Jump to Navigation

Facet Browse

Places -- Regions (Remove)
Business and Industry -- Occupations/Professions (Remove)
People (Remove)
Page 1 of 6, showing 10 records out of 51 total, starting on record 1, ending on 10

<< previous| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6|

Title | Creator | Date Made Visible | None

Joan of Arc of the coal fields, near Pittsburg, Kansas

New York Times

This newspaper clipping, from the New York Times, features a fourteen year old girl dubbed "The Joan of Arc of the Coal Fields." The daughter of a coal striker in southeast Kansas, she carried the American flag at the head of 6,000 marchers. The group of protesters marched through the coal fields showing their support for better wages and improved working conditions for their family members who worked in the camps.

previewthumb

A Glimpse of the Smoky Hills

Coy Avon Seward

Black lithographed scene on tan kid finish Bristol paper. Depicts the Smoky Hills of Kansas through an arch formed by trees. The artist was Coy Avon Seward (1884-1939), born in Chase, Kansas, and trained at both Washburn and Bethany colleges. Seward was a founding member of the Prairie Print Makers Association. This group believed art should be affordable for all people, not just collectors. Seward produced this print in 1927.

previewthumb

Kansas Territory citizens to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America

This unsigned statement was written to protest "the practice of taxing the people of the Territories for the support of a Government in which they are not represented." The residents of Kansas Territory complained that they had had no voice in how these tax dollars were appropriated, and they asked this "honorable body" to remit to them these taxes. Since this was during the drought of 1860, they declared that they would use these funds for famine relief.

previewthumb

Isaac Tichenor Goodnow to Quereau

Goodnow, Isaac T. (Isaac Tichenor), 1814-1894

Isaac Goodnow wrote from Kansas Territory to a friend Quereau of New England. It appeared that Goodnow was growing tired of the hard -scrabble life in the Territory, which was "decidedly injurious" to his constitution. He also showed signs of discouragement regarding the founding of a college in K.T., resigned to the idea that "for the time to come little can be done educationally." Goodnow told Quereau that he was actively seeking a teaching job back in the States.

previewthumb

Henry Woods to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Woods, Henry

Henry Woods, member of the Township Meetings and Speakers committee of the Fremont Club, asked Cyrus K. Holliday, founder of Topeka, Kansas Territory, give an address that evening in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Holliday had returned to his home state to speak on behalf of Republican presidential nominee John Charles Fremont, who supported the free state cause. Woods' brief letter was written on the back of a printed list of subcommittees of the Fremont County Executive Committee. Evidentially, Woods had enclosed with the letter a note from G. E. Appleton of Birmingham, which requested that Holliday speak there the following day.

previewthumb

Custom mill

View of a custom mill at Brooks (Kansas ?).

previewthumb

Neosho Valley Band, Parkerville, Kansas

View of the members of the Neosho Valley Band in Parkerville, Kansas.

previewthumb

Eagle Picher miners

View of Eagle Picher Lead Co. miners before hard hats were required, probably in the tri-state mining district of southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas, and northeastern Oklahoma.

previewthumb

Earl Thomas Reynolds to Governor Fred Hall

Reynolds, Earl Thomas

This letter was written by Earl Thomas Reynolds, a lawyer in Coffeyville, Kansas, to Governor Fred Hall. Reynolds was concerned that black people in Kansas were not receiving adequate patronage and political party representation in or by the Republican Party, particularly in the third district. Mr Reynolds inquired why should blacks continue to support the Republican Party, at all levels of government, if their support is not rewarded by the party.

previewthumb

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, State Accountant

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to the State Accountant. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to accountant offices throughout Kansas, recommendations for the State Accountancy Board, and job applications. File is incomplete, because the responses by Governor Clyde have been removed prior to arriving at the Kansas Historical Society. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

previewthumb
<< previous| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6|

Places -- Regions

Business and Industry -- Occupations/Professions

People

Agriculture

Built Environment

Business and Industry

Collections

Community Life

Curriculum

Date

Education

Environment

Government and Politics

Home and Family

Military

Objects and Artifacts

Places

Thematic Time Period

Transportation

Type of Material