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History of My Pioneer Mother

Younger, Nettie M., b. 1893

This pamphlet tells the story of Martha Elizabeth Hutchison Haywood's life in Meade County, Kansas by her daughter Nettie M. Haywood Younger.

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Onaga bloomer girls' baseball team from Onaga, Kansas

A studio portrait of the members of the Onaga bloomer girls' baseball team of Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Members of the team: top row: (l to r) Winifred Floberg, Edna Selbach, Ada Ingalsbe, Dessa Smith, Clara Knipp, Ola Hobbs; bottom row (l to r) Jennie McCabe, Garnett Day, Norma Miller, Ethel Hobbs, and Hazel Mount.

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Helen May Butler and Her Ladies Brass Band

This is a photo of Helen May Butler and Her Ladies Brass Band with their instruments at a Chautauqua in Sabetha, Kansas. The title above is what is on the bass drum. There is one woman dressed in Native American attire and she may be Native American.

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Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a Doniphan County group

This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr. with a group of people taken in Troy or Highland in Doniphan County. First row, left to right: Governor Willis J. Bailey; Cyrus Leland, Jr.; (possibly) Senator Long; 2nd row, left to right: unidentified woman; Judy Leland (Mrs. George P. Hayden), d. 1962, Long Beach California, George P. Hayden d. c1934; Mermie Castle; Fannie Leland (Mrs. G. C. Finley), d. c1959, Long Beach, California, G. C. Finley, d.1945; Eva Castle; the others are unknown. Cyrus Leland, Jr., (1841-1917), was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas Legislature in 1865-66 and again in 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as a county commissioner and as a member of the Republican national committee. Appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, 1889-1893, Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. He was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government, at both the state and national levels. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.

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Men [and women] of Kansas

Topeka Capital

This volume is a collection of portraits of Kansas business owners, professionals, public officials, and politicians in 1905. Despite its title, this volume does include women also. The women included are physicians, osteopaths, and educators. The professions covered include: educators, clergy, lawyers, bankers, real estate, life insurance, lodge officials, architects, postmasters, physicians, dentists, artists, telephones, utilities, merchants, manufacturers, osteopathy, U.S. marshals, government officials, editors and publishers, railroads, military, and photographers. A name index begins on page 633 and it is also reproduced under Text Version below.

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Susan J. Clapp Searl

Reynolds

This cabinet card shows Susan J. Clapp Searl, ( 1833-1914), wife of Albert Dwight Searl. The couple married on October 9, 1857 in Southhampton, Massachusetts. Later moved to Lawrence, Kansas for Albert to establish his surveying career. In 1861, when he enlisted as a private in the Eighth Kansas Volunteers, Susan accompanied him into battle for nearly a year attending to the sick and wounded soldiers at battlefield sites. As the Civil War continued and her husband moved up the military ranks, Susan decided to return to Lawrence. In the closing days of the war, the couple were reunited and remained in Douglas County until Albert's career took them to Leadville, Colorado in 1872. Susan died at the age of eighty-one and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Fourth of July celebration, Coldwater, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of a 1903 Fourth of July celebration on a street in Coldwater, Kansas. Business buildings are visible along the street, including the Shultise & Allderdice General Supply Store.

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Home Life in Early Days

Valentine, Martha

In this reminiscence, Martha Valentine relates her experiences as a Kansas housewife during the early years of white settlement in Kansas. Valentine and her husband Daniel first came to Kansas in 1859 and eventually settled permanently in Peoria, Franklin County, in 1860. She describes how, in that same year, a severe drought hit Kansas and eleven months passed without rain. Her family suffered from the drought, having to subsist mostly on stored corn, small game animals, and wild vegetables. Many people in her neighborhood suffered during this time, sometimes requiring aid sent by Easterners. Copied from the Topeka Capitol, February 23, 1908.

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The female vote

The Club Member

This article outlines the resolutions made at the annual convention of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association meeting on October 30, 1908. These resolutions explain the reasons why these women supported female suffrage, including their belief that ?we deem it more direct, more womanly, more dignified to cast our own ballot than to ask some man for his vote on a matter that concerns us vitally.? As stated near the beginning of the article, the members of this group took their cue from the declaration of women?s rights from the first suffrage convention in the United States, held at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848.

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Wellsville Ladies' Band

This photograph of the Wellsville Ladies' Band of Franklin County, Kansas, shows fourteen women holding their brass instruments.

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