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34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Creator: Harden, Homer Thomas, 1882-1939
Date: October 20, 1925-October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the attendees of the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church building.


34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Date: October 20 - October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the delegates to the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church.


Aaron Lanning and Sarah Emma Lanning with their grandchildren

Aaron Lanning and Sarah Emma Lanning with their grandchildren
Date: 1925
This is a photogrpah showing Aaron Lane Lanning holding Merrill Dean Athon and Sarah Emma Lanning holding Ruth Madeline Maxwell.


Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of west Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1925
An aerial view showing the location of West Hills and Prospect Hills residential subdivisions in Topeka, Kansas. The subdivisions are located west of Gage Boulevard, south of the Kansas River, east of Fairlawn Road, and north of Sixth Avenue. This photograph was taken prior to the construction of Interstate I-70.


Allen County fair exhibits, Allen County, Kansas

Allen County fair exhibits, Allen County, Kansas
Date: 1925
Here are several photographs of exhibits at the 1925 Allen County fair. Exhibits are for a music company, the Iola Creamery, Northrup Lumber Company, Krannich Battery Service (radios), Paul Klein, Lumber, and one unidentified business showing pianos and phonograph record players.


All the world watches Dayton

All the world watches Dayton
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 16, 1925
A political cartoon titled "All the World Watches Dayton" that was featured in the Topeka Daily Capital on July 16, 1925. This political cartoon is centered around the trial of John Scopes, a high school teacher from Dayton, Tennessee, who was arrested for teaching the evolutionary theory developed by Charles Darwin.


American Legion Auxiliary, Cimarron, Kansas

American Legion Auxiliary, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: 1925
This photograph shows members of the American Legion Auxiliary in Cimarron, Kansas. They are displaying a trophy.


"Ape war" to high court

"Ape war" to high court
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 22, 1925
This headline appeared in the Topeka Daily Capital and shows local reaction to the Scopes "monkey" trial on the teaching of evolution in schools. This image highlights the headlines only.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Newton, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Newton, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: August 1925
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Newton, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company offices, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company offices, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 18, 1925
This souvenir program published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company is announcing the formal opening for the new general office building at Ninth and Jackson Streets in Topeka, Kansas. The program gives a brief history of the Santa Fe Company and the history of the four general office buildings in Topeka.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe tie treating plant, National City, CA

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe tie treating plant, National City, CA
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 18, 1925
This image shows railroad ties being removed from the treating plant. They are being pulled by Porter Steamer #32. The photograph was taken at the AT&SF National City (CA) tie treating plan on January 18, 1925.


A traveling group of entertainers from Sharon Springs at Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas

A traveling group of entertainers from Sharon Springs at Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1925
A traveling group of actors from Sharon Springs, Kansas perform at Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas in June 1925.


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.


Baseball team, McLouth, Kansas

Baseball team, McLouth, Kansas
Date: 1925
This is a photograph of the McLouth baseball team from 1925. The photo includes the caption, "N.E. Kans. Champs - 25." The team defeated a semi-professional team from Leavenworth, bolstering its regional championship claim. Team members are identified as follows: (back row, left to right) -- Ted Gentry, Ed Schmidt, John Winfrey, John Cass, Howard Chapman, "Dutch" Earl Chapman; (front row, left to right) -- Hobart Herries, Rollie Laster, Elgie Jones, Jess Laster, Galen White.


Better Wheat Special on the Santa Fe

Better Wheat Special on the Santa Fe
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: June 8 -13, 1925
This poster provides the schedule for a Santa Fe railroad demonstration train titled "Better Wheat Special." It was travelling through Texas June 8 through June 13, 1925. It was a cooperative venture of the Santa Fe, Texas A. & M. College, and the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association. Speakers from these organizations were listed on the poster and they would give presentations at the various stops. J. F. Jarrell, Manager of Agricultural Development for Santa Fe helped organize the train and he was one of the speakers.


Boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas

Boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1925-1926
A book illustration showing the boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.


Brockway school buses

Brockway school buses
Date: 1925
View of Brockway school buses waiting outside Protection, Kansas school.


Burlesque Edition Journal of the House

Burlesque Edition Journal of the House
Date: February 29, 1925 (sic)
This is a satirized edition of the Journal of the Kansas House of Representatives. The author warns "this is not to be taken seriously, or all at once." Representatives are mocked with names like Mr. Finnyfan, Mr. Nuthing, and Mr. Squeaker. The publication date is listed as February 29, 1925, which did not exist because 1925 was not a leap year.


Can't fix women's wages

Can't fix women's wages
Date: July 11, 1925
The Kansas Court of Industrial relations is not empowered to determine minimum wage for women and minors in industry reads an article in the Kansas City Star. The constitutional right of the Industrial Court to fix wages continued for several years following the creation of the Court by a special session of the Kansas Legislature in 1921. Challenged by the Topeka Packing Company and the Topeka Laundry Company in the United States Supreme Court, the court was declared unconstitutional in 1925.


Carl Hanson farm, Logan County, Kansas

Carl Hanson farm, Logan County, Kansas
Date: 1925
This photograph shows a pile of harvested corn on the Carl Hanson farm in Logan County, Kansas.


Catharine Wright

Catharine Wright
Date: 1900-1925
These photographs show Catharine Bratton Wright as a baby and as a young woman. She married William C. Menninger in 1925. They had three sons, Roy Wright, Philip Bratton, and William Walter. All three sons continued the Menninger Clinic in Topeka. The clinic was established in 1919 by Dr. C. F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Will and Dr. Karl.


Central Congregational Church yearbooks

Central Congregational Church yearbooks
Date: 1916-1925
These are yearbooks of the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, containing the names and addresses of members and a directory of officers and organizations, such as the Mary Sheldon Missionary Society and Altruist Club. Financial reports and receipts, as recorded by the treasurer, and membership statistics, including marriages and deaths, are included.


Charles Collins, prisoner 8827

Charles Collins, prisoner 8827
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: 1925
This photograph shows, Charles "Choc" Collins, prisoner 8827, of Cowley County, Kansas. He was convicted as an accessory to the crime after the fact and sentenced to one - five years. Collins was received into the Kansas State Penitentiary on February 12, 1925 and discharged December 18, 1928.


Child Rider in the 1925 Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas

Child Rider in the 1925 Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1925
In this photograph a young boy in a patriotic top hat rides a pony decked out with a kaffir corn saddle blanket, ready for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade through El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Children's parade, Dighton, Kansas

Children's parade, Dighton, Kansas
Creator: Kirch, William
Date: August 06, 1925
This is a photograph of a children's parade and Chautauqua entertainers on a business street in Dighton, Kansas.


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