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Album sampler quilt

Album sampler quilt
Creator: Rowden, Deb
Date: 2006
Album sampler quilt comprised of 30 blocks, each in a different pieced or appliqued pattern. Quilt incorporates a wide variety of reproduction 19th century textiles designed for Moda Fabrics by Kansas quilt historians Barbara Brackman and Terry Clothier Thompson. Machine quilted in a different pattern on each block. An inscription sewn to backing lists the pattern names, designers, and sewers of each block. This quilt was made in 2006 by members of the Kaw Valley Quilters Guild, Lawrence, to celebrate the group's 30th anniversary. The 30 blocks feature patterns taken from the Guild's block-of-the-month collection over 30 years. Patricia Ann Marlo Sullivan of Topeka won the quilt in a drawing.


Alexander Braun oral history

Alexander Braun oral history
Creator: Keckeisen, Sara J. (Sara Ellen Judge)
Date: 2006
An oral interview with Alexander Braun conducted by Sara Keckeisen. He was born July 10, 1923 in Wernersdorf the Ukraine the son of Peter and Katharina (Braeul) Braun. After World War II, Mr. Braun fled west from the former Soviet Union. Eventually he immigrated to Canada (1949) on contract with the Canadian Government to work as a miner in Northern Quebec. After years of persistent attempts, in 1953 he was able to come to the United States from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, to join his wife and her parents in Kansas. Alexander worked in auto body repair. He later was employed by the Kansas Neurological Institute (KNI) and the State of Kansas as a Master Electrician before his retirement in 1991. These are long clips. The first clip is sixty-three minutes, the second is seventy-three minutes. A searchable transcription of the interview is available by clicking on Text Version below.


Archie Hawkins video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

Archie Hawkins video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Hawkins, Archie
Date: August 14, 2006
Archie Hawkins was drafted into the Army (Air Corps) in 1942 and served until 1945 in the 83rd Squadron. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on Aug 14, 2006, Hawkins talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He provides descriptions of his training and combat missions as a crew member on a B-25 bomber in the Army Air Corps. He was born April 24, 1919, in South Dakota. He was a Sioux Indian and he and both of his parents attended Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Dan Lykins at the National Trial Lawyers Association meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dan Lykins at the National Trial Lawyers Association meeting in Washington, D.C.
Date: July 31, 2006
A photograph showing Dan Lykins (far right), a prominent Topeka attorney and member of the Kansas Board of Regents with (left to right) Governors Bill Richardson, New Mexico; Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas; Brian Schweitzer, Montana; and Christine Gregoire, Washington at the National Trail Lawyers Association in Washington, D.C.


Elton Margheim video interview on experiences in World War II

Elton Margheim video interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Margheim, Elton
Date: November 26, 2006
Elton Margheim was inducted into the Army (Infantry) in 1944 and served in the Twelfth Armored Infantry. Interviewed by Lynette Stenzel on Nov 26, 2006, Margheim talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Frank Stull American Legion #152 (Ness City) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Experiences in World War II interview

Experiences in World War II interview
Creator: Gilmore, Byron H.
Date: December 12, 2006
Gilmore enlisted in the United States Army in 1941 and served until 1966 in the 23rd Fighter Group; Sixth Allied Topical Air Force. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on December 12, 2006, Gilmore talked about military experiences in World War II. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Harold Jones video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

