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Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas

Airport dedication, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: April 19, 1953
A photograph of the Manhattan Municipal Airport dedication at Manhattan, Kansas. Mayor Richard Dean Rogers was involved in building the airport.


Banquet for the opening of the new museum, Topeka, Kansas

Banquet for the opening of the new museum, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: June 22, 1984-June 24, 1984
Five photographs showing a banquet being held at the Ramada Inn as part of the opening activities for the new museum in Topeka, Kansas. Gordon Jump can be seen in several of the photographs.


Ceremony at the Pony Express Station, Washington County, Kansas

Ceremony at the Pony Express Station, Washington County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: July 14, 1963
Four photographs showing a ceremony at the Hollenberg Pony Express Station marking the location as a registered National Historic Landmark. The three men pictured by the monument are S. Sohl, M. Mattes, and L. Dieker. The Hollenberg ranch house was built in 1857 by Gerat H. and Sophia Hollenberg, establishing a way station for travelers on the Oregon-California Trail, and from 1860 to 1861 they operated a Pony Express station. After Gerat Hollenberg's death in 1874, the station became a farm home until 1941 when the Kansas Legislature purchased the building and the surrounding seven acres. The site was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1961 and two years later, the Kansas Historical Society was given the responsibility to operate it as Hollenberg Pony Express Station Historic Site.


Consecration of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas

Consecration of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: 1925
This photograph shows the consecration of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church at 50 South Bethany Street in Kansas City, Kansas.


Covered wagon, Republic County, Kansas

Covered wagon, Republic County, Kansas
Date: 1906
This sepia colored postcard shows a group of men gathered around a covered wagon, pulled by a horse, mule and two cows, during the Pawnee Village celebrations in Republic County, Kansas.


Cynthia Tilson Conklin Rogers

Cynthia Tilson Conklin Rogers
Date: May 13, 1965
A photograph showing Cynthia Tilson, a freshman at Highland Junior College, who was crowned Miss Miracle City Mall Queen in Atchison, Kansas.


Dedication, Schilling Air Force Base, Salina, Kansas

Dedication, Schilling Air Force Base, Salina, Kansas
Creator: United States Army Air Forces
Date: March 16, 1956
These two photographs show the dedication ceremony of Schilling Air Force Base. The facility was formerly known as the Smoky Hill Air Force Base. The first photograph shows Mrs. David Schilling, Brig. Gen. James W. Wilson, and the bust of David Schilling. The second image is an overall view of the ceremony.


Dedication of GAR Memorial Tree in Ottawa, Kansas

Dedication of GAR Memorial Tree in Ottawa, Kansas
Date: April 1, 1911
The dedication of a Grand Army of the Republic memorial tree on the grounds of the Franklin County courthouse in Ottawa, Kansas.


Dedication of Memorial Hall, Topeka, Kansas

Dedication of Memorial Hall, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1914
This is a photo of a crowd watching the parade during the dedication ceremonies of the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall in Topeka, Kansas.


Dedication of Quivira Monument

Dedication of Quivira Monument
Date: 1902-1904
Three photographs of Quivira monument dedications. On October 29, 1901, the Quivira Historical Society was organized in Alma, Kansas in an effort to erect monuments marking certain historical sites. The first of these monuments was unveiled on August 12, 1902 at Logan Grove, near Junction City.


Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport

Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport
Date: 1966
The speakers' platform at the dedication of Renner Field, the new Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport. Gov. William H. Avery was the speaker for the day.


Dedication of Sharp House, Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas

Dedication of Sharp House, Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas
Date: April 27, 1972
This photograph shows the library of the Evelyn Sharp House during the dedication ceremonies. Evelyn Sharp, a Trustee, donated the funds needed to purchase the house for use in After-Care Services. She is shown here speaking at the dedication The residents were adjusting to living outside the hospital, before moving on to total independence. The library was a two-story room with a balcony and fireplace. The Menninger Clinic has since moved to Houston, Texas, and this residence is currently a bed and breakfast.


Dedication of historical marker at Trading Post cemetery, Linn County, Kansas

Dedication of historical marker at Trading Post cemetery, Linn County, Kansas
Date: October 09, 1941
A photograph showing the dedication of a historical marker at Trading Post cemetery in Linn County, Kansas. Near Trading Post is the site of the Marais de Cygne Massacre, which occurred on May 19, 1858. A memorial to those killed and wounded in the massacre is located at the Trading Post Cemetery. The Marais des Cygnes Massacres site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, and as a National Historic Landmark in 1974.


Dedication of monument at Shawnee Methodist Mission, Turner, Kansas

Dedication of monument at Shawnee Methodist Mission, Turner, Kansas
Date: June 26, 1917
The photographs in this series shows the dedication of a monument at the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Turner, now Kansas City, Kansas. The monument was unveiled by M.E. Church on June 26, 1917 where Mrs. Julia Stinson is blessed by Bishop Shepard and Bishop Hendrix at the dedication.


