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State Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas

This silent film documents the State Industrial School for Boys of Topeka, Kansas, in 1935 and depicts all aspects of the institution's educational, health, recreational, vocational and boarding programs. A segment of the film shows Governor Alfred M. Landon visiting the school and making a speech. The school opened in 1881 and sought to reform boys under the age of sixteen who had committed criminal acts. The school taught boys to be farmers, dairymen, tailors, carpenters, linemen, cobblers, barbers, cooks, waiters, machinists, and engineers.

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Orville Chester Brown to Mr. Edwards

Brown, Orville Chester, 1811-1904

Orville C. Brown wrote this letter from Osawatomie to Mr. Edwards, regarding a shipment of school books. He also wrote concerning a common school in the area that would begin classes in May, taught by a Mr. Martin. Brown also mentioned, rather briefly, the needs of the Osawatomie community, including such skilled workers as blacksmiths and carpenters.

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Building museum dioramas, Lawrence, Kansas

A photograph showing workers constructing dioramas for the Work Progress Administration's Museum projects. The studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas.

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By-laws of the District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Carpenters and Joiners of America

The By-Laws of the District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America of Topeka, Kansas. These laws were approved on February 18, 1908 and put into effect on July 1, 1908. Other items listed in the pamphlet, but not limited to, are the objectives and powers of the council, finances and appropriations, and the powers and duties of the president, vice-president, and secretary-treasurer of the organization.

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Kansas State Council of Carpenters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Farley, O.E.

A letter written to E.E. Frizell from O.E. Farley, Secretary of the Kansas State Council of Carpenters. The letter lists the resolutions introduced and passed at the Ninth Annual Convention of the K.S.C.of C. held in Manhattan, Kansas.

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John Christoph photograph album

This album contains photographs of Ellinwood and Barton County, Kansas, taken by John Christoph. On June 18, 1891, he opened a photography gallery in the north room of a furniture store and continued in the business until February 14, 1919. Christoph also served as the Ellinwood police judge for twenty years.

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L. W. Halbe collection

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

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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Charles Wolcott Smith

This photograph shows a formal portrait of Charles Wolcott Smith, (1831-1907). Smith a native of Portage County, Ohio, migrated to Lawrence, Kansas in 1854 from Lowell, Massachusetts as a member of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. A carpenter by trade, Smith was fortunate to escape from danger during Quantrill's Raid on August 21, 1863, as he was working on a building west of town. When he received word of the raid, Smith immediately came to the rescue to build wooden boxes for the deceased. On July 30, 1907, Smith died at the age of seventy-five at the home of his daughter Allie Omstead in Lawrence, Kansas.

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