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Charles and George Sternberg

This photograph shows prominent Kansas paleontologists,( left to right), Charles H. Sternberg, 1850-1943, and his son, George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969. The Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas, contains fossils collected by the Sternberg family.

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Dr. Samuel Wendell Williston

Photo of Dr. Samuel Wendell Williston, 1851-1918, born in Boston and moved to Kansas in 1857. He attended Kansas State Agricultural College, Manhattan, and Yale University. He was appointed as professor of geology and anatomy and dean of the medical department at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and helped to establish the KU medical school and served on the Kansas Board of Health. He did not practice medicine but was involved in establishing licensing requirements for medical practitioners. Dr. Williston collected fossils and entered into extensive paleontological research and was involved in the development of a major fossil collection at the university's Dyche Museum. With his interest in archeology, though not an archeologist by training, he made significant contributions to Kansas archeology which included work at the El Cuartelejo pueblo site and the Twelve Mile Creek Paleoindian site.

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George Sternberg and Myrl Walker

This photograph shows Kansas paleontologists George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969, and Myrl V. Walker, 1903-1985, at work on a site.

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Myrl Walker and George Sternberg

This photograph shows Kansas paleontologists Myrl V. Walker, 1903-1985, and George F. Sternberg, 1883-1969, examining the ground next to a parked truck.

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Sternberg children

A photograph of Levi Sternberg, Charles Mortram Sternberg, and Ethel Sternberg, standing behind a large fossilized dinosaur skull. The Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas, contains fossils collected by the Sternberg family.

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Charles Hazelius Sternberg

A formal portrait of Kansas paleontologist Charles Hazelius Sternberg, 1850-1943.

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