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William Henry Avery

A portrait of Governor William Henry Avery seated at his desk in the Kansas Capitol. He was born August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. A Republican, Avery served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1950 to 1955. In 1954, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives and served until 1964. During his 10 years in Congress, he served on numerous committees. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966. After an unsuccessful bid for the United States Senate, Avery returned to private life.

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Fire Station no. 4, Topeka, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a horse drawn fire wagon in front of Fire Station No., 4 located near 8th and Clay in Topeka, Kansas. The men gathered around the wagon have been identified from left to right as: Will Hall, C. McCabe, Captain A.M. Robinson and E.L. Robinson.

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Robert Dawson Lykins

Advertisements and a photograph of Robert (Bob) Dawson Lykins who owned a grocery store at 526 North 2nd in Atchison, Kansas. In 1938, he started working at Arnsberg's grocery store located at 10th and Main in Atchison, Kansas. In 1945, Lykins became the manager of Arensberg's store at 9th and Parallel. Three years later in 1948, he went into business for himself opening the store at 526 North 2nd. Lykins worked hard keeping the store open from 10 am to 10 pm each day for the first 15 years. He closed the business in 1975 after it became economically difficult to compete with larger stores. In addition to owning and operating a grocery store, he served as an Atchison County commissioner.

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Garfield School, Topeka, Kansas

Three black and white photographs of Garfield School in Topeka, Kansas, serving as an emergency hospital, possibly during the Spanish Influenza epidemic.

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Office of William C. Menninger, M.D.

This black and white photograph shows Dr. Will's office in the original Menninger Clinic, the converted farmhouse. Dr. Will, his brother Dr. Karl, and his father Dr. C. F. Menninger established the Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. Their philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients

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United States astronauts, Frankfort, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of U. S. astronauts at Dan Horigan's home north of Frankfort, Kansas. The astronauts came to Kansas to hunt on the Horigan farm. Back row (left to right): Neil Armstrong, Stuart Rossa, William Anders, James Lovell and Donald K "Deke" Slayton. Front row (left to right): Kansas native Ron Evans, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Gordon Cooper, and Charles Duke.

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Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid

This is a photograph of Amelia Earhart as a nurses' aid in Canada.

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St. Mary's football, St. Marys, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas. The gentleman have been identified from left to right: as Captain Pierceall and Coach Ernest Cosmos Quigley. Quigley served as the school's athletic director and coach from 1902-1914.

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St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas.

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Menninger Clinic treatment team, Topeka, Kansas

A meeting of the treatment team from the Menninger Clinic. Menninger is a leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to treating individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research. Once located in Topeka, Kansas, they relocated in 2003 to Houston, Texas.

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