Harold Jones video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Jones, Harold R.
Date: March 29, 2006
Harold Jones enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and served until 1946 on the SS Palawan and Sombrero Key (a tugboat). He did his basic training at Camp Wallace, Texas and he was trained as a singalman in Bainbridge, Maryland. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on Mar 29, 2006, Jones talked about military experiences in the Second World War. Jones and his twin brother were born of June 14, 1926 in Oxford, Kansas. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1944. He and his brother both enlisted in the Navy but were only together through boot camp. After his service, he used the G. I. Bill to attend Oklahoma A & M (now Oklahoma State) to become a teacher. He had teaching and coaching jobs in several Kansas towns: Dexter, Hoisington, and Hutchinson. He married his wife Lela in December 1949. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Banker, Dean Chase
Date: 19 June 2006
Corporal/Specialist Dean Chase Banker was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1944 and served until 1945 in the G Company, 274 Regiment, Combat Infantry 70th Division. Interviewed by Judy Walker on Jun 19, 2006, Banker talked about military experiences in the Second World War. Banker was born in Hays, Kansas but was raised in Russell, Kansas, where his father, Lewis Waldo Banker, owned the L. W. Banker Mercantile Store. Dean ran the store for a number of years after his father died. Dean was a German prisoner of war. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Bartels, H. James
Date: 29 June 2006
First Lieutenant H. James Bartels enlisted in the military in 1942 and served until 1946 in the Chemical Warfare Service, 90th Chemical Mortar Battalion. Interviewed by Judy Walker on Jun 29, 2006, Bartels talked about military experiences in the Second World War. Bartels was born in Hutchinson, Kansas. His parents were Adolph and Clara Heim Bartels. He attended school in Inman, Kansas, and graduated from Kansas State University. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Boles, Robert Joe
Date: 1 June 2006
First Lieutenant Robert Joe Boles was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1943 and served until 1946 in the 70th Infantry Division. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Jun 1, 2006, Boles talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He was born November 7, 1916, in Brandsville, Missouri. His parents were Walter E. and Ivy Nations Boles. He attended high school in Wilmore, Kansas, and Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Bostwick, Aubrey William
Date: 21 December 2006
Bostwick enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served until 1945 in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, 8th Army Air Force, 9th Air Force. Interviewed by Judy Walker on Dec 21, 2006, Bostwick talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Bowman, Vincent Joseph
Date: 11 April 2006
Lieutenant (jr. grade) Bowman enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until 1945. Interviewed by George Walters on Apr 11, 2006, Bowman talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Brown, Raymond Milton
Date: 8 April 2006
First Lieutenant Brown was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1942 and served until 1945 in the Company F, 379th Infantry, 95th Infantry Division, 3rd Army. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Apr 8, 2006, Brown talked about military experiences in the Second World War. Brown was born April 23, 1915, on a farm three miles south of Olpe, Kansas. His parents were Mathew G. Brown and Emma K. Trier Brown. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Buck, Vernon Howard
Date: 6 December 2006
Staff Sergeant Buck enlisted in the Army (Infantry) in 1939 and served until 1945 in the Company B, 137th Infantry, 35th Division, 164th Infantry, Americal Division. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Dec 6, 2006, Buck talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Burditt, Lemmuel Earl
Date: 8 August 2006
Burditt was drafted into the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1945. Interviewed by Lynette Stenzel on Aug 8, 2006, Burditt talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Frank Stull American Legion #152 (Ness City) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Burris, Paul Laverne
Date: 5 May 2006
Staff Sergeant Burris entered the Army (Air Force) in 1943 and served until 1945 in the 446th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Interviewed by George Walters on May 5, 2006, Burris talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Coldsmith, Donald Charles
Date: 25 January 2006
Coldsmith was drafted into the Army (Artillery) in 1944 and served until 1946 in the Medic Corpsman. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Jan 25, 2006, Coldsmith talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Chapman, Loren William
Date: 11 April 2006
Staff Sergeant Chapman enlisted in the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1945 in the 36th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force. Interviewed by Janet Johannes on Apr 11, 2006, Chapman talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Clark, Marvin
Date: 20 June 2006
Corporal/Specialist Clark was drafted into the Army in 1942 and served until 1945 in the Anti-aircraft and anti-personnel battalion. Interviewed by Joyce Sullentrop on Jun 20, 2006, Clark talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Gray County Veterans Memorial & Archives and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Cox, Jr., J. T.
Date: 21 June 2006
Sergeant Cox, Jr. was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1943 and served until 1945 in the 82nd Airborne Division, 17th Airborne Division, 13th Airborne Division. Interviewed by Joyce Suellentrop on Jun 21, 2006, Cox, Jr. talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Gray County Veterans Memorial & Archives and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Dies, Edgar
Date: 12 July 2006
Sergeant Dies was drafted into the Marine Corps in 1943 and served until 1946 in the VMF-155 F4U Fighter Squadron. Interviewed by Janet Johannes on Jul 12, 2006, Dies talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Crockett, Walter Hobson
Date: 30 April 2006
First Lieutenant Crockett enlisted in the Army (Infantry) in 1937 and served until 1945 in the Company B, 137th Army Infantry, Air Transport Command. Interviewed by Loren Pennington on Apr 30, 2006, Crockett talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Emporia State University (Flint Hills) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Davis, Jr., Easter M.
Date: 6 November 2006
Corporal/Specialist Davis, Jr. enlisted in the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1946 in the T5-6 Combination welder . Interviewed by Judy Walker on Nov 6, 2006, Davis, Jr. talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Doebbling, Kenneth Carl
Date: 26 October 2006
Sergeant Doebbling was drafted into the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1945 in the 94th Service Squadron, 15th Air Force. Interviewed by Clint Bain on Oct 26, 2006, Doebbling talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Frank Stull American Legion #152 (Ness City) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Donovan, James Rankin
Date: 18 October 2006
Technical Sergeant Donovan was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1944 and served until 1946 in the Company E, 21st Infantry, 24th Division and Counter Intelligence Corps. Interviewed by David Fasgold on Oct 18, 2006, Donovan talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Greater Barber County Historical Action Assn and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


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