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Nellie Gayden

This is a photograph of Nellie Gayden who was born June 11, 1909, in Dunlap, Kansas.


Sarah Kline Pendleton

Moore, Henry

This is a photograph of Sarah Kline Pendleton, who resided in Kansas City, Kansas. She was the mother of Dr. Edward T. Pendleton, a successful physician who practiced in Wellsville, Kansas. Her step-brothers were J. D. Botkin, who ran for Kansas governor in 1908, and J. T. Botkin, who served as assistant secretary of state.


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.


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.


Josephine Braham Johnson

This is a studio photograph of Josephine Braham Johnson, who was born June 18, 1838, near Gallatin, Tennessee. She was one of 13 children born to Harriet Braham, a slave. When Josephine was 13, she married Columbus Johnson, and they had their first child a year later. After they gained their freedom, the Johnson's bought a home in Gallatin. Later they purchased and built homes in Topeka and Dunlap, Kansas. In Dunlap, she had a boarding house and sold vegetables, chickens, eggs, milk, and butter. She died on April 6, 1910.


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.


Tom Pratt residence, Studley, Kansas

This photo shows a group of women at the Tom Pratt residence in Studley, Kansas.


Students at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

A black and white photograph of female students sketching a human skeleton during an art class at the University of Kansas.


University of Kansas dormitory, Lawrence, Kansas

A black and white photograph of two female students studying in their dorm room at the University of Kansas.


Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas

Paul Harrison

This is a panoramic photo of the members of the Kansas Official Council, Topeka, Kansas, grouped on the steps of the Capitol. This is a gathering of various county officials and the 1924 meeting was, apparently, the largest group to that time. A newspaper article indicated that 750 people attended. There is a banner that says "Kansas Grows the Best Wheat in the World." A boys band, including some African-American boys, is kneeling at the front of the group.

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