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  1. #51


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    Tornado1911_3.jpg

    Damage from the Lawrence 1911 tornado

  2. #52


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    Tornado1911_4.jpg

    Damage from the Lawrence 1911 tornado

  3. #53
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    I dig the tornado pics, Doc!


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    It's pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.

  4. #54


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    beaumont.jpg

    The Hugh Beaumont mentioned here was the actor who played Ward Cleaver in "Leave It To Beaver". Beaumont was born in the Eudora area.

  5. #55


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    bakery.jpg

    Brinkman's Bakery circa 1930-1935.

  6. #56


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    WESCOE.jpg

    The original rendering for Wescoe Hall.

  7. #57


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    LHSFOOTBALL1960.jpg

    A picture from an article of Lawrence High School's football team that appeared in Life in 1960.

  8. #58


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    MEHRINGER.jpg

    Pete Mehringer won KU's first gold medal in any sport at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He won in the Light Heavyweight class.

    http://kuhistory.com/articles/kus-greatest-grappler/

  9. #59


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    baum_ad3.jpg

    This ad is from from the only known visit of L. Frank Baum to Kansas. His play was presented at the Bowersock.

  10. #60


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    Childish-Faith.-Lawrence-Daily-Journal-of-Lawrence-KS-on-22-Dec-1880.jpg

    Children's letters to Santa in the December 22, 1880 Lawrence Daily Journal

  11. #61


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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Jennison View Post
    These are not, for the most part, dated. This is what the circus looked like in Lawrence in 1936.

    Attachment 7594
    And here's what the circus looks like now.

  12. #62


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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCorona View Post
    And here's what the circus looks like now.
    There's a board for that.

  13. #63


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    booknook.jpg

    The Book Nook was a staple in Lawrence for many years. Sadly, it's long gone with other small book stores.

  14. #64


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    12118685_10156164401025652_8159752639469078241_n.jpg

    The Lawrence Buick Co. which was operated for a number of years by former KU basketball coach W.O. Hamilton.

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  16. #66


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    HOROWITZ_KU.jpg

    At one point, pianist Vladimir Horowitz appeared at KU.

  17. #67


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    tnt-good-12-01-1933-172-M5.jpg

    T-N-T popcorn was once a big thing in Lawrence.

  18. #68


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    seahawk.jpg

    Hollywood always remakes films. The 1940s version of The Sea Hawk was a remake of this 1924 silent film which was shown at the Bowersock.

  19. #69


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    FRITZEL.jpg

    Some Fritzel ice cream from the 1920s.

  20. #70


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    KUMU1910.jpg

    KU plays some rednecks in 1910.

  21. #71


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    BLUEBONNET BOWL.jpg

    KU's first bowl victory was over Rice 33-7 in the Bluebonnet Bowl.

  22. #72


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    MAXWELL.jpg

    Hunsinger Motors in Lawrence was the dealership for Maxwell automobiles. The Maxwell, long since gone, is most known for being Jack Benny's car on his radio show (you know...television without pictures).

  23. #73


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    buddy.jpg

    Buddy Rogers attended KU and starred in the the film "Wings" which won the first Oscar for best picture. this was a musical that played in Lawrence co-starring Nancy Carroll.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Jennison View Post
    Attachment 7595

    The Jayhawk did not look so fearsome in 1917.
    omg

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    1610877_10155147956625652_4612471590335654288_n.jpg

    The old bus line in Lawrence during winter. Happy Hal's was located on East 23rd Street.

  26. #76


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    47808_10152686189765652_259290928_n.jpg

    An undated picture of the Lawrence Piggly Wiggly store.

  27. #77


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    frost.jpg

    The poet Robert Frost appeared at KU.

  28. #78


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    radio111654.jpg

    A local radio schedule for Nov 16, 1954.

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    first house lawrence.jpg

    The first house in Lawrence around 1854.

  30. #80


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    magnetic.jpg

    What exactly is a "magnetic physician and clairvoyant medium"?

  31. #81


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    You must visit Mrs. Carrie Ehlers to find out. Bring cash.

  32. #82


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    Quote Originally Posted by All4KU View Post
    You must visit Mrs. Carrie Ehlers to find out. Bring cash.
    I'm thinking you'd have visited Carrie to find out what was good at the meat market downstairs.

  33. #83


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    APRIL251916BARRYMORE.jpg

    All of these films ran at the Bowersock on April 25, 1916. All of them are long lost.

  34. #84


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    528277_10151884600270652_1808202490_n.jpg

    Marching band in Lawrence circa 1940s-1950s.

  35. #85


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    whoopee.jpg
    Attachment 7903

    Yes, we made "whoopie" in Lawrence.
    Last edited by Doc Jennison; 08-20-2017 at 06:02 PM.

  36. #86


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    "Hot stuff" at Bailey Hall in the 1930s.


  37. #87


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    Not a K-State ad, this appeared in the September 15, 1890 issue of the Lawrence Journal-Tribune to welcome the returning students. KU was often called "KSU" in those days.

    KSU_AHOY.jpg

  38. #88


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    The return of the 20th Kansas Volunteers from Cuba in 1899.

    kansas_volunteer_20th.jpg

  39. #89


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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Jennison View Post
    first house lawrence.jpg

    The first house in Lawrence around 1854.
    Pretty sure me and six friends rented that our senior year.

    If not the same, not too different.

 

 

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