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The Plumb Plan of Government Ownership of Railroads

Howe, Frederic Clemson, 1867-1940

Trade union broadside announcement advertising the meeting place of a talk to discuss a proposed plan of government and employee ownership over the railroad industry. Mr. Frederick C.Howe delivered the talk at the City Auditorium, Wednesday Evening, August 13 at 8 O'clock. The exact date and city is unknown, though it may have taken place in Topeka.

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Plant operations staff at Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

Gene Lonnis is shown in the sign shop of the Menninger Clinic. The Plant Operations staff kept Menninger Clinic patients and staff buildings comfortable, with working utilities and attractive grounds.

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Loading potatoes

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

A view of a man loading sacks of potatoes onto an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway freight car.

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Mail room at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

Randy Ripple and Mike Munoz are shown sorting mail at the Menninger Clinic. Dr. C.F. Menninger and his sons, Dr. Karl and Dr. Will, formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. The philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients.

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Plant operations staff at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

A plumber is shown working on pipes in the plant operations department of the Menninger Clinic. The Plant Operations staff kept Menninger Clinic patients and staff buildings comfortable, with working utilities, and attractive grounds.

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Orville Chester Brown to Mr. Edwards

Brown, Orville Chester, 1811-1904

Orville C. Brown wrote this letter from Osawatomie to Mr. Edwards, regarding a shipment of school books. He also wrote concerning a common school in the area that would begin classes in May, taught by a Mr. Martin. Brown also mentioned, rather briefly, the needs of the Osawatomie community, including such skilled workers as blacksmiths and carpenters.

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Loading boxes of Sun-Maid raisins

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

View of a man on a forklift loading boxes of Sun-Maid raisins into an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway boxcar.

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Loading boxes of Efco lettuce

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

A view of men using a conveyor belt to load boxes of Efco Lettuce into an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway freight car.

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Joseph Harrington Trego to Alice Trego

Trego, Joseph H. (Joseph Harrington), 1823-1905

Joseph Trego wrote from Sugar Mound, Kansas Territory, to his wife, Alice, in Illinois. Trego reported that the mill was finally up and running, leaving them to occupy themselves with housekeeping and construction of outbuildings near the mill; he had decided to delay building a new home for his family until the spring. Trego responded to his wife's concerns about free state and proslavery skirmishing in the area, conveying his confidence that "truly there is no probability of the people here at Sugar Mound being molested" by them.

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Ellen Douglas Denison Goodnow to Isaac Tichenor Goodnow

Goodnow, Ellen Douglass Denison, 1812-1890

Ellen Goodnow wrote to her husband, Isaac Goodnow, from Manhattan, Kansas Territory, briefly relating the news of a friend's sudden death. She attached a list of items she wished Isaac to purchase while he was in the East, which mostly consisted of clothing items, but also included a clock and a microscope.

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