp Holabird, Maryland, he had applied for a position in the Regular Army. He was accepted in September 1920 and assigned to a post at Ft. Lewis, Washington as a Battery Commander of the 13th Field Artillery. In October he was transferred to the Battery Commander Headquarters for the 13th Field Artillery at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hughes and wife, Mabel, along with the children moved to Hawaii and remained there until September of 1923. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Albert Thompson Jr., World War I soldier

Albert Thompson Jr., World War I soldier
Date: January 19, 1922
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 Albert Thompson Jr. (1894-1919). He was born in Oklahoma and died on July 16, 1919, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shop employees, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shop employees, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1922
A photograph showing car shed workers posed outside of a building at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shop, Topeka, Kansas. This photograph was taken immediately after the 1922 strike.


Atlas of Marshall County, Kansas

Atlas of Marshall County, Kansas
Creator: Anderson Publishing Company
Date: c1922
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. The Farmers' Directory is by township and lists the wife and children.


Atlas of Nemaha County, Kansas

Atlas of Nemaha County, Kansas
Creator: Anderson Publishing Company
Date: 1922
This atlas contains maps of the townships of the county and maps of the state, the United States and the world. Farmers directories are listed by township, there is an analysis of the system of U.S. land surveys.


Automobile float at the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas

Automobile float at the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1922
This photograph shows an automobile float ridden in by several men and women for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade in El Dorado. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Baseball team from Clay Center, Kansas

Baseball team from Clay Center, Kansas
Date: 1922
The Clay Center baseball team is featured in this photograph from 1922. Many of the individuals are named on the back, but their positions within the photo are not specified. The only individual who can be placed with certainty is pitcher William Bert Hart, of Westmoreland, who is kneeling in the middle row, second from the right. Bert Hart was a well-known semi-professional baseball player in northern Kansas during the 1910s and early 1920s. Other named individuals include: "Rube" Miller - scorer; Basil Rankin - umpire; "Puss" Musselman - outfielder; Norm Price - first baseman; "Ding" Burton - catcher; Dave Hobletsel - catcher; "Hook" Fletcher - pitcher; Lloyd "Skimmer" Hogue - outfielder; Jackie Delp - infielder; Brady Cowell - infielder; Cappy Cowell - outfielder; and, Bill Musselman - outfielder. In 1920, Bert Hart and "Skimmer" Hogue also were teammates on the Beloit Leaguers salaried team which claimed the "independent state championship of Kansas."


Baseball team in Hoyt, Kansas

Baseball team in Hoyt, Kansas
Date: 1922
This photograph shows the Hoyt baseball team in Hoyt, Kansas. Players are identified through inscriptions on the image itself, and also from a note glued to the back of the frame holding the photograph. In the back row are (l to r): Jeff Williams; Harry Hozel (c); Jim Sparks (mgr); L. Boies (ss); and George Tolin (umpire). In the middle row are (l to r): Jess Root (1b); Billy Beck (c); Russ Warner (p); and Dick O'Brien (lf). Seated in the front row are (l to r): Jack Preston (c); Ole Hudson (p); Kenneth Boies (cf); Ira Kirkwood (3b); and Oliver Raymond.


Basketball team, De Soto, Kansas

Basketball team, De Soto, Kansas
Date: 1922
An informal portrait of the members of the girl's basketball team at De Soto High School in De Soto, Kansas. One girl holds a basketball labeled "D.H.S."


Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas

Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas
Creator: C. T. American Art Colored
Date: 1922
This is a postcard showing the Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas.


Biennial report of the Boys Industrial School, 1922

Biennial report of the Boys Industrial School, 1922
Creator: Kansas. State Board of Administration
Date: 1922
The Kansas State Reform School, also known as the Industrial School for Boys, was established in 1879 by a legislative act that appropriated $35,000 for the erection of buildings, etc., in Topeka, Kansas. Control and supervision of the school was placed in the hands of the Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. The school was located 3 miles north of the capitol building on an original tract of 170 acres that was given by the city of Topeka. The west wing of the main building was opened on June 1, 1881. The school taught boys the rudiments of useful employment as a means of supporting themselves after being discharged from the facility. The boys learned, among other things, tailoring, shoe and harness making, woodworking of various kinds, baking, and printing. Listed in this item is the superintendent's report and general statistics. Also included are individual accounts of the students and their circumstances before coming to the school.


Charles Dee Seward, World War I soldier

Charles Dee Seward, World War I soldier
Date: 1922
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 Charles Dee Seward. Charles died in France from an airplane crash on April 6, 1918. He was the first man from Neodesha to lose his life in WW I and reportedly the first Kansan to die in the war. The Seward-Ayars Post of the American Legion in Neodesha was named in his honor.


Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway coal chute in McFarland, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway coal chute in McFarland, Kansas
Creator: Hill, F.W.
Date: 1922
Photograph of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway coal chute in McFarland, Kansas. The chute held 400 tons of coal and 20 tons of sand.


Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway stockyards in McFarland, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway stockyards in McFarland, Kansas
Date: 1922
Photograph of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway stockyards in McFarland, Kansas.


