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196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicoper pad in South Korea

196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicoper pad in South Korea
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
Here are two photographs showing the 196th Field Artillery Battalion's helicopter pad. The ridge in the background contained the Kansas Line, a secondary defense line in case the North Koreans and Chinese broke through the front line. Minefields covered the hills leading to the ridge. These photographs were taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas after the armistice was signed.


196th Field Artillery Battalion airstrip and observation plane in South Korea

196th Field Artillery Battalion airstrip and observation plane in South Korea
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
This is a photograph showing the 196th Field Artillery Battalion's airstrip and observation plane in South Korea after the armistice was signed. The photograph was taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas.


45th Infantry Division's quad 50 caliber anti-aircraft half track

45th Infantry Division's quad 50 caliber anti-aircraft half track
Creator: Timken, Frank Darrell
Date: Between 1953 and 1954
This is a photograph of the 45th Infantry Division's quad 50 caliber anti-airraft half track. They were in place to provide defense for the 196th Field Artillery Battalion located on the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea after the armistice was signed. The photograph was taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas.


Aerial view of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, 1953

Aerial view of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, 1953
Date: 1952
This aerial view shows the construction of the C.F. Menninger Memorial Hospital. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded the Menninger Clinic for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention in Topeka in 1925.


Airmail Special Letter: Robert Carter to Mckinley Burnett

Airmail Special Letter: Robert Carter to Mckinley Burnett
Date: March 31, 1953
Attorney Robert Carter acknowledges receipt of a copy of a letter from McKinley Burnett sent with an enclosed memo from Superintendent of Topeka Schools, Kenneth McFarland. Carter advises Burnett that if the McFarland proceeds in this (possible dismissal of Negro teachers) he would immediately initiate a court action. Carter further advises that he would be in Des Moines and that he would be happy to meet any teachers who have received "these notices."


Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication at Manhattan, Kansas. Mayor Richard Dean Rogers was involved in building the airport.


Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of Mayor Richard Dean Rogers with United States Senator Frank Carlson and other dignitaries at the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas.


Alpha Kappa Alpha bracelet

Alpha Kappa Alpha bracelet
Date: 1953
Silver metal charm bracelet of the shield and symbols of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Kappa Alpha is a traditional black sorority. This bracelet was a souvenir of 1953 National Convention of the AKA Sorority and was worn by Mamie Williams at local meetings and at Boule 1953-1956.


Anni Daubner, cousin of Anna Rehak Pichler

Anni Daubner, cousin of Anna Rehak Pichler
Date: 1953
A photograph of Anni Daubner, cousin of Ann Rehak Pichler. Anni came from Germany and arrived in Yale, Kansas on November 21, 1951. For several years she worked at Anna Pichler's restaurant, Chicken Annie's Original, in Frontenac, Kansas.


Arthur Bird Hittle photographs

Arthur Bird Hittle photographs
Date: 1882-1953
This series of photographs includes an individual photograph of Arthur Bird Hittle as a baby and young adult, a portrait of him with his wife Rosalie Hittle, and an image of him with three other men in uniform. Arthur Bird Hittle is the brother of Anna Hittle Rings.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's box car no. 11292

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's box car no. 11292
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Jan 1953
This photograph is of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's box car 11292, Bx 64, with a 'Ship and Travel Santa Fe all the way' slogan and DF [Damage Free] logo visible


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's icing machine, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's icing machine, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: June 4, 1953
The label on the back of this photograph contains the following description: "The mechanical icing machines of the Santa Fe at work on a potato train in the Argentine yards, Kansas City. One car can be iced in approximately 30 second by these mechanical marvels, thus helping to speed the valuable produce eastward to market." The cars in the photograph contain the Santa Fe logo, SFRD (Santa Fe Refrigerator Dispatch, a subsidiary of Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company, and Grand Canyon Line. The photograph was taken in the Argentine yards by Frank E. Meitz.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigeration car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's refrigeration car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Nov 1953
A view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway refrigeration car MTC (mechanical temperature controlled), SFRD 3175.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3872

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3872
Creator: Krambeck, W.
Date: May 16, 1953
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3872 near Belen, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4114

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #4114
Date: 1953
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam engine #4114 with a local freight train on Wakarusa hill, south of Wakarusa, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #664

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #664
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 22, 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #664, with a wheel arrangement of 2-8-0, en route to Los Angeles, California.


Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine #2301, Calwa, CA.

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine #2301, Calwa, CA.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1953 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's switcher engine #2301, a American Locomotive Company 600 horsepower high hood switcher, at Calwa, California. The switch engines or switchers were used to assemble and disassemble trains but were not used for long hauls.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, LaManda Park, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, LaManda Park, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in LaManda Park, California. The wooden structure was located at the intersection of East Walnut Street and North San Gabriel Boulevard in Pasadena, California. The station appeared in the 1946 movie "It's A Wonderful Life!" but was eventually demolished in 1953.


Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas

Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 24, 1953
These two photographs show the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Railway Company depot in Sweetwater, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas
Date: September 24, 1953
These photographs show the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Sweetwater, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Sweetwater, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 24, 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Sweetwater, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway tanker car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway tanker car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 1953
A view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway tanker car, number 98137.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #251 climbing the Cajon Pass in California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #251 climbing the Cajon Pass in California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
Photograph of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #251 climbing the Cajon Pass in California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #258 climbing Cajon Pass in California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #258 climbing Cajon Pass in California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
Photograph of ATSF locomotive #258 climbing Cajon Pass in California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway's rail yards in San Bernardino, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway's rail yards in San Bernardino, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: March 17, 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway yards in San Bernardino, California. Also visible are railway shops located to the left and a depot on the right of the rail yards.


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