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Clergyman's pocket diary and visiting book belonging to Boston Corbett

Pocket diary belonging to Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth following President Lincoln's assassination. Before moving to Cloud County, Kansas in 1878, Corbett was pastor of the Siloam (Methodist) Mission Church located at 328 Pine Street in Camden, New Jersey. The book contains a list of members, records of funerals and baptisms, and diary entries.

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Harry Boehme Fine

A photograph of Harry Boehme Fine. As a teenager, Fine, a graduate of Andover High School, Princeton, New Jersey, worked on the W. J. Tod Ranch near Maple Hill, Kansas, from October, 1915 to June, 1916. While working on the ranch, Fine wrote letters and postcards to his family describing his experiences. The original letters and postcards can be read by entering item 209185 in the Kansas Memory search box.

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John Burchard Fine

A photograph of John Burchard Fine, father of Harry Fine. As a teenager, Harry Fine, a graduate of Andover High School, Princeton, New Jersey, worked on the W. J. Tod Ranch near Maple Hill, Kansas, from October, 1915 to June, 1916. While working on the ranch, Fine wrote letters and postcards to his family describing his experiences. The original letters and postcards can be read by entering item 209185 in the Kansas Memory search box.

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Adele Boehme Fine with her children

Brady

Adele Boehme Fine with her children Harry, John and Margaret. As a teenager, Harry Fine, a recent graduate of Andover High School, Princeton, New Jersey, worked on the W. J. Tod Ranch near Maple Hill, Kansas, from October,1915 to June,1916. While working on the ranch, Harry wrote letters and postcards describing his experiences. The letters and postcards can be read on this web site at item 209185.

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U.S. 40. The main street of America

U.S. 40 Highway Association, Inc.

This pamphlet by the U.S. 40 Highway Association promotes U.S. Route 40 as the trans-continental highway from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California. At the pamphlet's creation, the highway had not yet been completed and reached to eight miles west of Topeka, Kansas. Raymond M. Sawhill of Glasco, Kansas, was the secretary of the local organization. The pamphlet contains a map of the route and there are charts listing the distance between all the cities through which the highway would pass. The charts also list the population of each of the cities. This pamphlet proposes a northern and southern route through the middle and western portions between Manhattan, Kansas, and Limon, Colorado.

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Ladies of Orange, N.J. to Thaddeus Hyatt

Ladies of Orange, New Jersey

This letter, written by the ladies of Orange, N.J., informed Thaddeus Hyatt of their donations for the free state inhabitants of Kansas, including foodstuffs, a variety of clothing and sewing material. This is an excellent example of how women in New England supported the free state cause.

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Harry Fine correspondence

Fine, Harry

These postcards and letters were written by Harry B. Fine to his parents, Mr. And Mrs. John B. Fine, Princeton, New Jersey, while he was working on the W. J. Tod Ranch, Maple Hill, Kansas. Harry worked on the ranch from October of 1915 to June of 1916. While working on the farm, Harry wrote letters describing his experiences on the ranch. He had just graduated from Andover High School in New Jersey at the age of 15. His father, John, felt that he was too young to start college and thought that a little work experience would do the boy good. The letters describe the year in the life of a teenager who is away from home and in unfamiliar surroundings for the first time. He provides detail about his chores and the people with whom he works.

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Glenn Cunningham, Jack Lovelock, and Bill Bonthron racing at Princeton University

A photograph showing a race between Glenn Cunningham, Kansas University, in the lead, Jack Lovelock, New Zealand, in second place, and Bill Bonthron, Princeton University, third place. The race was the 1500 meter run at Princeton, 1935.

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State Flags

Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

This file includes correspondence and postcards; correspondence from Secretary of States describe the colors, fabric, dimensions, and symbolism of their state flag. The postcard, if provided, shows the graphical design of each state flag. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by state. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.

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William Walker to John M. Armstrong

Walker, William

In this letter to John M. Armstrong, William Walker discusses recent developments among the Wyandotts, including the coming and going of clergymen, the fate of "frost bitten boys," and negotiations between the Wyandotts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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