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Marshall's Band, Topeka, Kansas

Boeger Studio

Members of Marshall's Band of Topeka, Kansas, seated on the Kansas State Capitol building's steps.


Myra McHenry

Buck, G.V.

Myra McHenry was a reformer who fought for anti-smoking laws as well as temperance and women's suffrage.


Red Cross nurse, Iola, Kansas

Gibson, Arthur

This formal portrait shows a woman dressed as a Red Cross nurse from Iola, Kansas. According to the back of the photograph, she was a member of a theatrical group in Iola.


L. W. Halbe Collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Frederick Funston

Iola Art Studio, N.W. Cor. Sqr.

A studio portrait of Frederick Funston, 1865-1917, in the uniform of the Cuban Insurgent Army. This was probably a promotional gimmick coincident with the publication of his lecture "On the inside of the Cuban Revolution."


George Washington Glick

Kleckner, M. A.

This formal portrait shows George Washington Glick. Born in 1827, Glick was a lawyer and Civil War veteran from Atchison, Kansas. He was elected a member of the Kansas House of Representatives, serving from 1864 to 1869. Glick went on to serve as a Kansas State Senator from 1873 to 1879. He continued his career in politics by running for Kansas Governor in 1882. Glick was elected as the ninth Governor of Kansas and the first Democrat to serve in that position. He served from January 8, 1883 to January 12, 1885.


Woman musicians

Lawrence Studio

This black and white photograph from a glass plate negative shows three young women with musical instruments--a harp, flute and violin. On the back of the photograph, "Gorsuch lived 600 block R.I." is written.


Nurses, Lawrence, Kansas

Lawrence Studio

This photograph shows nurses providing what appears to be staged medical treatment to patients at an unknown location, in Lawrence, Kansas.


Frank Pitts MacLennan

Parkinson, New York

These four photographs show newspaper editor and publisher Frank Pitts MacLennan, 1855-1933, a native of Springfield, Ohio. Frank moved with his family to Emporia, Kansas in 1870 and began his newspaper career by working for the Emporia Daily News in 1877. He worked in the "mechanical, reportorial, business, and editorial" departments before becoming an equal partner in the Emporia Daily News in 1880. He later sold his interest in the paper in 1885. On October 30,1885, MacLennan purchased the Topeka State Journal, the official state paper of Kansas and the city of Topeka, Kansas. He served as the editor and publisher until he passed away at the age of seventy-eight on November 18, 1933. In 1955 MacLennan's widow Margaret "Madge" Overstreet MacLennan bequeathed their home, Cedar Crest, and the surrounding land to the state of Kansas to be used as the executive residence for the governor of Kansas.


Cattle branding

Reid, Hal

The postcard is a real photo postcard, titled Branding on the Plains, published by Hal Reid, a jeweler, in Liberal, Kansas. His postcards were mostly all about ranching and farming in the Liberal area and views of Liberal.

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