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Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a child

This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr., with an unidentified young child, unknown location. Cyrus Leland, Jr., 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 from 1865-66 and again from 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as county commissioner and as a member of the Republican National Committee. Leland was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of Internal Revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory 1889-1893, and was then named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland later died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Martin Leichtman, PhD, the first J. Cotter Hirschberg professor at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

This is a photograph of Roy Menninger, M.D. and J. Cotter Hirschberg, M.D. presenting Martin Leichtman, PhD with the first J. Cotter Hirschberg professorship. J. Cotter Hirschberg was a child psychiatrist at the Menninger Clinic. Dr. Hirschberg wrote many books for children with mental health themes.


Children in Sheldon's Tennesseetown kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

This photograph shows children in Sheldon's Tennesseetown kindergarten picking cotton in their school garden. The school was started by Rev. Charles Sheldon for Topeka's poor, especially those living in Tennesseetown located north of Central Congregational church in Topeka, Kansas.


Mary White

A portrait of young Mary White (1904-1921) wearing a dress and a decorated hat tied with a wide satin ribbon bow. Mary was the daughter of William Allen White, who was the owner and editor of "The Emporia Gazette" newspaper in Emporia, Kansas. Her death as the result of a horse-riding accident in 1921 lead her father to write a famous eulogy, "Mary White," that was published in his newspaper on August 17, 1921.


Students and teachers at Eureka Number 1Grade School, Wichita, Kansas

Hollywood Studio

A photograph of students and teachers at Eureka Number 1 Grade School, Wichita, Kansas. Vern Miller, who later served as Kansas State Attorney General, is in the front row far right.


William "Bill" Preston Graves, Kansas Governor

Three photographs showing Governor William "Bill" Preston Graves signing SB 424 at the Topeka YWCA day-care center. The bill created a new health insurance program for low income children. Standing behind and beside Graves are: Cimone and Jory, children from the day-care center; Representative Nancy Kirk; Kathleen Sebelius, Insurance Commissioner; Janet Schalansky, Social Rehabilitation Services Deputy Secretary; and Senator Marge Petty.


Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas

This photo shows children and adults at the entrance to the Bowman room, Central Congregational Church, 1248 SW Buchanan, Topeka, Kansas. Charles Sheldon, pastor, operated a kindergarten at the church.


Sheridan County residents

Two group photographs including members of the Pratt family. Pictured in the photographs are, from left to right, back row: Effie Dennison, Mrs. Dan (Haddie) Hedge, Amelia Hansen Foster, James Foster; middle row: Abraham Pratt, Jimmy Kirk, John Hedge, Sam Wiggins, Dan H. Hedge, Mrs. George (Sue) Hedge, and George Hedge; front row: Tom Pratt, Hilda Pratt, twins Ray & Roy Hedge, and Mildred Hedge.


Tennessee Town kindergarten, Topeka, Kansas

This photo shows an interior view of the kindergarten for African American children sponsored by the Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Charles Monroe Sheldon started the kindergarten in 1893 and served as pastor of the church from 1889-1920. The photo shows teachers Ruby Pliley and June Chapman posing with students and Dr. Sheldon. Since the 1870s, central Topeka had become home to many ex-slaves from the South (Exodusters) and acquired the name Tennessee Town.


Girard High School Band campaigning for Governor Alf Landon

View of the members of the Girard High School Band of Girard, Kansas, campaigning for Governor Alfred Landon on October 26, 1934. Pictured at the left are: Congressman Harold McGugin; Senator Arthur Capper; and Governor Alfred Landon.

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