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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.


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.


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 and Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling the Cajon Pass through Alray, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling the Cajon Pass through Alray, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
Photograph of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling through the Cajon Pass through Alray, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe passenger train No. 12, The Chicagoan, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe passenger train No. 12, The Chicagoan, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company passenger train, No. 12, The Chicagoan, passing through Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ardmore, Oklahoma

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


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Bradford, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: June 13, 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Bradford, Kansas. It was on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Alma District, at mile post 13.4.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Coolidge, Kansas
Date: 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Coolidge, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado
Date: July 1, 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and the El Otero Hotel in La Junta Colorado. This sandstone and frame structure completed in 1895 was later demolished in 1953. It was replaced by an ultra-modern station on September 9th, 1954.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado
Date: 1920s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House and the El Otero Hotel in La Junta, Colorado. The sandstone and frame structure was completed in 1895 with additions in 1907 and 1921. The Harvey House closed June 24, 1948. The building was demolished in August of 1953 to make way for an ultra-modern station and facility.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and El Otero Hotel, La Junta, Colorado
Date: July 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Fred Harvey House, and the El Otero Hotel in La Junta Colorado. This sandstone and frame structure completed in 1895, with additions in 1907 and 1921. The Harvey House closed June 24, 1948. The building was demolished, in August of 1953, to make way for an ultra-modern station and facility.


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

Atchison,Topeka and 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 and Santa Railway Company depot in Sweetwater, Texas.


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

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


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

Atchison, Topeka and 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 and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Sweetwater, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's CTX freight train at the Cajon Pass near the San Bernardino Mountains in California.. The train had daily scheduled runs to Texas and other eastern points.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's coaling tower, Trindad, Colorado.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's coaling tower, Trindad, Colorado.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 17, 1953
This series of four photographs shows the destruction of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's coaling tower at Trinidad, Colorado.


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

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's switch engine #2301, Calwa, CA.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1953 and 1969
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and 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 and Santa Fe Railway Company yard, Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company yard, Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
This photograph shows O. Stewart as he squirts journal oil into the journal box of a rail car at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's hump yard at Argentine, Kansas. The original configuration of the west hump contained pits that allowed journals to be oiled while the cars were in motion over the hump. A car inspector pit was located directly beneath the hump track to allow a visual inspection to be made of the underframe.


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