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Archery class, Topeka, Kansas

Archery class, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These two black and white photographs show a group of children with bows and arrows during an archery class in Topeka, Kansas.


Capitol (interior), Topeka, Kansas

Capitol (interior), Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows the ornate doorway and mahogany double doors in the Kansas Senate in Topeka, Kansas.


Coal miner

Coal miner
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development
Date: 1940s or 1950s
View of a coal miner at work with a pick and lantern. The location of the mine is unknown.


Edward Ferdinand Arn

Edward Ferdinand Arn
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1951 and 1955
This is a black and white photograph of Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected Attorney General of Kansas from 1947 to 1949. The following year he was appointed justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court from 1949 to 1950. In November of 1950, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two terms from 1951to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Building and Loan Supervisory Board applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Building and Loan Supervisory Board applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment for the Building and Loan Supervisory Board. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Latitude and longitude of Kansas commerce

Latitude and longitude of Kansas commerce
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development
Date: 1968
This twenty minute, 16mm film was written and produced by the Kansas Department of Economic Development and promotes the variety and quality of Kansas-made goods and services. Jack Lacy, director of the Kansas Department of Economic Development, narrates the film. The film features transportation, agricultural products (turkey, cattle, wheat, alfalfa), agricultural machinery, work clothes, oil, coal, helium, gypsum, boots, model railroads and carnival rides, classroom furniture, printing and publishing, golf equipment, fiberglass, guns, heavy metals, cellophane, tires, and airplanes.


Loading apples on a truck

Loading apples on a truck
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows men loading baskets of apples on a truck.


Mining scene in Treece, Kansas

Mining scene in Treece, Kansas
Date: Between 1955 and 1960
Here are three photographs showing chat piles near Treece, Kansas. One of the photographs shows coal and gondola railroad cars used to transport zinc and lead from the mine.


Office of the Governor to John Watson

Office of the Governor to John Watson
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1979-1987 : Carlin)
Date: May 31, 1979
Governor John Carlin's office sent a draft telegram to John Watson of the Kansas Department of Economic Development for his review. The telegram describes a proposed August 1979 Kansas trade mission to China. In the message, the governor's office accepts China's invitation to visit the country, lists the members of the mission delegation, and proposes an itinerary. Governor Carlin led this and two other trips to China (in 1984 and 1986) to explore potential economic, educational, scientific, and cultural exchanges between Kansas and the Peoples Republic of China.


Pomona Tile Company

Pomona Tile Company
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows the drying room at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These two black and white photographs show the laboratory at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufacturers of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a worker examining tiles at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These two black and white photographs show the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufacturers of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a group of workers assembling tiles at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1966
This black and white photograph shows the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950s and 1950s
These two black and white photographs show the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a group of men at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows workers examining tiles at the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Title Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City, and Winfield.


Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Pomona Tile Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These three black and white photographs show the Pomona Tile Company in Arkansas City, Kansas. The company, a branch of the Pomona Tile Manufacturing Company of Pomona, California, was one of the largest manufactures of ceramic-glazed tiles in the United States. The facility was located at Strother Field between the towns of Arkansas City and Winfield.


Remarks given by the Honorable John Carlin, Governor of Kansas at the Economic Outlook Conference, Lawrence, Kansas

Remarks given by the Honorable John Carlin, Governor of Kansas at the Economic Outlook Conference, Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Carlin, John, 1940-
Date: November 02, 1979
Governor John Carlin provides an assessment of the Kansas economy in a speech to the Economic Outlook Conference. He expresses optimism about economic growth in the state but concern about inflation, a decline in the availability of credit, and a labor shortage. Carlin outlines his administration's plans to address Kansas' economic challenges. He emphasizes the need to expand international trade and highlights his August 1979 trade mission to China.


University of Kansas dormitories, Lawrence, Kansas

University of Kansas dormitories, Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Division of Economic Development
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
A black and white photograph of the women's dormitories at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.


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