Kansas Historical Society

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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.

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

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.

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).

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

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.

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 is in the background.

Letter from F. J. Peck, president and superintendent of Western University, to Governor Ben Paulen, regarding the removal of a Mr. Small and his replacement with Mr. Easter for a position at the university at the request of the Board of Administration and other issues of concern with the board and personnel.

List of Clerk of the District Court records at the Wyandotte County Courthouse vault. County records were being assessed and organized as part of a Works Progress Administration project through the Federal Writers' Project's Historical Records Survey.

Photograph of railroad cars used as housing for Mexican railroad workers. Many workers were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing, leading to railroad companies repurposing railcars into bunkhouses for their employees.

Exterior photograph of Southern Kansas Stage Lines freight terminal and garage in Kansas City, Missouri, with unidentified employees.

Letter from F. J. Peck, president and superintendent of Western University, to Governor Ben Paulen. Peck congratulates Paulen on the appointment of a Mrs. Childs, and looks forward to Paulen approving the university's new board of trustees.

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