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Amelia Earhart

This photograph shows aviator Amelia Earhart on a parade float at a homecoming parade in Atchison, Kansas. A native of Atchison, Kansas, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. Earhart set a record flying solo across the Atlantic in her Lockheed Vega. She made the 14-hour, 56-minute flight from Newfoundland to Ireland in May 1932. Earlier, she had been the first woman to cross the Atlantic as a passenger in a plane.

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Amelia Earhart

This is an informal photograph of Amelia Earhart, 1897-1937. She is seated between two women on a parade float in Atchison, Kansas. The two women may be Barbara and Lorraine Hellener, daughters of the City Manager, Earl Hellener. Also visible are the float's driver, spectators, and parked automobiles along the city street. A native of Atchison, Earhart spoke at Memorial Hall to a crowd of 3,500 people during her visit. The parade was June 7, 1935.

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Band, Iola, Kansas

Gilison, Arthur

An informal portrait of the members of a band shown on stage at the Iola theatre in Iola, Kansas. The band is composed of nine women, several of whom are shown with their instruments, and a man shown seated at the piano.

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Sara Wallace

This black and white portrait shows Sara Wallace, (1881-1930), taken from the Sept-Oct 1931 poetry magazine "The Harp". A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Mrs. Wallace and her husband Leslie were the publishers of the Larned, Kansas newspaper the "Tiller and Toiler". As a writer, she wrote about the daily activities surrounding her community. In a series of stories that were published in the "Tiller and Toiler", Mrs. Wallace captured the quality of life in a small Kansas town when she wrote about the daily lives of the women in and around the town of Larned. Her writing talents were put to paper until her death in 1930 at the age of forty-nine.

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Graves Drug Store, Garnett, Kansas

Interior view of Graves Drug Store. Shown is the soda fountain, employees, and a customer.

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Ed Marling's Sunflower Girls softball team, Topeka, Kansas

Sells Photo Topeka

This black and white photograph shows the Ed Marling's Sunflower Girls softball team from Topeka, Kansas. The team members have been identified from left to right: Lela Adkins, Amelia Quast, Bernie Maxwell, Pearl Timble, Hazel Bartlett, Mary Young, Ruth Shears, Frances Dahlstrom, Lily Woods, Inez Quickbear, Anna Snook, Dorothy Garnett, and C.H. Crites, manager.

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Adaline Beedle Sorace

These fifteen photographs show Adaline Beedle Sorace, author of Addie of the Flint Hills, at various periods in her life. The first photograph is Addie at age sixteen. While the next four images have her attending nursing school at Bell Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Images six through ten show Addie with her friends from Matfield Green, Kansas, and a view of the high school in Matfield Green. Images eleven and twelve show Addie with unidentified friends. The last three images have her with members from the Jr. Century Club in Matfield Green.

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