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World War I poster

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS R392
Overview World War I promotional poster to encourage African Americans to support the United States' war effort after it entered the worldwide conflict.
Dates: 1918

World War I unit portraits

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P2800(ff)
Overview The collection consists of two black and white photographs. Both are unidentified unit group portraits of men in World War I-era uniforms.
Dates: approximately 1917-1918

World War II letters of U. S. Army soldier William W. Billings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 774
Overview Personal correspondence of William W. Billings, a native of Arkansas City (Cowley County), Kansas while serving in the United States Army during World War II. The collection's 242 cards and letters date from 1943 to 1946, while Billings was posted on the mainland and later in Hawaii, and consist chiefly of letters written from Billings to his Arkansas City family members.
Dates: May 1943-January 1946

WPA historic records survey, Douglas County records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 939
Overview A collection of survey forms completed in fulfillment of the Survey of State and Local Historic Records, Kansas Historical Records Survey adminstrated by the WPA. All materials are pertinent to Douglas County only and are photocopies of originals held at the Kansas State Historical Society.
Dates: 1936

WPA in Kansas Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 50
Overview This collection contains photographs of the work performed by the Works Progress Administration in Kansas, around 1935.
Dates: 1935

W.P.A. Projects in Nebraska Photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 158
Overview This collection contains photographs of W.P.A. construction projects in Nebraska.
Dates: approximately 1933 - 1935

WREE records

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 16
Overview Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) was founded in 1975. The organization worked to promote the end of race and sex discrimination in hiring, pay, and promotion practices, as well as quality integrated public education and federally funded comprehensive child care; peace and solidarity with women of all countries; passage of the Women's Bill of Rights; and legislative initiatives to guarantee economic independence and social equality. The group included Task Forces on Affirmative...
Dates: 1975-1995

Writings and correspondence of Kenneth Reddin

 Collection
Call Number: MS 14
Overview Kenneth Reddin was an Irish novelist and district justice in the first half of the 20th century, sometimes writing under the pseudonym of Kenneth Sarr. This collection contains versions of two of his works, "Sable and Silver" and "Another Shore," personal correspondence with well-known figures of the Irish literary revival and political figures, and printed materials created by Irish poets and writers.
Dates: 1914 - 1958

W.S. Coverston letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1356
Overview The collection consists of letters and other correspondence, as well as poetry and other items, to and from W.S. Coverston and various friends and relatives, dating from 1868-1924. Topics in the letters include family, women, work, and health, among other interests. Main correspondents include W.S.'s brother J.H. [John] and his friend E.C. Montague.
Dates: 1868 - 1924

W.W. Scott letters

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Call Number: RH MS P231
Overview Letters to Scott concerning Quantrill's Raid, including one from Charles F. Taylor who was one of Quantrill's men, and concerning William C. Quantrill's family genealogy.
Dates: 1879 - 1898

Wyandot Nation correspondence, documents, and clippings

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 69
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters of Wyandot chiefs and principals of the Wyandot Nation. Also, there is correspondence about the Methodist Church Mission effort among the Wyandots involving the division of the Methodist Church North and South. The documents in the collection include several Wyandot land allotments to the tribe in Kansas territory. An item by item inventory is included in each folder.
Dates: 1823 - 1889

Wyandotte County, Kansas District Court collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 25
Overview The materials in this collection relate to approximately 150 civil suits heard before the Wyandotte County District Court. Much of the material relates to the Wyandotte tribe as litigants, among whom are Abelard Couthrie and William Walker, as well as other Walker family members. Other litigants include firms such as Great Western Telegraph Company and Missouri Valley Lumber Company. In many instances the documents include all relevant papers indicating all actions taken and final settlements.
Dates: 1858-1889

Wyandotte County Land Title Abstract

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P911
Overview The collection is an abstract of documents and transactions regarding an area of land in the Argentine District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Administered by the Chadborn Abstract Company, Inc., of Kansas City, Kansas, the collection's documents span the years 1859-1931.
Dates: 1859 - 1931

XII Colloques ou dialogues escrits pour l’usage, et l’exercice en la langue francoyse, du M[onsieu]r George Frederic Comte de Solms

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Call Number: MS B27
Overview This collection is a single volume of dialogues to teach a German prince French and manners. It includes 12 dialogues in French, each with a French-German appendix (consisting of a Nomenclature [vocabulary], a Phraseologia, a list of proverbs, verses, etc.). Most dialogues reflect a young nobleman's daily life.
Dates: 1634 or 1635

Yapp School Photo album

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH P2795
Overview This collection consists of a photo album of a Kansas one-room school house in the Yapp School District 148, possibly in or near Odessa, Jewell County, Kansas. The teacher was Floy F. Wiley. The school year was 1921-1922. The photo album includes both photos and descriptions.
Dates: 1921 - 1922

