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Fern Gayden

This is a photograph of Fern Gayden possibly taken in Dunlap, Kansas. Fern Gayden was born September 29, 1904, in Dunlap, Kansas, where she attended elementary and secondary schools. She went on to attend Kansas State Teachers College at Emporia and taught school for one year. Fern Gayden moved to Chicago at the age of 23. She had a 50-year career as a social worker but became best known as a literary, fine arts, and political activist. A founding member of the South Side Writers Group in the 1930s, Fern Gayden's long and diverse career included leadership roles in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the South Side Community Art Center. During World War II, she co-published Negro Story magazine with Alice Browning.

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Isabel Erickson, Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Isabel Erickson attended the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing. She is shown in her nurse's uniform, cap and cape. The Menninger Clinic was created to care for individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, as well as teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.

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Garfield School, Topeka, Kansas

Three black and white photographs of Garfield School in Topeka, Kansas, serving as an emergency hospital, possibly during the Spanish Influenza epidemic.

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Consolidated school in Minneola, Kansas

This is a panoramic photo showing students and teachers standing outside the Consolidated School in Minneola, Clark County, Kansas. The students appear to be both primary and secondary students.

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Martha Keys

This black and white photograph shows Martha Elizabeth Ludwig Keys. Keys was elected as a Democrat in 1974 to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas' second congressional district. She served two terms in Congress before being defeated for a third term in 1978. After her years as a congresswoman, Keys later served as a special adviser to the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979-1980, and assistant to the Secretary of Education, 1980. In 1985, she served as executive director for the Center of a New Democracy until 1987.

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Hannah Headlee

A photograph showing Pauline Haynes (left), Clif Haynes, and Hannah Headlee (right) taken in Kansas City, Kansas. Born in Topeka, Kansas, about 1867, Hannah Headlee was an artist, quilter, teacher and china painter. "The Iris" one of her quilting masterpieces is in the Kansas State Historical Society's museum.

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May L. Cotton

Mounted tintype portrait of May L. Cotton, teacher at Baker University prep school.

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

Erb, Don

This black and white photograph shows actress and comedian Lucille Ball and her husband actor and musician Desi Arnaz talking to a porter from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company. The couple were promoting their movie "Forever Darling" with a cross country tour, by way of the Santa Fe's Super Chief, to major U.S. cities.

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Women's tennis club, Lawrence, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows the women's tennis club from Lawrence, Kansas.

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Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows Santa Fe courier nurse Sophie Olson. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, know as couriers, to their passenger trains from the 1930s to the 1960s to attend to the medical needs of passengers. During their cross country travels, the nurses also assisted with certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.

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