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1005 North 4th Street, Garden City, Kansas

1005 North 4th Street, Garden City, Kansas
Date: 1996
This photograph shows bungalow home located at 1005 North 4th Street in the Historic District of Garden City, Kansas. There is an automobile parked beside the left side of the house.


1st Infantry Division return to Fort Riley, Kansas

1st Infantry Division return to Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: August 01, 2006
This is a panoramic photograph showing the 1st Infantry Division on the parade grounds during their return to Fort Riley, Kansas.


Astronauts Steven A.  Hawley (left) and Gregory J. Harbaugh

Astronauts Steven A. Hawley (left) and Gregory J. Harbaugh
Creator: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Date: October 30, 1996
Astronauts Steven A. Hawley (left) and Gregory J. Harbaugh participate in a training session in Johnson Space Center integration facility.


Bob Dole to Governor William Graves

Bob Dole to Governor William Graves
Date: June 11, 1996
A letter from Bob Dole resigning his office of United States Senator. Dole had served in that position from 1969-1996.


Book signing at Fort Scott, Kansas

Book signing at Fort Scott, Kansas
Creator: Dean, Virgil W
Date: 1996
Here are four photographs showing Leo Oliva, author, (on the left) and Jerry Thomas, artist, (on the right) at book signing in Fort Scott, Kansas. Leo Oliva was the author of "Fort Scott, Courage and Conflict on the Border" and Jerry Thomas painted the artwork for the book's cover. The book was published by the Kansas State Historical Society in cooperation with the Kansas Forts Network.


Campaign Sign

Campaign Sign
Creator: Snowbarger, Vincent K.
Date: between 1996 and 1998
Campaign yard sign from either the 1996 or 1998 congressional campaign of Vincent Snowbarger (1949- ). Snowbarger, a Republican, represented Kansas's 3rd District in the 105th Congress, which ran from January 3, 1997 to January 3, 1999. He succeeded Republican Jan Meyers, who retired after twelve years in office. He lost his 1998 re-election campaign to Democratic challenger Dennis Moore. Prior to serving in Congress, Snowbarger served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1985 to 1996.


Cargill elevator, Cleveland, Kansas

Cargill elevator, Cleveland, Kansas
Date: June 1998
These photographs are part of the Kansas State Historical Society's online exhibit, "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest." This exhibit focuses on the people who have built Kansas' agricultural reputation. In June 1998, the KSHS staff followed harvesters from the Oklahoma border to far northwestern Kansas. They photographed and interviewed families from the top twenty wheat-producing counties in Kansas. The photographs featured here are of the Cargill Elevator in Cleveland, Kansas.


Charles Patrick (Pat)  Roberts

Charles Patrick (Pat) Roberts
Date: 1996
A portrait of Charles Patrick (Pat) Roberts, born April 20, 1936, in Topeka, Kansas. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1958, Roberts served in the United States Marine Corps for four years and then worked as a reporter and editor for several Arizona newspapers. He joined the staff of United States Senator Frank Carlson in 1967. In 1969, Roberts became Administrative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Keith Sebelius. Roberts was elected to Congress in 1980, succeeding Sebelius upon his retirement. He was first elected to the U. S. Senate in 1996 following the retirement of Senator Nancy Kassebaum Baker and own-election in 2002.


Christian Smith

Christian Smith
Creator: Smith, Ann
Date: 1996
Christian Smith of Garfield, Kansas, was a member of the Pawnee Heights High School track team of Rozel, Kansas. He was a four-event winner at the 2002 Kansas State Track and Field Championships and was named The Hutchinson News' Male Athlete of the Year. His efforts helped Pawnee Heights High School to a Class 1A team title in 2002. After graduating from high school, he continues his track career at Kansas State University. In 2008, he was a member of the United States Track and Field Team at the Olympics in Beijing, China.


"Dorothy Stories": growing up in Butler County, Kansas

"Dorothy Stories": growing up in Butler County, Kansas
Creator: Holt, Dorothy Bogue
Date: 1994-2000
In this photograph Dorothy "Dottye" Bogue Holt, born in 1925, stands in front of the Bodarc General Store building, which closed in 1951. Bodarc, also known as Bois d'Arc, was unofficially founded in 1875 in Butler County, and is now considered one of Kansas' "lost communities." Dorothy Holt moved from Douglass to a farm near Bodarc in 1931. Her four stories about growing up there in the 1930s are titled "One Fourth Of July (1933)"; "The Farewell Party (1930)"; "Riding The Bay (1933)"; and "A New School Start [1931]." Holt died in 2014 in Topeka, Kansas.


