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David H. Fisher Jr. oral history

David H. Fisher Jr. oral history
Creator: Fisher, David H. Jr.
Date: April 4, 2008
Topeka, Kansas, resident David H. Fisher, Jr. relates his experience during the June 8, 1966, tornado in Topeka.


Doyle Derrick audio interview on experiences in World War II

Doyle Derrick audio interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Derrick, Doyle Earl
Date: 1 February 2008
Technical Sergeant Derrick enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1939 and served until 1943. He was 29 years old when he enlisted. After basic training, he served as an instructor in Norman, Oklahoma and was then assigned to a bomber squadron in the Pacific as a technical sergeant. The were involved in the fighting at Guadacanal and the Philippines. He used the G. I. Bill for farming training at Highland Community College. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Feb 1, 2008. Derrick was born in Rogersville, Tennessee, on January 29, 1910. His family moved to Kansas when he was 7 or 8 years old. His father had a brother in Kansas who encouraged them to move here to go into farming. Derrick graduated from Highland High School and completed 2 years at Emporia State Teachers College. After two year of college, Derrick and a friend Vern Frisky "hoboed" for a year, ending up on the West Coast. He spent most of the 1930s in Alaska working on an oil pipeline. At some point after the war, he returned to Alaska. He was living in Wathena, Kansas at the time of this interview. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Governor John Carlin interview

Governor John Carlin interview
Creator: Beatty, Bob, 1966-
Date: March 10, 2008
An audio recording of an interview with John Carlin discussing his experience as governor of Kansas from January 8, 1979 to January 12, 1987, and his 1990 re-election bid. Bob Beatty and Mark Peterson, Political Science Department, Washburn University, conduct the interview as part of the Kansas Governors Recorded History and Documentary Project, Dr. Bob Beatty and Washburn University, 2005. The interview took place in Manhattan, Kansas, in 2008. A complete transcript of the interview is available by clicking Text Version below. This and a previous interview conducted in 2004 are the basis for Beatty's article "'Be Willing to Take Some Risks to Make Things Happen': A Conversation with Former Governor John Carlin." Kansas History, v31 n2 (Summer 2007/2008). The 2004 interview is available on Kansas Memory as item #212931.


Governor Mike Hayden interview

Governor Mike Hayden interview
Creator: Beatty, Bob, 1966-
Date: September 29, 2008
Click the thumbnail images below for different segments of an audio recording of an interview with former Kansas Governor Mike Hayden, who discusses his early life, military service in Vietnam, years in the Kansas Legislature, and experience as governor of Kansas from January 12, 1987 - January 14, 1991. Bob Beatty and Mark Peterson, Political Science Department, Washburn University, conducted the interview in Topeka on September 29, 2008; a complete transcript of the interview is available by clicking Text Version below. It and a previous interview conducted at Cedar Crest in 2004 are the basis for Beatty's article "'Being close to the People': A Conversation with Former Governor Mike Hayden," Kansas History, v32 n1 (Spring 2009). The 2004 interview is available on Kansas Memory as item 215739.


Lunar eclipse, Nemaha County, Kansas

Lunar eclipse, Nemaha County, Kansas
Creator: Randel, Rosette
Date: February 20, 2008
This is a color photo of a lunar eclipse in Nemaha County, Kansas.


Marlysue Esping-Holmquist oral history

Marlysue Esping-Holmquist oral history
Creator: Esping-Holmquist, Marlysue
Date: June 6, 2008
Marlysue Esping-Holmquist, wife of Thomas Holmquist, farms in Saline County, Kansas, near Smolan. She describes the history of their farm and the chance involved in its allotment in a flood plain near Dry Creek in 1868.


Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar

Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar
Creator: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Topeka, Kan.)
Date: July 2008-December 2009
The Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar features historical and contemporary photographs of the Fiesta Mexicana. Our Lady of Guadalupe has held the Fiesta in Topeka every summer since 1933.


Raymond Lamoree video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

Raymond Lamoree video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Lamoree, Raymond
Date: January 31, 2008
Raymond Lamoree was inducted into the United States Army in 1942 and served until 1945 in the Anti-Aircraft. Interviewed by Jeff Kuhlman on Jan 31, 2008, Lamoree talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He was drafted September 12, 1942, and reported for duty at Fort Leavenworth. He was trained at Fort Leavenworth and several places in California. He served in Europe, first in England and Wales and then France. He was born in Gorham, Kansas, on February 18, 1922. He graduated from Beeler High School. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Frank Stull American Legion #152 (Ness City) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Robert Idol video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

Robert Idol video interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Idol, Robert Milward
Date: 1 February 2008
Robert Idol was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1945 and served until 1947 in the Quartermaster Battalion. He was stationed in Manila, Philippines, and was involved in arrangements to sent troops home. He was in Manila when the Philippines received its independence on July 4, 1946. Both General Eisenhower and Gen. MacArthur were there for the event and Idol saw both of them. He family lived in Robinson, Kansas when he was born on October 25, 1926, but he was born in a hospital in St. Joseph, Missouri. After attending Kansas University on the G. I. Bill, he became a third generation banker in the family bank. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Feb. 1, 2008. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Steve Six

Steve Six
Creator: Wolfe's
Date: December 04, 2008
This is a photograph of Steve Six who was the 43rd Kansas Attorney General. He served from January 31, 2008 to January 10, 2011.


Teresa Bachman oral history

Teresa Bachman oral history
Creator: Bachman, Teresa
Date: April 3, 2008
Teresa Bachman of El Dorado, Kansas, gives a first hand account of the June 10, 1958, tornado in El Dorado. The tornado killed thirteen people and destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes.


Thomas Holmquist oral history

Thomas Holmquist oral history
Creator: Holmquist, Thomas N., 1954-
Date: June 6, 2008
Thomas Holmquist describes a 2007 flood on his farm in Saline County, Kansas, near Smolan. A historian and educator, Holmquist is a lifelong resident of the Smoky Valley. He has written several books including Bluestem (c2000) and Pioneer Cross : Swedish Settlements along the Smoky Hill Bluffs (c1994).


Vern Miller and Brian Moline

Vern Miller and Brian Moline
Creator: Heinemann, David
Date: November 3, 2006
A photograph showing Vern Miller, former Kansas Attorney General and Sedgwick County attorney and sheriff, and Brian Moline, an attorney, former chairman of the Kansas Corporation Commission and a Wichita state legislator. The photograph was taken at the Kansas State Historical Society's annual meeting.


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