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Henry and Mary Worrall playing guitars

Guitarist and artist Henry Worrall of Topeka, Kansas, plays music with his wife, Mary Elizabeth Harvey Worrall. Henry and Mary frequently performed together in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868. Worrall's celebrated solo guitar instrumentals "Sebastopol" and "Spanish Fandango" enjoyed great popularity in the nineteenth century. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular solo guitar pieces played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Henry Worrall died in Topeka in 1902. Mary Worrall died in Topeka in 1915.

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Lewis L. Dyche

This photograph shows Professor Lewis L. Dyche dressed in a fur outfit that he wore during the Peary party rescue mission. In this photograph, Dyche demonstrates how he harpooned a walrus during the rescue expedition. Professor Dyche was the head of the systematic zoology and taxidermy department at the University of Kansas from 1900 until his death in 1915.

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Thurlow Lieurance and Chief Veu Tura

This is a photograph showing Thurlow Lieurance with Chief Veu Tura, Sun Priest of the Taos Pueblo Indians. Lieurance was an American composer who was greatly influenced by Native American music. He is best know for his song "By the Water of Minnetonka".

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Arthur Capper

An informal portrait of Kansas Governor Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, signing the "Bone Dry Law" passed by the Kansas Legislature. The law prohibited possession of liquor within the state and ended direct shipments of liquor to Kansas from out-of-state vendors. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as a U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.

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Fred Stone

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.

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William F.Rightmire

This is a portrait of William F. Rightmire, an attorney, who came to Kansas in 1887, and practiced law in Larned, Cottonwood Falls, and Topeka. In 1888, he was nominated by the Union-Labor Party of Kansas as its attorney general candidate. Two years later in 1890, Rightmire was nominated as the People's Party candidate for Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Frederick Funston

A photograph showing General Frederick Funston with his wife Eda Blankhart Funston, seated at the piano, and two unidentified women at the Funston home in the Presidio of San Francisco, California

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Mamie Luella Williams

Portrait of Mamie Luella Williams, 1894-1986, an elementary school teacher and principal in Topeka, Kansas. In 1965 she was appointed to the Kansas Commission on the Status of Women, served as a delegate to the 1971 White House Conference on Aging, and was active on the Senior Citizens Advisory Council for the Republican Party for Kansas, 1974-1976. She received the Washburn University Distinguished Service Award in 1973, and an honorary doctorate in mathematics from Washburn in 1982. Williams Science and Fine Arts Elementary Magnet School at 1301 S.E. Monroe, Topeka, Kansas, was named in honor of Ms. Williams.

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Samuel Austin Kingman

Snyder

Portrait of Samuel Austin Kingman, Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court, 1861-1865 and Chief Justice, 1867-1876.

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Jeremiah Simpson, United States Representative from Kansas

Bell, C. M.

Portrait of Jeremiah "Sockless Jerry" Simpson, Populist, United States Representative from Kansas, 1897-1899.

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