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An evening with the stars, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway

An evening with the stars, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 4, 1911
A small flyer announcing a lecture on the stars and sun by Mary Proctor, the daughter of a noted astronomer. Mary will use the Santa Fe's stereopticon, which has one of the finest lens ever made, to throw eighty-one pictures on the screen. She will be accompanied musically by Maud Haldane. The lecture and musical dramatization of the stars will be held at Carnegie Hall in Newton, Kansas, on Tuesday evening, April 4, 1911.


Campaign songs, ancedotes and speeches

Campaign songs, ancedotes and speeches
Creator: Judd, Charles Pratt, 1840-
Date: 1892
This People's Party songster including campaign songs, anecdotes and speeches used at political rallies.


Clarina Irene Howard Nichols to Thaddeus Hyatt

Clarina Irene Howard Nichols to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Nichols, Clarinda I. Howard
Date: October 15, 1856
This brief letter, written by Clarina Nichols from Elmira, New York, informed Thaddeus Hyatt of her successful speaking tour in Pennsylvania. She was also eager to hear more details about the National Kansas Committee's work in the territory.


Clarina Irene Howard Nichols to Thaddeus Hyatt

Clarina Irene Howard Nichols to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Nichols, Clarinda I. Howard
Date: October 4, 1856
This letter, written from Elmira, New York, provides a neat outline of Clarina Nichols' goals and motivations. It deals with her speaking engagements on the situation in Kansas, her goals for the future, her family, and her belief that Susan B. Anthony would be a great help to the free state cause.


Farmer's Alliance picnic!

Farmer's Alliance picnic!
Creator: Darling & Douglass, Printers, Topeka, Kansas
Date: August 28, 1889
A poster by the Farmers' Alliance of Dover Township, Shawnee County, Kansas, inviting the public to a picnic at Moon's Grove to discuss the issues and topics by the Farmers' Alliance and similar organizations.


First National Temperance Camp meeting at Bismarck Grove

First National Temperance Camp meeting at Bismarck Grove
Creator: Riddle, J. R.
Date: 1878
View of the First National Temperance Camp meeting held at Bismarck Grove near Lawrence, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, invitations to State events

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, invitations to State events
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to invitations to State events. Events in the correspondence cover but is not limited to the Annual Imperial Council Session in Toronto, Canada, Falls City, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce banquet, and the League for Political Education for women members of Congress. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Harriet S. Crandall to Thaddeus Hyatt

Harriet S. Crandall to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Crandall, Harriet S.
Date: December 17, 1856
This letter, written by Harriet S. Crandall from Alfred Centre, New York, gives an idea of Clarina Nichols' involvement in the free state cause, specifically her lectures to the public. After hearing one of these lectures, six ladies from this town were appointed to oversee the collection of relief funds for free state settlers in Kansas. They had already collected clothing, bedding, and money for the cause.


John William Gardiner diary

John William Gardiner diary
Creator: Gardiner, John William, 1851-1917
Date: Between May 6, 1875 and June 25, 1875
John William Gardiner was born in or near Platte City, Missouri, in 1851. In March 1855, Gardiner and his family moved to the future site of Winchester, Jefferson County, in the newly opened Kansas Territory. During 1875, he taught school and simultaneously took classes in Leavenworth to obtain his teaching certificate. Many of the diary entries describe his teaching, weather, the grasshopper plague, and extracurricular activities such as singing and visiting friends.


John William Gardiner diary

John William Gardiner diary
Creator: Gardiner, John William, 1851-1917
Date: January 1 - December 23, 1875
John William Gardiner was born in or near Platte City, Missouri, in 1851. In March 1855, Gardiner and his family moved to the future site of Winchester, Jefferson County, in the newly opened Kansas Territory. During 1875, he taught school and simultaneously took classes in Leavenworth to obtain his teaching certificate. Many of the diary entries describe his teaching, weather, the grasshopper plague, and extracurricular activities such as singing and visiting friends. A transcription prepared by the diary donor, Allen Gardiner, follows the diary images and includes a one page introduction. An uncorrected, searchable OCR file is available as "Text Version" below.


Lectures by Ignatius L. Donnelly, orator, author, statesman

Lectures by Ignatius L. Donnelly, orator, author, statesman
Date: Between 1898 and 1898
This pamphlet includes lectures about the Populist Party and key issues associated with the political movement.


Mary Elizabeth Lease, the distinguished author and lecturer

Mary Elizabeth Lease, the distinguished author and lecturer
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
An advertising pamphlet promoting Mary Elizabeth Lease as a popular lecturer. The advertisement contains excerpts from several newspapers touting her oratorical abilities, and a list of Lease's lecture titles divided into three categories: political and economic, literary, and patriotic.


President Theodore Roosevelt at Manhattan, Kansas

President Theodore Roosevelt at Manhattan, Kansas
Date: May 2, 1903
This is a view of President Theodore Roosevelt addressing a crowd from the Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, Kansas. He is speaking from the back of a train at the Manhattan, Kansas, depot.


Prohibition Camp meeting at Bismarck Grove, 1878.

Prohibition Camp meeting at Bismarck Grove, 1878.
Date: 1878.
Prohibition meeting at Bismarck Grove, 1878.


S. Chamberlin to Thaddeus Hyatt

S. Chamberlin to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Chamberlin, S.
Date: November 3, 1856
This letter, written by S. Chamberlin, President of the LeRoy Kansas Aid Society, was addressed to Thaddeus Hyatt, chairman of the National Kansas Committee. This aid society in LeRoy, New York, was formed after a lecture presented by H.D. Northrup, an agent of the National Kansas Committee. The author immensely praised the speaking abilities of Northrup, likening him to the great orator Henry Clay. Chamberlin was firmly convinced that, if Northrup canvassed the North, he would be able to stir the hearts of Northerners in support of free state cause. This society also collected clothing and money to send to the free state settlers in Kansas.


The Plumb Plan of Government Ownership of Railroads

The Plumb Plan of Government Ownership of Railroads
Creator: Howe, Frederic Clemson, 1867-1940
Date: 1890s ?
Trade union broadside announcement advertising the meeting place of a talk to discuss a proposed plan of government and employee ownership over the railroad industry. Mr. Frederick C.Howe delivered the talk at the City Auditorium, Wednesday Evening, August 13 at 8 O'clock. The exact date and city is unknown, though it may have taken place in Topeka.


"Truth Against the World' People Party Picnic! at Coberly's Grove

"Truth Against the World' People Party Picnic! at Coberly's Grove
Date: August 18, 1894
A poster by the People's Party to promote political soulutions for fellow Kansans by taking government out of the hands of corrupted politicians and big business.


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