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Milburn Stone

This black and white photograph shows actor Milburn Stone, (1904-1980). Stone, born in Burton, Kansas, and the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone, began his acting career in the 1930s and 1940s in a number of low budget films and serials. In 1955, he became a star on the longest running television series "Gunsmoke" as Doc Adams. He remained with the show during its twenty year run on television and only missed filming seven episodes due to health problems. In 1968, Stone won an Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Doc Adams. Stone was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry. When "Gunsmoke" was canceled in 1975, Stone retired from acting and returned to private life. A heart attack in 1980 claimed his life at the age of seventy-five.

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Edward Asner and Dan Lykins

Topeka Capital-Journal

A photograph of Edward Asner and Dan Lykins taken in Topeka, Kansas. Asner, a native of Kansas City, was in Topeka presenting his one-man stage performance of "FDR" at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.

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

This black and white photograph shows actress and comedian Lucille Ball and her husband actor and musician Desi Arnaz standing on the rear platform of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company passenger car. The couple were promoting their movie Forever Darling with a cross country tour to major U. S. cities.

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Actor Karl Malden and Roy Menninger, M.D.

Actor Karl Malden was a member of the Board of Directors of the Menninger Foundation. He is shown here with Roy Menninger, M.D., in 1993 at a gathering in Los Angeles, California.

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Reb Russell photo collection

Lafayette H. Russell was born May 31, 1905, in Osawatomie and died March 16, 1978, in Coffeyville. He later changed his name to Reb Russell. Russell was an All American football player for Northwestern and was one of the original Philadelphia Eagles in the team's first year of existence. In 1932, Russell went to Hollywood to appear in "The All-American" where he met Tom Mix. In 1933, Reb Russell made a string of movies. After his short film career he joined the Russell Brothers Circus and later (1937) he performed with the Downie Brothers Circus. He later purchased a ranch which extended from southeast Kansas into northeast Oklahoma. Russell is remembered for his innovative Hi-Goal Agriculture, a plan to help small farmers increase productivity and profits without government aid. Russell also ran against Joe Skubitz for the Fifth Congressional District.

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Fred Andrew Stone

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Portrait of Fred Andrew Stone, 1873-1959, actor and author, Fred Stone performed in vaudeville, stage musicals, and movies. He was known especially for his acrobatic dancing and engaging onstage personality. Stone was raised in Topeka, Kansas, and made his stage debut there at age 11.

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Fred Stone

This is a photograph of Fred Stone as the Scarecrow in the Broadway show 'The Wizard of Oz', which is always associated with Kansas. He gained notoriety with this role and went on to become a popular actor on Broadway and in feature films. This photograph was copied from Fred Stone's autobiography Rolling Stone.

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows actor and radio personality Edgar Bergen with his ventriloquist figures aboard a 6,000HP Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company diesel electric engine.

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Reb Russell performing his bullwhip act

Reb Russell performing his bullwhip act while employed by Downie Brothers Circus, unknown location

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