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1000 B-29's

1000 B-29's
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date: 1945
This article, published in the March 1945 edition of the Boeing Magazine, covers the completion of the 1,000 B-29 Superfortress in Wichita, Kansas.


A.L. Foster to the manager of Kelly's Hotel in Iola, Kansas

A.L. Foster to the manager of Kelly's Hotel in Iola, Kansas
Creator: Foster, A.L.
Date: March 09, 1945
In this letter, from A.L. Foster of the Chicago Urban League to the manager of Kelly's Hotel in Iola, Kansas, details Foster's experiences at the hotel in the winter of 1945. Foster, a passenger on a bus from Ft. Scott to Wichita, was asked to sit in the rear section of the restaurant solely because he was an African American.


Allan H. Hand to Pauline D. Beatty

Allan H. Hand to Pauline D. Beatty
Date: December 15, 1945
This letter is from Allan H. Hand, Trustee & Liquidation Agent for the Petroleum Industry War Council, Washington. D.C. to Mrs. Pauline D. Beatty, Petroleum Industry War Council, Washington, D.C. Hand is notifying Mrs. Beatty that the Petroleum Industry War Council has been dissolved and that her service as office manger will no longer be required.


Annual Morris County 4-H Judging School

Annual Morris County 4-H Judging School
Date: 1945
In this photograph, 4-H boys judge hogs at the Annual Morris County Judging School. Approximately 500 boys attended this school. This photograph was included in the Chase County Extension Office Annual Report, 1945.


Arneburg with German soldiers across the water

Arneburg with German soldiers across the water
Date: May 1, 1945
A photograph taken during World War II in Arneburg, Germany. German soldiers in boats are visible across the water.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey dining room, Los Angeles, CA

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey dining room, Los Angeles, CA
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1945
This photograph shows soldiers who were returning from the South Pacific and en route to separation centers eating at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey dining room at the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, Los Angeles, CA.


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 commissary building, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's commissary building, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's commissary building, at Eighteenth Street and Coach Yards, in Chicago, Illinois. In the foreground dinning cars can be seen on the loading platforms.


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
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 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 passenger car, Camp Haan, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger car, Camp Haan, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1945
This black and white photograph shows soldiers in an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger car after boarding at Camp Haan, California.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's troop train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1945
This black and white photograph shows a pullman porter assisting soldiers returning from the South Pacific aboard an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's troop train.


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 steam engine 1802

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe steam engine 1802
Creator: Goebel, Charles, 1898-1987
Date: November 18, 1945
A photograph of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe steam engine 1802 pulling a troop train near Belva, Oklahoma.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1950
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop at 21st and Purple Streets in Chicago, Illinois. The shop was equipped to make all repairs to diesel-electric locomotives.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops
Date: Between 1945 and 1955
This photograph shows employees leaving the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops. Two people did not have their heads captured in the photograph.


Battle of North Borneo

Battle of North Borneo
Creator: United States Navy
Date: June 10, 1945
This black and white photograph shows American and Australian troops making a surprise landing during the Labuan Island-Brunei Operation of World War II.


Board

Board
Date: 1945
Round wooden panel used to support the Foucuault pendulum suspended from the inner dome of the Kansas State Capitol. The Foucault pendulum was installed at the Capitol on November 15, 1945 by Dr. George W. Davis of Ottowa. The orginal pendulum weighed 105 pounds, although its weight was eventually increased to 205 pounds. It was suspended by a 163 foot long piece of number 14 wire. The pendulum's motion was started each morning by custodian L.D. Robinson, and it swung in a 14 foot arc.


Bob Hope playing golf at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas

Bob Hope playing golf at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: 1945
This is a photograph showing Bob Hope and other golfers playing in the Bob Hope Tourney at the Topeka Country Club in Topeka, Kansas.


Boeing B-29 Bomber

Boeing B-29 Bomber
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date: 1945
View of a Boeing B-29 Bomber in flight.


Boeing B-29 Bomber

Boeing B-29 Bomber
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date: 1945
View of a B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight.


Boeing B-29 Bomber

Boeing B-29 Bomber
Creator: Boeing Airplane Company
Date: 1945
View of a Boeing B-29 Bomber on the runway.


Boeing B-29 Superfortress Production in Wichita

Boeing B-29 Superfortress Production in Wichita
Date: 1941-1945
Final assembly line point in Wichita for the completed Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers ready for delivery to the United States Air Force during World War II.


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