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C. A. Shirley to J. C. Ruppenthal

C. A. Shirley to J. C. Ruppenthal
Creator: Shirley, C. A.
Date: October 25, 1909
A letter from the Western State Normal School committee to Judge J.C. Ruppenthal announcing the winners of the schoolchildren map contest of 1909. The winners were Frances Palkovsky (first prize), Maggie Hitt (second prize), Merle Hitt (third prize). The contest was organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


Charles Hazelius Sternberg

Charles Hazelius Sternberg
Date: Between 1920 and 1940
A formal portrait of Kansas paleontologist Charles Hazelius Sternberg, 1850-1943.


Charles and George Sternberg

Charles and George Sternberg
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
This photograph shows prominent Kansas paleontologists,( left to right), Charles H. Sternberg, 1850-1943, and his son, George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969. The Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas, contains fossils collected by the Sternberg family.


George Sternberg and Myrl Walker

George Sternberg and Myrl Walker
Date: August, 1927
This photograph shows Kansas paleontologists George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969, and Myrl V. Walker, 1903-1985, at work on a site.


Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 57

Governor Edward Arn, correspondence files, box 57
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1951-1955 : Arn)
Date: September 1951-January 1955
These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Arn, the thirty-second governor of Kansas, serving from January 8, 1951 to January 10, 1955. Subjects in this box include floods, federal assistance, domestic emergency assistance and situation report, and Fort Hays State College. Starting on July 13, 1951, one of the most costly floods in Kansas' history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin. The Kansas River valley had flooded before but not with this magnitude and damage. During the period of July 9-13, some areas in the Kansas River basin received 18.5 inches of rain. The eastern half of the basin averaged 8 inches.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Schools, arranged by city, are the subject included in this part of the collection.


Myrl Walker and George Sternberg

Myrl Walker and George Sternberg
Date: Between 1925 and 1930
This photograph shows Kansas paleontologists Myrl V. Walker, 1903-1985, and George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969, examining the ground next to a parked truck.


Picken Hall at Fort Hays University

Picken Hall at Fort Hays University
Date: Between 1904 and 1909
This is a photograph of Picken Hall on the campus of Fort Hays University in Hays, Kansas. The hall was built in 1904 and renamed in 1911 after William S. Picken, the school's first administrator. Over the years, the building has served as graduate and personnel offices, the affirmative action office, the Docking Institute of Public Affairs, and the campus post office.


Porteus molossus with a Gillicus in its stomach

Porteus molossus with a Gillicus in its stomach
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of the fourteen-foot fossil fish Porteus molossus. Visible through the skeletal stomach is a six-foot Gillicus. This fossil pair was found in the Niobrara Cretaceous rocks in Gove County, Kansas. This specimen was collected by George F. Sternberg and is at Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum in Hays, Kansas.


Starting an orchard at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Fort Hays, Kansas

Starting an orchard at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Fort Hays, Kansas
Date: 1910
This photograph shows people planting fruit trees at the Agricultural Experiment Station at Fort Hays, Kansas. This station was acquired through a grant from the United States on March 27, 1900, which gave Kansas the abandoned Fort Hays Military Reservation with the condition the state establish and maintain an experimental station of the Kansas Agricultural College; a western branch of the Kansas State Normal School; and a public park. It originally consisted of 4,000 acres and in 1948, 1,134 acres were purchased. This experimental station was equipped to conduct experimental work with soils, crops, livestock, horticulture, and forestry. All of the soils and crop work were in cooperation with the United States Agricultural Research Service and the Soil Conservation Service.


Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School at Hays, Kansas

Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School at Hays, Kansas
Date: October 01, 1913
This is a photograph showing the Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School at Hays, Kansas. In the background, is the hospital building which was part of the Fort Hays military facility.


 Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School at Hays, Kansas

Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School at Hays, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph showing the military hospital building at Fort Hays when it was used by the Western Branch of the Kansas Normal School. The photograph shows students on the day school opened.


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