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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.


The key to culture

Haldeman-Julius, E. (Emanuel), 1888-1951

Book edited by Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius of Girard, Kansas, describing the cultural distinctiveness of Buddhism and Confusionism found in Indian and Chinese society. Due to copyright restrictions, only the cover of the book is available in Kansas Memory at this time.


Davis W. Burns' grave, Lansing, Kansas

A photograph of David W. Burns' grave in Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas. Burns, a records clerk and parole officer at the Kansas State Penitentiary, appears in an inset on the photograph. He was shot and killed by a convict he was transporting from Texas. Printed on the back of the photograph is a eulogy written and read at the funeral by A. B. Carney, chairman of the state board of Administration.


Henry Havelock Ellis papers

Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939

The papers of Henry Havelock Ellis, a British psychologist who studied human sexuality, consist of handwritten letters and annotated handwritten or typed manuscripts, often with editing marks. The main correspondents represented include O. Kyllam of Constable & Co. and John F. Kendrick. Topics of both letters and manuscripts include, but are not limited to Freud, eugenics, sexuality, racial characterizations of nations, Ellis' own biographical information, publishing and writing/editing (especially Ellis' Art of Life and Sex and Marriage, published posthumously), birth control, Thomas Hardy, John Middleton Murray, Eleanor Marx, and William Morris. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Embalming Board applications

Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)

This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment for the Embalming Board. Embalming is the process of preserving a person's body for burial or cremation. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.

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