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Freshman nurse's cap

Kay's Caps Inc.

This nurse's cap of heavily starched linen belonged to Helen Marie Turner. Mrs. Turner graduated from the Newman School of Nursing, a partnership program between Newman Hospital and Emporia College, in 1959. She purchased this cap as a freshman student. During her 45-year career, Mrs. Turner worked at a number of institutions, including Newman Hospital in Emporia, Jefferson County Memorial in Fairbury, Nebraska, Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a cancer center in California.

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Menninger Clinic Neurology class, 1952, Topeka, Kansas

D. Bernard Foster, M.D., is teaching psychiatric residents in a neurology class. The Menninger Clinic is a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. It was started in 1919 in Topeka, Kansas, by Dr. Charles F. Menninger and his two sons, Karl and William. . Menninger was a key training hospital from the early days and became the largest training center in the country after World War II.

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Kansas State College Band, Manhattan, Kansas

This is a formal view of the members of the Kansas State College Band of Manhattan, Kansas, seated on stage in an unidentified concert hall at Kansas State College (now the Kansas State University). The band was under the direction of Jean Hedlund, conductor, when this photograph was taken in 1952.

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Bison, Central Plains

Shipshee, Louis

Oil painting of bison by Louis ShipShee, a Potawatomi Indian chief and artist. ShipShee was born August 11, 1896, on the Potawatomi Reservation near Mayetta, Jackson County, Kansas. He was a self-taught artist, know throughout the United States and Europe. He was an instructor at Haskell Indian College from 1932 to 1938, and lived in Topeka from 1952 until his death on June 17, 1975. Provenance of the painting suggests that it was given to Alf Landon by the artist.

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Reminiscence of the 1893 legislative war

Bull, Floyd R.

In this reminiscence, Floyd R. Bull, a member of the El Dorado company of the Kansas National Guard, recalls his involvment in the Legislative (or Populist) War of 1893. During this conflict, violence broke out between the competing legislative houses--the Republican (Douglass) House and the Populist (Dunsmore) House--prompting Populist Governor Lorenzo Lewelling to call the National Guard to the capitol. On February 25 the Kansas Supreme Court affirmed the validity of the Republican House, thus ending the "war." This reminiscence is a copy of an earlier statement by Bull, written in 1938.

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Haskell Institute students

The photograph shows female students learning how to dress and groom in evening gowns. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.

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