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Activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee

Activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee
Date: 1976
These five snapshots show various activites of the Shawnee County, Kansas, American Revolution Bicentennial Committee.


A field flooded after a rain, Greeley County, Kansas

A field flooded after a rain, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1976
A playa, or temporary lake, flooded after a rain, September 29, 1976. This photograph shows the southwest quarter of Section 16, T19S, R40W, Greeley County, Kansas, looking toward the northeast.


American Legion baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas

American Legion baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas
Date: 1976
This photograph from 1976 shows the Post 160 American Legion baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas. The team finished first in the West division of the American Legion Tri-District League. Pictured in the front are (l to r): Brett Hamilton; Alan Cunningham; Roger Page; and, Craig Cox. In the middle are (l to r): Mike Kruger; Bob Bowers; Shawn Saia; Duane Martinek; Greg Marney; and, Chuck Ross. In the back are (l to r): Kent Hamilton (coach); Mark Elliott; Jon McCormick; Ron Martinek; Carl French; Jerry Dolezilek; and, Lon Kruger (manager). Digital reproduction of the photo was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Bicentennial 5702, near Hector, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Bicentennial 5702, near Hector, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1976
This slide shows the ATSF Bicentennial 5702 with trailer and flat cars, traveling near Hector, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's bicentennial locomotives

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's bicentennial locomotives
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1976
This colored slide shows five Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company locomotives with the special bicentennial paint work They are units 5701 through 5705.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Gainsville, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
This slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Gainsville, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wynnewood, Oklahoma

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wynnewood, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Wynnewood, Oklahoma.


Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company train, Topock, Arizona

Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company train, Topock, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1976
This colored slide shows an Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company train with piggy back containers on flat cars crossing the Colorado River in Topock, Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel locomotive servicing pits

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel locomotive servicing pits
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1976
A slide of ATSF diesel locomotive servicing pits.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo Bridge

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo Bridge
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 1976
This 1976 photograph shows a Santa Fe eastbound freight train crossing the Canyon Diablo bridge in Arizona. It is near the town of Canyon Diablo which is now a ghost town.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe manifest freight train along with a Santa Fe truck

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe manifest freight train along with a Santa Fe truck
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1976
A slide of an ATSF manifest freight train along with a Santa Fe truck in the foreground.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe map of the Santa Fe railway system

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe map of the Santa Fe railway system
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: August 1976
A slide of the ATSF railway system which covers the midwest, south, southwest, and western portions of the United States.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe tool house

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe tool house
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1976
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway tool house used by track section gangs. Location unknown. Each section gang was assigned a certain number of track miles to maintain.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yard office

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yard office
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
A 1976 slide of a Santa Fe yard office which handled all functions for the railroad yard.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Lebo, Kansas
Date: Between 1976 and 1978
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Lebo, Kansas. The wooden structure is painted with patriotic stars to celebrate the 1976 Bicentennial.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
This photograph shows an eastbound ATSF freight train.


Beet harvesting flyer

Beet harvesting flyer
Creator: Hesston Corporation
Date: 1976
This equipment flyer from the Hesston Corporation, includes photographs, diagrams and text to represent a variety of models of the company's beet harvester. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Bison bones eroding from a cutbank at 14CS355

Bison bones eroding from a cutbank at 14CS355
Date: 1976
Shown is a view of a slide taken of the cutbank at an Archaic camp site in Chase County, excavated in 1976 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew. Bison bones were eroding out of the deeply buried site. Additionally, two hearths were located.


Campaign brochure for Congressman Keith Sebelius

Campaign brochure for Congressman Keith Sebelius
Creator: Sebelius for Congress
Date: 1976
This is a campaign brochure for Kansas First District Congressman Keith Sebelius. The brochure was mailed to Jack and Hazel Carlin, Smolan, Kansas. The son of the local dentist, Keith G. Sebelius was born in Almena, Norton County, Kansas, on September 10, 1916, and attended Almena public schools. He graduated from Fort Hays Kansas State College in 1939 and the George Washington University Law School in 1942. Sebelius practiced law in Kansas and the District of Columbia and served in the military during World War II and the Korean conflict. He was city councilman, mayor, and city attorney of Almena, Norton County attorney, mayor of Norton, and a state senator (appointed in 1962 and elected in 1964). In 1968 he was elected to the U.S. Congress (served, January 3, 1969-January 3, 1981). After representing the people of Kansas's "Big First" District for a dozen years, Congressman Sebelius chose not to seek reelection in 1980 and returned to his law practice in Norton, where he died on September 5, 1982.


Cattle on the Mills Ranch, Cheyenne County, Kansas

Cattle on the Mills Ranch, Cheyenne County, Kansas
Date: 1976
This is a photograph showing cattle on the Mills Ranch in Cheyenne County, Kansas.


Employee message

Employee message
Creator: Hesston Corporation
Date: 1976
This year end message to Hesston Corporation employees is from Lyle Yost for the year 1976. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Excavation at 14BA301

Excavation at 14BA301
Date: 1976
Shown are slides of the excavation of a historic dugout and cistern in Barber County undertaken by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. The semi-circle is a cross section of the cistern. The other slide shows a foundation.


Fiesta Mexicana, Topeka, Kansas

Fiesta Mexicana, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: July 18, 1976
This black and white photograph shows five year old Rito Lopez, the son of Mr. & Mrs. Rito Lopez, standing in front of a cloth mural during the annual Fiesta Mexicana in Topeka, Kansas.


Freudian Follies at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

Freudian Follies at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1976
Glen Gabbard, M.D., is shown directing the Freudian Follies of 1976. The annual Freudian Follies was written, produced, directed and starred the psychiatry and psychology residents. It spoofed the entire psychodynamic culture in general, but especially the Menninger Clinic and staff.


Gravestones of Rev. Jotham Meeker and  Eleanor Meeker

Gravestones of Rev. Jotham Meeker and Eleanor Meeker
Date: 1952
Six photographs of the graves of the Rev. Jotham Meeker and his wife, Eleanor D. Meeker. The graves are in the Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds near Ottawa, Kansas. The Rev. J. Meeker was a printer and missionary who established the Ottawa Baptist Mission in 1836/37. He is reputed to have printed the first book in Kansas, a textbook for Indians.


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