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Thematic Time Period -- The Twenties, 1920 - 1929 (Remove)
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Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.


Children working in Kansas beet fields

This photograph shows children working in a Kansas beet field. According to the notation on the back of the photograph, this image appeared in William H. Cape?s thesis, Child Labor in Kansas, completed in 1948.


Warren G. Harding, Hutchinson, Kansas

Wide World Photos

These black and white photographs show the twenty-ninth President of the United States Warren G. Harding standing in a wheat field, owned by Chester O' Neal, near Hutchinson, Kansas. The president was visiting the area to talk to farmers about the legislative measures taken by the government to assist American farmers. In the second and third photographs, President Harding can be seen holding toddler Mary Jane Dyson the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Andis Dyson from Hutchinson. On the right hand side of these two images, Kansas U.S. Senator Arthur Capper is visible standing in the crowd.


Child Rider in the 1925 Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas

In this photograph a young boy in a patriotic top hat rides a pony decked out with a kaffir corn saddle blanket, ready for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade through El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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