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Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. The campus is located on a 160 acres of land, donated by Kansas abolitionist John Ritchie, in the central portion of the capital city. Established in February of 1865 by the Congregational Church, the school was named Lincoln College in honor of President Abraham Lincoln. In 1868, the board of trustees changed the institution's name to Washburn College to honor Ichabod Washburn, a wealthy industrialist from Worcester, Massachusetts, who gave a $25,000 donation to the college's endowment program. The school was later renamed, in 1952, Washburn University of Topeka.

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Copeland Hotel fire, Topeka, Kansas

Wolcott

View of firemen's ladders, hoses, and wagons at the Copeland Hotel fire in downtown Topeka, Kansas. Also visible are spectators along the snow-covered city street, two white horses, and a utility pole and power lines.

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Copeland Hotel fire, Topeka, Kansas

View of the ruins of the Copeland Hotel of Topeka,Kansas, after its destruction by fire. The south side of the building is propped up with poles.

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Leavenworth Public Library, Leavenworth, Kansas

View of the classic Carnegie style Leavenworth Public Library located at the corner of 5th and Walnut Streets in Leavenworth, Kansas. Built in 1900 with funds that included a $25,000 pledge from Andrew Carnegie, the library featured the formal entrance and staircase, common to most Carnegie libraries, symbolizing the visitor's elevation to knowledge. Leavenworth was one of the first five cities in Kansas to receive a Carnegie library.

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Street scene, Ulysses, Kansas

This is a photograph of a street in Ulysses, Kansas, before the town was moved to a new site on February 6, 1909.

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Fred Harvey

Portrait of Fred Harvey founder of the Harvey House restaurants.

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Baker University, Baldwin, Kansas

View of Baker University's campus, Baldwin, Kansas.

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Exaggerated photograph

This an exaggerated photograph showing a man seated on a huge ear of corn pulled by mules.

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Samuel Jay Crumbine

Dr. Samuel Crumbine in the State Board of Health office with his assistants Warren Crumbine and Bernice Vreeland.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's dining car

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

An interior view of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company's California Tourist dining car with passengers enjoying a meal.

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