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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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Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade, Topeka, Kansas

A view of the Coffeyville Tornado Drum Corps, a women's ensemble, in Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's Notification Day parade on July 23, 1936, in Topeka, Kansas. The parade was celebrating Kansas Governor Alfred M. Landon's notification of his nomination to run as the Republican Party's candidate in the 1936 presidential election. Landon was defeated in November by a landslide vote for incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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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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Women on a bus trip, Junction City, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

A photograph showing African American women traveling on a bus to an event in Junction City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

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Prairie Band Pottawatomi women

Parkman, Mary

This photograph of Mrs. Frank Mazhas and her two daughters, Louise and Lizzie, was taken in 1935 as part of the New Deal Federal Indian program. These women belonged to the Prairie Band of the Pottawatomi tribe and are wearing traditional Pottawatomi clothing used for festive occasions.

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Women canning, Wichita, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Women preparing jars for canning, Wichita, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods project.

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Housekeeping aides, Topeka, Kansas

United States. Works Progress Administration

Photo of two African American women preparing food in Topeka, Kansas, as part of the Works Progress Administration's domestic science and foods project.

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Ladies making a quilt

This is a photo of eight ladies quilting at an unidentified location in Kansas.

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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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