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Fred Andrew and Eddie Stone

Fred Andrew Stone, 1873-1959, actor and author, with his brother Eddie (d.1903), copied from Rolling Stone. The photograph is captiioned "Under the Big Top 'My little brother was top mounter.'" Fred and Eddie Stone performed in vaudeville, stage musicals, and movies. They were known especially for their acrobatic dancing and engaging onstage personality. The Stones were raised in Topeka, Kansas, and they made their stage debut as young children.

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Jeremiah ("Sockless Jerry") Simpson

Jerry Simpson in an 1892 debate with Chester I. Long for the seat in United States House of Representatives. Simpson debated Long at Harper, Kansas.

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Fred Andrew Stone with a circus group

Fred Andrew Stone, 1873-1959, actor and author, with a group of circus performers, copied from Rolling Stone by Fred Stone. He performed in vaudeville, stage musicals, and movies. He was known especially for his acrobatic dancing and engaging onstage personality. Stone was raised in Topeka, Kansas, and made his stage debut there at age 11.

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Gus Meier photograph collection

Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941

Photographs taken by Gus Meier. Several of the photographs were taken in his studio in Alma, Kansas.

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Wild West Show, Salina, Kansas

These two photographs show a Wild West Show in Salina, Kansas. In the first photograph, dancers in Native American regalia perform surrounded by tents and teepees. In the second photograph, cowboys on horseback rope cattle in the same location.

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