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50th anniversary of Kansas

50th anniversary of Kansas
Date: 1911
This postcard shows the ornate work of the Fetter pillow honoring the Fiftieth Anniversary of statehood in Kansas.


A sunflower of Kansas

A sunflower of Kansas
Creator: Allsley
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This colored postcard shows a sunflower with a woman's face illustrated in the center of the flower.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1913 and 1915
This colored postcard illustrates the capitol in Topeka, Kansas along with the state flower and the state seal. A poem describes how nature has blessed the state with an abundance of crops. In the lower left of the card, an image of George Brinton Ross, President of the State Board of Agriculture and State Grain Inspector, has been inserted.


John Wesley McManigal photographs

John Wesley McManigal photographs
Creator: McManigal, John Wesley
Date: Between 1934 and 1949
This is a collection of agricultural photographs taken in northeast Kansas by photographer John Wesley McManigal.


Kansas calling you

Kansas calling you
Creator: Seward, C. A. (Coy Avon), 1884-1939
Date: Between 1911 and 1912
This colored postcard shows an allegorical figure embracing a bouquet of sunflowers while holding a mirror in her hand. At her feet fruits and vegetables have been arranged around the Great Seal of Kansas. In the background scenes of industrial and agricultural opportunities are illustrated.


State capitol and sunflower

State capitol and sunflower
Creator: Williamson-Haffner Co. (Denver, Colo.)
Date: 1936
This colored postcard shows the capitol in Topeka, Kansas along with the state flower and seal. A poem has been inserted describing how nature has blessed the state with a abundance of crops.


State capitol and sunflower

State capitol and sunflower
Creator: Valentine-Souvenir Co., New York
Date: 1936
This colored postcard shows the capitol in Topeka, Kansas along with the state flower and seal. A poem has been inserted describing how nature has blessed the state with a abundance of crops.


Sunflower

Sunflower
Creator: Ruff, Del
Date: Between 1980 and 1985
This is a slide of a sunflower taken in the late afternoon near Sterling, Kansas.


Sunflower quilt

Sunflower quilt
Creator: Pine, Lillian
Date: 1930s
Sunflower quilt featuring 22 very large flowers appliqued onto a pale yellow field. Cotton with close hand quilting, including a grid design interrupted by a large central sunflower. Pieced by Kansas City resident Hattie A. Chandler in the early 1930s, and quilted by Lillian and Gladys Pine of Lawrence. The quilt won a First Place award at the Kansas State Fair in the mid-1930s.


Sunflower state flower of Kansas

Sunflower state flower of Kansas
Creator: Williamson-Haffner Co. (Denver, Colo.)
Date: June 1908
This is a postcard showing a sunflower, the state flower of Kansas.


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