Jump to Navigation

Facet Browse

Curriculum (Remove)
Business and Industry (Remove)
Home and Family (Remove)
Business and Industry -- Occupations/Professions (Remove)
Type of Material -- Photographs (Remove)
Date (Remove)
Page 1 of 1, showing 10 records out of 10 total, starting on record 1, ending on 10

<< previous| | next >>

Title | Creator | Date Made Visible | None

Walter Johnson

This is a photograph of Walter Johnson, 1887-1946, as he appeared pitching for the Washington Senators baseball team at the peak of his career. Nicknamed "The Big Train" for the speed and power of his pitches, Johnson was born and raised on a farm near Humboldt, Kansas.

previewthumb

Lilla Day Monroe

Lilla Day Monroe, 1858-1929, was a Kansas journalist who established and edited "The Club Woman" and "The Kansas Woman's Journal." As editor of "The Kansas Woman's Journal," Monroe solicited reminiscences of pioneer life from Kansas women, receiving hundreds of responses. She organized these reminiscences into a collection, and published many of them in the journal. She was also an active supporter of women's suffrage, being a member of the Kansas State Suffrage Association and serving as its president for several years.

previewthumb

Kansas State Seal

Cultural Heritage and Arts Center

The State Seal of Kansas. The Seal of Kansas and the state motto, Ad astra per aspera (to the stars through difficulties), were adopted through a joint resolution during the first Kansas legislative session on May 25, 1861.

previewthumb

Girl feeding chickens

A photograph showing Marion Ritchie feeding chickens on the Ritchie farm located at 29th and Burlingame Road in Shawnee County, Kansas.

previewthumb

Family with their sod house, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of an unidentified family standing in front of their sod house near Norcatur, Decatur County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is a windmill.

previewthumb

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.

previewthumb

Grangers versus hoppers

Henry Worrall, 1825-1902

This is a copy of a cartoon by Kansas artist Henry Worrall showing Kansas farmers (Grangers) battling grasshoppers. The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was originally founded with the idea of educating and connecting farmers within America. The first Grange was set up in Fredonia, New York. From there granges spread across the U.S., providing classes and social events to farmers. The first Kansas Grange was organized in 1872 at Hiawatha. Within a few years, more than 1,000 Granges claiming more than 30,000 members had been established across the state. Read more about the Grange in Kansapedia.

previewthumb

Kansas Pastoral mural

This colored photograph shows the "Kansas Pastoral" by John Steuart The mural is located on the second floor, west corridor, of the state capitol in Topeka, Kansas.

previewthumb

General Dwight David Eisenhower

This photograph shows General Dwight D. Eisenhower making the double V for Victory sign as he rides in a homecoming procession in Kansas City, Missouri. He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

previewthumb

Milking cows on a farm in Riley County, Kansas

A photograph showing Nellie Zimmerman White milking a cow while her daughter, Flora White, watches. The dairy farm was located east of the Kaw River bridge across from Manhattan.

previewthumb
<< previous| | next >>