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Isabel Erickson, Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Isabel Erickson attended the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing. She is shown in her nurse's uniform, cap and cape. The Menninger Clinic was created to care for individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, as well as teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.


Naval helicoptor, Hutchinson, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a pilot standing beside a United States Naval helicopter at the Naval Air Station in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Soldiers working on a map project, Camp Funston

A photograph showing soldiers learning to do mapping using a silk screen process at Camp Funston, Kansas. This project was part of the Works Progress Administration's Museum projects.


Edwin F. Abels

This black and white photograph shows Edwin F. Abels, (1892-1985). Abels born in Eudora, Kansas and a graduate of the University of Kansas began his newspaper career by joining the staff of the Parsons Sun in Chanute, Kansas. In 1923, he moved back to Lawrence, Kansas to became the editor and publisher of the Douglas County Republican, renamed the Lawrence Outlook. Actively involved in his community, Abels made a political bid in 1936 for a seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. He successfully served six regular sessions and one special session as a Republican from the Twelve District. In 1948, Abels chose not to seek re-election, but continued to serve the Lawrence community through a number of social appointments. On April 22, 1985, Abels passed away at the age of ninety-three in Lawrence, Kansas.


Automobile repair class

United States. Works Progress Administration

Men learning to repair automobiles, part of the Works Progress Administration's adult and worker education.


Dental care, Kansas City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

A young boy getting his teeth cleaned by a dentist in Kansas City, Kansas. This service was provided by the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and food project.


Thomas Bayne Wilson

A photograph of Thomas Bayne Wilson seated at his desk. After reaching the rank of general, he left the military in 1944, returning to his civilian position as chairman of the board of TWA until 1947, then served one term in the Kansas House of Representatives from Jefferson County. After the 1948 session of the Kansas Legislature, he challenged incumbent U.S. Congressman Albert M. Cole (1st District) in the August Republican primary but lost. In 1950 he entered federal government service as regional director, Defense Materials Procurement Agency, with the rank of Minister (Diplomatic). In 1955, he became United States Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Transportation. Wilson later served on the Civil Aeronautics Board and was chairman of the board and director of Resort Airlines.


Benjamin Smith Hibbs

A photograph of Benjamin Smith Hibbs who grew up in Pretty Prairie, Kansas. He graduated from K. U. in 1923. The following year Hibbs was hired as a teacher at Fort Hays State College, where he founded their department of journalism. Between 1926 and 1929, he edited several Kansas newspapers and earned a reputation as one of Kansas' outstanding editors. At the age of 27, Curtis Publications of Philadelphia offered him the job of associate editor of their national monthly magazine, Country Gentleman. In 1940 he was made editor-in-chief of the magazine. In 1942 Curtis executives asked Hibbs to take over the editorship of their faltering weekly, the Saturday Evening Post. During the 20 years he edited the magazine, he modernized its contents, style, and format and doubled its circulation to 7 million by 1961. In 1942 it was Ben Hibbs who published Norman Rockwell's now famous illustrations of the Four Freedoms. In 1962 Hibbs resigned from the Post to become editor of Reader's Digest, a position he held until his retirement in 1972.


Fellows of the Menninger Foundation School of Psychiatry

Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966

A group photograph showing Fellows of the Menninger Foundation School of Psychiatry and identification of each student.


Residence of M. D. Gallogly, real estate broker, in Hoxie, Kansas

This photograph shows the residence of M.D. Gallogly, local real estate broker, in Hoxie, Kansas.

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