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A. E. Gillett to Governor Henry J. Allen

A. E. Gillett to Governor Henry J. Allen
Creator: Gillett, A.E.
Date: December 19, 1919
In this letter, Mayor A. E. Gillett of Bartlett, Kansas, writes to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen, of Topeka, asking his assistance in getting a car load of coal for the schools. Following a series of coal strikes in southeast Kansas, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state securing and operating the coal mines for a period of time. Coal operations were delayed following seizure of the minefields. Volunteers were called in to complete mine operations after miners refused to return to work. The court appointed "receivers" to oversee all coal deliveries and payments during this period.


A. M. Fury to Governor Henry J. Allen

A. M. Fury to Governor Henry J. Allen
Creator: Fury, A.M.
Date: December 18, 1919
A. M. Fury of the Robinson Grain Company in Palco, Kansas, writes to Governor Henry Allen, of Topeka, requesting a car of threshing coal. At the time of this writing, Kansas communities had already been without coal for a number of weeks following a series of coal strikes. In November, 1919, the Kansas Supreme Court gave the state control of the coal fields. Governor Allen set up office in Pittsburg during this period. Volunteers were called in from surrounding areas to begin coal mining operations when the striking mine workers refused to return to work following the takeover.


ACME mine volunteer personnel

ACME mine volunteer personnel
Date: December 5, 1919
In this document, the names of 31 volunteers assigned to the Acme Mine are listed. Included is the date they arrived for work in Pittsburg, Kansas, and the date they reported to the mine for work. These volunteers were recruited from surrounding areas to replace mine workers who refused to return to work following state takeover. In November 1919, the Kansas supreme court granted authority to the state of Kansas to operate the mines. This followed a series of strikes in the area. Court appointed receivers were put in place to operate the mines during this period. The state takeover lasted until mid- December when labor leaders in the area agreed to return mine workers to their jobs.


Abandonment of Mattie Marion by Husband

Abandonment of Mattie Marion by Husband
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1913-1915
This file includes general correspondence relating to the abandonment of Mattie Marion by her husband. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is Mattie Marion being abandoned by her husband after moving to Missouri for him to return to Kansas, procedures to take her husband to court in Kinsley to support her and their child, and the role of the County and General Attorney and Governor in domestic cases. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Albert Howell Horton

Albert Howell Horton
Date: Between January 01, 1870 and December 31, 1880
In 1874 Albert Howell Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Albert Howell Horton & wife

Albert Howell Horton & wife
Date: Between January 01, 1860 and December 31, 1880
In 1874, Albert Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


An epoch marking opinion by Justice John Dawson of the Supreme Court of Kansas

An epoch marking opinion by Justice John Dawson of the Supreme Court of Kansas
Creator: Monroe, Lilla Day, 1858-1929
Date: 1921
Lilla Day Monroe authored this pamphlet on behalf of the Topeka Good Government Club's Committee on Legislation. It includes excerpts concerning the property rights of married women and the rights of children to inherit from their mother. The pamphlet discusses the efforts of the Good Government Club of Topeka to secure passage of a law supporting property rights for women. Monroe was writing about an opinion of Justice John Dawson of the Kansas Supreme Court in case 104 (pp. 47-57), which she felt provided legal interpretation supporting women's property rights. She applauded the support for abused wives but felt the opinion did not adequately discuss the rights of children. Her retelling of the plantiff's case describes in detail the abuses that Ida Doe suffered at the hands of her husband.


Appeal Denial in Misdemeanor Cases

Appeal Denial in Misdemeanor Cases
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to the proposal of denying appeals to the Supreme Court by Judge Wilson of Wichita, Kansas, which in return reducing the time spent on liquor cases. No reply by the Governor's office is included in the file. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


B. S. Gaitskill and C. D. Sample to Clyde M. Reed

B. S. Gaitskill and C. D. Sample to Clyde M. Reed
Creator: Gaitskill, B.S.
Date: December 6, 1919
In this telegram, B. S. Gaitskill and C. D. Sample, court appointed receivers, tell Clyde Reed, secretary to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen, of Topeka, of the following places where shipments of coal have gone. Coal mine operations in southeast Kansas stopped due to labor strikes and the state took control of the mines. Volunteers carried out the day-to-day work. During this period, court appointed receivers directed all activities.


Brief for the State.  The State of Kansas versus James J. Clark

Brief for the State. The State of Kansas versus James J. Clark
Creator: Kansas. Supreme Court
Date: Between 1885 and Unknown
Brief for the State in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. The State of Kansas, Plaintiff and Appellate versus James J. Clark, Defendant and Appellate.


Brief for the State.  The State of Kansas versus Joseph E. McNaught

Brief for the State. The State of Kansas versus Joseph E. McNaught
Creator: Kansas. Supreme Court
Date: 1885
Brief for the State in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. The State of Kansas, plaintiff versus Joseph E. McNaught, Defendant.


Brief of plaintiff.  The State of Kansas versus Lawson Cook

Brief of plaintiff. The State of Kansas versus Lawson Cook
Creator: Kansas. Supreme Court
Date: 1880s
A Brief of Plaintiff in the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas. The State of Kansas, plaintiff, versus Lawson Cook, Defendant. Lawson Cook was convicted in Wyandotte county of selling intoxicating liquors unlawfully. He felt as if he was mistreated by that court and appealed to the Supreme Court for a higher ruling.


C. D. Samples and B. S. Gaitskill to Clyde Reed

C. D. Samples and B. S. Gaitskill to Clyde Reed
Creator: Sample C.D.
Date: December 10, 1919
C. D. Sample and B. S. Gaitskill, court appointed receivers during the state takeover of the southeast Kansas coal fields, telegram Clyde Reed, secretary to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen, of Topeka, requesting engineers to operate steam shovels. The state has called on volunteers to take the place of mine workers who refused to return to work after the state takeover of the mines. Many workers volunteering to help during this time were inexperienced. This caused delays in coal operations and deterioration in some of the mine fields.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows an east view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone as laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a southeast view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a southeast view of the Capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was competed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a southwest view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a southeast view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was competed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a south view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a southeast view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a north view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: June 1992
This black and white photograph shows a northeast view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1965
This black and white photograph shows the reconstruction of the south steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. It is located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday. Work on the structure began on October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was competed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The office for the governor, the chambers for the Kansas House of Representatives and the Senate, and the Kansas Supreme Court were all located in this building for a number of years.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: October 1992
This black and white photograph shows a west view of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land, once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866, when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92. The Kansas Legislature meets in the building and the office of the Governor is in the structure as well. For many years, the Kansas Supreme Court was housed in the Capitol, also.


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