Jump to Navigation

Facet Browse

Collections -- Photograph (Remove)
Thematic Time Period -- World War II, 1939 - 1945 (Remove)
Government and Politics (Remove)
Business and Industry -- Occupations/Professions (Remove)
Page 1 of 2, showing 10 records out of 19 total, starting on record 1, ending on 10

<< previous| 1 | 2|

Title | Creator | Date Made Visible | None

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.

previewthumb

Automobile repair class

United States. Works Progress Administration

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

previewthumb

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.

previewthumb

Charles D. Stough

This black and white photograph shows Charles D. Stough, (1914-1995). Born in Mound Valley, Kansas and a graduate from the University of Kansas Law School. He began his career practicing law in Chicago, Illinois and latter in Lawrence, Kansas before enlisting at the age of twenty-eight, in the U.S. Navy. After his honorable discharge, Stough made a successful bid in 1946 for a political office to the Kansas House of Representatives where he served four regular sessions as a Republican from the Eleventh District. He was also majority leader from 1951 to 1953 and speaker of the house from 1953 to 1954. Stough did not seek re-election in 1954, but continued to serve in a number of key political posts at the local, state and national levels. On December 8, 1995 just two days after observing his eighty-first birthday, Charles Stough passed away.

previewthumb

Dwight David Eisenhower

This is a portrait of General Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, who served as the Commander-in-Chief, Supreme headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces during World War II. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

previewthumb

Typing class, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

These soldiers are seated at typewriters learning to type, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's adult education program.

previewthumb

Kansas House of Representatives

Wichers Studio

This is a photo of individual portraits of members of the Kansas House of Representatives, Governor Payne Ratner and Lt. Governor Carl E. Friend, Topeka, Kansas.

previewthumb

Dwight David Eisenhower

This is a portrait of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1890-1969, who served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

previewthumb

Arthur Capper

This is a portrait of Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, as a young man. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.

previewthumb

Dwight David Eisenhower

United States. Army. Signal Corps

This portrait of Dwight Eisenhower shows him in uniform. It was taken in North Africa, August 18, 1943. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

previewthumb
<< previous| 1 | 2|