Children working in Kansas beet fields

Children working in Kansas beet fields
Date: 1922
This photograph shows children working in a Kansas beet field. According to the notation on the back of the photograph, this image appeared in William H. Cape's thesis, Child Labor in Kansas, completed in 1948.


Christian and Ellen Nicholson with their granddaughters

Christian and Ellen Nicholson with their granddaughters
Date: 1922
This is a photograph of Christian and Ellen Nicholson and their granddaughters Velda (sitting) and Elma (seated). The parents of the granddaughters were Elmer and Christina (Randall) Nicholson. The photograph was probably taken on the Nicholson farm in Decatur County, Kansas.


Coach Richard "Dick" Hanley

Coach Richard "Dick" Hanley
Date: 1922
This black and white photograph taken from a glass plate negative shows Coach Richard " Dick" Hanley. A graduate of Washington State and a United States Marine he played football for both institutions before accepting the position as head football coach, on September 1, 1922, at the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. During his first year as coach, he introduced the team to a new system of football and football training which resulted in a season record of eight wins and two losses.


Court of Industrial Relations annual reports

Court of Industrial Relations annual reports
Creator: Kansas. Court of Industrial Relations
Date: 1920-1924
These annual reports of the Kansas Court of Industrial Relations include legal cases and opinions, overviews of industrial conditions, financial statements, factory inspections, accidents, laws, employment services, and state mine inspections. The Kansas legislature created the Court of Industrial Relations by special legislation in January 1920 following a series of coal strikes in Southeast Kansas. The court's purpose was to resolve labor disputes between labor organizations and employers and it caused considerable debate throughout the United States. The United States Supreme Court declared the court unconstitutional in 1923. The Kansas Public Service Commission succeeded the court in 1925. Volumes 1(1920), 2(1921), 3(1922), 4(1923), and 5(1924) are included. The Court had 3 judges each session and the following served as judges at various times: W. L. Huggins, Clyde M. Reed, George H. Wark, Jas. A. McDermott, John H. Crawford, Henderson S. Martin, and Joseph Taggart.


Cow, sow and hen train

Cow, sow and hen train
Date: 1922
Demonstration trains like this represented an alliance between railroad companies, agricultural scientists and, manufacturers to promote settlement, improve farm management, and market commercial farm products. A typical train had room for lectures, display modern farm machinery, contain livestock, and also had space to accommodate sleeping quarters and a dining area. These trains were advertised through posters and newspaper articles. Many people would gather at the local train station waiting for the train to stop. The public was invited to board and then stay for the next half hour or so for demonstrations. Speakers included T.J Talbert, L.E. Call, J.B. Fitch, C.W. McCampbell, W.A. Lippincott, N.L. Harris, F.P. Cruice, and J.F. Jarrell.


Cow, sow and hen train

Cow, sow and hen train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: May 13, 1922
This circular, distributed by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, announces the arrival of the "Cow, Sow & Hen" demonstration train at Osage City. The flyer identifies the speakers and topics and especially invites women to attend. Demonstration trains such as this one represented an alliance between railroad companies, agricultural scientists, and manufacturers to promote settlement, improve farm management, and market commercial farm products. The railroad's Agricultural Development and Publicity Office managed the trains.


Dairy, swine and poultry special

Dairy, swine and poultry special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: March 13, 1922
This is the itinerary for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad farm demonstration train on dairy, swine, and poultry. The list includes descriptions of railroad cars and equipment, program for each stop, purebred sire exchange, and the division of costs between the Kansas Agricultural College of Manhattan, Riley County, and the Santa Fe Railroad. Demonstration trains such as this one represent an alliance between railroad companies, agricultural scientists, and manufacturers to promote settlement, improve farm management, and market commercial farm products. The railroad's Agricultural Development and Publicity Office managed the trains.


Diamond Head from SS Maunakea, Hawaii

Diamond Head from SS Maunakea, Hawaii
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: [Date unknown]
This photo of Diamond Head, a volcano on the island of Oahu, was taken by Captain Hughes from the SS Mauna Kea. In the early 1900s Diamond Head was used as a strategic military lookout. After Captain Hughes' assignment at Motor Transport School, Camp Holabird, Maryland, he had applied for a position in the Regular Army. He was accepted in September 1920 and assigned to a post at Ft. Lewis, Washington as a Battery Commander of the 13th Field Artillery. In October he was transferred to the Battery Commander Headquarters for the 13th Field Artillery at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hughes and wife, Mabel, along with the children moved to Hawaii and remained there until September of 1923. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden

Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden
Date: 1922
This is a photograph of Dr. C. F. and Flo V. Menninger in their peony garden at 17th and Plass in Topeka, Kansas.


Duck Hunt, Caldwell, Kansas

Duck Hunt, Caldwell, Kansas
Date: 1922
A sepia colored photo of two hunters and their results from a successful duck hunt in Caldwell, Kansas. The hunters left to right: E.A. Detrick and Harry Wanerke hunted for two days and shot 100 ducks which are visable draped along their vehicle.


Edgewood Park swimming pool, Topeka, Kansas

Edgewood Park swimming pool, Topeka, Kansas
Date: June 27, 1922
This sepia colored panoramic shows a view of children and adults at the Edgewood Park swimming pool in Topeka, Kansas.


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