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Laura McCall Award competition application materials

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2801


Pages 1, 3, and 9 from an application to the Laura McCall Award in Division C for Julia Springer, a home service representative for the Kansas Power and Light Company. Also included is a black and white 8x10 photograph of Ms. Springer and the superintendent of the Kansas State School for the Deaf with a group of female students. Page 9 of the application form describes Ms. Springer giving the students a cooking demonstration and explains that she helped plan the new home economics department for the school.


  • Creation: 1956


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of the Laura McCall Award

The Laura McCall award was given by McCall's Magazine to a home service department of a public utility that performed outstanding achievements in the advancement of electrical living in the home, such as through the promotion of electrical appliances and lighting equipment.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH PH P2801

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Katie Armitage, 1992.



Guide to the Julia Springer collection
Laura McCall Award competition application materials
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Preferred citation
Laura McCall Award competition application materials, RH PH P2801, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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