Former minor leaguers who played in Independence, Kansas

Former minor leaguers who played in Independence, Kansas
Creator: Studio 1
Date: 1996
This photograph of former minor league baseball players was taken in 1996 at a Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri (KOM) League reunion organized by league historian John Hall. It includes reunion attendees who played for KOM League teams in Independence, Kansas. The caption printed on the photograph reads "Independence Yankees, 1946-1951." However, the Independence Yankees, an affiliate of the New York Yankees, played in the KOM League between 1947 and 1950; the Independence Browns played in the league in 1952. Individuals seated in the front row are (l to r): Charlie Weber, Keith Speck, Bob Newbill, Bob Signaigo, John Hall (league historian and reunion organizer), Jack Hasten, Kenny Bennett, and Paul Nichols. In the second row are (l to r): Bob Hamric, Al Billingsley, Lilburn Smith, Tom Gott, Ray Haley, and Harland Coffman. In the third row are (l to r): Al Long, Bill Bagwell, Jim Snyders, Stokes Dodson, Bob Loddeke, and Goldie Howard. In the back row are (l to r): Bob Wiesler, Charlie Popovich, Bunny Mick, Denis Jent, and Bob Mallon. Jim Snyders was the only former player photographed who played for the Independence Browns; all of the other former players were members of Independence Yankee teams. The photograph was taken at Jaycee Park in Pittsburg, Kansas during the reunion held between May 31 and June 2, 1996. Digital reproduction of the photograph was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Harland Coffman baseball collage

Harland Coffman baseball collage
Date: Between 1948 and 1996
This is a collage of items relating to the baseball career of Topekan Harland Coffman, who pitched for several minor league teams between 1948 and 1952. In 158 minor league games, he achieved an overall record of 62-46, with an ERA of 3.19. His best year was 1948, when he went 18-5 for the Independence Yankees, an affiliate of the New York Yankees. He also pitched for minor league teams in Joplin, Omaha, Columbus (GA), Houston, Rochester, and Columbus (OH). In 1952, he participated in the St. Louis Cardinals' spring training camp, but did not make the team roster in the regular season. In the top row of the collage are front and back views of the 1952 St. Louis Cardinals spring training roster card and schedule. In the middle of the top row is a partial view of an envelope which contained correspondence from the Omaha Cardinals, the team Coffman played for in 1951. In the bottom row are (l to r): a team photo of the 1951 Omaha Cardinals, a 1948 photo of Coffman as a member of the Independence (KS) Yankees, and a 1996 photograph of former players with the Independence, Kansas teams participating in the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri (KOM) League. The Omaha Cardinals photo has a caption identifying the players, which include not only Coffman, but his teammates Earl Weaver and Ken Boyer. The reunion photo was taken in Pittsburg, Kansas, at a KOM League reunion organized by league historian John Hall. In that photo, Coffman is seated in the second row, on the far right. (For identification of all the former players, see Unit 307645.) Harland Coffman was a lifelong resident of Topeka, and worked 34 years for the Topeka Capital Journal. He died in 2010 at the age of 81. Digital reproduction of the collage was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pfeifer, Kansas

Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pfeifer, Kansas
Creator: Dean, Virgil W
Date: 1996
Here are two photographs of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pfeifer, Kansas.


Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at  Fort Ellsworth

Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at Fort Ellsworth
Creator: Dean, Virgil W
Date: 1996
Here are four photographs showing the Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at Fort Ellsworth 14EW26.


Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at  Fort Harker

Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at Fort Harker
Creator: Dean, Virgil W
Date: 1996
Here are five photographs of Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at Fort Harker 14EW310.


Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council

Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council
Date: October 18, 1996
This is a photograph showing members of the Kansas State University Engineering Advisory Council. People in the photograph are identified as: front row (left to right) Eugene Peltier, Charley Carter, John Walters, Jenny Tonyes, Floyd Bachus, Ray Hightower, Gale Simons, and William Johnson; second row Bob Exline, Ernie Nelson, Rhea Serpan, Stan Smith, Darren Bonawitz, Herb Whitney, Beth Van Goethem, Al Mistler, and Clifford Krabbenhoft; third row John Ahern, Tom Roberts, Tim Taylor, Dick Hayter, Gary Edwards, Laree Mugler, Hal Siegele, Ed Mulcahy, Don Rathbone; fourth row Jerry Wilbeck, Larry Burdge, Robert Hoyle, Ken Gowby, Joe Allison, Gordon Goering, Richard Scherer, Jim Agniel; fifth row Martin Eby Jr., Darrell Hosler, Gene Russell, Don Chesnut, Joe Downey, Marlone Davis, and David Ayers; sixth row Hani Melhem, Bryan Weston, and Gustave Fairbanks.


Kansas delegation sign

Kansas delegation sign
Date: 1996
Red, white, and blue vertical Kansas delegation sign from the 1996 National Republican Convention. Held in San Diego, California, the convention nominated Kansas Senator Bob Dole for the Republican Presidential candidate. Born in Russell, Kansas, Dole was partially paralyzed during World War II. He later served in the Kansas Legislature and United States Congress. In 1996, he lost the Presidential election to incumbent Bill Clinton. Members of the Kansas delegation used this sign on the convention floor during the nominating process. It is signed by delegation members.


Mary Mildred McNerney Lykins at Oak Mills school in Atchison County, Kansas

Mary Mildred McNerney Lykins at Oak Mills school in Atchison County, Kansas
Date: July 15, 1996
Eight photographs showing Mary Mildred McNerny Lykins touring Oak Mills School (District 34) a one room school in Atchison County, Kansas. She taught at Oak Mills from September 5, 1939 to April 17, 1942. Also, in the photographs are her husband Robert (Bob) Lykins and her son Dan Lykins.


Official Kansas state railroad map

Official Kansas state railroad map
Creator: Kansas. State Corporation Commission
Date: 1996
This is the official Kansas state railroad map for the year 1996.


Opening of the orientation theater at the Kansas State Historical Society

Opening of the orientation theater at the Kansas State Historical Society
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society. Library and Archives Division
Date: April 01, 1996
Four photographs showing the opening of the orientation theater in the museum at the Kansas State Historical Society. Dr. Harry Kroll donated the money for the new equipment.


Political bumper sticker

Political bumper sticker
Creator: Snowbarger, Vincent K.
Date: between 1996 and 1998
Vinyl bumper sticker from either the 1996 or 1998 congressional campaign of Vincent Snowbarger (1949- ). Snowbarger, a Republican, represented Kansas's 3rd District in the 105th Congress, which ran from January 3, 1997 to January 3, 1999. He succeeded Republican Jan Meyers, who retired after twelve years in office. He lost his 1998 re-election campaign to Democratic challenger Dennis Moore. Prior to serving in Congress, Snowbarger served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1985 to 1996.


Ronald E. Miles receiving the 1996 Mary Ellen Hamilton Award

Ronald E. Miles receiving the 1996 Mary Ellen Hamilton Award
Date: November 14, 1996
This is a photograph showing Richard Ney presenting Ronald E. Miles with the 1996 Mary Ellen Hamilton Award from National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Miles was director of the State Board of Indigents' Defense Service. The presentation was held at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award was named in honor of Mary Ellen Hamilton, one of the founders of the National Clients Council and Alliance for Legal rights. The award commends a non-attorney who has provided outstanding service or support to the provision of legal services to the poor.


St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria, Kansas

St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria, Kansas
Creator: Dean, Virgil W
Date: 1996
Here are two photographs of St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria, Kansas.


Topeka State Hospital in Topeka, Kansas

Topeka State Hospital in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Toombs, Donald
Date: Between 1996 and 1997
A photograph of the Center building at the Topeka State Hospital, a publicly funded institution for the care and treatment of the mentally ill in Topeka, Kansas. It was located at 2700 W 6th Avenue and operated from 1872 to 1997.


Virginia Villafranco Duran and Jose G. Duran

Virginia Villafranco Duran and Jose G. Duran
Date: Bulk 1920-1996
Here are four photographs of Jose G. Duran and Virginia Villafranco Duran. The top photograph shows members of the family at Virginia Villafranco Duran's 90th birthday, May 21, 1996; the middle photograph shows Virginia Villafranco, Victoria Morales, Marie Vargas, and unidentified women in the 1920s; the bottom left is Jose G. Duran and the right is Virginia Villafranco with an unidentified man.


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