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Interior of a grocery store in Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas

This photograph shows the interior of a store, possibly the Baldwin Grocery Store, in Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas. Two employees are standing beside glass cases and shelves full of merchandise.


The Baldwin Grocery store in Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas

These two photographs of the Baldwin Grocery Store in Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, show the interior of the store, and a trade kiosk outside the store giving away free coffee and advertising Table Queen Butter.


Ruby Gilbert

This photograph, copied from the 1993-1994 Kansas legislative panel, shows Ruby Gilbert, 1929-2010, from Sedgwick County, Kansas. Gilbert is appointed to the Kansas House of Representatives in December of 1991 to serve the Eighty-Ninth district of Sedgwick County. She goes on to win the 1992 November general election as a Democrat and is the first African-American woman elected to the legislature. During her legislative career Gilbert serves on a number of committees that included: Governmental Organizations and Elections, Ranking Minority Member of Federal and State Affairs, Financial Institutions and Insurance. Gilbert represents the Eighty-Ninth district until 2004.


Overholt Cafe, Ransom, KS

This photograph shows a group of people gathered inside the Overholt Cafe in Ransom, Kansas. The individuals have been identified from left to right as follows: Jessie Yost, Mittie Schreiber, Elsie Moore, Mrs. Overholt, (seated), unknow customer on counter stool, and Mr. Overholt behind the soda fountain.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Tecumseh, Kansas

This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway agent Mr. Moreland and an unidentified women standing beside the company's depot in Tecumseh, Kansas. From the script at the bottom of the page, the woman is possible going home for vacation.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Claflin, Kansas

This photograph shows a section gang standing in front of the Missouri Pacific Railroad depot in Claflin, Kansas. A women and two children are visible in the background while a small boy is seated on a railcar in the foreground.


Kustom Electronics, Inc., Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas

Kustom Electronics, originally named Ross, Inc., was a manufacturer of PA systems and amplifiers. It incorporated in Kansas in February 1965, and operated until the late 1980s, in Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas. These nineteen photographs are exterior and interior views of the plant in operation. There is one aerial view of the facility. Many of the photos show employees operating machinery and performing other jobs inside the factory. Number 3 is a portrait of Charles A. "Bud" Ross, the founder of Kustom Electronics, sitting at his desk.


Roomers at 1125 Mechanic Street in Emporia, Kansas

This is a photograph showing women roomers at 1125 Mechanic Street in Emporia, Kansas. Women in the photograph are back row (l to r): Florence Murdock, Sarah E. James, Beatrice Bentley, Challice Johnson, Margaret Bradley, Inez James, Eva Johnston, Ivah James, Nelly Siniker, Ruth James, Esther Shellenburger, and front row (l to r) Ora Murdock, Chole Nelson, Carry Rost and Rosa Nealson.


Marilyn Maye onstage at a Topeka Jazz Workshop concert

This photograph shows Marilyn Maye, a jazz vocalist who was born in Wichita in 1928, onstage at a Topeka Jazz Workshop concert. She began singing on the WIBW radio station in Topeka when she was 9 years old, and performed for 11 years at the Colony in Kansas City, Missouri. She had appeared frequently on television--notably 76 times on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. In 1966, she received a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, and in 2008, she received the Kansas Arts Commission's Distinguished Arts Award. The Kansas Native Sons and Daughters named her Kansan of the Year in 2012.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad engineers, Alma, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific engineers gathered in Alma, Kansas.

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