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Barbershop singers in Topeka, Kansas

Schrock, John Edward

These two photographs show barbershop singers serenading a customer in an onstage performance. The barbershop singers are young boys.


Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.


Avis Chitwood

The Elite

This is a portrait of Avis Chitwood as a child. Avis was born in Mound City, December 29, 1893, and died in Topeka, January 25, 1994, at the age of 100. She is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. She was a teacher, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and etcher. She specialized in rustic buildings, wildflowers, and missions.


Corn Festival parade, Almena, Kansas

This is a view of a small band marching in the Corn Festival parade in Almena, Kansas, on July 31, 1982. Also visible are spectators, a Conoco sign, buildings, and businesses, including two grain elevators.


Air Dome Theater, Ellsworth, Kansas

Lewis Photograph

This black and white photograph shows three men and a boy in front of the Air Dome Theater in Ellsworth, Kansas. One man has a foghorn. Signs of the side of the structure indicate the theater shows "polite vaudeville and moving pictures" and it is "catering to ladies and children." Tickets are ten and twenty cents but only five cents for children under 8 years of age.


Newton Rotary Club Boys Band, Newton, Kansas

A view of the members of the Newton Rotary Club Boys Band of Newton, Kansas.


African American musicians

Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.

This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.


Big Timber Band, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of young children and members of the Big Timber Band of Decatur County, Kansas. The children are dressed in uniforms with caps and ribbon sashes.


Dancing at a recreation center, Leavenworth, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

These couples are dancing at an African American recreation center in Leavenworth, Kansas. This recreation center was part of the Works Progress Administration projects.


Greeley County 4-H Band, Kansas

This is a view of the members of the Greeley County 4-H Band, winners of the 1935 Roundup Champions band competition in Manhattan, Kansas.

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