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Archery class, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Division of Economic Development

These two black and white photographs show a group of children with bows and arrows during an archery class in Topeka, Kansas.

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Cyrus Leland, Jr., with a child

This is a photograph of Cyrus Leland, Jr., with an unidentified young child, unknown location. Cyrus Leland, Jr., was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas Legislature from 1865-66 and again from 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy, Kansas, and served many years as county commissioner and as a member of the Republican National Committee. Leland was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of Internal Revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory 1889-1893, and was then named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland later died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.

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Main building at the Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas

View of the main building at the State Industrial School for Boys in Topeka, Kansas. The school opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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Arthur Capper

This black and white photograph shows U.S. Senator Arthur Capper holding the hand of a young girl with crutches and leg braces. As an advocate for children's welfare, in 1934 Capper used his resources to create the "Capper Foundation for Crippled Children" in Topeka, Kansas.

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William "Bill" Preston Graves, Kansas Governor

Three photographs showing Governor William "Bill" Preston Graves signing SB 424 at the Topeka YWCA day-care center. The bill created a new health insurance program for low income children. Standing behind and beside Graves are: Cimone and Jory, children from the day-care center; Representative Nancy Kirk; Kathleen Sebelius, Insurance Commissioner; Janet Schalansky, Social Rehabilitation Services Deputy Secretary; and Senator Marge Petty.

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Boys from the State Industrial School

This photograph shows a group of young boys standing in a line at State Industrial School for Boys in Topeka, Kansas. The school opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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State Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas

An aerial view of the State Industrial School for Boys, Topeka, Kansas. The school opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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Easter egg hunt, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph of children and adults at the Governor's Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cedar Crest, Topeka, Kansas. Hazel Vivian Bowles Avery, Governor Avery's wife, is standing on the platform.

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State Industrial School for Boys

The main building and east cottage of the State Industrial School for Boys opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The buildings located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka, Kansas.

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Populist members of the House of Representatives, Topeka, Kansas

These are Populist members of the House of Representatives and others standing on the state capitol steps, Topeka, Kansas.

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