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    Vivian Vance (1909 - 1979) Played Ethel Mertz on the TV series "I Love Lucy". Born in Cherryvale, Kansas

    John Cameron Swayze (1906 - 1995) He was the first network TV news anchor in the US on the "Camel News Caravan", famous for his Timex watch commercials with the tag line "It takes a licking and keeps on ticking". Born in Wichita, Kansas

    Arlen Specter (1930 - 2012) Former long-serving US senator from Pennsylvania. Born in Wichita, Kansas

    Adolph Rupp (1901 - 1977) Legendary basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, he won four NCAA championships. Born in Halstead, Kansas

    Gordon Parks (1912 - 2006) Multi-talented author, photographer, writer and director, he was author of "The Learning Tree" and directed the movie version of the same as well as directing the movie "Shaft", he was a photographer for "Life" magazine for twenty years known especially for his photographs that documented poverty. Born in Ft. Scott, Kansas

    Karl Menninger (1893 - 1990) One of the founders of The Menninger Clinic in Topeka, KS. It is one of the world's most renowned psychiatric clinics.

    The Keeper of the Plains watches over Wichita Kansas, US


    Old City Hall - Wichita, Kansas

    Savonburg, KS

    Savonburg, KS 2014

    Colony, Kansas 1920

    1900s Santa Fe Station in Chanute, Kansas.

    1938 TITLE Yates Center News Building

    1938 TITLE Main Street in Yates Center

    1938 TITLE Car Parked in Front of the Courthouse in Yates Center

    1930 TITLE The Old Mill Dance Hall DESCRIPTION The Old Mill dance hall located at Sixth Avenue and Gage Boulevard, Topeka, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph is Skelly Station No.2 which resembles an airplane

    At the November 14 dedication for the US-40 construction west of Topeka, which represents the first paving in the United States under the new Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 were, left to right; Ivan Wassberg of Manhattan, commissioner of the first highway division; George Koss, president of Koss Construction Co., the contracting firm; W.S. Mc Daniel, assistant state highway engineer, Topeka; John Beuerlein, Kansas representative of Koss Construction Co. (Location approximate).

    Konza Prairie,Kansas

    Gem, KS Post Office Almost empty, Gem has about 70 residents.

    Historic bent tree; Humboldt, Ks

    Steve SCHAPIRO :: Truman Capote in motel room, Humboldt, KS, 1967

    Humboldt Speedway - Humboldt, KS

    George Sweatt - The teacher. Early baseball player who graduated from Humboldt High School in Kansas.