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Fern Gayden

This is a photograph of Fern Gayden possibly taken in Dunlap, Kansas. Fern Gayden was born September 29, 1904, in Dunlap, Kansas, where she attended elementary and secondary schools. She went on to attend Kansas State Teachers College at Emporia and taught school for one year. Fern Gayden moved to Chicago at the age of 23. She had a 50-year career as a social worker but became best known as a literary, fine arts, and political activist. A founding member of the South Side Writers Group in the 1930s, Fern Gayden's long and diverse career included leadership roles in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the South Side Community Art Center. During World War II, she co-published Negro Story magazine with Alice Browning.

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Isabel Erickson, Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Isabel Erickson attended the Menninger School of Psychiatric Nursing. She is shown in her nurse's uniform, cap and cape. The Menninger Clinic was created to care for individuals with mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders, as well as teaching mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.

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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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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Valley Falls, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

This photograph shows a group of women at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Valley Falls, Kansas. The passenger cars and a milk wagon are visible in the background.

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Consolidated school in Minneola, Kansas

This is a panoramic photo showing students and teachers standing outside the Consolidated School in Minneola, Clark County, Kansas. The students appear to be both primary and secondary students.

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Santa Fe Watch Company, Topeka, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of people in front of the Santa Fe Watch Company at 821 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. They may be holding oversized figs for some sort of a promotion.

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Employees of Smith automobiles, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing three female employees at the Smith automobile factory, Topeka, Kansas. These employees were timekeepers.

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Martha Keys

This black and white photograph shows Martha Elizabeth Ludwig Keys. Keys was elected as a Democrat in 1974 to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas' second congressional district. She served two terms in Congress before being defeated for a third term in 1978. After her years as a congresswoman, Keys later served as a special adviser to the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979-1980, and assistant to the Secretary of Education, 1980. In 1985, she served as executive director for the Center of a New Democracy until 1987.

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Avis Chitwood and Janice Gartrell

A photograph of Avis Chitwood and her niece Janice Gartrell. Avis was born in Mound City, December 29, 1893 and died in Topeka, January 25, 1994 at the age of 100. She is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas. She was a teacher, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and etcher, specializing in rustic buildings, wildflowers, and missions. Janice, b.1920, d.2009, was the daughter of Milton Paul Gartrell, b.1876, d.1959 and Edna Chitwood Gartrell, Avis Chitwood's sister.

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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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