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It is just as important to transport ideas as hogs

Kansas Good Roads Association

This pamphlet by the Kansas Good Roads Association argues that the state should work to improve rural transportation to better child education. The pamphlet equates the importance of childhood education with agricultural production and commerce.


Sarah Brown to William Brown

Brown, Sarah

A letter written from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, by Sarah Brown, addressed to her brother, William Brown, who was studying at Phillips Exeter Academy. Sarah and William were the children of John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence. Sarah writes of her position as a local schoolteacher. The final part of her letter describes how she and others heard cannon fire outside and later discovered it was part of a celebration of Carmi William Babcock's election as mayor.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


L. W. Halbe collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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