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Children's picnic

This black and white photograph shows a group of children sharing a picnic meal.


Allen D. Birch and family gathered to listen to radio

Allen D. Birch and family are gathered to listen to radio at their home in Topeka, Kansas, in the 1920s.


Pie eating contest, Marysville, Kansas

Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967

This photograph shows nearly two dozen young boys competing in a pie eating contest, on a table constructed of boards and saw horses, at the Marysville Country Club, just north of Marysville, Kansas. The competition was part of a back-to-school party at the end of summer. Originally built as a private residence in 1872 by flour mill owner, Perry Hutchinson, the house was purchased and converted for use by the Marysville Country Club in the 1920s.


Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection

Dresher, G. C.

This collection consists of 326 photographs taken by G. C. (Golden Charles) Dresher of Canton, McPherson County, Kansas. The photos mostly concern the Dresher family, their friends and the surrounding area. Photographs of McPherson College students and the flooding of Cow Creek are also included. Dorothy May (Dresher) Richards, the daughter of G. C. Dresher, donated the original glass plate negatives to the Kansas Historical Society in 1999.


Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas

This photograph shows from left to right: U.S. Senator from Kansas Arthur Capper, Leonard West of St. Marys, Kansas, and Mayor J.E. Thomas of Topeka, Kansas at an unidentified park. From 1908 to 1951, the senator celebrated his July 14th birthday with a community picnic in Topeka, Kansas.

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