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A. C. Griffith business card

A. C. Griffith business card
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A business card for dentist Dr. A. C. Griffith, D.D.S. His office was located on the second floor opposite the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) temple in Canton, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's "The Grand Canyon Line"
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 27, 1929
This card published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's is promoting "The Grand Canyon Line".


Emmanuel Berg calling card, McPherson, Kansas

Emmanuel Berg calling card, McPherson, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1917
Pictured here is a small calling card for Emmanuel Berg, pastor of the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Mission Church in McPherson, Kansas. Pastor Berg led the church from 1908 to 1917.


H.J. Alvord, departmental claim agent, Washington, D.C.

H.J. Alvord, departmental claim agent, Washington, D.C.
Creator: Alvord, H.J.
Date: 1870
This business card from attorney H.J. Alvord indicates that he was well-versed in dealing with Indian depredation claims. These were predominantly claims filed by Euro-Americans living in the West against Native Americans for crimes they allegedly committed in the years following the American Civil War.


Ice weight card

Ice weight card
Date: Unknown
Residents would place this card in their front window to indicate how much ice (by weight) they wanted from the T. Payne Company at 1759 South 21st Street in Kansas City, Kansas. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Instructions for voters

Instructions for voters
Date: 1903
A card handed out to Shawnee County, Kansas, voters giving them instructions on how to vote in the upcoming election, which focused on prohibition. It also includes declarations of Colonel J.W.F. Hughes made before the Republican Law and Order Committee of One Hundred.


Join the "fight for freedom" N.A.A.C.P membership campaign

Join the "fight for freedom" N.A.A.C.P membership campaign
Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
A membership envelope for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.).


Kansas Day 94

Kansas Day 94
Date: January 28, 1994
This card issued by Bill and Linda Graves invites fellow Kansans to join them for a "Kansas Celebration" to reflect on the solid beliefs, actions and understandings that makes the state rich in tradition on its 133rd anniversary of statehood.


Lee R. Stanford

Lee R. Stanford
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
Two photographs of Lee R. Stanford in a Concordia basketball uniform and one campaign card for County Attorney in Cloud County, Kansas.


New year's card with illustration of Doran homestead

New year's card with illustration of Doran homestead
Date: 1910s
This New Year's card shows the Doran homestead, built in 1859. The illustration by Bolmar depicts a weatherboarded log cabin, the homestead of Frank and Mary Doran, Neosho township, Morris county, Kansas, birthplace of John L., Thomas F., Emma and Ella Doran. The card is signed by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Doran and addressed to Paul Horvey.


Peace and harmony

Peace and harmony
Creator: Singleton, Benjamin, 1809-1892
Date: Between 1870 and 1890
A short appeal by Benjamin Singleton stating "Let us live together as a Band of Brethren and become united, & stand in the Statutes of honor before this Enlightened people and God." After the Civil War and Reconstruction, Singleton led many southern African American's to Kansas in hopes of a better life.


Shawnee County Phalanx Temperance Volunteers

Shawnee County Phalanx Temperance Volunteers
Creator: Shawnee County Phalanx Temperance Volunteers
Date: 1894
A pledge card distributed to the public. On one side is the Nineteenth Century Pledge which asks them not to use intoxicating liquors as a beverage for the remainder of the nineteenth century. On the other side is the Life Pledge which asks them to not ever use intoxicating liquors as a beverage.


Shawnee Indian Mission Christmas card

Shawnee Indian Mission Christmas card
Date: January 31, 1955
This painted Christmas card by Richard Richard, illustrates a building at the Shawnee Indian Mission in Fairway, Kansas. Identified on the back of the card as the West Building at the Mission. Printed inside the card is an explanation of the Mission and its history along with a holiday greeting. In 1968, the Shawnee Indian Mission was declared a National Historic Landmark and has since been under the operation of the Kansas Historical Society.


Smith Automobile Company pass

Smith Automobile Company pass
Creator: Smith Automobile Company
Date: 1909
This pass, issued by the Smith Automobile Company of Topeka, Kansas, provides one H. F. Harbough with a complimentary tour of the factory through the end of 1909. The pass is signed by the president of the company, Dr. L. Anton Smith. The Smith Automobile Company built cars in Topeka, Kansas, from 1902-1911.


The Topeka Club announcements

The Topeka Club announcements
Creator: Topeka Club
Date: 1900-1910
These announcements from The Topeka Club document some of the club's regular functions including the "Uncle Jake Smith" Annual Onion Party for "all true friends of the onion." The Topeka Club was a gentlemen's social and literary club chartered in Topeka, Kansas, in 1892.


The tornado

The tornado
Creator: Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946
Date: 1935
This Christmas card printed by the American Artists Group shows Regionalist artist John Steuart Curry's painting "The Tornado."


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