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The house flies

Kansas. Board of Health

A poem and drawing titled "The House Flies" copied from the Kansas State Board of Health Bulletin. Exact year and volume unknown.


War between rum and religion

An illustration portraying a caricature of Carry Amelia Nation leading a mob against a beleaguered saloon keeper who is defended by bible scripture in support of wine and drinking. Nation was a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and a crusader against alcohol in pre-Prohibition America. She was arrested 30 times between 1900 and 1910 for smashing bar fixtures and bottles of liquor with a hatchet.


Myron A. Waterman papers

Myron A. Waterman was a banking executive, writer, and cartoonist from Wellsville, New York, who moved to Kansas City, Kansas in the 1890s. This collection of papers includes a short poem and two political cartoons by Waterman and a number of items penned by members of his wife Alice Gertrude Sheldon?s family. There are poems and letters written by Aurilla Ward, Alice?s grandmother. Aurilla also recorded the birth dates of her children on a page from a Bible and wrote her reflections on their baptisms, as evidenced by the presence of these items in the collection. There are also letters from other family members, a ledger that once belonged to Sarah Ward Sheldon, and several documents relating to Alice?s father, Stuart Sheldon, and his trip to Valparaiso, Chile.


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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