Year Round Club papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 239
Overview Secretary and Treasurer's report of the Year Round Club.
Dates: 1908 - 1974

Yeats family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MS 25
Overview The Yeats family was a prominent Irish literary family in the 19th and 20th centuries. This collection includes some of their correspondence, business and personal, along with illustrations created by Jack Butler Yeats and poems written by William Butler Yeats. Also included are materials which belonged to Joseph Maunsell Hone, who wrote a biography of W.B. Yeats.
Dates: 1895 - 1957

York family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1438
Overview The Yorks were a family of farmers who settled in Kansas shortly after it became a state. This collection focuses on Oscar York, his siblings, and his children. It includes photographs, letters, legal documents, and records from their family history.
Dates: approximately 1875-2010

York, Nebraska Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH PH 128
Overview This collection contains photographs of activies from York, Nebraska, with several from the York Business College and St. Ursula's Convent.
Dates: approximately 1910 - 1919

Young Adult Projects records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 932
Overview This collection contains various information regarding drug education including drug identifications and various records from Young Adult Projects, Kansas City, Missouri.
Dates: 1969 - 1970

Young Women's Christian Association, Yates Branch records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 439
Overview The YWCA, Yates Branch records are those of a Kansas City, Kansas Young Women's Christian Association affiliate organized in 1913 and dissolved in 1982 after it was absorbed by the Kansas City, Kansas Central Branch YWCA.
Dates: 1917 - 1982

Zanoni B. Freeman letters

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 647
Overview Freeman was a Sergeant in the United States Army during World War I. He wrote these letters to Bernice Henderson while serving at Camp Funston, Kansas, and, later, in France. They date from March 24, 1918 to April 6, 1919.
Dates: March 24, 1918 - April 6, 1919

Zatella R. Turner papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 645
Overview The papers of Zatella R. Turner are those of an African American, native Kansan who was a scholar of and educator in Shakespearian literature.
Dates: 1915 - 1987

Zion Lutheran Church records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1133
Overview These historical records of the Zion Lutheran Church of rural Clyde, Kansas date from 1874, when the church was formally organized at Brantford, Kansas by its community of Swedish immigrants. Records include the church's 1874 constitution and minutes of meetings through 1947. Also included is the church's earliest register of members, identifying dates of birth, baptism, confirmation, immigration, marriage, and deaths through 1965. The records are in Swedish through 1924, and are afterward in...
Dates: 1874 - 1965

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 13
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Haskell Institute 9
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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 7
Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886 7
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Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894 7
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Wood, Frank 7
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 6
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 6
Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission 6
O'Hegarty, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1879-1955 6
Otto, David Arthur, 1934- 6
Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922 6
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Sturgeon, Theodore 6
Trinity Episcopal Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 6
University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives 6
Besinger, Curtis 5
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Eigner , Larry, 1927-1996 5
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Haskell Indian Junior College 5
Inge, William 5
Johnson, Ronald, 1935-1998 5
Kansas Association of Colored Women and Girls’ Clubs 5
Kansas Committee for the Humanities 5
Kansas. Legislature 5
Kansas. Militia 5
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Katzman, David M. 5
League of Women Voters of Kansas 5
Meyen, Edward L. 5
Miller, Timothy, 1944- 5
New England Emigrant Aid Company 5
Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911 5
White, William Lindsay, 1900-1973 5
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Apfelbaum, Charles 4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company 4
Beal, George Malcolm, 1897- 4
Between the Covers Rare Books 4
Boyd, Beverly, 1925- 4
Calvary Baptist Church (Wichita, Kan.) 4
Capper, Arthur, 1865-1951 4
Carney, Thomas, 1824-1888 4
Clarke, Sidney, 1831-1909 4
Coan, Clark H. 4
Docking, Robert Blackwell, 1925-1983 4
Domer, Dennis, 1944- 4
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 4
Douglas County Historical Society (Douglas County, Kan.) 4
Duchesne, Philippine, Saint, 1769-1852. 4
Ellis, Ralph Nicholson, 1908-1945 4
Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kansas 4
Guttridge, G. H. (George Herbert), 1898- 4
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art 4
Hoad, William C. (William Christian), 1874- 4
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Horowitz, Frances Degen 4
Irvin, S. M. (Samuel Mcleary), 1812- 4
Kansas Congress of Colored Parents and Teachers 4
Kansas University Endowment Association 4
Kansas. Adjutant General's Office 4
Kansas. Board of Regents 4
Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives 4
League of Women Voters (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books & Paper 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913 -1994 4
Nuzum family 4
Oppenheimer, Robert, 1942- 4
Plymouth Congregational Church (Lawrence, Kan.) 4
Pomeroy, S. C. (Samuel Clarke), 1816-1891 4
Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864 4
Spencer, Kenneth Aldred, 1902-1960 4
Tibbetts, John C. 4
Topeka School District (Topeka, Kan.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
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English 3344
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