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One-room school house, Sedgwick County, Kansas

A photograph of children standing in front of a one-room school house in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

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Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.

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Consolidated school in Minneola, Kansas

This is a panoramic photo showing students and teachers standing outside the Consolidated School in Minneola, Clark County, Kansas. The students appear to be both primary and secondary students.

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Elmo Mahoney in a Reo automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

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

View of a couple looking at a toddler, Elmo Mahoney, seated in an open Reo automobile in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a garage or barn built with corrugated metal siding and door, a wooden picket fence, a tree, and a house in the background.

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Windom Rural High School football team, Windom, Kansas

Members of the Windom Rural High School 8-man football team. They were McPherson County League Champions in 1957 and 1958. In 1956, Windom Rural High School was the first school to experiment with eight-man football. Official play of eight-man football did not begin until 1957.

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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.

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Avis Chitwood

The Elite

This is a portrait of Avis Chitwood as a child. Avis was born in Mound City, December 29, 1893, and died in Topeka, January 25, 1994, at the age of 100. She is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. She was a teacher, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and etcher. She specialized in rustic buildings, wildflowers, and missions.

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Janice Gartrell

A photograph of Janice Gartrell as a child. Janice, born in 1920, was the daughter of Milton Paul, (1876-1959), & Edna Chitwood Gartrell, Avis Chitwood's sister. Janice is wearing a dress that her Aunt Avis wore as a child.

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J. P. Emery residence, Cimarron, Kansas

This is a photograph of the J. P. Emery residence in Cimarron, Kansas. Pictured are a man and woman, a child on a horse, and a horse and buggy.

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Cattle in a fenced pasture

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

This is a view of cattle in a fenced pasture, next to a barn, on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a man afoot, a horse-drawn carriage, a farmhouse and outlying farm buildings, and a man and boys astride horses.

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