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Postcard with a Zephyr Flour advertisement on the front. At the left side of the postcard is an illustration of a flour sack with wheat arms and wheat legs, the flour sack's face is winking, and the left hand is holding a loaf of bread. At the bottom…

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A concert poster for Zen Mother, designed by Tanner Spreer, a graphic design artist, Lawrence local, and band member of Psychic Heat. This poster was printed on a risograph, an alternative to silk-screen printing that allows designers to create…

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A portrait of Nellie Frances Griswold, aged approximately 1 to 2 years old. The photograph shows a young child wearing a white dress

An index of obituaries published by the Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville, Kansas.

Wilmont “Bill” Grodi served in the United States Army (Air Corps). Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on May 2, 2006, Grodi talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Grodi was born on August 27, 1918. He graduated high school in…

William R. Schott served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Schott talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schott was born…

William Pendleton served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1946. He also served in the Reserve Corps from 1946 to 1953. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 3, 2006, Pendleton talked about his military experiences during the Second World War.…

William “Bill” P. Radke served in the United States Army (Infantry), 88th Division, Fifth Special Forces Airborne. Interviewed by Deborah Pye on November 8, 2006, Radke talked about his military experiences after the Second World War. Radke was…

William “Bill” Graham served in the United States Army (Infantry). Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on September 25, 2006, Graham talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Graham was born in Arkansas on December 7, 1926. He joined…

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…

Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Walter C. Houk, Jr. talked about his father, Walter C. Houk, Sr., who served in the military during the Second World War. Walter Sr. was born on June 10, 1917, and died…

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An article in the Lawrence Journal-World describing the changes in the Carnegie library with the expansion of the building in 1937.

Virginia Visser served as a First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. Interviewed by Ashley Isbell on November 4, 2007, Visser talked about her experiences during the war. Visser was first assigned to Camp Carson,…

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A photograph taken from the circulation desk at the Carnegie building on the last day of service.

Valentin Romero served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1946 in the 78th Division, 310th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Regiment. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on October 11, 2006, Romero talked about his military experiences during the Second World War.…

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Valentin Romero was interviewed by Helen Krische in 2006 as part of an oral history project to document the La Yarda and Mexican-American communities in Lawrence, Kansas. La Yarda was a neighborhood of worker housing provided by the Santa Fe Railroad…

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A USS Vammen hat worn by a neighbor of Anne Tangeman's. This neighbor always sat on the front porch with his wife and watched the Barker neighborhood Memorial Day parade, which included almost the entire neighborhood: kids with streamers and…

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A typewritten draft of the history of the Lawrence Public Library, which was later published in 1917 edition of Connelley's Standard History of Kansas.

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A concert poster for Two Ton Strap, designed by Tanner Spreer, a graphic design artist, Lawrence local, and band member of Psychic Heat. This poster was printed on a risograph, an alternative to silk-screen printing that allows designers to create…

TrottyVeckMessageChucklesPamphlet1941.pdf
Pamphlet featuring short stories, aphorisms, and jokes, as well as illustrations of a bald man in a coat.

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A photograph of a display by the front desk of the library of a reproduced triceratops skull. On the right of the picture, a young girl reaches out to touch it.

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An article in the Lawrence Daily Journal reporting that the library has passed from the privately-controled Lawrence Library Association to the City of Lawrence. The article names some changes that will ensue, including the opening of the reading to…

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A concert poster for Toughies, designed by Tanner Spreer, a graphic design artist, Lawrence local, and band member of Psychic Heat. This poster was printed on a risograph, an alternative to silk-screen printing that allows designers to create…

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Tornado Scene - Sullivan home. 638 Illinois St. in Lawrence.

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Postcard photographs of Locations in Lawrence which were damaged by the 1911 tornado. Downtown from about 7th and Massachusetts looking south.
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