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Emporia Gazette newspaper office in Emporia, Kansas

Emporia Gazette newspaper office in Emporia, Kansas
Date: 1924-1976
Photographs of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office in Emporia, Kansas.


Everett Ray Call interviews

Everett Ray Call interviews
Creator: Call, Everett Ray, 1932 -
Date: 2007
Three interviews with former Emporia Gazette editor Everett Ray Call conducted by Emporia State University professor Loren E. Pennington. The first interview addresses Call's boyhood days in Sedan, Kansas, his early days as a newspaper photographer, and his commentary on William Allen White. The second interview continues Call's comments on William Allen White and follows with his commentary and analysis of the Emporia Gazette under William Lindsay White as editor and publisher. The third interview covers events of his own career with the Gazette, including famous murder cases, local, state, and national politics, and the newspaper's relations with Emporia State University and its presidents and with the Emporia Chamber of Commerce.


Evil Eye necklace

Evil Eye necklace
Date: between 1960 and 1969
Glass bead necklace strung on cotton twine. William Lindsay and Kathrine White purchased this Evil Eye beaded necklace during a trip to Istanbul, Turkey, in 1964.


Mary Ann Hatten White with her grandchildren

Mary Ann Hatten White with her grandchildren
Date: 1904
A photograph showing Mary Ann Hatten White with her grandchildren William Lindsay White and Mary Katherine White. The children's father was William Allen White, who was a well known editor, publisher, and author. The photograph was probably taken in Emporia, Kansas.


Statehouse statue, Topeka, Kansas

Statehouse statue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kintner, Earl
Date: July 27, 1981
These two black and white photographs show the statue of newspaper publisher and Pulitzer Prize winner William Allen White at the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The 2,000 pound native limestone statue, sculpted by artist Peter "Fritz" Felten, Jr., of Hays, Kansas, was placed on the second floor of the statehouse rotunda.


William Allen White

William Allen White
Date: Between 1908 and 1913
This is a photo of William Allen White's family at their cabin in Colorado. Son William Lindsay and daughter Mary Katherine are sitting on a horse with their mother, Sallie, standing next to them. As publisher and editor of the Emporia Gazette, White gained national fame with his editorial "What's the Matter with Kansas?" during the Populist era in the 1890s.


William Allen White and President Theodore Roosevelt

William Allen White and President Theodore Roosevelt
Date: Between 1910 and 1912
This is a photograph of William Allen White with President Theodore Roosevelt, William Lindsay White, on far right, and two unidentified men at White's home in Emporia, Kansas.


William Allen White and family photographs

William Allen White and family photographs
Date: 1888-1963
This is a collection of photographs showing William Allen White and his family.


William L. White to Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel

William L. White to Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel
Creator: White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973
Date: February 11, 1944
William Lindsay White, publisher of the Emporia Gazette, sends Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel, of Topeka, a copy of a letter he wrote to Milton F. Amrine, warden of the Kansas State Penitentiary at Lansing. Amrine resigned as warden of the state penitentiary due to his opposition to capital punishment. White's letter congratulates Amrine for the way he conducted his resignation and his amicable relationship with the Governor. Kansas reinstated the death penalty in 1935 after its repeal in 1907, but the state had not executed any person since 1870. Convicted murderer Fred L. Brady was poised to become the first person executed under the new law. Governor Schoeppel refused to commute Brady's sentence to life imprisonment. Warden Amrine refused to carry out the execution and chose to resign.


William Lindsay White

William Lindsay White
Date: Between 1945 and 1960
This is a photo of William Lindsay White, son of William Allen White, when publisher of the Emporia Gazette, Emporia, Kansas.


William Lindsay and Kathrine White

William Lindsay and Kathrine White
Creator: Globe Press
Date: Between 1935 and 1940
A photograph of William Lindsay and Kathrine White. He was born in 1900 to the well known newspaper editor William Allen and Sallie White. William Lindsay and Kathrine White were married in 1931.


Woman's hat

Woman's hat
Creator: Mr. John
Date: between 1955 and 1965
Conical gray wool hat with a quilted brim. Point of crown is folded over, stitched to side, and trimmed with gray grosgrain bow. Found in the Emporia, Kansas, home of William Allen White and Sallie Lindsay White. William Allen White was a famous progressive era newspaper editor. This hat was probably worn by White's daughter-in-law, Kathrine Klinkenberg White, who married William Lindsay White in 1931. The couple lived in Emporia while editing the Gazette newspaper after William Allen White's death in 1944.


World War II-era draft card

World War II-era draft card
Date: 1942
Draft card for William Lindsay White of New York City, New York. The card dates to 1942 and provides information like place of residence and physical description, including race, height, weight, and complexion. White received this card when he registered for the Selective Service System. At the time White registered, all American men between the ages of 18 and 45 were required to register for service in the military, for a time period lasting the duration of the war plus six months. White was the son of well-known newspaper editor William Allen White of Emporia, Kansas, and was an author, reporter, and newspaper editor in his own right. Though he did not serve in the military during World War II, he reported on the war, most notably filing nationally-syndicated reports from Finland, the Netherlands, and London during the Blitz.


World War II classification card

World War II classification card
Date: 1944
Classification card for William Lindsay White of New York City, New York. The card dates to 1944 and indicates the bearer's eligibility for military service. White received this card after he registered for the Selective Service System. At the time White registered in 1942, all American men between the ages of 18 and 45 were required to register for service in the military, for a time period lasting the duration of the war plus six months. White's classification of 4A indicates that his service was deferred because of his age. White was the son of well-known newspaper editor William Allen White of Emporia, Kansas, and was an author, reporter, and newspaper editor in his own right. Though he did not serve in the military during World War II, he reported on the war, most notably filing nationally-syndicated reports from Finland, the Netherlands, and London during the Blitz.


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