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All industrial disputes affect the public

All industrial disputes affect the public
Date: June 11, 1921
This bulletin issued by the publicity committee of the printing crafts is part of a series of publications issued during the Topeka printers strike. The strike centered around a dispute over the forty-four hour week between trade union printers, employers, and a newly formed association of employed printers. Trade union printers and employers agreed that a newly proposed forty-four hour week would take effect on May 1, 1921. The new printers association did not agree to the forty-four hour week. This resulted in a dispute between the two groups of printers.


An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.

An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.
Creator: Hoxie, H.M.
Date: March 8, 1886
In this address, H.M. Hoxie, First Vice President of the Union Pacific Railway Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, informs the employees of events that have led up to the strike involving several railway systems throughout the country. On December 16, 1885, the United States Court took possession of the Texas and Pacific Railway making the employees of the railroad employees of the agents of the court. In March, 1886 these employees inaugurated a strike and the Knights of Labor notified superintendents of the railroads down the line that they would appoint and place their own watchmen to protect railroad property from loss and damage.


A petition humanity must heed

A petition humanity must heed
Creator: American Medical Association
Date: September 1914
A cartoon showing a baby signing a petition titled "Give me pure milk that I may live". The cartoon appeared in the Bulletin of the Kansas State Board of Health.


Central Congregational Church bulletins

Central Congregational Church bulletins
Date: 1890-1981
These are bulletins from the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, include hymns, prayers, church notes, activities, and order of services.


Dust storm collection

Dust storm collection
Creator: Kansas Authors Club
Date: 1934
This collection of poems, written during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, provides insight into the hardships of daily life in drought-stricken Kansas. The poets' subjects range from harsh despair created by persistent dust storms to thankful verses about much-needed rain. The poems appeared in the Kansas Author's Bulletin.


Health bulletin of Kansas

Health bulletin of Kansas
Date: September 30, 1898
A mimeographed list of counties reporting a higher number of preventable diseases and some deaths. The reverse side has a "Report of the City of Topeka for the Quarter".


Home economics

Home economics
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: June 22, 1934
This bulletin, signed by John G. Stutz, executive director of the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, describes their policy of encouraging home canning as part of a larger home economics project. In order to help families make the most out of their food supplies, the committee hired a Home Economics Specialist named Conie Foote to teach housewives about canning. Assistance would be provided for families on relief.


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 105

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 105
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: October 10, 1934
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin focuses on safety regulations for the "operation of work relief projects, buildings, and equipment of the Relief Administration." It was written by Carl C. Campbell. John Stutz was executive director of the KERC.


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 167

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 167
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: February 11, 1935
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin contains "a study of social problems in four related families through five generations." John Stutz was executive director of the KERC.


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 307

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 307
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: October 01, 1935
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin contains a report on county poor farms and examines their social and economic cost. In 1934, 77 out of the 105 Kansas counties had a county poor farm for the aged and ill. John Stutz was executive director of the KERC.


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 335

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 335
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: April 15, 1936
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This group of fourteen stories "selected from the records in the 105 county relief departments represents typical examples of social welfare service in every section of the state during the last three years."


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 366

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 366
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: October 1, 1936
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin contains information on the Child Welfare Service Plan under the Federal Social Security program.


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 72

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 72
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: July 19, 1934
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin covers the Water Conservation Program, a program that was part of the Drought Relief Service, which was "designed to aid in relieving destitution actually resulting from drought conditions."


Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 89

Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, bulletin 89
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: August 27, 1934
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This bulletin lists "important considerations in Water Conservation Program," a plan created for drought relief.


Kansas prohibitory law enforcement bulletin

Kansas prohibitory law enforcement bulletin
Creator: Kansas State Temperance Union
Date: 1904
A law enforcement bulletin that contains articles on the prohibitory law and how to enforce it; the C.O.D. Express Business; the then recent decisions of the Supreme Court; Constitution of Civic Leagues; Lincoln Legion Total Abstinence Campaign; and a complete list of U.S. Government liquor tax receipt holders.


Missouri Pacific Railway and Texas Pacific Railway circular

Missouri Pacific Railway and Texas Pacific Railway circular
Creator: Hayes, R.S.
Date: March 15, 1885
This railway circular presents a list of suggestions for ending an ongoing railroad strike as written by a group including the governors of Kansas and Missouri. This solution was promoted by officers of the Missouri Pacific Railway and the Texas Pacific Railway including R.S. Hayes, First Vice President and H. M. Hoxie, third vice president of the Missouri Pacific Railway. The resolution asks railroad executives to restore all striking workers to wages prior to September 1884 when wages were cut and to return strikers to work without prejudice.


Preliminary statement of the water conservation program

Preliminary statement of the water conservation program
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: July 06, 1934
The Kansas Emergency Relief Committee was created in July 1932 to obtain and administer federal emergency loans made available to states through Herbert Hoover's Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932. President Franklin Roosevelt expanded on this act with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) in 1933, leading the Kansas committee to change its name to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC). Under the direction of Kansas's new governor, Alf Landon, the KERC managed direct and work relief programs in Kansas including emergency education, transient relief, rural rehabilitation, drought relief, and a slew of public works projects including the construction of farm ponds and lakes, and the renovation and construction of public buildings, roads, and quarries. This item is a preliminary statement on the water conservation program put forth by the KERC. This program intended to "afford wells, ponds, lakes, dams, canals and other devices which will conserve water in Kansas for agricultural and industrial purposes and for human needs."


Prinicipal crop yields by counties of Kansas for 1909

Prinicipal crop yields by counties of Kansas for 1909
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Date: July 01, 1910
A Union Pacific Railroad Company Agricultural Bulletin, number 87, July 1, 1910. Compiled from the report of the State Board of Agriculture, this bulletin lists the county by county principal crop yields for the state of Kansas in 1909.


Relief and loan services

Relief and loan services
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: July 25, 1934
This pamphlet, which appears to have been distributed to relief clients, is a condensed summary of the government relief programs handled by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee (KERC), the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA), the Regional Production Credit Corporation, and the Farm Credit Administration (FCA). It describes work relief, direct relief, grants for homestead rehabilitation, the cattle purchase program, and feed and forage loans meant to benefit drought relief counties in the Dust Bowl.


Santa Fe reading room entertainment

Santa Fe reading room entertainment
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: December 5, 1906
An advertisement for entertainment at the Santa Fe Reading Room in LaJunta, Colorado, on Wednesday evening, December 5, 1906. The entertainment features Gladys Carey on the violin, Gage W. Christopher as baritone and humorous speaker, and Rena M. Christopher, accompanist. This is compliments of the Atshison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Secretary McAdoo's announcement of the Third Liberty Loan

Secretary McAdoo's announcement of the Third Liberty Loan
Date: 1918
KS: 11th: 1.7: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I


Service bulletin

Service bulletin
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: June 20, 1957
This service bulleting from the Hesston Manufacturing Company detailing the Swather trim steering assembly and installment as well as references to find more information in the manual. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Service bulletin

Service bulletin
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: June 18, 1957
This service bulletin from the Hesston Manufacturing Company detailing a reverse belt interference and how to prevent this with reference to an illustration in the manual. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Service bulletin

Service bulletin
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: June 20, 1957
This service bulletin from the Hesston Manufacturing Company detailing flotation and leveling specification for the Model "200" Swathers. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Service bulletin

Service bulletin
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: June 20, 1957
This service bulleting from the Hesston Manufacturing Company detailing the Swather Wheel Hubs advantages as well as where to find more detailed information in the manual. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


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