Kansas Historical Society

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Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. He also served as a senator from Kansas from 1929 to 1931, and was the editor and publisher of the Wichita Beacon newspaper.

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A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

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William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign for Kansas governor, during which he took a stand against the Ku Klux Klan.

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People in Klan costume posing with a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad car. The railroad was one of the largest employers of KCK Klan members during the 1920s.

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Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County. Unidentified men and women are pictured near a tent and American flag.

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Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of members of the Greek Orthodox Annunciation Church at a picnic, including Apostoli Kartsonis, Tom Jianas, Mrs. Jianis, Mrs. Longas, Mrs. Steve Sakoulas, George Sakoulas, Mary Solas, and other unidentified people, at Walnut Grove Park near 103rd & State Line, circa 1940.

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Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church and 7th Street M. E. Church are among the buildings in the background.

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Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The first picture notes it shows the "Older Girls": Edith (Backnick), Helen (Brauer), Lizzie (Backnick), Hazel (Brauer), Evelyn (Treff), Birdie (Holyfield), and Eleanor (Treff). The second picture shows the male students playing baseball at recess, while the girls stand nearby.

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Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter 73, taking place in Walnut Grove Park in south Kansas City near 103rd St. & State Line Road. AHEPA is social and charitable organization for Greek immigrants and their descendants.

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Photograph of the congregation of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church standing on the steps in front of the church building, circa 1920. The church was founded in 1917 by the Russian immigrants living in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas.

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