Dedication of the Council Grove reservoir

Dedication of the Council Grove reservoir
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: May 15, 1966
These photographs show several views of the dedication ceremony of the Council Grove reservoir.


Dedication of the Kansas Building at the Panama Pacific Exposition

Dedication of the Kansas Building at the Panama Pacific Exposition
Date: 1915
This is a panoramic photograph showing the dedication of the Kansas Building at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California.


Dedication of the Pony Express monument, Washington County, Kansas

Dedication of the Pony Express monument, Washington County, Kansas
Date: August 14, 1964
Several photographs of the dedication ceremony for the Pony Express monument in Washington County, Kansas. Waddell F. Smith and Leo Dieker help with the unveiling of the monument. In 1857, Gerat H. and Sophia Hollenberg established a way station for travelers on the Oregon-California Trail, and from 1860 to 1861 they operated a Pony Express station. The Hollenberg Pony Express Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, and earlier as a National Historic Landmark in 1961.


Dedication of the flour and feed mill at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas

Dedication of the flour and feed mill at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas
Date: May 18, 1961
This photograph shows (left to right in the front row) State Senator Glee S. Smith, Jr., Larned, Kansas; Leon N. Roulier, Board of Regents, Colby, Kansas; Whitley Austin, Chairman of the Board of Regents, Salina, Kansas; Orville Freeman, United States Secretary of Agriculture; and James McCain, President of Kansas State University, at the dedication of the flour and feed mill at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.


Eppie Lederer (Ann Landers) at the Menninger Foundation West Campus dedication, Topeka, Kansas

Eppie Lederer (Ann Landers) at the Menninger Foundation West Campus dedication, Topeka, Kansas
Date: June 9, 1982
This is a photograph of Eppie Lederer (Ann Landers) at the Menninger Foundation 'West Campus' dedication, June 9, 1982. Eppie Lederer was a trustee of the Menninger Foundation and donated money toward the construction of this building. The building was named for her. In 1925, the Menninger Sanitarium Corporation purchased a farmhouse on the west edge of Topeka, Kansas. The farmhouse became the inpatient clinic and the surrounding 20 acres were developed with buildings and gardens to become the "East Campus" of the Menninger Foundation. In 1982, the "West Campus", a much larger area, was developed west of Topeka. It was a residential scale community of 28 structures on a 350 acre hilltop campus. In 2003, the Menninger Foundation moved to Houston, Texas.


First Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway train, Anthony, Kansas

First Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway train, Anthony, Kansas
Date: 1902
A photograph showing a gathering of Anthony, Kansas, citizens to celebrate the driving of the first spike on the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway. In the foreground, standing behind the seated ladies is George Cornell dressed in overalls, he was Orient's first engineer. Seated in front of George is Miss Gertrude Rice, the belle of Anthony, who assisted in driving the first spike. In the center foreground in front of the coal car is the Anthony Military band. To the left of the band are the men with American and Mexican flags who led the procession.


Fort Hays dedication, Kansas

Fort Hays dedication, Kansas
Date: Between 1931 and 1933
This photograph represents Governor Harry Woodring who held office in Kansas from 1931 to 1933, dedicating the State Park at Fort Hays, Kansas. Governor Woodring can be identified standing on the podium speaking through a megaphone. Fort Hays was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.


Fort Larned, Kansas

Fort Larned, Kansas
Date: May 19, 1957
Five photos of the dedication of Fort Larned Museum, May 19, 1957. Photos 1 And 2 are different views of a reenactment of a Native American dance on the grounds of the museum with fort buildings in the background. Photos 3 and 4 are of visitors in front of fort buildings. The back of photo #5 is labeled 'staff' and is a posed picture of five individuals, four of them in period dress.


Fort Larned bridge dedication

Fort Larned bridge dedication
Date: October 27, 1963
This photo is of the dedication of the new bridge at the fort and shows the dedication marker, erected in honor of Ralph L. Wallace for service and inspiration in the opening of historic Fort Larned. The four men holding the marker are identified L to R as: Rolla Clymer, El Dorado; Larry Knowles, National Park Service, Omaha; Sen. Glee Smith, Larned; and Addison Meschke, Director of Highways.


Fort Larned dedication ceremony

Fort Larned dedication ceremony
Date: June 18, 1961
Photos of ceremonies at the dedication of Fort Larned as a National Historic Landmark on June 18, 1961. Photos 1, 2, 4, and 6 are of the crowds watching military formations on the parade grounds. Photo 3 is of Governor John Anderson speaking. Photo 5 shows some of the crowd. Photo 7 is of an older couple in period dress on a covered wagon drawn by mules.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Memorial Association

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Memorial Association
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the memorial association. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to tributes to Buffalo Bill and pioneer mothers commemoration night. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


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