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A flock of turkeys, Logan County, Kansas

This photograph shows a woman feeding turkeys on Elmo Hamm's farm, Logan County, Kansas. A large barn is visible in the background.

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African American school, Nicodemus, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of African American students and their teachers standing in front of an unidentified school in Nicodemus, Kansas. Some of the individuals have been identified as Annabelle Taylor, Esther Pace, Jennie Vaughn, Clara Wellington, Cora Ward, Rose Sayers, Jessie Kirtley, Leonard Van Duvall, Arthur Pace, Montagne Loyd, Florence Page, Ira Hall, Charley Vaughn, Velda Van Duvall, James Kirtley, Harry Kirtley, Leroy Van Duvall, Johnson Kirtley, Hattie Burney, and Lula Craig.

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Alex and Elizabeth Barnes

A studio portrait of Alex and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Barnes of Alma, Kansas.

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Alice Gardiner Sennrich

Sennrich, Alice G.

This black and white photograph shows Alice Gardiner Sennrich, (1878-1968), photographer from Valley Falls, Kansas. The daughter of Tom Gardiner and Mattie Kirkpatrick Gardiner of Winchester, Kansas, she moved in 1880 with her family to Valley Falls where her father established the Valley Falls Register newspaper. As a young woman growing up in a small Kansas community, Alice choose an unconventional career in photography. On January 1, 1902, she purchased the C.S. Edington photography studio in Valley Falls and within a few years was making a name for herself as a Kansas photographer. In 1909, the Photographers Association of Kansas awarded her a first prize medal for her photos of children. She also received a gold medal and a prize of five dollars for her style of retouching photos. In 1915 as her business began to flourish, she married John Sennrich a carpenter and painter from Valley Falls. After their marriage, the couple remained in Valley Falls so Alice could continue to operate her business. For a number of years Alice's artistic eye captured life in a typical northeast Kansas community until she began to loose her eyesight in the 1950s. As her eyesight deteriorated, she could no longer maintain her studio and donated her equipment and props to the Kansas Historical Society. She was blind the last ten years of her life. In 1968, Alice Gardiner Sennrich passed away at the age of ninety at a nursing home in Valley Falls, Kansas.

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Annis Hall and Mary Grayson, prisoners 9466 and 9225

Kansas State Penitentiary

This photograph shows inmates, Annis Hall, prisoner #9466 and Mary Grayson, prisoner #9225, of the Kansas State Penitentiary.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company conductors

This photograph shows two Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company conductors standing with a group of women from the Acoma Pueblo tribe of Laguna, New Mexico. The women are selling their pottery to passengers.

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At the Ditch, Ingalls, Kansas

This is a photo of a group of five women and three men, all unidentified, sitting on a walking bridge across a body of water referred to as "The Ditch," Ingalls, Kansas.

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Automobile show, Salina, Kansas

Rolfe Photo, Salina, Kansas

This photograph shows a street scene of an automobile show in Salina, Kansas. The automobiles with their drivers are parked along Santa Fe Avenue in downtown Salina.

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Bandstand in Alta Vista, Kansas

Photograph of four women at the bandstand in Alta Vista, Kansas.

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Bernice Howe

This is a portrait of Bernice Howe, the daughter of Mark Watson and Alice Morrow Howe. Bernice grew up on a farm six miles southeast of Esbon, Kansas.

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