Photographs

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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1918-1919 basketball team. Ten young men standing in a line, facing to the left, wearing tall socks, shorts, and sleeveless shirts. A basketball is on the ground in front of the players.

Photograph of attendees at the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf auxiliary anniversary banquet on November 12, 1938. The banquet was held at the Ambassador Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, and attendees are photographed sitting at tables or standing around the perimeter of a hotel ballroom.

Photograph of the Local Committee on Arrangements for the 1935 National Fraternal Society for the Deaf convention in Kansas City, Missouri. The organization, founded in 1901, served to provide insurance benefits, advocacy, and social opportunities for deaf members.

Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1919 football team. Seventeen young men pose in three rows wearing football uniforms that include padded jerseys with striped sleeves. Their coach wears a suit and cap in the middle of the back row.

Photograph of Kansas School for the Deaf students sitting in the school's auditorium/chapel in the early 1900s. Female students are seated on the left side of the aisle and male students on the right. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

Group photograph of a gathering of Kansas School for the Deaf students and others, likely members of the South Kansas City Business Club, in 1938. Gathered in a room with Asian décor, male students wear neckties and girls wear dresses. Writing on the photograph reads "Greetings & thanks to these boys & girls of the K.S.S. for T. D.

Photograph of the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe circa 1939. Taken from the street, looking northwest, the lawn surrounding the building is covered in snow. The two-story brick courthouse with central belltower was designed by architect George Washburn in 1891, and was demolished in 1952.

Photograph of a crowd gathered around seized gambling equipment at the Johnson County Courthouse square circa 1938. Numerous slot machines and other gaming machines are visible in the pile, and the crowd includes law enforcement officers.

Photograph of District Court Judge G. A. Roberds on the steps of the Johnson County Courthouse circa 1937. Roberds wears a dark three-piece suit and holds his hat and a package. A man and woman walk up the stairs behind him toward the courthouse door.

Photograph of downtown Olathe, Kansas, as seen from the Johnson County courthouse in 1938. The square is covered in snow and trees have no leaves. One- and two-story commercial buildings line surrounding streets, with automobiles parked around the square perimeter.

Photograph of Jennings Mill in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1938. Located at Robinson Street and Santa Fe Drive, the broad-roofed building bears signs advertising coal, animal feed, and paint. A pickup truck and automobile are parked in front.

Photograph of Dr. Charles E. Rhoades, dentist, holding a young boy in his Overland Park dental office circa 1939. Dr. Rhoades stands next to an exam chair and a dark cabinet with numerous small drawers. Framed pictures and a certificate hang on the walls.

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