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    • Shalako Kachinas

    • Zuni; Shalako; Kachina; Shalako Kachina
    • Shalako Kachinas This Group of Shalako Kachinas Includes Saiyataska, the Rain Priest of the North, Or Longhorn, Hututu, Saiyatasha's Deputy Or Pekwin, and Two Zamahaktu, the Wood Cravers (December 1993)
    • Hungry Servicemen descend on North Platte Canteen

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific station platform
    • The most widely published photograph of the North Platte Canteen, by Union Pacific Railroad photographer Bill Coons, was taken on a late summer's afternoon during World War II. A horde of hungry servicemen descend on the canteen from an eastbound...
    • Entertainment inside the canteen

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific singing piano
    • Beneath sourpussed caricatures of Adolph Hitler and associates, a sailor demonstrates his canteen keyboard talents to comrades in arms. Sampling coffee or milk as they listen are U.S. Army and Navy servicemen and Navy nurses. Lisa Geiken of the...
    • Closing of the canteen

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific sign closing
    • Source #: npcanteen_closing_up13 A workman lowers the canteen sign to Rae Wilson (left) and Helen Christ as C.H. Land steadies the ladder. Mrs. Christ died in 1956. Rae Wilson-Sleight died in 1986.
    • Birthday cake tradition

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food tradition birthday cake Swenson Hill Sutherland
    • Source #: ca02014 At Sutherland, Neb., women look on, Lyda Swenson of North Platte presented Army PFC Clifton Hill of San Luis Obispo, Calif., with a cake in 1942
    • The Platform Girls

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food platform girls
    • Among young North Platte women who worked as platform girls after school and on weekends were (from left) Bonnie Paul, Dorothy Loncar and Margaret McEvoy. Source #: ca02015
    • A morale booster

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food crowd
    • Source #: ca02012 Military officials frequently stated the North Platte Canteen’s greatest contribution to the war effort was as a morale booster. For men who were long distances from home, the generosity and concern shown by smiling women...
    • Volunteers offer selections from gift basket

    • WW2 WWII World War II North Platte Canteen Wilson trains steam locomotive homefront volunteers troops depot entertainment Union Pacific food basket
    • Patsy Loncar (left) and Ruth Pyle of North Platte offered selections from a basket of cigarettes and doughnuts to a sailor. Uniforms for canteen workers were briefly tried in 1942, but identification of workers came to depend on the silk...

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