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Alden school bus

Alden school bus
Date: 1920
This is the first school bus purchased by Alden School (Rice County), Consolidated School District No. 9, in 1920.


Alfred Mossman Landon and Theo Cobb Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon and Theo Cobb Landon
Date: June 11, 1936
This photograph shows Alfred M. Landon and his wife Theo Cobb Landon standing before several microphones during the 1936 campaign for U. S. President between Governor Landon and the incumbent president Franklin D. Roosevelt.


Allen D. Birch and family gathered to listen to radio

Allen D. Birch and family gathered to listen to radio
Date: 1920-1929
Allen D. Birch and family are gathered to listen to radio at their home in Topeka, Kansas, in the 1920s.


Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart
Date: 1921
This is an informal photograph of pilot Amelia Earhart after her first solo flight in 1921. The image was copied from "Soaring Wings," which was written by her husband, George P. Putnam, and published in 1939 by Harcourt, Brace & Co. after her presumed death.


Approaching Dust Storm in Middle West

Approaching Dust Storm in Middle West
Creator: Conard, Frank Durnell, 1884-1966
Date: 1935
This is a view of an approaching dust storm somewhere on the southern Plains. The photograph was taken by Frank D. ("Pop") Conard, a well known photographer in Garden City, Kansas. Dust storms, such as this one, rolled over the the southern Great Plains from 1932-1936, removing top soil from agricultural lands and prompting important changes in agricultural practice. The image is labeled #24 Conard.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: 1920-1929
A portrait of Arthur Capper who owned several newspapers including Cappers Weekly and two radio stations. He was active in politics and served as Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919 and United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. The portrait is autographed to his personal friend Art Schultz.


Birger Sandzen

Birger Sandzen
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This is an informal portrait of artist Birger Sandzen, 1871-1954, seated in his Lindsborg, Kansas, study with samples of his artwork and art collection.


Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis
Date: 1928
Charles Curtis in 1928 during his political campaign to become United States Vice President, under soon to be elected, President Herbert Hoover.


Clyde Cessna

Clyde Cessna
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
A photograph of Clyde Vernon Cessna, 1879-1954, inside a Comet airplane. Cessna was an aviation pioneer and founder of the Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas.


Coleman Company demonstration car

Coleman Company demonstration car
Date: 1920
This Coleman "demonstration car" was the forerunner to a fleet of more than 100 station wagons used by Coleman sales and service representatives.


Henry Justin Allen, Kansas Governor with college students

Henry Justin Allen, Kansas Governor with college students
Creator: Capper Photo Service
Date: November, 1919
Governor Henry J. Allen posed with Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science students. The students were on their way to work in the coal mines in southeast Kansas. From November 1 to December 10, 1919 Kansas coal miners totaling 10,000 miners went on strike leading the state to take over the operation of the coal mines using college students and ex-servicemen. These students represented in the photograph were part of the volunteer miners.


John Steuart Curry

John Steuart Curry
Date: Between 1941 and 1942
John Steuart Curry standing on a ladder by the "Tragic Prelude" mural.


Kansas Pastoral mural

Kansas Pastoral mural
Date: 1940
This colored photograph shows the "Kansas Pastoral" by John Steuart The mural is located on the second floor, west corridor, of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas.


Kansas Pastoral mural

Kansas Pastoral mural
Date: 1940
This is a mural painted by John Steuart Curry entitled "Kansas Pastoral" located on second floor, west and south wall corridor, of the state capital. The mural pictures a young farmer with livestock feeding and a wheat field in foreground. The sun is setting with distant hills and storm clouds in background.


Ku Klux Klan cross burning

Ku Klux Klan cross burning
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Members of the Ku Klux Klan burning a cross


Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
Photograph of Langston Hughes copied from the Shawnee County Historical Society, Bulletin #47.


Minnie Johnson Grinstead

Minnie Johnson Grinstead
Date: Between 1919 and 1923
This is a portrait of Mineola "Minnie" Tamar Johnson Grinstead, 1869-1925, who was the first woman elected to the Kansas House of Representatives. Grinstead served from 1919 to 1923 as the representative from Liberal in Seward County, Kansas.


Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson
Date: 1913
This is a photograph of Walter Johnson, 1887-1946, as he appeared pitching for the Washington Senators baseball team at the peak of his career. Nicknamed "The Big Train" for the speed and power of his pitches, Johnson was born and raised on a farm near Humboldt, Kansas.


William Allen White

William Allen White
Date: 1924
William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign against the Ku Klux Klan.


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