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Brian Baggett playing Henry Worrall's Carmencita

Baggett, Brian

This is a video recording of Henry Worrall's original composition Carmencita interpreted from the original manuscript and performed by Brian Baggett. Worrall published his solo instrumental "Carmencita Series of Mexican Dances" with E.B. Guild music publisher of Topeka, Kansas, about 1896. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902. Worrall's original manuscript of this piece is available on Kansas Memory as unit 208647. For more information on Kansas guitarist Brian Baggett see the external link below.

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Brian Baggett playing Henry Worrall's Carmencita

Baggett, Brian

This is an audio recording of Henry Worrall's original composition Carmencita interpreted from the original manuscript and performed by guitarist Brian Baggett. Worrall published his solo instrumental "Carmencita Series of Mexican Dances" with E.B. Guild music publisher of Topeka, Kansas, about 1896. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902. Worrall's original manuscript of this piece is available on Kansas Memory as unit 208647. For more information on Kansas guitarist Brian Baggett see the external link below.

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Brian Baggett playing Henry Worrall's Sebastopol

Baggett, Brian

This is a video recording of Henry Worrall's original composition Sebastopol interpreted from the original manuscript and performed by Brian Baggett. Worrall initially published "Sebastopol" in the 1850s with W. C. Peters and Sons of Cincinnati, Ohio. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902. Worrall's original manuscript of this piece is available on Kansas Memory as unit 208654. For more information on Kansas guitarist Brian Baggett see the external link below.

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Brian Baggett playing Henry Worrall's Sebastopol

Baggett, Brian

This is an audio recording of Henry Worrall's original composition Sebastopol interpreted from the original manuscript and performed by guitarist Brian Baggett. Worrall initially published "Sebastopol" in the 1850s with W. C. Peters and Sons of Cincinnati, Ohio. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902. Worrall's original manuscript of this piece is available on Kansas Memory as unit 208654. For more information on Kansas guitarist Brian Baggett see the external link below.

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Rondelli Remembered: Recital to Honor Her Brilliant Career in Opera and Her Outstanding Success as a Teacher of Classical Voice

University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Barbara Rondelli Perry was born October 19, 1939 in Chicopee, Kansas. She graduated from Chicopee Grade School (1944-1952), Cherokee High School (1952-1956), and Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg with a Bachelor of Music and Vocal Performance (1956-1960). After graduation, Barbara was a Fulbright Scholar and attended the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she studied with Dame Eva Turner, (1960-1962). Upon graduation, she received a Licentiate Diplomas from the Royal Academy of Music in Performance and Teaching of Singing. Barbara attended the Accademia Chigiana, Siena, Italy, where she studied in Art Song and Performance (1963). In 1963, she married Johan van der Merwe, an orchestral conductor from South Africa. Barbara sang professionally in Europe, America, and South Africa from 1964-1975. In 1978, she received a Master of Music from Kansas State College, Pittsburg, Kansas in Vocal Performance. From 1975-2011, she was Professor of Music and Voice in the Department of Music, University of Toledo and was named Professor Emerita. Her husband Johan van der Merew died in 1996 and she later married Richard Russell Perry, Professor of Higher Education, Emeritus, University of Toledo on June 11, 2000.

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Standee

Standee advertising the 2016 movie "Nuts!", a documentary feature film by Penny Lane that uses a combination of historical footage, interviews, and hand-drawn animated re-enactments to tell the story of the rise and fall of Dr. James R. Brinkley. The standee features a cartoon illustration of Dr. Brinkley standing outside the Milford city limits holding a goat in his arms. There is an oval cutout at the goat's face, allowing people to stand behind the standee and pose for pictures. This standee was on display in the lobby of Tivoli Cinemas in Kansas City, Missouri for the film's run that began on July 1, 2016.

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Poster

Pinelli Printing

Signed poster advertising the opening night for Teatro alla Scala's new production of Gioachino Rossini's La donna del lago (The Lady of the Lake). One-sided, printed in Italian in dark brown and red on cream-colored paper. The performance ran from October 26 to November 18, 2011, and featured Joyce DiDonato. DiDonato was born in Prairie Village, Kansas, in 1969. She attended Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park and Wichita State University. She then pursued graduate studies at the Philadelphia Academy of Vocal Arts, followed by an apprenticeship at the Santa Fe Opera and time with the young artist program at the Houston Grand Opera. Now an international opera star, DiDonato has won many awards, including three Grammys.

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Concert poster

Kansas State University

Small, rectangular-shaped poster printed on heavy white paper. The poster was used to promote a Melissa Etheridge holiday concert, held at McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University on December 18, 2016. Etheridge is one of the most recognizable popular musicians from Kansas. Born in Leavenworth in 1961, Etheridge released her first album in 1988. Since then, she has been nominated for fifteen Grammy awards, winning two. She signed the poster in the lower right corner.

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Blanche Cecile Parks photograph collection

This is a collection of photographs showing Blanche Parks and her family. Blanche, the daughter of Nile Eugene, Sr. and Fern (Dickinson) Williams, grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas and graduated from Leavenworth High School. After high school, she attended Washburn University and graduated with Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Also, she earned the Kansas Certified Public Manager designation from Kansas University. After graduation, Blanche taught in the Topeka Public Schools and later worked as a manager and director in various Kansas State agencies. She developed, implemented and directed the Kansas 529 College Savings Program in the Kansas State Treasurer's office. While director, the program held $40 million in assets and ranked in the top five college savings programs in the nation. Also, she was employed in the Kansas Department of Human Resources as a Special Assistant to the Secretary, she oversaw the Job Corps Program for the State of Kansas, the Governor's Council on Employment and Training. Also, she served as a Senior Manager in the Division of Information and Community Resources at the Department on Aging. Blanche served on the Job Service Employers' Committee and the Summer Youth Program under the Job Training Partnership Act, National Advisory Committee on Special Minimum Wages under the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor, Elizabeth Dole. Blanche is active in many community organizations, which includes President of the YWCA Board of Directors, the Kansas Children's Service League Topeka Advisory Council, Washburn University Board of Regents, Downtown Topeka Rotary, Topeka Human Relations Commission, Melody Brown Board of Directors, established the YWCA East Blanche Parks Girls to Girl Program, Who's Who in American Women, and the National Board of Directors for the YWCA. She received many awards including Who's Who in American Women. Blanche married Topeka attorney Sherman A. Parks, Jr. and they have two children Michael and Stacey. In 2000, Sherman and Blanche were named to Topeka's 2000 Profiles in Power by The Topeka Capital-Journal.

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Father Kapaun religious medal

Creed

Emil Joseph Kapaun was born on a farm near Pilsen, Marion County, Kansas, in 1916. His parents were Czech immigrants. At the end of World War II, Kapaun served as a chaplain in the Burma Theater. During the Korean War, he was the chaplain of the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment. He was known for both his devotion to the spiritual lives of soldiers and his bravery in refusing to leave a man behind in times of great danger. The Chinese captured Kapaun at the Battle of Unsan near Unsan, North Korea, in 1950. He died of malnutrition and pneumonia in a North Korean prison camp on May 23, 1951. After his death, accounts of his bravery, kindness, and humility were shared by his fellow soldiers, and Catholics began offering devotional prayers to Kapaun. In 1993, Pope John Paul II declared him a Servant of God, the first step on the path to canonization. Between 2006 and 2011, three possible miracles were attributed to Kapaun. At the present, the Catholic Church is reviewing his elegibility for sainthood, as well as the possibility of naming him a martyr. Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2013.

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