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A.S. Wilson to Henry J. Allen

Kansas. Governor (1919-1923 : Allen)

A.S. Wilson, an attorney in Galena, Kansas, writes to Governor Henry J. Allen to indicate his interest in a law that would allow second class cities to separate the schools based on "white and colored children." He included a petition with signatures with the letter.

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John Morton

This is a photograph of an oil painting of John Morton, Clerk of the U. S. District Court of Kansas and District Court Judge for Shawnee County, Topeka, Kansas.

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L. V. D. Tosh to Governor John A. Martin

L. V. D. Tosh, a druggist in Osage City, writes to Governor John A. Martin in Topeka asking for a clarification of the alcohol prohibition law as recently amended. Tosh asks whether a druggist can sell alcohol to a customer who provides a written statement that it is for medical, mechanical, or scientific purposes or whether a customer must have a prescription.

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Where Kansas stands

This good roads promotional brochure published by the Kansas Good Roads Association argues that Kansas' position as a national leader in farm production makes good roads a necessity.

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H. Butterfield to Governor John A. Martin

H. Butterfield of Salem, Jewell County, Kansas, writes to Governor John A. Martin in Topeka with a list of questions about the recently amended alcohol prohibition law regulating the sale of alcohol by druggists. Butterifeld asks whether any person can sign a prescription for alcohol, whether a druggist has a right to sell alcohol to someone the druggist knows will get drunk, what can be done when the county offices will not prosecute violations of the law, whether a minor has a right to a permit as a druggist to sell alcohol, and whether a billiard hall saloon that remains open on Sundays can be declared a nuisance and prosecuted under the law. Butterfield concludes by expressing his support for prohibition and asking for better enforcement of the law.

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Secretary to Governor Henry J. Allen to George W. Jacobs

Kansas. Governor (1919-1923 : Allen)

The secretary to Governor Henry J. Allen of Topeka, Kansas, writes to Philadelphia publisher George Jacobs acknowledging receipt of a letter regarding the newly created Kansas Court of Industrial Relations. In October 1919, Jacobs had written to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson suggesting the creation of a court system that would function much like the District and Federal Court system for the purpose of settling disputes between capital and labor.

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Kansas Statehouse under construction

This is a photo of construction of the south wing of the Kansas Statehouse, Topeka, Kansas. Several workers and work horses are in view.

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G. B. Woodford to Governor John Martin

Woodward, C.B.

In this letter, the local authorities of Labette County, Kansas, plead with Kansas governor John Martin for militia support to preserve order in Parsons during the railroad strike of 1886. In February 1885, railroad shop workers walked off the job because of a cut in pay and reduced hours of work. Governor Martin was able to negotiate a settlement to the strike but problems continued throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

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George Jacobs to Governor Henry Allen

Jacobs, George W.

Publisher George Jacobs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, writes to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen of Topeka, Kansas, about the recent creation of the Kansas Court of Industrial Relations. Jacobs had earlier suggested the creation of a state and national court system designed to settle labor and capital disputes. In this letter, Jacobs requests further information about the Kansas law and thanks the governor "for any courtesy you may show in this connection."

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Kansas State Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations

Board of Pharmacy (Kansas)

These images show pages of the rules and regulations recorded in the minutes of the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy. The regulations cover such topics as the sale of habit-forming drugs, package labeling of poisons, qualifications for taking the pharmacy licensing examination, fees for the examination, passing grades on the examination, license certificates, and other pharmacy regulations. This special meeting was held in Wichita. Funds to underwrite the digitization of these rules and regulations, Board of Pharmacy reports (Item # 218637), and Board of Pharmacy Examination questions (Item # 214023), were provided by the Jere Matchett Memorial Fund. This donation also funded the scanning of photographs of drug stores across Kansas to include them in Kansas Memory.

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