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Samuel Reader lanternslide

Reader, Samuel J.

Hand painted lanternslide depicting a dentist's office, inside a handmade wood frame. Slide depicts a man having a tooth pulled by a dentist. The slide can be manipulated so the dentist appears to yank the tooth with a forceps. Part of a collection made by Samuel Reader between 1866 and 1913. Reader was a Kansas farmer who was active in the early Topeka community. He built two homes, served in the Civil War, and wrote in a diary nearly every day for 64 years. Reader began painting slides in 1866 and continued throughout much of his life, holding magic lantern shows for the local community in his house and at church.

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Lucy Hobbs Taylor's diploma

Ohio College of Dentistry

This is Lucy Hobbs Taylor's diploma from Ohio College of Dentistry. In 1866 she became the first woman in the world to receive a doctorate in dentistry. She married Civil War veteran James Myrtle Taylor and began to teach him dentistry. The couple moved to Lawrence in 1867 and established a joint practice. The Taylors purchased an empty lot in Lawrence (now 809 Vermont Street) and built a combination office and residence. Here they created one of the most successful dental practices in Kansas. They built a home on Ohio Street and moved their practice to a commercial building at 8th and Massachusetts streets. A year after her husband died in 1886, Taylor retired and devoted her time to charity and social causes, namely women's rights.

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Men [and women] of Kansas

Topeka Capital

This volume is a collection of portraits of Kansas business owners, professionals, public officials, and politicians in 1905. Despite its title, this volume does include women also. The women included are physicians, osteopaths, and educators. The professions covered include: educators, clergy, lawyers, bankers, real estate, life insurance, lodge officials, architects, postmasters, physicians, dentists, artists, telephones, utilities, merchants, manufacturers, osteopathy, U.S. marshals, government officials, editors and publishers, railroads, military, and photographers. A name index begins on page 633 and it is also reproduced under Text Version below.

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Kansas circa '90

Pierce, Jeff

This film depicts the life a young boy in Kansas in the 1890s. Filmed in the old Kansas Historical Society museum, the film portrays a dentist, photographer, blacksmith, and printer, and addresses the Kansas statehouse, Dodge City and cow towns, railroad expansion, the mechanization of agriculture, public schools, coal mining, salt mining, labor organizations, the Dalton Gang, Populism, and a diphtheria epidemic. The film was produced by The Junior League of Topeka, Inc.; The Channel 11 Club of Topeka; and the Extramural Independent Study Center, Division of Continuing Education, University of Kansas. The film was copyrighted by the University of Kansas and is provided by permission.

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Lucy B. Hobbs Taylor

A portrait of Lucy B. Hobbs Taylor, the first woman to receive the Degree of Doctor in Dental Surgery.

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Lucy Hobbs Taylor

Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor graduated from the Ohio College of Dentistry in Cincinnati, Ohio, the second dental school in the world, as the world's first fully-trained woman dentist. In 1867 Lucy and her husband moved to Lawrence, Kansas, where they both practiced dentistry for more than forty years.

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John Henry "Doc" Holliday

A photo of John Henry "Doc" Holliday who practiced dentistry at Dodge City and had his office in the Dodge House. Holliday saved Wyatt Earp's life in 1878 and they became life long friends.

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Veterinary Dentist Claims Examination Unfair

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes correspondence relating to veterinary dentists. Correspondence is sent by Dr. W. Smith of Wichita, Kansas which the Governor's office will transfer the matter to Dr. Wolfe. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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