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Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: 1908
Portrait of Alfred Mossman Landon, 1887-1987, at the time he graduated from the University of Kansas.


Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor
Date: Between 1906 and 1907
This portrait represents Kansas Governor, Alfred Mossman Landon when he was a student at the University of Kansas. He was governor from 1933 to 1937 and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1936 against President Franklin Roosevelt.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows students at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration was attended by about 1,200 college students in protest to the United States involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally,Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally,Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows an anti-war rally on the steps of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas. In the background, a banner reads "Pleading Kansas". The peaceful demonstration lead by university students was held protesting the United States' involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Robert Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows students at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration was attended by about 1,200 college students in protest to the United States involvement in Cambodia asking Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at an anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas

Anti-war rally, Topeka, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1970
This black and white photograph shows a crowd of people at the anti-war rally on the grounds of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The peaceful demonstration attended by about 1,200 college students, was held to protest the United States involvement in Cambodia and to ask Kansas Governor Robert Docking to call a special session of the legislature to consider an anti-war proposal. The proposed legislation would make it unlawful for Kansas citizens to fight outside the United States without a declaration of war by Congress. Governor Docking met with students and accepted their petitions for the special session, but no further action was taken toward the request.


Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas

Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas
Creator: Grondal, Bror Gustaf
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is an informal portrait of women students picking daisies at a location where Priner Hall stands on Bethany College campus, Lindsborg, Kansas. Bethany Daisy, the college annual, received its name from this source.


Bethel College

Bethel College
Date: 1919-1920
This is a photograph of the students, faculty, and graduates of Bethel College, Newton, Kans. They appear to be at the back or a side of the Administration Building.


Bethel College, Newton, Kansas

Bethel College, Newton, Kansas
Date: 1937
This is a panoramic photo of the entire body of students and teachers sitting in front of several buildings at Bethel College, Newton, Kans.


Bethel College, Newton, Kansas

Bethel College, Newton, Kansas
Date: 1926-1927
This panoramic photo shows the entire body of students and teachers in front of several buildings at Bethel College, Newton, Kansas.


Campbell College, Holton, Kansas

Campbell College, Holton, Kansas
Date: Bulk 1883-1887
These photographs show Campbell College, (or Holton University) when Charles F. Menninger was a teacher and Flo V. Knisely was a student. Charles became a doctor and with sons Will and Karl, founded the Menninger Clinic, which was the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1919 in Topeka. In 1925, they established a inpatient hospital, the Menninger Clinic.


Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas

Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: Between 1892 and 1893
This photograph shows a class from Lane University in Lecompton, Kansas. The school was founded in 1865 by Reverend Solomon Weaver, the first president, and was named after U.S. Senator James H. Lane. In 1902 Lane University was united with Campbell University to form Campbell College. The parents of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower met at Lane University as students. Today the building is a museum known as Lane University & Territorial Capital Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas

Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1884
A group photograph of students at Lane University in Lecompton, Kansas. President Erwin is on the back row (tall man with long beard), Major Hafe and wife on porch, Eli Graham is the boy on the bench, Hazel sisters on bench with hats, Ida Stover (Mrs. Eisenhower) is center, front row with print dress, and Laura White is standing, second row to the right of girl with hat on.


Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas

Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1902
This photograph shows a class from Lane University in Lecompton, Kansas. The man in the top row, center, is John W. Burkett. The woman sitting on the far right is Bertha Blinn. This school was founded in 1865 by Reverend Solomon Weaver, the first president of the university, and was named after U.S. Senator James H. Lane. In 1902 Lane University was united with Campbell University to form Campbell College. The parents of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower met at Lane as students. Today the building is a museum known as Lane University & Territorial Capital Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas

Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1901
This photograph shows a class from Lane University in Lecompton, Kansas. The woman standing is Bertha Blinn Burkett and the first person on the left sitting is John Wesley Burkett. This school was founded in 1865 by Reverend Solomon Weaver, the first president of the university, and was named after U.S. Senator James H. Lane. In 1902 Lane University was united with Campbell University to form Campbell College. The parents of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower met at Lane as students. Today the building is a museum known as Lane University & Territorial Capital Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


College of the Sisters of Bethany students, Topeka, Kansas

College of the Sisters of Bethany students, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: King, Ernest V., 1874-1964
Date: May 14, 1916
This is a photograph of Miss Marguerite Koontz's students rehearsing for the Sisters of Bethany College Alumnae May Fete. The performance took place in Central Park, Saturday, May 20, 1916. Georgia Neese, far left, was one of the older girls participating in the May Fete. The other participants were Elizabeth Hopkins, Margaret Ray, Jessie Burnett, Helen Lucus, Joanna Gleed, Beatrice Shakeshaft and one unidentified girl.


Correspondence between Dwight David Eisenhower and U.S. Senator Joseph L. Bristow concerning Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy

Correspondence between Dwight David Eisenhower and U.S. Senator Joseph L. Bristow concerning Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: August 1910 -- March 1911
This is a series of letters concerning Dwight D. Eisenhower's request for an appointment to a military academy--either West Point or Anapolis. Four of the letters are from Eisenhower to Kansas Senator Joseph L. Bristow. One is from E. F. Fairchild to Bristow conveying the scores of Kansans taking a preliminary examination and one is from Bristow informing Eisenhower of his appointment to West Point. Eisenhower was living in Abilene, Kansas, when he wrote these letters. Eisenhower, born October 14, 1890, was nearly 20 but claimed to be a year younger as the Naval Academy did not accept candidates over age 18. The items in this series are also in Kansas Memory as individual items except the letter from Eisenhower dated August 20, 1910, which is the first letter in this item.


Delta Tau Delta fraternity at the University of Kansas

Delta Tau Delta fraternity at the University of Kansas
Date: 1941
A photograph showing members of Delta Tau Delta, Gamma Tau Chapter, fraternity at the University of Kansas.


Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator

Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: March 25, 1911
This letter was written by Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, to Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, thanking him for the West Point appointment. Eisenhower mentions that he passed the entrance exams and will report to West Point on June 14, 1911. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.


Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator

Dwight David Eisenhower to Joseph Little Bristow, United States Senator
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: September 03, 1910
This letter was written by Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, to Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, inquiring about an appointment to either the Naval Academy or West Point. Eisenhower explains that he has not received a response from Bristow and asks about taking a competitive examination for an appointment. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.


E. A. Park collection

E. A. Park collection
Creator: Harrington, Myron O., 1844-1921
Date: 1871 - 1882
This collection consists of a single volume of handwritten notes taken by Reverend Myron Oscar Harrington. The notes were taken while Harrington was a student attending seminary school, in all likelihood Andover Seminary in Massachusetts. They are from lectures given by Professor Edwards Amasa Park. Professor Park was a noted nineteenth century American Congregational theologian.


E. T. Fairchild to United States Senator Joseph Little Bristow

E. T. Fairchild to United States Senator Joseph Little Bristow
Creator: Fairchild, Edward Thomson, 1854-1917
Date: October 22, 1910
This letter was written by Edward Thomson Fairchild, 1854-1917, to United States Senator Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944. Accompanying the letter are scores from a competitive examination held in the office of State Superintendent Fairchild. The examination results determined appointments to the United States military academies. Dwight David Eisenhower's scores are listed and his appointment to West Point is noted. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.


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