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American Association for Child Psychoanalysis first annual meeting in Topeka, Kansas

American Association for Child Psychoanalysis first annual meeting in Topeka, Kansas
Date: April 8, 1966
The first annual meeting of the American Association for Child Psychoanalysis was held in Topeka at the Menninger Clinic on April 8 - 10, 1966.


Anna Freud and others at the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis 20th anniversary, Topeka, Kansas

Anna Freud and others at the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis 20th anniversary, Topeka, Kansas
Date: September 1962
Helen Friend, Helen Ross, Anna Freud, and Dr. Gardner Murphy are shown at the 20th anniversary of the Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis. The Menninger Clinic philosophy of treatment of the mentally ill is based on psychoanalytic, psychodynamic principles.


Barclay's Business Directory of Leavenworth for 1859

Barclay's Business Directory of Leavenworth for 1859
Creator: Pierse, Allen
Date: 1859
In addition to a listing of businesses and advertisements, the directory included the elected officials for the city of Leavenworth for 1858-59 and the newspapers published in Leavenworth. A few women are listed as owners of businesses. The information for the directory was compiled by Allen Pierse.


Boys Council, Hays, Kansas

Boys Council, Hays, Kansas
Date: 1900
This photograph represents the City Council of Hays, Kansas in 1900. Nicknamed the "Boys Council", members include: Will Carrick, Fred Haffamier, Frank Havemann, John Basgall, Fred Schwaller and Alex Bissing.


DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's officials participating in a ground breaking ceremony

DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's officials participating in a ground breaking ceremony
Date: Between 1980 and 1989
This a photograph of DS&O Rural Electric Cooperative's officials participating in the ground breaking ceremony for Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (KEC) in Topeka, Kansas. Participating were, (left to right) Jerry Rumbaugh, manager of the cooperative; Ramona Johnson, Assaria, Kansas, serves on the KEC Woman's Executive Committee; and Eldon Johnson, Assaria, Kansas, a trustee on the DS&O cooperative board and a member of the KEC Board of Trustees. It was named DS&O because members were from Dickinson, Saline, and Ottawa counties.


Dangers of self-drugging with proprietary medicines, by Edward Bumgardner, Lawrence, Kansas

Dangers of self-drugging with proprietary medicines, by Edward Bumgardner, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: June 24, 1902
These images show the essay titled "Dangers of Self-Drugging With Proprietary Medicines," by Edward Bumgardner of Lawrence, Kansas. The essay was part of a prize contest on topics for the public good, published under the Latin heading, "Pro Bono Publico." The essay expresses criticism of the advertising, sale, and use of so-called "patent medicines," and reports on the high levels of alcoholic and narcotic ingredients that often made up such remedies. The essay concludes by calling upon newspaper publishers to stop printing advertisements for such medicines, for legislation requiring the ingredients of medicines to be listed on the labels, and for physicians to lead a crusade against such dangerous drugs.


Eldon and Ramona Johnson

Eldon and Ramona Johnson
Date: January 1998
This is a photograph of Eldon and Ramona Johnson who received certificates of appreciation from the Kansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (KEC) in Topeka, Kansas. The Johnsons, who lived in rural Assaria, Kansas, were honored for their contributions to rural electrification in Kansas. Ramona was a member and participant in the KEC Women's Executive Committee for 12 years, including four years as its historian. Eldon served as the KEC Trustee Representative from DS&O Rural Electric Cooperatives, Inc., for 13 years. While a member of the KEC board, Eldon, was KEC treasurer for two years, KEC secretary for two years, and KEC president for two years, completing his term as president in 1996.


Fellows' Club, Menninger West Campus, Topeka, Kansas

Fellows' Club, Menninger West Campus, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1960-1962
The Fellows' Club was formerly Building "A" of the Security Benefit Association Complex. It was built in 1918-1919 and housed the orphaned children of members of the Association. It was called the Children's Building or the Orphan's Dormitory. At first it also housed old people until their quarters Buildings "B" and "C" were completed. In 1942, the last child had been moved out and the building was closed. In 1950, when S.B.A. became a mutual rather than a fraternal insurance organization, the building was renamed "Hilltop Lodge" and served as a hotel for visiting families of patients at the S.B.A. hospital. The Menninger Foundation purchased the property in 1959 and in 1962 the basement was remodelled as the Fellows' Club of the Menninger School of Psychiatry. Later the building was remodelled to serve as a Day Hospital for the Menninger Clinic West Campus and was named the Clevenger Building. In 2003, the Menninger Foundation moved to Houston, Texas.


Fifth Annual Conference of Society of American Indians, Haskell Institute

Fifth Annual Conference of Society of American Indians, Haskell Institute
Date: September 28, 1915-October 03, 1915
This is a photograph showing people who attended the Fifth Annual Conference of Society of American Indians at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.


Fraternal ribbon

Fraternal ribbon
Creator: Whitehead & Hoag Company
Date: 1900
Member ribbon from the 29th Annual Meeting of the Kansas State Dental Association in Topeka, May 3-5, 1900. Gold on white. Member badge at top and circular button with the State Seal at center. Made by the Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey.


