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LPL-BarteldesFamilyTree.png
A chart depicting several generations of the Barteldes family, covering the period from approximately 1405 to 1963. The Barteldes family owned the Kansas Seed House, a large seed company located in Lawrence (Kan.) from its founding in 1867 to 1962. A…

EastLawrence_CDBGAgreement_1993.pdf
The East Lawrence Improvement Association's application for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, and the 1993 agreement between the City of Lawrence and the East Lawrence Neighborhood Association laying out the responsibilities associated…

FunkMortuary-1913-1916-cover-076.pdf
Text: The records of Funk Mortuary, covering the period between August 25, 1913 and September 6, 1916. Funk Mortuary was founded in 1909 by T.D. Funk and George Shaffer. In 1911, Funk assumed full ownership; he operated the mortuary until its sale in…

SchubertMortuary-cover-056.pdf
Text: Volume II of the records of the Schubert Mortuary, spanning December 1912 to October 1924. The Schubert Mortuary operated in Eudora in the early twentieth century before moving to Lawrence in 1927 under Carl Schubert, the son of founder Johann…

MenAndWomenInWWII_001_044.pdf
Text: A record, with pictures, names, and short biographies of military service, of men and women from Douglas County (Kan.) who fought in the Armed Forces during World War II. The text is dedicated to those who died in the war.

In this interview, Pattie Johnston talks with World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War veterans about their military experiences. The participants are unidentified.

Walter Stitt Robinson, Jr. served as a Captain in the United States Army (82nd Airborne Division) from 1941 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 26, 2007, Robinson talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Robinson was…

Russell Mosser worked as the Director of Education and Training for Boeing Airplane Co. in Wichita, Kansas. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 12, 2003 as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Mosser talked about his…

Noland “Cliff” Louk served in the United States Army (Air Corps) from 1942 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on August 26, 2003, as part of the Lawrence Remembers the World War II Years Project, Louk talked about his experiences during the…

Harold Goss joined the United States Army (Air Corps) in 1942. He served in the 36th Fighter Group, 53rd Squadron. Interviewed by Helen Krische on June 21, 2006, Goss talked about his military experiences. Goss was born in Pleasanton, Kansas on…

Alfred “Al” Gallup served in the United States Army (Air Corps) from 1941 to 1950. Interviewed by Kristen Miller on June 2, 2003, as part of the Kansas Veterans History Project, Gallup talked about his experiences during the Second World War.…

Lee Young served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. He then served in the Air Force Reserve for seven years. Interviewed by Kristen Miller as part of the Kansas Veterans History Project, Young talked about his experiences during the Second…

Beulah Duncan served in the United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, SPARS. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston in 2003, as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Duncan talked about her experiences during the Second World…

Harold Wray served in the United States Army (12th Air Corps) from 1942 to 1945. After the war, he served in the Reserve until he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1973. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on August 30, 2005, Wray talked about his…

James Wold served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945. He also served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1965. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on June 13, 2006, Wold talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Wold was…

Interviewed on July 28, 2006, Lois M. Wilson talked about life in Kansas during the Second World War. Wilson was born in 1921. She attended the University of Kansas from 1939 to 1944. Her husband, Max Wilson, served in the Army for three years. He…

Cecil Stecher enlisted in the United States Navy (Air Corps) in 1943. He served as a gunner on a torpedo bomber. Interviewed on June 12, 2007, by Deborah Pye, Stecher talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Stecher was born on June…

Kenneth L. Sperry served in the United States Army (86th Infantry Division) from 1943 to 1946. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on October 6, 2006, Sperry talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Sperry was born in Kansas in 1923. He…

Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Marcena Sherlock talked about her experiences during the Second World War. Sherlock was born on April 14, 1928. She married Earnest Sherlock in 1945. Earnest served in the…

Raymond “Ray” Schmidt served in the United States Marine Corps from 1941 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on April 9, 2007, Schmidt talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schmidt was born in Kansas on August 7, 1915. He…

Richard “Dick” Schiefelbusch served in the United States Army (Air Corps) from 1941 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 28, 2007, Schiefelbusch talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schiefelbusch was born in Kansas…

Carl Schaake served in the United States Marine Corps in 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 26, 2006, Schaake talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schaake was born in Kansas on February 11, 1923. He graduated high…

Lloyd Martin Jones served in the United States Army (106th Infantry Division). He enlisted in the Reserve in 1942. He went on active duty in 1943 and was discharged in 1946. Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers the World War II Years…

Harold R. Jones joined in the United States Navy (Signalman’s Corps) in 1944. He served on the tugboat, the Sombrero Key, with the Merchant Marine until he was discharged in 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 29, 2006, Jones talked about…

Harold D. Jones served in the United States Army (102nd Infantry Division) from 1943 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 13, 2006, Jones talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Jones was born in Osage City, Kansas on…
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