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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday
Creator: Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
Date: December 17, 1854
Cyrus K. Holliday, the founder of Topeka, wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, in Meadville, Pennsylvania, mentioning difficulties but emphasizing his love for her and his desire that they be reunited soon. He compared the local landscape to the Italian countryside. Uncertain as to the time of his return, he wrote that he must stay to oversee business.


Kansas pennant

Kansas pennant
Date: between 1917 and 1919
Red and blue wool pennant with letters spelling "KANSAS" appliqued across the center. Reverend A. Frank Johnson carried the pennant with him while working in Europe at the end of World War I. According to his application for a U.S. passport, Johnson traveled to England, France, and Italy with the Y.M.C.A. He reportedly served as the chaplain for the 140th Infantry, 35th Division.


Ken Sherbert at Kansas National Guard summer camp in Italy

Ken Sherbert at Kansas National Guard summer camp in Italy
Date: 1980s
Ken Sherbert in Italy at the Kansas National Guard summer camp.


Lucio Bini 's Electroconvulsive therapy records

Lucio Bini 's Electroconvulsive therapy records
Creator: Bini, Lucio, 1908-1964
Date: circa 1935-1964 (bulk 1930s-1940s)
Lucio Bini's papers, largely, consist of incoming handwritten and typed correspondence; blueprints and related documentation for electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) equipment. They also include product information for selling equipment, records related to international patents, research notes from early experiments on animals (dogs), and from tracking early patients undergoing electroshock therapy. Newspaper clippings, photographs (both in color and black and white), and other miscellaneous materials are available. Correspondents include Lothar Kalinowsky and other professional colleagues, as well as some patients. The second box of materials are all xeroxed photocopies from Bini's materials and is not well organized. The materials also include correspondence related to the acquisition of Bini's papers by the Menninger Foundation.


Malcolm S. "Mac" Keith

Malcolm S. "Mac" Keith
Date: August 1943
A photograph of Malcolm S. "Mac" Keith taken in Palermo, Sicily, during World War II. He served with the Fifth Army in North Africa, Sicily, Italy and France. This photograph shows him crouching near a bullet-pocked wall, cradling his Thompson submachine gun. Keith was born in Council Grove, Kansas, and lived in Hoisington, Kansas, for many years while working for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.


United States troops, Naples, Italy

United States troops, Naples, Italy
Creator: United States Navy
Date: November 04, 1943
This black and white photograph shows United States amphibious assault ships known as LCIs landing with U.S. troops along the shore of Naples, Italy. The city was destroyed earlier by Allied air raids. In the foreground an American solider is packing a guitar case as he makes his way to shore.


Woman's shoes

Woman's shoes
Creator: Grazia (Italy)
Date: between 1970 and 1979
Pair of Italian green vinyl high-heeled shoes with open toes. The shoes have slingback straps with metal buckles, and high blocky heels. Worn by Lucinda Bray in Kansas during the 1970s.


World War II Naval operations, Licata, Sicily

World War II Naval operations, Licata, Sicily
Creator: United States Navy
Date: Between July 09, 1943 and August 17, 1943
This black and white photograph shows an unidentified United States naval ship firing a cannon into the Mediterranean Sea near Licata, Sicily during the Italian Campaign of World War II.


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