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Rural mail carriers, Uniontown, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a family gathered around an automobile with the caption stating they were U.S. mail carriers on Route # 3 in Uniontown, Kansas.


Men [and women] of Kansas

Topeka Capital

This volume is a collection of portraits of Kansas business owners, professionals, public officials, and politicians in 1905. Despite its title, this volume does include women also. The women included are physicians, osteopaths, and educators. The professions covered include: educators, clergy, lawyers, bankers, real estate, life insurance, lodge officials, architects, postmasters, physicians, dentists, artists, telephones, utilities, merchants, manufacturers, osteopathy, U.S. marshals, government officials, editors and publishers, railroads, military, and photographers. A name index begins on page 633 and it is also reproduced under Text Version below.


Rural Free Delivery wagon, Maple Hill, Kansas

These two black and white photographs show the first Rural Free Delivery wagon for the U.S. mail in Maple Hill, Kansas. In the first image Mr. Joe Boyd, is seated behind the horse-drawn wagon as a unidentified girl stands in the cab of the vehicle The second image show two women and three children informally posing with Mr. Boyd and his wagon at a unidentified location. The wagon is label R.F.D. No. 1, U.S. Mail, Maple Hill Kan.


Ernest "Ernie" Douglas collection

Douglas, Ernie

This collection contains photographs of Topeka musician Ernie (Ernest) Douglas, his band, and his restaurant and jazz club, Ernie's Catfish Hollow. Douglas was born November 30, 1932, in Topeka. During the 1950s, Douglas worked as a radio DJ and musician, playing the piano and vibraphone. After a time in Denver, Douglas returned to Topeka where he opened Ernie's Catfish Hollow in 1978 at 1201 E. 6th Street. The restaurant and jazz club closed in 1983. Later Douglas worked for the Postal Service in St. Louis, Missouri, and as a performer on the Dandy Dinner Boat in Alexandria, Virginia. Douglas died in Ellicott City, Maryland on February 15, 2016.


Kansas State Postal Conference Convention in Topeka, Kansas


This is a panoramic photograph of the people attending the Kansas State Postal Conference-Convention held November 10, 1922, in Topeka, Kansas. They are posed on the steps of the Kansas State Capitol. There are a few women scattered throughout the crowd. There is a banner on the front row that says "Kansas RLCA Over 300% Gain 1922." RLCA stands for Rural Letter Carriers Association.


Federation of the World

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes correspondence and printed pamphlet about the World Postal League and its efficiency and its reliability. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


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.


George Edwards, Alta Vista, Kansas

Portrait of George Edwards, a school teacher and postmaster in Alta Vista, Kansas. He also built the Alta Vista High School and built the first underpass for the Rock Island Railroad in Alta Vista, Kansas.


Female post office employee, Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas, about 1914

A female post office employee stands by the post office boxes at the Tribune, Kansas post office.


Interior of the post office in Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas

A female employee stands by the post office boxes in the Tribune, Kansas post office.

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