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Dental care, Kansas City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

A young boy getting his teeth cleaned by a dentist in Kansas City, Kansas. This service was provided by the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food project.

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Alfred Mossman Landon

Baugh's Studio

This photograph shows Alf Landon with his father John Manual Landon in their garden. Alf Landon is on the right.

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Kansas Emergency Relief Committee accomplishments movie

Kansas. Emergency Relief Commission

This motion picture film documents the various work projects completed in Kansas during President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. It begins with an introduction to the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee personnel, starting with the executive director, John G. Stutz. It then shows the various projects across the state, including the construction of farm ponds and lakes as part of the Water Conservation Program, the renovation and construction of courthouses, schools, libraries, and other public buildings, and the weaving and sewing rooms that produced clothing for needy Kansans. It also includes footage of rabbit drives, dust storms, and women sweeping piles of dust out of their homes. Click on the thumbnails below to play each clip. Click on Text Version for a detailed description of each chapter.

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Library, Topeka, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Library employees working in a library,Topeka, Kansas. Some of the workers were trained by the Works Progress Administration's library service program.

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Sewing room, Kansas City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

A large group of African American women learning to sew in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration's, domestic science and food project.

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Library, Topeka, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Library employees working in Topeka, Kansas. Some of the workers were trained by the Works Progress Administration's library services program.

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Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Embalming Board applications

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment for the Embalming Board. Embalming is the process of preserving a person's body for burial or cremation. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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