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John Wesley Carter to George L. Stearns

Carter, John Wesley, 1840-1929

Letter from John Wesley Carter in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts to George L. Stearns. The letter concerns the delivery of revolvers that were requested by Capt. Brown in previous correspondence. The revolvers were sold at a discount to Brown, who most likely used the arms to defend the Free State cause. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

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Anthony Tire Hospital, Anthony, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows three children standing in front of the Anthony Tire Hospital in Anthony, Kansas. The store sold Goodrich tires and Silvertowns tubes.

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State to make coal operators tell all the facts

Topeka Capital

This article in the Topeka Capital newspaper provides some details about the probe into the coal operating companies doing business in Kansas. Coal operators and dealers were called into Topeka to produce their books and give sworn testimony about their earnings in Kansas.

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Governor Andrew Shoeppel doctor shortage correspondence

Kansas. Governor (1943-1947 : Schoeppel)

This correspondence between Governor Schoeppel and various individuals, including Senator Arthur Capper, addresses the serious shortage of medical doctors in Kansas in the later summer of 1945. Because of the urgent need for trained medical personnel during World War II, thousands of doctors either joined the military or worked in military-run facilities. As a result, many states found themselves lacking the medical personnel that they needed to take care of the civilians not directly involved in fighting the war.

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Letters to Mrs. E. F. Stanley

This three-ring notebook, given to Mrs. E. F. Stanley, contains letters and photographs in honor and appreciation for her work with the Altruist Club of the Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas.

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Floyd Schultz, Amateur Archeologist

Floyd Schultz (1881-1951) grew up in Junction City, Kansas, interested in history and archeology. His extensive archeological work focused along the Republican River and his ethnographic work was with the Potawatomi tribe in Jackson County, Kansas. Schultz is shown here at an archeological site in Republic County.

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Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in Dunlap, Kansas

This is a photograph of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in Dunlap, Kansas. The church has a bell tower.

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John Wesley Carter to George L. Stearns

Carter, John Wesley, 1840-1929

John Wesley Carter of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, wrote to George Stearns regarding a receipt of purchase for revolvers that were requested by Captain John Brown. Carter asked for contact information for John Brown since his previous attempts at contact had failed. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

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Gustaf Berquist's Blacksmith Shop, Weskan, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows an interior view of Gustaf Berquist's Blacksmith Shop in Weskan, Kansas.

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George L. Stearns and James Montgomery correspondence

Montgomery, James, 1814-1871

A letter from George L. Stearns to James Montgomery and Montgomery's responding letter. Stearns writes about the threat of battle coming to Kansas and Montgomery responds that the Confederacy is trying to win over Indians to fight for them.

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