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Title | Creator | Date Made Visible | None

Santa Fe courier nurse

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This black and white photograph shows a Santa Fe courier nurse assisting passengers as they board a train. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company assigned registered nurses, known 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, carried out certain administrative duties or errands that required attention.


Junior Council Bride and Groom Show

Dandridge, Deborah L., 1946-

In this photograph, children dressed as brides and grooms stand on risers at the Junior Council Bride and Groom Show in Wichita, Kansas.


African American children, Topeka, Kansas

Gates, W.A.

This sepia colored photograph shows a group of African American children gathered in front of a home in the Tennessee Town neighborhood in Topeka, Kansas. The neighborhood was located southwest of the Capitol building. Some "exodusters" settled in this area of Topeka.


African American musicians

Lawrence, A (Alfred), 19th cent.

This photograph, from a glass plate negative, shows a group of African American men holding musical instruments alongside two women and children. Alfred Lawrence's studio was located in Lawrence, Kansas, but the actual location of this photograph is not known.


Unidentified boy

Lawrence Studio

This photograph from a glass plate negative shows an informal portrait of a young African American boy.


School children in Alma, Kansas

Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941

Photograph of a group of 5th and 6th grade students from Alma, Kansas, celebrating bird migration.


Gus Meier photograph collection

Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941

Photographs taken by Gus Meier. Several of the photographs were taken in his studio in Alma, Kansas.


Fairview School, Nicodemus, Kansas


This black and white photograph shows a group of African American students and their teacher, in front of the Fairview School in Nicodemus, Kansas. On the back of the photograph some of the students have been identified.


Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.


Eudora School, Eudora, Kansas

Riddle, J. R.

Adults and a large crowd of children standing in front and to the side of a large, two story, stone schoolhouse in Eudora, Kansas. Note that the school was integrated, and that the boys and girls were grouped separately for the photograph.

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