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Adaline Beedle Sorace

These fifteen photographs show Adaline Beedle Sorace, author of Addie of the Flint Hills, at various periods in her life. The first photograph is Addie at age sixteen. While the next four images have her attending nursing school at Bell Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Images six through ten show Addie with her friends from Matfield Green, Kansas, and a view of the high school in Matfield Green. Images eleven and twelve show Addie with unidentified friends. The last three images have her with members from the Jr. Century Club in Matfield Green.


Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade, Topeka, Kansas

A view of the Coffeyville Tornado Drum Corps, a women's ensemble, in Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade on July 23, 1936, in Topeka, Kansas. The parade was celebrating Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's notification of his nomination to run as the Republican Party's candidate in the 1936 presidential election. Landon was defeated in November by a landslide vote for incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.


Amelia Earhart

This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.


Amelia Earhart

This photograph shows aviator Amelia Earhart on a parade float at a homecoming parade in Atchison, Kansas. A native of Atchison, Kansas, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. Earhart set a record flying solo across the Atlantic in her Lockheed Vega. She made the 14-hour, 56-minute flight from Newfoundland to Ireland in May 1932. Earlier, she had been the first woman to cross the Atlantic as a passenger in a plane.


Band, Iola, Kansas

Gilison, Arthur

An informal portrait of the members of a band shown on stage at the Iola theatre in Iola, Kansas. The band is composed of nine women, several of whom are shown with their instruments, and a man shown seated at the piano.


Baseball team at the Kansas Women's Industrial Farm, Lansing, Kansas

This is a photograph of the women's baseball team at the Kansas Women's Industrial Farm in Lansing, Kansas. In 1916, this facility was established, and, for a year, it was a branch of the men's prison at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Leavenworth County. In 1917, it began operating as a separate, satellite unit. The Industrial Farm was under the supervision of the State Board of Administration before coming under the control of the Board of Penal Institutions, which was eventually reorganized as the Department of Corrections. It housed women who had committed crimes against the state. In 1980, the facility became co-correctional and the name was changed to the Kansas Correctional Institution at Lansing in 1983.


Beauty contestants, Manhattan, Kansas

Boeger, Paul

This series of photographs show beauty contestants at the Blue Valley Outboard Association held in Manhattan, Kansas. The women's sashes may represent local sponsors.


Ed Marling's Sunflower Girls softball team, Topeka, Kansas

Sells Photo Topeka

This black and white photograph shows the Ed Marling's Sunflower Girls softball team from Topeka, Kansas. The team members have been identified from left to right: Lela Adkins, Amelia Quast, Bernie Maxwell, Pearl Timble, Hazel Bartlett, Mary Young, Ruth Shears, Frances Dahlstrom, Lily Woods, Inez Quickbear, Anna Snook, Dorothy Garnett, and C.H. Crites, manager.


Esther Anna Brown Murtha Hulse

A black and white photograph of Esther Anna Brown Murtha Hulse(1844-1938), a survivor of Quantrill's Raid, taken from the book "Illustriana Kansas". Esther, the daughter of Mathew R. Brown and Nancy Jane Fuller Brown, was born November 4, 1844 in Richmond, Indiana. She later moved with her family to Lawrence, Kansas where her father Mathew Brown was killed in 1861 by Missouri bushwhackers. Within a month of Esther's marriage to Thomas Eugene Murtha on July 4, 1863, he and nearly 200 people were killed on August 22, 1863 during Quantrill's raid on Lawrence. Now a young widow, Esther worked as a dress marker at the Crane General Store in Lawrence until she moved to Chanute, Kansas. There, she met and married her second husband, Civil War veteran Richard James Hulse, on March 4, 1875. The couple remained in Chanute for a few years before moving to Cherryvale, Kansas, where Esther became an active member in the community. For three years she managed the New York Drygoods Store and was instrumental in organizing a Red Cross chapter. When her second husband died on March 15, 1901, Esther continued to serve her community as a member of the Women's Relief Corps and the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic.


Graves Drug Store, Garnett, Kansas

Interior view of Graves Drug Store. Shown is the soda fountain, employees, and a customer.

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