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Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951

These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.

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United States amphibious forces

United States Navy

This black and white photograph shows United States soldiers unloading ammunition from a landing barge at an amphibious training center.

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United States troops, Naples, Italy

United States Navy

This black and white photograph shows United States amphibious assault ships known as LCIs landing with U.S. troops along the shore of Naples, Italy. The city was destroyed earlier by Allied air raids. In the foreground an American solider is packing a guitar case as he makes his way to shore.

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Kansas State Seal

Cultural Heritage and Arts Center

The State Seal of Kansas. The Seal of Kansas and the state motto, Ad astra per aspera (to the stars through difficulties), were adopted through a joint resolution during the first Kansas legislative session on May 25, 1861.

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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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Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan

United States Coast Guard

This black and white photograph shows the United States Coast Guard at the controls of a LCVP boat filled with U.S. Marines near the waters of Saipan, Japan. The Marines are showing the "V" for Victory" sign after the Battle of Saipan that cost nearly 10,000 American casualties.

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Philippines Campaign

United States Navy

This black and white photograph shows a member of the United States Navy's amphibious beachmaster unit using a marker to guide forces along the Philippine shore of Leyte during World War II.

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Battle of North Borneo

United States Navy

This black and white photograph shows American and Australian troops making a surprise landing during the Labuan Island-Brunei Operation of World War II.

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