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Rural mail carriers, Uniontown, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a family gathered around an automobile with the caption stating they were U.S. mail carriers on Route # 3 in Uniontown, Kansas.

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First Thanksgiving Sermon

McVicar, Peter, 1829-1903

This sermon by Rev. Peter McVicar's sermons is entitled "First Thanksgiving Sermon." It was delivered in Topeka on November 29, 1860, just weeks after he assumed the pastorate of the Congregational Church. McVicar focused on the concept that God's blessings were not to be measured by the accumulation of money or property, making specific comments about Kansas. He suggested, for example, that citizens of Kansas Territory who gathered together on that day should be especially thankful for the hardships endured by "early" settlers in order to establish freedom from slavery.

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Canton, Kansas

Lomax, Hugh

This film presents silent footage of Canton, Kansas. Beginning with a steam engine pulling into a railroad depot, the film features many street scenes, people, schools and other small town scenes. It shows many people entering and leaving the post office or general store. It also shows many school children playing games on the playground and mothers with infants.

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Rachel Garrison to Samuel Adair

Garrison, Rachel A.

Rachel Garrison wrote to her cousin, Samuel Adair, that she had a little daughter two months old, which meant she was pregnant when her husband, David Garrison, was killed in the Battle of Osawatomie in August, 1856, and when she returned to Yellow Springs, Ohio. She also mentioned her other daughter, Jania. She hoped Adair could hold on to the claim the Garrisons pre-empted until it could be entered at the land office. She also listed items she would like Adair to sell for her. The same letter also contained correspondence from James Garrison.

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Harry Walter Colmery with his wife Minerva and children

Harry W. Colmery, his wife Minerva (Mina), and their children Harry Jr., Mary, and Sarah are standing by a car.

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Elmer John Warner

Here are four photographs of Elmer John Warner who was a farmer and mechanic in Cloud County, Kansas. He was born November 20, 1898 in Lincoln, Kansas, to John Ezra Warner and Sarah Dovey Cain. Elmer John Warner married Etta Elizabeth Beck on March 3, 1923, and they had two daughters, Earlene, born December 4, 1923 and Elda, born October 23, 1925.

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Kansas Master Farm Homemakers

Kansas Master Farm Homemaker Guild

Two disbound scrapbooks containing photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and pamphlets documenting the history of the Kansas Master Farm Homemakers and the Kansas Master Farmers.

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Nancy Landon Kassebaum with her children

A photograph of Nancy Landon Kassebaum with her children (l to r) John, Richard, Linda and Bill, taken on primary election night. Kassebaum was running as a Republican candidate for the United States Senate.

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Dr. & Mrs. John Brinkley and Johnny Boy

Lippe Studio Del Rio, TX

This is a photo of Dr. & Mrs. John Brinkley and their son, Johnny Boy sitting at a table in front of the tile fireplace at their Del Rio, Texas, residence. The table is where he sat when he did his radio show for XER in Mexico.

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J. Augusta Goodrich Griffing to James Griffing

Griffing, Jemima August (Goodrich)

J. Augusta (Goodrich) Griffing wrote from Hartford, Connecticut, to her husband, James Griffing, in Topeka, Kansas Territory. Mrs. Griffing was visiting family and friends in the East for the first time since her arrival in Kansas Territory in 1855. She reported on her trip from Owego, New York, to Hartford, and her decision to leave their young son, Johnny, in the care of Mr. Griffing's family in Owego. She described Johnny's behavior in some detail, and informed Mr. Griffing that she planned to start her trip back to Kansas Territory in October, 1859.

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