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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.

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Carrie Alma Hackett Patterson Hall

Portrait of Kansas dressmaker and quilter Carrie Alma Hackett Patterson Hall, 1866-1955, co-author with Rose Good Kretsinger of 1935's "The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America." Working from 1920 to 1935, Hall identified and made cloth blocks of over 850 unique quilt block patterns in order to preserve a record of historical quilt patterns. Hall's patterns and cloth blocks are in the Carrie Hall collection at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence, Kansas, and are featured in Bettina Havig's 1999 book "Carrie Hall Blocks: Over 800 Historical Patterns from the Collection of the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas."

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Dr. Martha Cunningham, Garnett, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows Dr. Martha Cunningham, seated in the buggy, with her sister Belle. The buggy is in front of her office at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Oak Street in Garnett, Kansas. A graduate from the Chicago School of Medicine, Martha and her reliable horse Prince made house calls for over twenty-five years in the Garnett community. Her name and office hours are on the door in the background.

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Farm and automobile

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of an unidentified farmhouse and buildings presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible are a windmill, barn, and two people seated in an automobile.

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Female post office employee, Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas, about 1914

A female post office employee stands by the post office boxes at the Tribune, Kansas post office.

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Hannah Headlee

A photograph showing Pauline Haynes (left), Clif Haynes, and Hannah Headlee (right) taken in Kansas City, Kansas. Born in Topeka, Kansas, about 1867, Hannah Headlee was an artist, quilter, teacher and china painter. "The Iris" one of her quilting masterpieces is in the Kansas State Historical Society's museum.

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Harvey Girls

This black and white photograph shows a group of Harvey Girls at an unidentified location. These young women served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway line.

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Harvey Girls

This black and white photograph shows three Harvey Girls at an unidentified location. In the background boxcars are visible. These young women served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway line.

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Harvey girls, Hutchinson, Kansas

This photograph shows a group of Harvey Girls seated near the tracks in Hutchinson, Kansas. The young women, wearing modest black dresses with long white aprons, served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line.

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Harvey Girls, Hutchinson, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows two Harvey Girls and an unidentified gentleman in Hutchinson, Kansas. The young women, wearing modest black dresses with long white aprons, served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway line.

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