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Date: 2001
This red, white, and blue patriotic banner was displayed in reaction to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. In October 2001, shortly after the attack, the banner was produced by the fourth grade class of McCarter Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas, and used in a local Halloween parade. The banner was related to a school policy banning traditional garb in favor of patriotic-themed costumes as a reaction to the events of September 11.

The cigarette problem

The cigarette problem
Creator: University of Kansas Department of Child Welfare
Date: Between Unknown and Unknown
In this plan to enlist the boys of Kansas in a non smoking campaign, John Edwards, author of the Kansas anti-cigarette law has agrees to pay $100 dollars to the boys club and $50 to the individual boy, who makes the best showing in a campaign against the cigarette. The booklet outlining the harm of smoking may have been written by William A. McKeever, Department of Child Welfare, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

The cigarette smoking boy

The cigarette smoking boy
Creator: McKeever, William A.
Date: 1909
In this training pamphlet, William McKeever, Professor of Philosophy for the Kansas State Agricultural College, discusses harmful aspects of smoking and its influence upon boys.

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