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Memoirs of Charles Homer Dewey

Dewey, Charles Homer, 1885-1976

This item is a memoir of Charles Homer Dewey's life to 1943 and a postscript to 1944. Included are recollections of his life on the farm near Piedmont, Kansas; studies at the Kansas State Normal School (now Emporia State University); work as a teacher and school superintendent, the latter at Randolph and Grenola, Kansas; college and medical school at the University of Kansas; medical practice in Buffalo and Elk city, Kansas, during the Great Depression; and military service as a physician at Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Kansas, Missouri, and the western United States and a prisoner of war camp at Little Rock, Arkansas. The memoirs also describe farm life and the agricultural economy in the late 1880s and the political debate over the Spanish-American War.

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Commercial course, Haskell Institute

This is an image of female students at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. The women in the photo are using typewriters, duplicating machines, and calculators for a commercial course at Haskell. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.

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Commercial course, Haskell Institute

This is an image of female students at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. The women in the photo are demonstrating how to use office machines such as typewriters, calculators and duplicate machines. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.

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