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A group of Greeley County, Kansas officials

A group of Greeley County, Kansas officials and others pose on the steps of a building. None of these individuals is identified.

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A study of the present trades union system

Britton, Wiley

A booklet written by Wiley Britton that focuses on the trades union system. The author asks for equal rights, justice and moderation in the dealings of men with each other, and that special privileges should be given to no one.

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Alfred Mossman Landon

Portrait of Alfred Mossman Landon, 1887-1987, at the time he graduated from the University of Kansas.

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Alfred Mossman Landon, Kansas Governor

This portrait represents Kansas Governor, Alfred Mossman Landon when he was a student at the University of Kansas. He was governor from 1933 to 1937 and ran an unsuccessful campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1936 against President Franklin Roosevelt.

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Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr.

This is a cabinet card showing Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr., who served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1899-1900. Stanley, a Republican, represented District 86 in Lincoln County. He read law under the tutelage of a local lawyer in Lincoln, Kansas and was admitted to the Kansas Bar. Stanley moved his family to Kansas City, Kansas in 1911 where he practiced law for 44 years. In 1921, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr. served in the Kansas House of Representatives where he represented District 8, Kansas City, Kansas. His son, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr., joined his father in private practice in 1928 and later became a U.S. District Judge for the state of Kansas.

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Bits of history, Topeka Typographical Union No. 121

Topeka Typographical Union No. 121 (Kan.)

This document presents a brief history of the Topeka Typographical Union. Established in 1869, the Topeka Union gave up its charter in the 1870s (possibly 1876) but reorganized in 1882. This document summarizes some of the history and provides a list of members in 1874, 1886, delegates from 1870-1901 and a list of members in 1901.

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By-laws of the District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Carpenters and Joiners of America

The By-Laws of the District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America of Topeka, Kansas. These laws were approved on February 18, 1908 and put into effect on July 1, 1908. Other items listed in the pamphlet, but not limited to, are the objectives and powers of the council, finances and appropriations, and the powers and duties of the president, vice-president, and secretary-treasurer of the organization.

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Center-fire police revolver

Meriden Firearms Company

Double-action center-fire revolver. Empire State model produced by the Meriden Firearms Company. The Meriden Firearms Company was a subsidiary of Sears and Roebuck Company from 1907 to 1909. The pistol was used on the Topeka City Police force.

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Charles A. Richard and Lula Jerusha Ford Richard

This is a photograph of Charles A. Richard and Lula Jerusha Richard. She was the daughter of Joseph and Sarah Ford and they settled in Nemaha County, Kansas. Charles and Lula were married September 14, 1902, and they had four sons: Glen U. (born May 9, 1905), Quentin L. (born June 25, 1907), Wilbur O. (born December 19, 1910), and Charles A, Jr. (born May 14, 1916). Charles A. Richard was a minister and lecturer in Seneca, Nemaha County, Kansas. Later, he was a minister at the First Christian Church in Lawrence, Kansas. Also, he was a Republican and served in the Kansas State Senate in 1937, SS1938, and 1939 representing District 17.

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Charles Monroe Sheldon

Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, organized the first Black kindergarten west of the Mississippi River. It was known as the Tennesseetown Kindergarten. He is best known for his novel "In His Steps" or "What Would Jesus Do?"

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