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A history and recollections of Mt. Rose School District No. 51/24, Trego County, Kansas

A history and recollections of Mt. Rose School District No. 51/24, Trego County, Kansas
Creator: Mai, Palmer
Date: 2009
This book documents the history of a rural, neighborhood school district in Trego County in western Kansas. According the author, Palmer Mai, Mt. Rose school, a one-room school in Trego County, was founded in 1910 and was the fiftieth of fifty-six schools established in the county, the first one being created in 1878. Published with permission of the author.


Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Creator: Martin, William Lloyd
Date: April 18, 2009
A photograph of Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train at the Albuquerque, New Mexico depot.


Beatrice Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Beatrice Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Coats, Beatrice Josephine (Basgall)
Date: December 29, 2009
This is an interview with Beatrice Coats, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Beatrice talks of her family, education, and the home front during WWII.


Buford Brodbeck interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Buford Brodbeck interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Brodbeck, Buford
Date: December 08, 2009
This interview with Buford Brodbeck is part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Buford talks of his family, education, military career, and places of employment.


Cordelia Froetschner, Kinsley, Kansas

Cordelia Froetschner, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Froetschner, Cordelia Anna Marie (Gall)
Date: September 28, 2009
These letters and photographs of Cordelia Froetschner were shared as part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Included is a letter from relatives in Germany, family photographs, and a newspaper article from the Edwards County Sentinel detailing Cordelia's yearly making of Pfefferneusse and Schnitzbrot.


Edward Scheufler interview, WWII oral history, Belpre, Kansas

Edward Scheufler interview, WWII oral history, Belpre, Kansas
Creator: Scheufler, Edward E.
Date: March 20, 2009
This is an interview with Edward Scheufler, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Edward talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Francisco Castaneda interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas

Francisco Castaneda interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas
Creator: Castaneda, Francisco Munnoz
Date: March 20, 2009
This is an interview with Francisco Castaneda, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Francisco talks of his family, education, the home front during WWII, and his places of employment.


Gilbert Herrman interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Gilbert Herrman interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Herrman, Gilbert
Date: December 15, 2009
This is an interview with Gilbert Herrman, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Gilbert talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Gordon Lee Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Gordon Lee Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Coats, Gordon Lee
Date: December 29, 2009
This is an interview with Gordon Coats, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Gordon talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Governor Mark V. Parkinson

Governor Mark V. Parkinson
Date: 2009
A portrait of Governor Mark V. Parkinson who was born in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Wichita Heights High School, Wichita State University and University of Kansas Law School. After graduating from law school, Parkinson entered private practice, forming Parkinson, Foth & Orrick. In 1996, Parkinson left his law practice to develop elder care facilities. Parkinson entered Kansas politics as a Republican in 1990. He served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1991 to 1992 and the Kansas Senate from 1993 to 1997. From 1999 to 2003 he was Chairman of the Kansas Republican Party. In May 2006, Governor Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, announced that Parkinson had switched parties and was her running mate for her reelection. In March 2009, President Obama selected Governor Sebelius as his nominee for U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sebelius resigned following her confirmation April 28, 2009, and Parkinson was sworn in as Governor of Kansas the same day. He decided not to run for another term and left office on January 10, 2011.


Gracia Burnham

Gracia Burnham
Creator: Mary Beth Figgins
Date: October 21, 2009
Images of Gracia Burnham speaking at Royal Valley High School, Hoyt. The talk was sponsored by the Hoyt United Methodist Women of the Hoyt United Methodist Church. Gracia & Martin Burnham lived in Rose Hill, Kansas, before serving as missionaries with the New Tribes Mission in the Philippines. They were kidnapped, along with others, by a militant group of Muslims on May 27, 2001. They spent 376 days in captivity and on June 7, 2002 in a firefight, Martin was killed. Gracia was wounded but was freed.


Greensburg, Kansas

Greensburg, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry John, 1949-
Date: September 2009
These nine images of Greensburg, Kansas, show reconstruction after an EF5 tornado struck the town on May 4, 2007. The tornado was part of a storm system which affected south central Kansas. About 95% of Greensburg was destroyed, thirteen people were killed, and at least sixty people were injured.


Irene Woolard interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Irene Woolard interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Woolard, Irene Emilie (Fischer)
Date: February 16, 2009
This is an interview with Irene Woolard, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Irene talks of her family, education, and the home front during WWII.


