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Fannie Dixon photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH PH 538
Overview This collection consists of a single photograph album, which includes candid and posed photographs of Fannie Dixon and her friends from her time as a student at the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, Kansas. The Kansas Vocational School started in 1895 as the Industrial and Educational Institute of Topeka for African Americans; in 1951, the name changed again to become the Kansas Technical Institute at Topeka. There are also photos from Amarillo, Texas, and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Some...
Dates: 1923 - 1928

George Cruse autograph album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P968
Overview This collection includes the autograph album of George Cruse, who lived in Mulvane, Kansas. It includes entries from grade school classmates, friends, and family dated from January through March 1901. According to census records, George was born in Rockford Township, Sedgwick County, Kansas in 1890 to parents F.M. and Dora Cruse. He had one younger sister, Hazel, born in 1892.
Dates: 1901

Gertrude Leona Sailors' Daughters of the American Revolution records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P948
Overview This collection consists of materials related to Gertrude Sailors' membership in the Dodge City, Kansas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). It includes her membership card in the national organization from 1917, an annotated copy of the 1936 state conference program held in Kansas City, Kansas, and a black and white photographic print of what is apparently the Dodge City chapter members in colonial attire, posed in front of a United States flag. The photograph was taken...
Dates: 1917-1930s

Gilbert H. Finlay Order of Eastern Star scrapbook material

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1491
Overview This collection contains scrapbook material that was apparently never assembled into a scrapbook: photographs, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and letters to and from Gilbert H. Finlay, the Grand Patron of the Order of the East Star for the Kansas state chapter.
Dates: 1966 - 1989

Hutchinson, Kansas Cyrus Cauldron souvenir photo book

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2838
Overview This collection includes a souvenir photo book from a women's fraternal organization, Cyrus Cauldron (sometimes spelled Caldron) No. 8, in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas. Photographs appear to be from the 1920s and include member and group portraits and images of buildings and homes within Hutchinson. Notable buildings include the Convention Hall, Sante Fe Railroad, and Fred Harvey's Bisonte Hotel.
Dates: approximately 1920s

Lois Swaney collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P949
Overview This collection consists of materials from Lois Swaney (married name Lois Connelly), a singer known as the "Sweetheart of Song," who performed for several years with her band at the Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection includes several song request cards from performers working at the Hotel Phillips, a 1929 poster announcing Golden Mead and her Metropolitan Girls from South Dakota sent to Swaney, and several photographs of Lois Swaney and bands that performed in the 1940s.
Dates: 1929-1940s

Warner-Johnson Photographic Studio collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1440
Overview The Warner-Johnson Studio was a photography studio that operated in Hutchinson, Kansas between the 1930s and the mid-1980s. It was owned by Grace and Carl Johnson, who were both involved in the Kansas Professional Photographers Association. This collection includes personal correspondence, materials from Kansas Professional Photographers Association conventions, materials from other Kansas studios, and historic photographs of Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Missouri. It does not include...
Dates: 1893 - 1987