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Photographers Association of America

Anderson

A panoramic view of the 40th Annual Convention of the Photographers Association of America, meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.

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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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Henry Worrall

Landy, J. (James)

This is a cabinet card photograph of musician and illustrator Henry Worrall of Topeka, Kansas. Presumably, Worrall sat for this photo in the studio of James Landy in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Worrall formerly lived. The photo was likely taken in the 1870s sometime after 1873. The back of the photograph is inscribed by Landy as follows: "Compliments of your friend J Landy."

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Louis Palenske meets chiefs at Pow Wow in Oklahoma

Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943

Kansas photographer Louis Palenske, seen at far right, composed this self-portrait of himself and four Native American Chiefs, all of whom were over 100-years on age, while attending a Native American Pow Wow in Oklahoma. Palenske used his Korona Panoramic View Camera with 17-inch film to create this photograph. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.

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William H. Russell

A formal portrait of William H. Russell, who was a proslavery supporter and businessman. In the winter of 1858-1859, Russell, with Alexander Majors, William Waddell, and John Jones, founded the Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express Company, a freight and stage company that operated between Leavenworth and Denver, Colorado. In February, 1860, it was reorganized as the Central Overland California & Pike's Peak Express Company. In 1860, Russell, with partners Majors and Waddell, created the first Pony Express, which connected St. Joseph, Missouri, across 2,000 miles to the state of California.

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J. Lee Knight

J. Lee Knight was a photographer. He owned the New River Side Galley in Topeka, Kansas Territory.

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Otto Kratzer and Gene Hawes

This is a photograph of Gene Hawes, left, and Otto Kratzer, right, posing with their pockets empty during their trip to California in 1915.

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Samuel J. Reader

Samuel J. Reader lived in Shawnee County, Kansas Territory, and participated in some free state activities. He wrote about his daily life (including descriptions of the Battles of Indianola and Hickory Point) in his diary, which he used as the basis for an autobiography he illustrated with drawings and watercolor paintings. This photograph is a copy that Reader made from a daguerreotype taken of him in 1855 at age eighteen. The copy was produced on March 1, 1894, in La Harpe, Hancock County, Illinois.

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