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Telephone

Western Electric Company

Green plastic desk-style rotary dial telephone with push-button switchboard and red handset. The Shawnee County Emergency Management department, previously known as the Civil Defense department, used this telephone. It was used in the Emergency Operations Center housed in the sub-basement of the Shawnee County Courthouse at 7th and Quincy, Topeka, Kansas. According Civil Defense staff, the phone was used during the 1966 Topeka Tornado. The phone was connected to a speaker.

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City council members, Rossville, Kansas

This is a photograph of members of the Rossville, Kansas, city council in February of 1961 Seated left to right are Cletus "Teetle" Reding, Ross McCollough, Frank Stach, LaVerne Spears, Mildred Page, Bill Martinek, Horace Holder, and unidentified. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Views of the Allen County, Kansas courthouse

Several images of the Allen County courthouse located in Iola, Kansas. Allen County was established on August 25, 1855 and was organized on May 07, 1856. At first, the county seat was located at Cofachique from 1855 to 1857. Due to the decline in population of Cofachique, the county seat was moved to Humboldt in 1858. In 1865, Iola was finally chosen as the permanent county seat.

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Vern Miller

A photograph of Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, seated at his desk. He served as Sheriff from 1964 to 1970.

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Vern Miller

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, seated on a motorcycle. He served as Sheriff from1964 to 1970.

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James Blackwood Pearson

This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas, from 1952-1954, and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the U. S. Senate until 1978.

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Elect Vern Miller, Democrat sheriff

A political advertisement for Vern Miller, who was the Democratic candidate for Sedgwick County Sheriff, Wichita, Kansas.

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Vern Miller

Wichita Beacon

A photograph showing Vern Miller, Sedgwick County Sheriff, and an unidentified officer looking at stolen equipment.

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James Blackwood Pearson

This black and white photograph shows James Blackwood Pearson, (1920-2009). A World War II veteran and lawyer from Prairie Village he served as assistant county attorney of Johnson County, Kansas from 1952-1954 and as a Kansas Senator from 1956-1960. Pearson was appointed, on January 31, 1962, to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by the death of Andrew F. Schoeppel. In a special election in November of 1967, he was re-elected and served in the Senate until 1978.

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Sumner School, Topeka, Kansas

View of a woman using the fire and police emergency telephone in front of the Sumner School, an elementary school in Topeka, Kansas.

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