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William Coffin Coleman

Smith, Edgar B.

This is an informal portrait of William Coffin Colemen, 1870-1957, shown experimenting with an early lamp. In 1901, Coleman moved to Wichita, Kansas, where he started the Coleman Lamp and Stove Company. During World War II, Coleman stoves became a revered item for thousands of G.I.s fighting overseas. Today, they have become commonplace to millions of campers.

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Martin and Osa Johnson

An informal portrait of Kansas explorers, authors, and naturalists, Martin Johnson, 1884-1937, and Osa Johnson, 1894-1953, posed by their airplane with native people in Borneo.

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Martin and Osa Johnson

An informal portrait of Kansas naturalists and explorers, Martin Johnson, 1884-1937, and Osa Johnson, 1894-1953, posed on their airplane with two companions, and a half dozen native people on an unidentified shore in Borneo.

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Charles Curtis

This photograph shows Charles Curtis, 1860-1936, standing on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.As a Kansas politician he serves in the United States Congress from 1893-1907. He also serves two terms as a United States Senator, 1907-1913 and 1915-1929. In 1928 Curtis is elected as the thirty-first vice-president of the United States, 1929-1933, and is the first Native American to be elected to public office in the United States.

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Georgia Neese Clark Gray

A formal portrait of Georgia Neese Clark Gray, 1900-1995, of Richland, Kansas. Gray was National Committeewoman for the Democratic Party, 1936-1964, and was appointed by President Harry S. Truman on June 9, 1949 as the first woman to serve as the U. S. Treasurer, 1949-1953.

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Clyde Tombaugh

Photograph of astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh, 1906-1997, at age 22 with his homemade 9 inch Newtonian Telescope on his family farm near Burdett, Kansas. Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto in 1930 and fourteen asteroids during his long career.

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Clyde Tombaugh

New York Times Company

Front page article on the discovery of planet Pluto from the New York Times, March 14, 1930.

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Reb Russell

Reb Russell seated on his horse Rebel. Born Lafayette H. Russell in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1905, Reb got his nickname while playing football at the University of Nebraska and Northwestern University. Russell excelled at the sport, gaining All American status in 1930 and playing briefly with the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. However, he chose instead to pursue a movie career after he got a bit part in Universal Pictures' The All-American (1932). Because he was an excellent rider, Russell became an actor in western movies. He appeared in a number of low-budget independent westerns, including The Man from Hell (1934), Fighting Through (1934), Outlaw Rule (1935), and Lightning Triggers (1935).

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Menninger family, Topeka, Kansas

This informal portrait of members of the Menninger family was taken at Oakwood, home of Dr. C.F. and Flo in Topeka, Kansas. Those present are identified (from left to right) as Dr. William Menninger, Edwin Menninger, Flo Menninger and her husband Dr. C. F. Menninger, and Dr. Karl Menninger. Dr. C. F. Menninger, with sons Will and Karl, founded the Menninger Clinic, which was the nation's first group psychiatry practice, in 1925 in Topeka, Kansas.

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Amelia Earhart

Portrait of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1939, American aviation pioneer, at the age of 35. Earhart, a native of Atchison, Kansas, was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean and to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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