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1939 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas

1939 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1939
Photograph of the 1939 Lecompton High School Senior Class. Two rows of the high school students are standing in front of the entrance to the high school. The identities of the students, from left to right, are as follows: Front Row: Arloa Summers (teacher), Maxine Goff, Mary Nelle Lasswell, Marie Cottrell, Florence Connole; Back Row: Ruby Webber, Lewis "Chic" Sale, George Simmons, Ira "Buddy" Wiedler, Doris Holloway (Susie Boydston was absent). Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


"A Movie" of the Story of Paw and Maw

"A Movie" of the Story of Paw and Maw
Creator: Brinkley, John Richard, 1885-1942
Date: 1939
The Story of Paw and Maw: "A Movie" is an illustration copied from Dr. Brinkley's Doctor Book. Dr. John R. Brinkley was an unothodox medical doctor and a pioneer in using the radio to publicize his views. This illustration refers to XERA, a radio station in Villa Acuna, Mexico.


Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission

Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission
Date: 1921-1939
This set of photographs represent different views of the East Building of the Mission. The East Buildling was used as the main and administrative building for the Mission as well as the first Territorial Legislature of Kansas in 1855. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission

Administration Hall, Shawnee Indian Mission
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: 1928-1939
This set of photographs represents the Main Building of the Mission that was used as the Administration Hall and the first Territorial Legislature of Kansas in 1855. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


A dream that has come true

A dream that has come true
Date: Between 1920 and 1939
"A Dream That Has Come True", Brinkley Hospitals from Dr. Brinkley's Doctor Book.


Agricultural implement models

Agricultural implement models
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
A photograph showing miniature models of agricultural implements made as part of the Work Progress Administration's Museum projects.


Anna Freud correspondence

Anna Freud correspondence
Creator: Freud, Anna, 1895-1982
Date: 1936-1971
These are handwritten and typed letters, mostly outgoing, from Anna Freud to Karl Menninger, Rudolph Ekstein, May D. Lee, and other Menninger Foundation staff. Anna Freud was the youngest child of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Topics include publishing and requesting reprints, visits (or apologizing for not visiting), professional organizations and conferences, comments and critiques on writings, family deaths, and greeting cards. Anna Freud came to the Menninger Clinic in Topeka on multiple occasions during the 1960s. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.


Annals of Shawnee Methodist Mission and Indian Manual Labor School

Annals of Shawnee Methodist Mission and Indian Manual Labor School
Creator: Caldwell, Martha B. (Martha Belle)
Date: 1939
These annals are a compilation of events concerning the Shawnee Methodist Mission year by year. The information was culled from a variety of sources. Most entries include a citation to the source. Thomas Johnson established the mission in 1830 near Turner in present Wyandotte County, Kansas. He also founded the Indian Manual Labor School, which operated in conjunction with the mission. It was moved to the Johnson County area in 1839 and the school operated until 1862. The Santa Fe and Oregon trails passed near the Johnson County location so travelers frequently stopped at the mission. The site housed the executive offices of the first territorial governor and the first territorial legislature met there. In addition to the Methodist mission, the Baptist and Quaker churches also operated missions for the Shawnee. These annals are the complete manuscript from which a condensed version was published by the Kansas State Historical Society in 1939.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose locomotive with an engine service employee climbing aboard.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
The photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company engine # 3460, also known as a Blue Goose, making a switch move. The shot is from behind or "going away" from the steam locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Blue Goose #3460 pulling a train of passenger cars.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Green Fruit Express (GFX)

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Green Fruit Express (GFX)
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1939
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's eastbound Green Fruit Express rounding Sullivan's curve at Cajon Pass, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flatcar

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flatcar
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows two soldiers posed with a tank a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flat bed car.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flatcar

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flatcar
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows three soldiers and a civilian securing a tank to an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's flatcar.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1942
This night view shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train as it prepares for its undisclosed destination.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1942
This black and white photograph shows troops waiting to unload tanks and other equipment from an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train. Two Jeeps are visible in the foregrounds.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows cooks preparing meals for soldiers on an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1942
This black and white photograph shows tank corps officers hastily boarding an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger cars at Camp Haan, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows soldiers cleaning their weapons while traveling on an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train transporting tanks through a railroad crossing.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: between 1939 and 1942
This black and white photographs shows troops with field equipment, some reading material and a few personal belongings board an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train. The train was loaded with tanks, field pieces and other vital equipment.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train that has halted for a brief water stop. The train crew conducts an immediate inspection to make certain all is well before resuming travel.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows U. S. service men playing pinball, listening to music, and enjoying other activities at a United Service Organizations (USO) inside the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Union Passenger Terminal at Los Angeles, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1941 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows a farewell kiss at the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal. The recruits are on board an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal, Los Angeles, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows service men playing cards and pinball at a USO room in the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger terminal in Los Angeles, California. Also visible are art posters on the walls, a woman seated at a desk with an American flag, and a woman offering a basket of loose cigarettes and stick matches to one of the card players.


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