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Call Number: RH PH P2809
Overview One original black and white photographic print and three later copies of a child, Alberta White, standing in front of the house located at 724 Alabama Street in Lawrence, Kansas. The house is thought to have been where Mary Patterson Langston, Langston Hughes' grandmother, lived, though the 1907 and 1911 Lawrence city directories list her address as 732 Alabama.
Dates: approximately 1926
Call Number: RH PH 69
Overview This collection consists of approximately 1,500 prints and 2,285 negatives of the photographic work of Duke D'Ambra. The photographic images include scenes of 50 years of life in Lawrence, Kansas from the 1920s to the 1970s. D'Ambra photographed buildings, businesses, residents at work and at play, and their homes. He captured the effect of dust storms in the 1930s, the floods of the 1950s, and war on the community. He also documented a growing Haskell Indian Institute.
Dates: approximately 1920s-1970s
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2834
Overview A collection consisting of two real photographic postcards and one photograph of images from Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. Includes images of the Kaw River Bridge and South Park.
Call Number: RH PH 18
Overview This collection of photographic materials relating to Lawrence, Kansas and its residents, businesses, buildings, and events spans the early 19th century through the late 20th century, therefore also spanning the history of photography itself. This is an artificial collection, meaning that the photographs herein come from a wide variety of sources and have been compiled by the Spencer Research Library into this single collection organized by subject matter.
Dates: 1847 - 1997
Call Number: RH PH 72
Overview Photographs of Leavenworth, Kansas scenes, and a few Lawrence, Kansas and Excelsior Springs, Missouri scenes. A majority of the photos were taken by Leavenworth resident Frank Morrow. Subjects of the images include identified and unidentified individuals in various groupings; residences, including some interior views; Fort Leavenworth and the Old Soldiers Home; churches, businesses (particularly the Great Western Stove Company), and street scenes in Leavenworth; bridges, trains, and river...
Dates: approximately 1896-1907?
Call Number: RH PH 71
Overview Photographs of the Lescher family of Lawrence, Kansas, possibly taken by a family member. Subjects of the images include landmarks and buildings in Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas; scenes from the 1908 flood and from an ice gorge in the Kansas River; landscapes; Lescher family members, friends, and unidentified individuals; residences and room interiors; farming scenes; bridges and trains; and other topics.
Dates: approximately 1907-1909
Call Number: RH PH 11
Overview The locations and individuals in many of the black and white photographic prints in this collection have not been indentified. The unidentified photographs are grouped under the following headings: buildings and structures, landscapes, portraits, exteriors, and interiors. Most of the landscapes are of a mountainous area. The portraits include pictures of individuals and groups of all ages, taken both indoors and outdoors, in both posed and candid shots. Most of the buildings and structures are...
Dates: approximately 1910-1950
- Douglas County (Kan.) -- History 2
- Bridges -- Kansas -- Photographs 1
- Buildings -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Excelsior Springs (Mo.) -- Photographs 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
- Lawrence (Kan.) -- Social life and customs 1
- Leavenworth (Kan.) -- Photographs 1
- Leavenworth County (Kan.) -- History 1
- Portrait photography -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1 ∧ less
- D'Ambra, Duke 1
- Leavenworth Public Library (Leavenworth, Kan.) 1
- Lesher family 1
- Morrow, Frank 1
- Thompson, Anne 1