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1940 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas

1940 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1940
Photograph of the 1940 Senior Class of Lecompton Rural High School. Three rows of students are posed in front of the high school building. The names of the students are written on or above the students. The students have been identified as: Front Row: Delmar Barland, Calvin Conklin, Jack Collins, Joe Stauffer; Middle Row: Anthony Ice, Albert Norwood, Clayton, Dark, Billy Morris, Billy Hodson, Clare J. Colman; Back Row: Daisy Bair (teacher), Victorine Barland, Arloene DeKat, Helen Leslie, Ann Shields, Jane Potter, Phyllis Sanford, Virginia Eichman. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


A brief history of Caleb and Rebecca Harvey, missionaries in the Quaker Shawnee Mission in 1858

A brief history of Caleb and Rebecca Harvey, missionaries in the Quaker Shawnee Mission in 1858
Creator: Duvall, Dorothy
Date: August 23, 1940
This item, written by Dorothy Duvall, the granddaughter of Caleb and Rebecca Harvey, provides a four-page history of the Harvey's missionary experiences at the Quaker Shawnee Mission. Duvall explains that the Harvey's went to the Shawnee Mission in 1858 after leaving Springfield, Ohio. According to Duvall, Caleb Harvey was an agricultural teacher, and Rebecca Harvey "taught the girls household duties of every sort and how to sew."


A flock of sheep on the Sewell Tarr ranch in Comanche County, Kansas

A flock of sheep on the Sewell Tarr ranch in Comanche County, Kansas
Date: 1940
This is a photograph of a flock of sheep on the Sewell Tarr ranch in Comanche County, Kansas. Oliver Frank Tarr bought 10 or 12 head of ewes and one buck in 1936. Within two weeks, his father wanted to become a partner and he purchased the same number. From that point on they were parteners until Oliver Frank Tarr graduated from high school in 1940.


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.


Alpha Kappa Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi

Alpha Kappa Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi
Date: October 12, 1940
This is a panoramic photograph showing members of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi at regional meetings in Topeka, Kansas. Kappa Alpha Psi is a collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African American membership and was founded on January 5, 1911 at Indiana University at Bloomington. Alpha Kappa Alpha was the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African American college women. The sorority was founded on January 15, 1908, at Howard University in Washington, D.C.


Anton T. Boisen

Anton T. Boisen
Creator: Hiltner, Seward
Date: 1940
This is a photograph of Anton T. Boisen. He was regarded as a pioneer in promoting hospital chaplaincy and clinical pastoral education movements. He was born in Bloomington, Indiana in 1876 and died in 1965. See item number 223252 for a collection of his personal papers also available on Kansas Memory.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Union Station, Los Angeles, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Union Station, Los Angeles, California
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows U.S. sailors walking down a ramp at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Union Station in Los Angeles, California. Military trains are visible in the background.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach club #1535

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach club #1535
Date: Between 1936 and 1948
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coach club #1535. The car served as a buffet lounge on the Santa Fe's passenger train the Scout.


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 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows a U.S. army tank being loaded on an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company 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 Railroad Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows U.S. soldiers loading supplies into 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
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows U.S. troops moving supplies into boxcars aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company military train.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows U.S. army cooks preparing meals over a sand-bedded stove aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's military train.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger coach number 3071

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger coach number 3071
Date: Between 1936 and 1940
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger coach number 3071.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #1029

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #1029
Creator: Eldridge, D W
Date: April 23, 1940
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison & Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #1029 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The "Prairie" type locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featured a 2-6-2 wheel arrangement. It was scrapped for metal by 1956.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4004

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4004
Creator: Graves, Ralph L.
Date: October 06, 1940
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4004 in Enid, Oklahoma. This locomotive was manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1921 with a 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4028

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4028
Creator: Graves, Ralph L.
Date: February 11, 1940
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4028 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. The locomotive was manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1923 with a 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's train crew, Burlingame, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's train crew, Burlingame, Kansas
Date: 1940
This photograph shows a train crew standing in front of a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive in Burlingame, Kansas. "Roy Pardee" and "Josh Jones" has been written on the back.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
A black and white photograph showing Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's westbound freight train possibly pulling empty cars through the upper narrows between Victorville and Frost, California on the Rancho Verde lands. Two steam locomotives are pulling the train uphill.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Orange, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Orange, California
Date: Between 1938 and 1940
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Orange, California. The Mission Style structure, built in 1938, served as a passenger station until service was discontinued in 1971. Today, the depot houses a Ruby's Dinner.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train No 39

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train No 39
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train No 39 powered by a steam engine departing from an unidentified train yard.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company military train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company military train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows two army cooks handling supplies aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company military train. The railroad converted baggage cars into first class kitchens during World War II.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe employees cleaning carpets

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe employees cleaning carpets
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
AT&SF employees at the 18th St. coach yard, Chicago, Illinois, cleaning carpet. The carpets were cleaned weekly or up to three months depending on the service of the cars. After cleaning, they were placed in drying compartments.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's  FT 100 and steam locomotive# 2414, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's FT 100 and steam locomotive# 2414, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's FT 100 and steam locomotive #2414 at the Topeka shops in Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Amarillo, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Amarillo, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Amarillo, Texas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, North Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, Frank O.
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at North Topeka, Kansas.


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