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St. Mary's football, St. Marys, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas. The gentleman have been identified from left to right: as Captain Pierceall and Coach Ernest Cosmos Quigley. Quigley served as the school's athletic director and coach from 1902-1914.

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St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

This sepia colored photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas.

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Murdock Band, Murdock, Kansas

An informal view of the members of the Murdock Band of Murdock, Kansas.

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Mount Hope Band, Mount Hope, Kansas

A formal view of the members of the Mount Hope Band in Mount Hope, Kansas.

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Charles Monroe Sheldon

Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, organized the first Black kindergarten west of the Mississippi River. It was known as the Tennesseetown Kindergarten. He is best known for his novel "In His Steps" or "What Would Jesus Do?"

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Avis Chitwood

The Elite

This is a portrait of Avis Chitwood as a child. Avis was born in Mound City, December 29, 1893, and died in Topeka, January 25, 1994, at the age of 100. She is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. She was a teacher, painter, illustrator, printmaker, and etcher. She specialized in rustic buildings, wildflowers, and missions.

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Circular letter no.1 from the Kansas State Board of Health

This letter explains the duty of the health officers and physicians of the state to report deaths to the State Board of Health or be fined $10.

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Silvers Cafe, Rossville, Kansas

This cafe in Rossville, Kansas, was owned by E.E. Silvers. Pictured from left to right are Bob Pendleton, city marshal; Tom Nealis; unknown; Mrs. Welty, proprietor; Lula Dean Berkey; Viola Rice; boy unknown. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

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Street scene, Wamego, Kansas

These black and white post cards show two views of the same store fronts on a block on the main street in Wamego, Kansas. The business are identified from, (L to R), The Kansas Agriculturist, J.M. Boy's Drugs and Medicines, and the Farmers State Bank. To the left of The Kansas Agriculturist is a dentist's office.

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Moccasins

Slip-on leather moccasins decorated with beadwork on the uppers. Sinew wrap closure at ankle. Used by western artist Lawrence Coffelt as a prop in his Flint Hill Studio in Emporia, Kansas. Coffelt was born in Sycamore Springs, Kansas, in 1910, and died in Emporia in 1976. He operated outdoor advertising businesses in central Kansas for about 25 years before retiring and turning to art full-time in 1960. Coffelt was a largely self-taught artist who produced oil paintings and bronze sculptures.

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