Unidentified Photo Album No. 1

Summary Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives
Unidentified Photo Album No. 1
Circa 1913-1917
0.25 Linear feet
Loose-leaf photo album pages containing photographs of Kansas State Normal School buildings, students, and activities.

Preferred Citation note

Unidentified Photo Album No. 1, Emporia State University Archives, Emporia State University.

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Biographical/Historical note

Kansas State Normal School was created by the state legislature in March, 1863, held its first classes in 1865, and graduated its first students on June 29, 1867. Lyman B. Kellogg served as the first president, followed by George W. Hoss, C. R. Pomeroy, Rudolph B. Welch, Albert R. Taylor, Jasper N. Wilkinson, Joseph H. Hill, and Thomas W. Butcher. During President Butcher’s tenure, in February, 1923, the Kansas State Normal School became Kansas State Teachers College.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 11 loose-leaf photo album pages. The creator of the album is unknown, and few of the photographs have identifying information. A page of commencement photographs contains images of students who graduated from Kansas State Normal College in 1917. Another page showcases members of the Kansas National Guard, and includes a group of soldiers holding a sign proclaiming, “We got Villa. Enlist in K.N.G.” A student paddle gauntlet, football games, parade, and picnics are also represented, as are members of the 1917 track squad. Photographs of individuals and Kansas State Normal School buildings are included.

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Arrangement note

Loose-leaf pages in order as found in Archives collection.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Emporia State University Special Collections and Archives February 2006

1200 Commercial St
Campus Box 4051
Emporia, KS, 66801
(620) 341-6431

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Several photographs are exact duplicates of student photographs in the 1917 Sunflower yearbook.

Separated Materials note


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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Kansas State Normal School -- Buildings.
  • Kansas State Normal School -- Football.
  • Kansas State Normal School -- Students.
  • Kansas State Normal School –- Track and field.
  • Kansas State Normal School.


  • Commencement ceremonies -- Kansas -- Emporia.
  • Student activities -- Kansas -- Emporia.
  • Students -- Kansas -- Emporia.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

11 photo album pages. 

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