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1935 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas

1935 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1935
Photograph of the 1935 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School. Three rows of students are posed at the entrance of the high school. The students have been identified as: Front Row: Ruth Norwood, Dorothy Wolfe, Eugene Harding, Dorothy Armstrong, Ruth Morriss; Middle Row: Ray Scott, Pearl Slusser, Henrietta Slavens, Chester Gibbens; Back Row: Clifford Brass, Earl Goodrich, Katheryn Weatherby (teacher), Russell Sehon, Homer McClanahan. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


19th Annual Convention of the National Association of Colored Women

19th Annual Convention of the National Association of Colored Women
Creator: Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946-
Date: July 21-26, 1935
This panorama shows attendees of the convention of the National Association of Colored Women held July 21 to July 26, 1935. The signs on the building read "Mount Zion Temple" and "Mt. Zion Settlement School of Music, Kathleen Forbes." This appears to be Mt. Zion Congregational Church on E. 55th Street and Central Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, where the organization held its 19th annual convention in 1935. Two women to the left side of the photo wear nursing uniforms. Three other women hold signs reading "Con" (presumably Connecticut), "Illinois," and "Ohio."


A Dust Cloud Rolling Over the Prairies (near Hugoton, Kansas)

A Dust Cloud Rolling Over the Prairies (near Hugoton, Kansas)
Creator: Stovall Studio
Date: April 14, 1935
This is a photograph of a dust cloud rolling over the prairie near Hugoton, Kansas. Southwest Kansas was among the hardest hit areas during the Dust Bowl. Dust storms, such as the one depicted here, could blow for a full day, coating everything in their path with a layer of dirt. It was taken by the Stovall Studio in Dodge City, Kansas on Sunday April 14, 1935. It is labeled #3.


AT & SF Railway oil can

AT & SF Railway oil can
Date: between 1935 and 1955
Tin oil can painter silver, used by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, probably to oil parts on steam locomotives. It was part of the Charles "Bud" Goebel collection, which was housed in the Burlingame depot from 1963 until 1981.


Aerial view of Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Aerial view of Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: 1935
An aerial view of Garden City, Kansas. The photograph also shows the only sugar factory located in Kansas.


Aerial view of flood waters in Manhattan, Kansas

Aerial view of flood waters in Manhattan, Kansas
Date: 1935
This is an aerial view showing flood waters from the Kansas River in downtown Manhattan, Kansas.


Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor
Date: October 18, 1935
This photograph captures Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon, (1887-1987), talking on the phone while fulfilling his gubernatorial duties.


Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor
Date: 1935
This is a portrait of Alfred Mossman Landon, (1887-1987), who was Kansas Governor from 1933 to 1937.


Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor, with wife Theo and children

Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor, with wife Theo and children
Creator: International News Photos, Inc
Date: December 2, 1935
This photograph represents Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon outside the governor's mansion with his wife Theo, and three children, Peggy, Nancy and John, during his campaign for Republican Presidential nomination in 1936.


Alfred Mossman Landon and family

Alfred Mossman Landon and family
Creator: International News Photos, Inc
Date: 1935
This photograph portrays Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon with his family at the governor's mansion in Topeka, Kansas. The photograph may have been taken during his unsuccessful run as Republican nominee in the 1936 President race against President Franklin Roosevelt.


A living example of our problem in soil conservation

A living example of our problem in soil conservation
Creator: Works Progress Administration Indian Program
Date: 1935
This image, part of the New Deal Indian Program scrapbook compiled by the Works Progress Administration, depicts a gully created by severe erosion. Erosion such as this depleted the soil of its nutrients and decreased fertility, and blowing soil contributed to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: June 7, 1935
This photograph shows aviator Amelia Earhart on a parade float at a homecoming parade in Atchison, Kansas. A native of Atchison, Kansas, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. Earhart set a record flying solo across the Atlantic in her Lockheed Vega. She made the 14-hour, 56-minute flight from Newfoundland to Ireland in May 1932. Earlier, she had been the first woman to cross the Atlantic as a passenger in a plane.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: June 7, 1935
This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.


Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls

Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls
Date: August 19, 1935
This photograph shows Amelia Earhart Putnam and Laura Houghtaling Ingalls, descending from a TWA "Sky Chief" airplane that stopped briefly at the municipal airport in Wichita, Kansas. The two female aviators were headed for Los Angeles, California.


Amelia Earhart at a homecoming celebration in Atchison, Kansas

Amelia Earhart at a homecoming celebration in Atchison, Kansas
Date: June 1935
This is a photograph showing Amelia Earhart speaking at a homecoming celebration in Atchison, Kansas.


An act relating to crimes and penalties

An act relating to crimes and penalties
Creator: Kansas. Legislature
Date: 1935
With the capital punishment law repealed in 1907, the Kansas Legislature made several unsuccessful attempts at reinstatement in 1927, 1931, and 1933. In 1935, the legislature succeeded in reinstating the death penalty with House Bill 10. This bill file includes several different versions of the bill. The final version of the bill prescribes the punishment of death or life imprisonment for persons convicted of first degree murder. The bill allows the jury trying the case to decide the form of punishment. Although Kansas abolished the death penalty in 1907, no executions by state authority had occurred since 1870. See also, "Punishment for Murder in the First and Second Degree," Laws of Kansas, 1935, Chapter 154.


An act relating to crimes punishable by death

An act relating to crimes punishable by death
Creator: Kansas. Legislature
Date: 1935
With the capital punishment law repealed in 1907, the Kansas Legislature made several unsuccessful attempts at reinstatement in 1927, 1931, and 1933. In 1935, the legislature succeeded in reinstating the death penalty with House Bill 10. A companion bill, House Bill 11 (1935), prescribed hanging as the method for inflicting the death penalty in all cases. The bill also provided for the executioner, the time and place of execution, and cases of insanity, pregnancy, and escape. Although Kansas abolished the death penalty in 1907, no executions by state authority had occurred since 1870.


Andrew Gayden farm house near Dunlap, Kansas

Andrew Gayden farm house near Dunlap, Kansas
Date: 1935
These are two photographs of the Andrew Gayden farm house near Dunlap, Kansas.


Approaching Dust Storm 5 mi Away - Western Kansas

Approaching Dust Storm 5 mi Away - Western Kansas
Creator: Stovall Studio
Date: April 14, 1935
This approaching dust storm is five miles away. The photograph was taken near Hugoton, Kansas, on April 14, 1935, by the Stovall Studio, Dodge City, Kansas. It is labeled #1.


Approaching Dust Storm in Middle West

Approaching Dust Storm in Middle West
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: 1935
This is a view of an approaching dust storm somewhere on the southern Plains. The photograph was taken by Frank D. ("Pop") Conard, a well known photographer in Garden City, Kansas. Dust storms, such as this one, rolled over the the southern Great Plains from 1932-1936, removing top soil from agricultural lands and prompting important changes in agricultural practice. The image is labeled #24 Conard.


Approaching dust storm

Approaching dust storm
Creator: Stovall Studio
Date: 1935
A postcard view of a huge wall of dust approaching a farm during the Dust Bowl period. The photograph was possibly taken in Ford County, Kansas.


Approaching dust storm in the middle west

Approaching dust storm in the middle west
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: 1935
This is a postcard showing an approaching dust storm in western Kansas.


Approaching dust storm in the middle west

Approaching dust storm in the middle west
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: 1935
This is a postcard showing an approaching dust storm in western Kansas.


Approaching dust storm in the middle west

Approaching dust storm in the middle west
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: 1935
This is a postcard showing an approaching dust storm in western Kansas.


Arthur Capper, Alfred Mossman Landon, and Henry A. Wallace

Arthur Capper, Alfred Mossman Landon, and Henry A. Wallace
Creator: Associated Press
Date: March 26, 1935
This photograph represents Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon in the center with United State Senator Arthur Capper on the right and Henry A. Wallace on the left in the office of the Secretary of Agriculture. The meeting took place on March 26, 1935 to discuss their plan for controlling dust storms in the Mid-West.


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