Irma Law to Governor Frank Hagaman

Irma Law to Governor Frank Hagaman
Creator: Law, Irma
Date: December 15, 1950
Irma Law, Executive Secretary of the Kansas State Nurses' Association (KSNA), of Topeka, Kansas writes Governor Frank L. Hagaman, also of Topeka, concerning the founding of a state civilian defense program. Law volunteers the services of the KSNA and its 2900 members in support of civilian defense. Law encloses a letter she wrote to Dr. F. C. Beelman, Director of the Kansas State Board of Health on the same issue. Law's letter follows the initiation of a United Nations' police action against North Korea in which the United States military played a dominant role. The Korean conflict further strained the already fragile relations between the U. S. and the communist Soviet Union and China. This "cold war" increased fears of a possible atomic world war and renewed interest in domestic programs for civilian defense.


James G. Tomson

James G. Tomson
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This is a photograph of James G. Tomson on horseback, viewing his herd of Shorthorn cattle. Tomson who owned a ranch near Wakarusa, Kansas. He served as president of the Kansas Livestock Association. A letter attached to the photograph indicates it was sent to Roy Freeland, Secretary, Kansas State Board of Agriculture, by Tomson's son Clint.


Jeanetta Lyle Menninger

Jeanetta Lyle Menninger
Date: 1959-1994
Jeanetta Lyle 'Jean' Menninger was the wife of Dr. Karl A. Menninger and mother of Rosemary. She was founding co-editor of the Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic in 1936 and co-author with Dr. Karl of several books. She and Dr. Karl founded The Villages for neglected and abused children.


Kansas Electric Cooperative at the state fair

Kansas Electric Cooperative at the state fair
Date: September 1993
This is a photograph of the Kansas Electric Cooperative's booth at the Kansas State Fair. A representative from the Cooperative is showing a Thermos electric barbecue to an unidentified woman.


Kansas Master Farm Homemakers

Kansas Master Farm Homemakers
Creator: Kansas Master Farm Homemaker Guild
Date: 1928 - 1997
Two disbound scrapbooks containing photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and pamphlets documenting the history of the Kansas Master Farm Homemakers and the Kansas Master Farmers.


Kansas Missouri Public Health Association banquet in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas Missouri Public Health Association banquet in Kansas City, Missouri
Creator: Montgomery Foto
Date: April 25, 1950
This is a panoramic photograph showing the Kansas Missouri Public Health Association banquet in Kansas City, Missouri.


Kansas Redeemed. Populism Dead.

Kansas Redeemed. Populism Dead.
Date: 1894
Cloth banner celebrating the demise of the Populist Party in the political of 1894. The banner was likely produced by the Topeka Daily Capital (newspaper).


Kansas Smaller High Schools Association Booster

Kansas Smaller High Schools Association Booster
Creator: Kansas Smaller High Schools Association
Date: January 31, 1955
This publication of the Kansas Smaller High Schools Association includes minutes of the first meeting, minutes of the executive council, the constitution, and a list of participating schools. The association represented the interests of rural schools and communities and formed largely to respond to pressure for the consolidation of rural schools.


Kansas and Colorado

Kansas and Colorado
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1877
This Kansas Pacific Railway pamphlet is printed in Swedish and is directed at Swedish emigrants. The item promotes agriculture, land sales, and settlement to Swedish emigrants in the area around Saline and McPherson Counties, Kansas. The subtitle reads: A concise description of the land, its livestock and agriculture in the vicinity of the Kansas Pacific railroad.


Kansas and Colorado

Kansas and Colorado
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1877
Written in Norwegian, this is a Kansas Pacific Railroad company advertisement to emigrants from Norway describing the great and abundant land available for purchase in the area around Saline and McPherson Counties in Kansas.


Karl Menninger, M.D. receiving the Distinguished Service Award

Karl Menninger, M.D. receiving the Distinguished Service Award
Date: 1965
The American Psychiatric Association presented Dr. Karl with their Distinguished Service Award at the 1965 meeting. Dr. Karl is known in many circles as a founding father of psychiatry; he produced 15 books that influenced psychiatry over the years.


Living charter members of the Kansas Pharmaceutical Association

Living charter members of the Kansas Pharmaceutical Association
Date: 1937
This page from the Kansas Pharmaceutical News shows photographs of the only four charter members of the Kansas Pharmaceutical Association still living in 1937. The association was founded in 1880. The four charter members are John Schmitter of Gypsum, L. D. Havenhill of Lawrence, A. J. (Gus) Saur of Wichita, and Matt Noll of Atchison.


Mary Turkington to Pauline Beatty

Mary Turkington to Pauline Beatty
Date: May 06, 1964
This letter is from Mary Turkington, Assistant Managing Director of the Kansas Motor Carriers Association, Topeka, Kansas to Mrs. Pauline Beatty, Topeka, Kansas. Turkington is congratulating Mrs. Beatty on her presidency to the Kansas Press Women.


Members fo the Kansas Photographers' Club

Members fo the Kansas Photographers' Club
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A photograph of the Kansas Photographers' Club. Brar Gustaf Grondal, who owned a photography studio in Lindsborg, Kansas, is standing in the back row (far left) and Fred A. Loomis, who owned a studio in Emporia, Kansas, is standing in the front row (far right). The Club met annually with each photographer taking a turn hosting the event.


Members of the Kansas Photographers' Club

Members of the Kansas Photographers' Club
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A photograph of the Kansas Photographers' Club. Brar Gustaf Grondal, who had a photography studio in Lindsborg, Kansas, is in the front row (far right) and Fred A. Loomis, who owned a studio in Emporia, Kansas, is also in the front row (middle). The Club met annually with each photographer taking a turn hosting the event.


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