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Elizabeth Miller Watkins legacy collection

Elizabeth Miller Watkins legacy collection
Creator: Kitchen 8 (Alumnae organization : University of Kansas)
Date: 1935-1971
This collection includes material relating to Elizabeth Miller Watkins & Frank C. Miller scholarship halls at the University of Kansas (Lawrence) and Elizabeth Miller Watkins & her husband. Only selected materials from the collection have been digitized and are available here. A scrapbook compiled by Philomene Bourassa Hood for the years she attended the University of Kansas (1935-1939) is one example of the legacy materials on the scholarship halls. One of the early items in the scrapbook is a copy of the booklet The Mythical Jayhawk written by Kirke Mechem and published by the Kansas State Historical Society. The scrapbook contains photographs of women living in Watkins scholarship hall and the people and buildings in the photographs are usually identified. There are invitations for various Watkins Hall social events. The scrapbook also contains photos of numerous building and scenes on campus. The scrapbook contains some newspaper clippings with some of them about Philomene. One clipping states that she made Phi Beta Kappa and the initiation program for December 5, 1938, is included as well. There are three multiple paged printed items related to the 1939 commencement--the announcement, the program, and a special commencement issue of the Jayhawker. The scrapbook contains a wine list and another printed document for the Bavarian Rathskeller, Armour Blvd. and Forest, Kansas City, Missouri. The rest of the digitized material relates directly to Elizabeth Watkins (January 21, 1861-June 1, 1939) including biographical clippings and obituaries, her last will and testament with a large number of bequests and the endowment for the scholarship halls, and a list of her contributions to the University of Kansas. A description of the entire collection is available through the link in the "External Links" box below.


Graduating class, Cimarron, Kansas

Graduating class, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: 1938
This photograph shows the 1938 (possibly) Cimarron High School graduating class dressed in their caps and gowns. They are standing in front of Cimarron High School, Cimarron, Kansas.


Graduating class from the Kansas State Soldiers Home at Dodge City, Kansas

Graduating class from the Kansas State Soldiers Home at Dodge City, Kansas
Date: May 25, 1902
A photograph of the State Soldiers Home graduating class at Dodge City, Kansas. Top row: Bessie Powers, Susie Evans, Professor Woodbury, Humphry Sughrue, Jennie Graver. Middle row: Neada McCaffry, Bessie Boyd, Pearl Malcolm, Amelia Johnson, Serena Barr, Glen Roth. Bottom row: Ethel Wynans, Fay Thompson, Jennie Shaffer.


Judge Richard Dean Rogers

Judge Richard Dean Rogers
Date: Between 1990 and 1999
This is a photograph of United States District Court Judge Richard Dean Rogers and Kenneth Eugene Conklin, III, his step son. The photograph was taken at Conklin's graduation from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.


Judge Sherman A. Parks, Sr. family photographs

Judge Sherman A. Parks, Sr. family photographs
Date: 1940-1996
Family photographs of Judge Sherman A. Parks, Sr. Photographs include images of his twin brother Sheridan A. Parks; a wedding photograph; graduation photograph of the twins and their cousin, J.A. Parks; and Sheridan, Sherman, and their cousin in military uniform.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Mary McNerny, Dick Vermail and Dan Lykins

Mary McNerny, Dick Vermail and Dan Lykins
Creator: Lykins, Judy
Date: May 2002
A photograph showing Mary McNerny Lykins, Dick Vermeil, Kansas City Chiefs' coach, and Dan Lykins, Topeka attorney, at St. Benedict's commencement in Atchison, Kansas. Mary McNerny Lykins received her bachelors degree at age 85 and Dick Vermeil was the commencement speaker.


McPherson College graduating class of 1933

McPherson College graduating class of 1933
Date: 1933
This is a photograph of McPherson College's graduating class of 1933 posed in front of the Brethren Church in McPherson, Kansas. Donald, Dorothy, and Florence Dresher graduated together.


Murray Bowen, M.D. at Menninger School of Psychiatry graduation

Murray Bowen, M.D. at Menninger School of Psychiatry graduation
Date: June 1985
Dr. Murray Bowen is shown speaking at the 1985 graduation of students from the Menninger School of Psychiatry. He had trained at the Menninger Clinic and was a pioneer in family therapy and systemic therapies. He was also on the faculty of Georgetown University.


Ottawa University graduating class of 1901

Ottawa University graduating class of 1901
Date: 1901
The 1901 graduating class of Ottawa University. None of the gradates are identified. The photograph was donated by Mrs. Ray Garrett.


Sherman A. Parks, Jr.

Sherman A. Parks, Jr.
Date: 1950-2002
This series of photographs are representations of Sherman A. Parks Jr. as he grows up from adolescence to a young adult. Some of the images of Sherman include him playing in the Sunflower Games, shaking hands with George Brett, attending significant events such as the 1984 Kansas Black legislative Conference, graduation from Washburn University and family photos. Also included is candidate information when Sherman ran for State Representative 59th District, and a newspaper clipping of Sherman being elected executive director of the Kansas Chiropractic Association.


Socorro "Mimi" Lopez, nursing school graduate of St. Margaret's Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas

Socorro "Mimi" Lopez, nursing school graduate of St. Margaret's Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: September 3, 1950
This is a photograph of Socorro "Mimi" Lopez as a nursing school graduate at St. Margaret's Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas.


University of Kansas diploma issued to Flora Richardson

University of Kansas diploma issued to Flora Richardson
Creator: University of Kansas
Date: June 11, 1873
This is a diploma given to Flora Richardson for completion of her Bachelor of Arts degree by the University of Kansas. It is the first diploma given to a female student at the Unversity of Kansas. Also, Flora Richardson was the valedictorian of the class of 1873. Although not the first female student at KU, she was, however the first to graduate. She went on to earn her Master's degree, from The University of Kansas in 1875 and later participated in post-graduate study. Ms. Richardson became employed as a secondary school teacher in Kanwaka, a community near Lawrence. She later married Mr. Osgood Colman and had seven children. Flora remained in Lawrence until her death in 1924.


William C. Menninger, M.D.

William C. Menninger, M.D.
Date: 1960-1962
Dr. Will is known as one of the key influences in the development of a psychiatric guide which later became known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded the Menninger Clinic for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention in Topeka. Dr. Bob, son of Dr. Karl, and Dr. Roy and Dr. Walt, sons of Dr. Will, continued in the leadership of the Clinic. The second image is Dr. Will on the right and Dr. Robert Switzer at an open house for the Children's Hospital in September 1961. In the third image, Dr. Karl (center) and Dr. Will (right) are being presented the 1961 Gold Medal from the National Institute of Social Sciences in New York in The fourth image shows Dr. Will with President John F. Kennedy in February, 1962.


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