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Baseball game, State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas

Baseball game, State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
This color postcard, entitled "Athletic Field, State Normal School, Emporia, Kansas," depicts a birds-eye view of a baseball game in progress at the school. The image includes the baseball field and players, fans in the grandstand and bleachers, and the surrounding neighborhood. The State Normal School was the predecessor of Emporia State University.


Commemorative spoon

Commemorative spoon
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Sterling commemorative spoon. Scene of the "State Normal [School]. Emporia, Kans." in bowl. Handle bears the State Seal on the obverse and an image of the State Capitol on the reverse. Kansas State Normal School opened in 1865. In 1923 the name was changed to Kansas State Teacher's College, and in 1977 to Emporia State University.


Excavation Preparation at the Baker House, 14MO701

Excavation Preparation at the Baker House, 14MO701
Date: 1972
Shown are six views of the early stages of archeological excavation at the Baker House in Morris County. The collection, along with these photographs was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. Shown here is the initial testing, three views of clearing the site, hay stack removal, and mapping with a transit. The excavation was undertaken by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) in 1972. The house was burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts.


Excavations at the Baker Store, 14MO701

Excavations at the Baker Store, 14MO701
Date: 1973
Shown are views of the excavation at the Baker Store and an artist's rendition of a map of the area. Shown are progress shots of the excavations, cellar walls visible after excavation, a group shot of the students, and a map of the house and store that was drawn based on an 1910 interview of a local man. The excavation at the Baker House and Store, in Morris County, was undertaken by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) in 1972 and 1973. The house and store were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The collection, along with these photographs was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993.


Football games

Football games
Date: Between 1940 and 1944
A silent motion picture showing football games at Kansas State University, Emporia State University and University of Kansas during the 1940s.


Hays School in Need of Appropriations

Hays School in Need of Appropriations
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence about the need for buildings at Hays Normal School to accommodate the growing student population. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Jean Price interview

Jean Price interview
Creator: Price, Jean
Date: February 12, 1992
Jean (Scott) Price was born in Wichita, Kansas, on June 16, 1929, and attended segregated schools from the first through eighth grades. She then attended the integrated North High School. For a short time she lived in Kansas City, Kansas and attended the segregated Sumner High School. She graduated from North High School in Wichita and later on from Wichita University (now Wichita State University) with a degree in teaching. She also received her master's in education from Emporia State. After moving to Topeka in 1956, Price accepted a job at the Parkdale School where she was the only teacher of African-American descent. After the Supreme Court declared segregated schools unconstitutional in 1954, Parkdale became integrated. She also taught at the Lowman Hill School. According to her interview, she generally got along well with her students' parents and school officials, even though some were opposed to desegregation. The interview was conducted by Jean VanDelinder.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Schools, arranged by city, are the subject included in this part of the collection.


Mixing Bowl from the Baker House, 14MO701

Mixing Bowl from the Baker House, 14MO701
Date: 1862
This reconstructed mixing bowl was recovered during excavations in 1972-1973 by the Kansas State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field schools. The gray and brown stoneware mixing bowl was reconstructed by students at the field school in 1972 or 1973. It was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The archeological site, along the Santa Fe Trail in Morris County, was the location of the Baker House, which burned in 1862, along with the nearby store, during the murder of A.I. Baker.


Six gun to 61

Six gun to 61
Creator: Kansas. Centennial Commission
Date: 1960
This film by the Kansas Centennial Commission commemorates 100 years of Kansas statehood with an overview of Kansas history. The twenty-five minute film begins with the Louisiana Purchase and ends with President Eisenhower's speech in Abilene, Kansas, in 1959. The film was produced by the University of Kansas Television-Film Center with assistance from the Kansas Historical Society, and it was written and directed by Robert D. Brooks and J. William Walker.


William Allen White and Henry Justin Allen

William Allen White and Henry Justin Allen
Date: July 19, 1922
A photograph of William Allen White and Kansas Governor Henry Justin Allen at Emporia Normal School in Emporia, Kansas.


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