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Little Chief and family

Portrait of Pottawatomie Indian Little Chief and his family


Harry Walter Colmery as a young boy.

This is a portrait of Harry Walter Colmery, 1890-1979, Topeka attorney, American Legion National Commander, and author of the G. I. Bill of Rights. The photograph was taken when he was a young boy.


2nd Regiment Bugle Corps, Topeka, Kansas

This is a view of the two adult leaders and the eighteen boy members of the 2nd Regiment Bugle Corps standing in formation on the steps of the Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka, Kansas.


Scott City high school students working in a sugar cane field

This is a photograph showing Scott City high school students cutting, gathering, and running stalks of cane through a horse-powered press, a step in the manufacture of cane syrup. During World War I, students helped fill a labor void on many Kansas farms.


First reunion of the 32nd U. S. Volunteer Association, Fort Leavenworth

A panoramic view of the first reunion of the United States Volunteer Association, Campground, Fort Leavenworth. There are men and women in the photo as well as a boy's band. There are also two flags. Benton Ray Hanan is the first man squatting in the second row on the left wearing a white hat.


L. W. Halbe collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Children playing a game similar to jacks in Chuncheon, South Korea

Timken, Frank Darrell

This is a photograph showing children playing a game similar to jacks in Chuncheon, South Korea. The children were playing outside the fence of the 52nd Replacement Depot in the Korean Demilitarized Zone. The photograph was taken by Frank Darrell Timken of Cimarron, Kansas.


James Hughes - Fort Sill

Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964

James R. Hughes is shown in this photograph. He is the oldest son of James Clark and Mabel Hughes. He was born December 28, 1911, in Potwin (Topeka), Kansas. This photo was taken at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, April 21, 1918. This was just prior to Captain James C. Hughes' departure for Europe, May, 1918. Captain Hughes was a member of 130th Field Artillery and participating in the School of Fire at Fort Sill. 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.


Veselik-Gannon photograph collection

Gannon, Richard

The Veselik-Gannon photograph collection documents farming and ranching activities in Sherman County, Kansas, in the early twentieth century. The photographs include images of sod houses and other residences, barns and outbuildings, many children and farm and ranching families, tractors and other farm machinery, horses and cattle, people doing farm chores, cowboys, and early automobiles and motorcycles. The John L. and Mary Veselik residence near Ruleton appears in many of the photographs. The photographer is unknown. Richard Gannon donated copies of the photographs to the Kansas Historical Society in 1983 after discovering them in a building on his property.


Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas

This is a photograph showing Major George Mallonee and his family drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas. George had eighteen children and all of them were musicians. He served in Co. H, 52nd Ohio Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War.

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