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Wichita Beacon Building, Wichita, Kansas

View of the Wichita Beacon Building after it opened on January 2, 1911. It was the first skyscraper in Kansas.

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Blizzard, Oakley, Kansas

These men are clearing the railroad tracks after a blizzard in Oakley, Kansas.

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Arthur Capper

An informal portrait of Kansas Governor Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, signing the "Bone Dry Law" passed by the Kansas Legislature. The law prohibited possession of liquor within the state and ended direct shipments of liquor to Kansas from out-of-state vendors. Capper, a native of Garnett, Kansas, served Kansas as Governor from 1915 to 1919, and as a U. S. Senator from 1919 to 1949.

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Painless Romine advertisement

Advertisement for Painless Romine, a Topeka dentist. The ad was copied from a lantern slide.

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Theodore Roosevelt at Baldwin, Kansas

Bridwell, Arthur

This is a photograph of Theodore Roosevelt, William Allen White, Henry J. Allen, Joseph Bristow, and Osmon Grant Markham standing on the back of a passenger car at the Baldwin, Kansas railroad station.

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Road construction, Beloit, Kansas

This photograph shows men building roads on a Good Roads Day, Beloit, Kansas.

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Road construction, Beloit, Kansas

This is a photograph showing men building roads on a Good Roads Day in Beloit, Kansas.

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Edgar Watson Howe

Portrait of Edgar Watson Howe, 1853-1937, author and founder of the Atchison Globe newspaper, Atchison, Kansas.

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German American farmers, Marion County, Kansas

This is a photograph of a group of German American farmers standing before a very large tractor and threshing machine in Marion County, Kansas. An American flag is suspended between the two machines.

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Willard, Jess

A portrait of Jess Willard, (1888-1968), native of Pottawatomie County, Kansas, who became the world heavyweight boxing champion, on April 5, 1915, when he defeated defending champion Jack Johnson in a twenty-six round match in Havana, Cuba. The "Pottawatomie Giant" as Willard was know in the boxing world, had a career of twenty-five wins but was unable to defend his title to challenger Jack Dempsey on July 4, 1919 in Toledo, Ohio. After the lost, Willard's boxing career came to a close and he pursued a new profession in movies and vaudeville shows. On December 15, 1968, Willard passed away at the age of eighty-six in Los Angeles, California.

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