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A Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences (CABS) executive seminar on the river

A Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences (CABS) executive seminar on the river
Date: Unknown
These colored photographs show a River Seminar sponsored by CABS, of the Menninger Foundation. It took place on the Colorado River in Utah. Menninger is a leading force in advancing mental health care through research and preventive mental health care. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas.


Adult education class, Kansas City, Kansas

Adult education class, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Women and men attending an adult education class, in Kansas City, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


Adult education class, Topeka, Kansas

Adult education class, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
A group of unemployed workers attending a class on Social Security, in Topeka, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas

Aide center, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Kansas City, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods program.


Aide center, Topeka, Kansas

Aide center, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
An exterior view of an aide center in Topeka, Kansas. The center was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food program.


Andrew Atchison to John P. St. John

Andrew Atchison to John P. St. John
Creator: Atchison, Andrew
Date: August 22, 1881
In this letter, Andrew Atchison updates Kansas governor St. John on the condition of the Exoduster settlement near Dunlap, Kansas. Benjamin Singleton had established this colony in May, 1878, and according to Atchison, the black refugees (numbering around 200 families) were thriving. Another goal of Atchison's letter was to investigate the "practicability" of establishing a Business and Literary Academy in addition to their free public school. Atchison and some other white residents of the area had formed the Dunlap Aid Association to assist the Exodusters' efforts to obtain land and employment.


A study course on public health

A study course on public health
Creator: Crumbine, Samuel J. (Samuel Jay), 1862-1954
Date: Between 1916 and 1917
This nineteen lesson study course was written by Dr. S. J. Crumbine and others and published by the American Medical Association. It was prepared for the use of women's clubs.


Automobile repair class

Automobile repair class
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men learning to repair automobiles, part of the Works Progress Administration's adult and worker education.


Baking rolls and pies

Baking rolls and pies
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Women baking dinner rolls and pies using a gas stove. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods program.


Chautauqua in Forest Park, Ottawa, Kansas

Chautauqua in Forest Park, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: June 1897
These four photographs show the tents and living conditions, leisure activities and camaraderie during a Chautauqua in Forest Park, Ottawa, Kansas. The women pictured are not identified.


Continuing Education Conference planning at Menninger Clinic Topeka

Continuing Education Conference planning at Menninger Clinic Topeka
Date: April 1988
Dr. Carolyn Grame, left, and Dee Zeygardt of the Menninger staff meet with Gerard Buckley of Gallaudet University to plan a conference for mental health professionals who work with hearing-impaired people. Dr. Karl Menninger wrote a paper in 1924 about the mental effects of deafness.


Continuing Education Conferences at Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas

Continuing Education Conferences at Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1983
Menninger sponsored many Continuing Education Conferences for various professions. These two photographs show scenes from two of them.


Continuing education for Menninger Clinic staff in Topeka, Kansas

Continuing education for Menninger Clinic staff in Topeka, Kansas
Date: March 14, 1980
CPR instructors work on Resusci-Annie during the classes held for all staff in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation. Demonstrating the technique are Diana Case, Gene Montgomery and Dorothy Barash. Looking on are Carolyn Gibson, Pat Cunningham and Jane Balmer (partially hidden).


Cooking class, Wichita, Kansas

Cooking class, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Women attending a cooking class in Wichita, Kansas. The class was part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


Education class, Topeka, Kansas

Education class, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
View of Spanish American workers attending an adult education class, in Topeka, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.


First aid class, Parsons, Kansas

First aid class, Parsons, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men and women taking a first aid class in Parsons, Kansas. The class was part of the Works Progress Administration adult and worker education program.


First aid class, Wichita, Kansas

First aid class, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
First aid class at Minisa Park recreation center, Wichita, Kansas. This class was part of the Works Progress Administration.


First aid class, Wichita, Kansas

First aid class, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men and women learning first aid at a recreation center for servicemen and factory personnel, Minisa Park, Wichita, Kansas. This class was part of the Works Progress Administration


First aid class, Wichita, Kansas

First aid class, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men and women attending a first aid class at Minisa Park recreation center, Wichita, Kansas. This class was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Flo V. Menninger

Flo V. Menninger
Date: 1881-1927
Flo V. Menninger was the wife of Dr. C. F. Menninger and mother of Karl, Edwin, and William. Karl and William became physicians and with their father established in 1919 the first group psychiatry practice. It developed into the Menninger Clinic, a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. Flo was trained as a teacher. She wrote a book "Days of My Life : Memories of a Kansas Mother and Teacher." She also wrote the curriculum for a Bible study group, a four- year program which is still being taught today.


Freudian Follies at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

Freudian Follies at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1951-1991
After four years of training in psychiatry, the Menninger psychiatric residents put on a show spoofing the program, the clinic, the faculty, psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory and the whole world. These black and white photographs show some of the silly fun over the years.


General rules

General rules
Creator: Simerwell, Robert, 1786-1868
Date: February 15, 1822
This item, titled General Rules for the regulation of the Fort Wayne Mission Family, details the various rules adopted by the Baptist missionaries at Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the winter of 1822. Essentially, this document establishes the guidelines by which the Baptist missionaries at Fort Wayne are going to live by as they work to spread Christianity among the Native Americans in the area. Robert Simerwell was among the first group of missionaries to Fort Wayne, and he was part of the group that established the rules governing their actions at the fort.


Household aide, Wichita, Kansas

Household aide, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
A household aide giving a drink to an elderly woman, Wichita, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food program.


Housekeeping aides, Kansas City, Kansas

Housekeeping aides, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Housekeeping aides working at the bedside of a young woman, Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food project.


Housekeeping aides, Topeka, Kansas

Housekeeping aides, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Photo of two African American women preparing food in Topeka, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods project.


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