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Assemblage

Assemblage
Date: 2001
Three paper dolls made to memorialize victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. Days after the event, students at Topeka Collegiate Elementary School in Topeka, Kansas, sent over 200 dolls to students at Viola L. Sickles Elementary School in Fair Haven, New Jersey. The dolls were a gesture of goodwill towards Fair Haven, which lost four residents in the attack. Each doll was handcrafted by students or faculty members at Topeka Collegiate and inscribed with a message. These dolls feature inscriptions from students named Brooke, who wrote, "I love NY," and Anika, who wrote, "I am sorry that your family dide [sic]."


CBS Merv Griffin Show with Dr. Roy Menninger and Dr. Harold Voth

CBS Merv Griffin Show with Dr. Roy Menninger and Dr. Harold Voth
Date: Between 1970 and 1979
This black and white photograph shows Dr. Roy Menninger, left, with Merv Griffin and Dr. Harold Voth at the filming of the CBS Merv Griffin Show.


Cigar store Indian

Cigar store Indian
Creator: Hen, Edward
Date: 1871
Painted wooden cigar store Indian. Brought to Topeka in 1871 by Henry Moeser (1837-1876), who operated a cigar store in the 100 block of Kansas Avenue from about 1870 to 1876. The figure was reportedly also later displayed at the Windsor House Hotel, which operated at the corner of Kansas Avenue and 7th Street from 1882 to 1889. Moeser is believed to have acquired the carving from the New York tobacco supply house of Edward Hen.


Distinguished Service To Humanity Award

Distinguished Service To Humanity Award
Date: December 15, 1961
A photograph of the Distinguished Service to Humanity Award presented by Arthur Watson in New York City. People in the photograph are (left to right) Edward Stone, Arthur Watson, Mrs. Hugh Bullock, Dr. Karl Menninger, and Dr. Will Menninger.


Dr. Karl and Dr. Roy Menninger on AM American television show

Dr. Karl and Dr. Roy Menninger on AM American television show
Date: January 1975
Stephanie Edwards interviewed Dr. Karl and Dr. Roy Menninger on the ABC morning show, AM America . Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, founded the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, for mental-health treatment, education, and research.


Electric fan

Electric fan
Date: between 1893 and 1900
Desktop electric fan using Knapp's No. 2 Motor by the Knapp Electric and Novelty Co. of New York. Wooden base with brass and cast iron body. Pully mounted behind the removable blades to allow the motor to drive other devices.


Electric hairbrush

Electric hairbrush
Creator: Pall Mall Electric Association
Date: between 1904 and 1910
Dr. Scott's Electric Hair Brush. Ornately decorated blue-green hard rubber brush with black bristles. Also includes the original carboard box and enclosed catalog. George August Scott's hairbrushes and other "electric" devices were widely popular in the United States throughout the 1880s. The handles of the brushes were embedded with a slightly magnetized iron or steel rod, and they were often packaged with a small compass to demonstrate their power. Scott's company, the Pall Mall Electric Association, was based in London, although they also had offices in New York.


Forceps

Forceps
Creator: Caswell, Hazard & Co.
Date: between 1880 and 1891
Obstetrical forceps. Black wooden handles. From the medical office of Dr. Floyd E. Richmond (1872-1955) of Stockton, Kansas. Dr. Richmond practiced medicine in Stockton for thirty years, and his office was upstairs in the Dye Building. He also served as the Postmaster of Logan. W.F. Ford first joined with Caswell, Hazard and Company in 1874. They dissolved the partnership in 1891, although both firms remained in operation through at least 1900.


Fred Stone

Fred Stone
Date: Between 1902 and 1904
This is a photograph of Fred Stone as the Scarecrow in the Broadway show 'The Wizard of Oz', which is always associated with Kansas. He gained notoriety with this role and went on to become a popular actor on Broadway and in feature films. This photograph was copied from Fred Stone's autobiography Rolling Stone.


Game of the Telegraph Boy

Game of the Telegraph Boy
Creator: McLoughlin Bros.
Date: between 1888 and 1910
Game board for the Game of the Telegraph Boy, copyrighted in 1888 by McLoughlin Brothers of New York. Players move around the board, trying to rise from the rank of messanger boy to president of the telegraph company. The Game of the Telegraph Boy was alternately titled Merit Rewarded. It came in a wooden box and included four painted lead messanger boy pieces and a spinner.


Goddess of Liberty, 1 pm, NYC Harbor

Goddess of Liberty, 1 pm, NYC Harbor
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 31, 1919
Sighting the Statue of Liberty, the "Goddess of Liberty" as Hughes referred to it, was an important time in the life of the soldiers of the 13th F.A., 4th Division who were returning from World War I in Europe. Hughes reported that it was 1 p.m., July 31, 1919, when they saw the statue. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Goddess of Liberty, NYC Harbor

Goddess of Liberty, NYC Harbor
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: July 31, 1919
Captain Hughes, along with the members of the 13th F.A., 4th Division, U.S. Army saw the "Goddess of Liberty" in New York City harbor, July 31, 1919. Hughes had left the United States June 1, 1918. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Half Way Park, Kinsley, Kansas

Half Way Park, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Baumer, Beverly
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows the Half Way Park sign in Kinsley, Kansas. In the background the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3424 is visible. The park is located along the juncture of Kansas U.S. Highway 50 and 56 . The town of Kinsley is also the official half way point from New York City and San Francisco, California.


Half Way Park, Kinsley, Kansas

Half Way Park, Kinsley, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white postcard shows the Half Way Park sign in Kinsley, Kansas. The park is located along the juncture of Kansas U.S. Highway 50 and 56. The town of Kinsley, in Edwards County, is also the official half way point from New York City and San Francisco, California.


Hudson River, NY

Hudson River, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain Hughes photographed the Hudson River while he was in New York City sometime in August of 1919. He had returned from the Army of Occupation in Europe as a member of the 13th F.A., 4th Division. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Kitty Hart at Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration

Kitty Hart at Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration
Date: October 25, 1983
This is a photograph of Kitty Hart at Dr. Karl Menninger's 90th birthday celebration held in New York City on October 25, 1983.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
In August, 1919, Captain Hughes and Maria Fernandez enjoyed the New York scenery before he had to report to his next base. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain Hughes and Maria Fernandez enjoyed New York in August 1919, before he had to report to his next base. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain Hughes and Maria Fernandez toured New York in August 1919, before he had to report to his next base. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain Hughes and Maria Fernandez enjoy touring New York in August 1919, before he had to report to his new base. The man at the rear of the car is unidentified. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Maria Fernandez and Captain James C. Hughes toured New York in August, 1919. The couple in the back of the car are unidentified. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain James Hughes leans against the automobile while visiting with an unidentified friend sitting in the auto in New York, August, 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Maria Fernandez and Captain James C. Hughes toured New York in August, 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & Self, NY

Maria Fernandez & Self, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain James Hughes and Maria Fernandez pose beside an automobile as they visit New York City in August, 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Maria Fernandez & friends, NY

Maria Fernandez & friends, NY
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: August 1919
Captain James Hughes and Maria Fernandez with an unidentified couple are standing beside an automobile near a theater in New York, August, 1919. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


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