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Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. He also served as a senator from Kansas from 1929 to 1931, and was the editor and publisher of the Wichita Beacon newspaper.

A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign for Kansas governor, during which he took a stand against the Ku Klux Klan.

People in Klan costume posing with a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad car. The railroad was one of the largest employers of KCK Klan members during the 1920s.

Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Julia Stinson, a Shawnee descendent born in 1934 a half-mile east of the site, is being blessed by Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix on the right and Bishop William O. Shepard on the left. Mrs.

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E. Keyser designed the plant, which opened in 1937 and was located at the intersection of Fairfax and Funston Roads.

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County. Unidentified men and women are pictured near a tent and American flag.

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The Exchange State Bank is also visible in the background.

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church and 7th Street M. E. Church are among the buildings in the background.

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