Topeka (Kan.) -- History
Found in 6 Records:
This collection contains a DVD and scanned copies of glass plate negative images of building sites, as well as views of construction of pipelines and a dam structure in Topeka, Kansas.
Henry Bubb, a financial executive, was an alumnus of the University of Kansas and a member of the Kansas Board of Regents. This collection includes material related to Bubb's business and personal activities from 1936-1983, as well as scrapbooks, dating from 1932-1974, which document Bubb's various business, political, philanthropic and social activities.
The papers of Joe Douglas, an African American Kansan, document his career with the Topeka, Kansas Fire Department and his active civic involvement. It ranges from correspondence to newspaper clippings to certificates that Mr. Douglas has received. Also included are Douglas's many photographs of the Fire Department and of other Topeka organizations and events, as well as photographs of other Douglas family members and the damage from the 1966 tornado in Topeka.