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Employees of Smith automobiles, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing three female employees at the Smith automobile factory, Topeka, Kansas. These employees were timekeepers.

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Snow scene in Kansas

Kansas Industrial Development Commission

This black and white photograph shows Judy Hibbs and Nancy Lidemuth, left to right, posing on the front bumper of an automobile parked on a snow covered street. The license plate reads "Come to Kansas this year".

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Christena Nicholson and Ellen Nicholson in a horse drawn carriage

This is a photograph showing Christena "Steen" Nicholson and her mother Ellen Nicholson in a horse drawn carriage. The photograph was probably taken in Decatur County, Kansas

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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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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

Erb, Don

This black and white photograph shows actress and comedian Lucille Ball and her husband actor and musician Desi Arnaz talking to a porter from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company. The couple were promoting their movie "Forever Darling" with a cross country tour, by way of the Santa Fe's Super Chief, to major U.S. cities.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom, Emporia, Kansas

This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey lunchroom in Emporia, Kansas. At the horse shape counter a group of Harvey Girls are serving and taking orders from customers.

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Olive Ann Beech

This is a photograph of Olive Ann Beech, wife of Walter H. Beech. She was born and raised on a farm south of Waverly, Kansas. Olive Ann attended business college in Wichita and worked for the Travel Air Manufacturing Company in Wichita. She married Walter H. Beech on February 24, 1930. In 1932, they co-founded the Beech Aircraft Corporation. After her husband's death in 1950, Olive Ann assumed the position of president of the corporation and was named its chairman emeritus after her retirement in 1982. She brought the company through fifty years of growth from the Staggerwing Biplane to Skylab, and from ten employees to ten thousand. Her other honors include: woman of the Year (1951); Kansan of the Year (1958); and nomination to the NASA Space Shuttle Study Committee (1971).

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Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Sophie Olson. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, know as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels, the nurses also assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.

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Santa Fe courier nurse

Erb, Don

This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse with two young passengers selecting snacks aboard the passenger train the San Francisco Chief. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers.

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The Catron Family arriving by covered wagon in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, from Greeley, Nebraska

This photograph shows the Catron Family from Greeley, Nebraska, arriving by covered wagon and other wagons, on West 10th Street in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. Don Catron is standing in the center of the picture.

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