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Postcard with a black and white photograph of Bridge Street during the 1908 flood on the front. Photograph is looking south down Bridge Street at the flooded stores, sandbags are stacked in the background near the bridge over the Kaw. At the bottom…

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Postcard with a colored image of Massachusetts Street on the front. Image is from the top of a building looking southwest. Image is a photograph colored in by hand. At the top of the right side "Lawrence, Kansas, Massachusetts Street" is typed in red…

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Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Lawrence Public Library on the front. Picture shows the front of the building. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the border below the photograph "Lawrence City Library (Carnegie),…

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An image of the Frazer's Hall, where the Lawrence Library Association held many of its lectures and entertainments, including the lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Prof. L.L.A. Oscanyan. The image shows a drawing of Frazer's Hall and a list of the…

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Brad Allen, director of the Lawrence Public Library talks about his time in the library, the design decisions that went into the 2014 renovation, and the place of the library in the community of Lawrence and the world. Access HERE

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A photograph of Massachusetts Street, looking south. The image shows a row of storefronts and businesses with carriages and people along the gravel road.

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An award the library received for the bond issue campaign to get funding for a new library.

Carol Anderson served in the United States Air Force as a dental technician from 1951 to 1954. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Anderson talked about her experiences during the Second…

LPL_RedandBlack_1913_1-58.pdf
Text: A yearbook commemorating Lawrence High School (Kan.) class of 1913. The yearbook includes a dedication; a history of Lawrence High School; portraits of 1913 seniors and their activities and plans; a class poem, history, will, and statistics;…

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Collector's edition of the Love Live! Sunshine!! Happy Party Train Tour, including full video of both days of the concert, along with special features and added content. The dances and songs featured on this DVD are the primary inspiration for the…

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Postcard with a black and white photograph of Lawrence High School on the front. Photograph shows mostly the side of the building. The surrounding houses can be seen. At the bottom of the photograph is a black strip with "No. 6074. High School.…

Harold Ballew served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1946. Interviewed by Helen Krische on March 15, 2007, Ballew talked about his experiences during the Second World War. In this two-part interview, Ballew shared photographs of the Crusade,…

Joseph "Joe" Baringer served in the Army (101st Airborne Division) from 1941 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on October 1, 2007, Baringer talks about his experiences during the Second World War. Baringer was born on February 21, 1918, in New…

LPL_RedandBlack_1922_1-9.pdf
Text: A yearbook commemorating Lawrence High School (Kan.) class of 1922. The yearbook includes a dedication; a table of contents; picture and description of the new high school building; portraits of administration and faculty members; portraits of…

Maynard Bauleke was drafted into the United States Navy in 1943 and served until 1945. Interviewed by Deborah Pye, Bauleke talked about his experiences during and after the Second World War. Bauleke was born on May 5, 1925, in Minnesota. He attended…

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Postcard with a colored image of an aerial view of the milling district on the front. Image shows all of Bowersock Mills & Power Company along with the Kansas River and the U.S. 40 and 59 bridge. A white border is around the entire image. At the top…

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A letter from the Library Committee to an unspecified doctor (probably a template to send to every doctor in Lawrence) asking that the library may be informed of any persons suffering from tuberculosis, in order to limit their exposure to the library…

George Berlin enlisted in the United States Army in December 1942. He served in the 75th Infantry Division until he was discharged in October 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 12, 2007, Berlin talked about his military experiences during…

Mildred Biggar served in the Army Nurse Corps. Interviewed in 2004 by Pattie Johnston as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Biggar talked about her experiences during the Second World War. Biggar was born and raised in…

Donald A. Binns joined the United States Navy in 1936 and attended boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois. He retired after twenty years as a Chief Petty Officer. Interviewed on May 9, 2003, by Luke Thompson as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World…

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Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Woolf Brothers Department Store on the front. Photograph depicts the inside of the store. At the bottom of the photograph "Woolf Brothers Lawrence, Kans." is printed in white ink. A white border is…

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Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Woolf Brothers Department Store on the front. Photograph depicts the inside of the store. At the bottom of the photograph "Woolf Brothers Lawrence, Kans." is printed in white ink. A white border is…

Gilbert Borom was drafted into the United States Army in 1944. He served in the 3rd Army, 13th Engineers. Interviewed on July 12, 2006, Borom talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Borom was born in Alabama in February…

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A page from the 1866 Lawrence City Directory and Business Guide that contains an advertisement for J.S. Boughton's circulating library and reading room, located over George Leis's Drugstore on 90 Massachussetts Street.

Eugene Bovee was drafted into the United States Army in May 1942. He served as a military intelligence lieutenant with a censorship group until 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston, Bovee talked about his military experiences during World War II.…
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