Jack Miller interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Jack Miller interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Miller, Jack
Date: April 10, 2009
This is an interview with Jack Miller, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Jack talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Jacob Roenbaugh interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Jacob Roenbaugh interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Roenbaugh, Jacob Byron
Date: November 09, 2009
This is an interview with Jacob Roenbaugh, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Jacob talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Jeffries Mead interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas

Jeffries Mead interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas
Creator: Mead, Jefferis Michael
Date: October 30, 2009
This is an interview with Jeffries Mead, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Jefferis talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Kathleen Carney interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas

Kathleen Carney interview, WWII oral history, Lewis, Kansas
Creator: Carney, Kathleen
Date: March 19, 2009
This is an interview with Kathleen Carney, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Kathleen talks of her family, education, and the home front during WWII.


Keith Dillon

Keith Dillon
Creator: Thayer, Gwynn
Date: April 22, 2009
Keith Dillon is a well known Olathe, Kansas, businessman, Greyhound owner, breeder and trainer, and a member of the Greyhound Hall of Fame. Pictured is a trophy room, statues of two Greyhounds, a dog bench, his Greyhound Hall of Fame plaque, and an artificial lure called the Jack -O-Lure, which he developed for training racing Greyhounds.


Keith Dillon oral interview

Keith Dillon oral interview
Creator: Thayer, Gwynn
Date: April 22, 2009
An oral interview with Keith Dillon conducted by Gwynn Thayer. Dillon, who lives in Olathe, Kansas, is a well known businessman, Greyhound breeder and trainer, and a member of the Greyhound Hall of Fame. He was born in Cedar, Kansas, graduated from high school in 1933 and business college in 1939. In that same year, he started his own kennel and trained greyhounds for the National Coursing Association. After serving in the Army during World War II, he returned to continue his interest in greyhounds. In 1950 Dillon trained and raced the "Miracle Litter" at the Mile High Kennel Club. He served as president of the National Greyhound Association in 1972 and spearheaded the building of the Greyhound Hall of Fame. He also developed an artificial lure called the Jack-A-Lure, which is used for training racing Greyhounds.


La Posada Hotel, Winslow, Arizona

La Posada Hotel, Winslow, Arizona
Creator: Martin, William Lloyd
Date: April 18, 2009
These five photographs show the La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona. The Mission-Spanish Colonial style hotel was built in 1929 for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. The La Posada opened in 1930. Today, the facility has been refurbished and reopened as a historical hotel. In 1992 the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places .


Norma Gatterman interview, WWII oral history, Larned, Kansas

Norma Gatterman interview, WWII oral history, Larned, Kansas
Creator: Gatterman, Norma Mae (McClaren)
Date: October 30, 2009
This is an interview with Norma Gatterman, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Norma speaks of her family, education, and the home front during WWII.


Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar

Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar
Creator: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Topeka, Kan.)
Date: July 2008-December 2009
The Our Lady of Guadalupe 75th Fiesta Mexicana July 2008 - December 2009 calendar features historical and contemporary photographs of the Fiesta Mexicana. Our Lady of Guadalupe has held the Fiesta in Topeka every summer since 1933.


Oztober Fest in Wamego, Kansas

Oztober Fest in Wamego, Kansas
Creator: Stratton, Marc
Date: October 2009
Eight photographs showing Oztober Fest in Wamego, Kansas. The first weekend in October, the Road to Oz, otherwise known as Highway 99 and Lincoln Avenue, closes down to celebrate one of America's best known fairy tales -- The Wizard of Oz. The Columbian Theatre features an annual live production with an Oz theme. The event is organized by the Oz Museum.


Paul Scheufler interview, WWII oral history, Hutchinson, Kansas

Paul Scheufler interview, WWII oral history, Hutchinson, Kansas
Creator: Scheufler, Paul Bernard
Date: April 10, 2009
This is an interview with Paul Scheufler, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Paul talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Richard W. Barta

Richard W. Barta
Date: November 20, 2009
This is a photograph of Shawnee County Sheriff Richard W. Barta, who was the Shawnee County Sheriff for 12 years and in the law enforcement community for more than four decades. Barta resigned in 2012 to allow undersheriff Herman Jones to run for sheriff.


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