Shoppers walk past the the Oscar de la Renta display at the Saks Fifth Ave. retail store Thursday in New York. Luxury retailer Saks Inc.’s sales at stores open at least a year grew 12.7 percent in March, lifted by strong results in women’s designer clothing, handbags, men’s clothing and accessories.
A rendering of KU's new football scoreboard by Daktronics, Inc.
Last year's KU Dance Marathon participants compete in a sack race.
The Kansas University Pep Band plays during the KU Dance Marathon last year. The 2009 event — a first at KU — raised $20,000 for the Children's Miracle Network. About 200 people participated. The goal is to raise $50,000 this year.
Thailand’s Member of Parliament Varong Dejkijvikrom of the Democrat Party, right, holds the ladder for an unidentified woman official as they flee the Parliament before anti-government protesters storm the building Wednesday in Bangkok. Emboldened anti-government protesters briefly stormed Thailand’s Parliament building Wednesday as lawmakers scaled walls to flee and a Black Hawk helicopter evacuated VIPs trapped by the encircling crowd, officials said. Today, defiant anti-government demonstrators dared Thailand’s government to break up their escalating protests, vowing to stage a mass rally in the capital despite a state of emergency that empowers the military to move against large gatherings. The country’s beleaguered prime minister declared the emergency Wednesday night.
Kansas City’s Willie Bloomquist (8) celebrates with Mitch Maier, right, Brayan Pena, center, and Jason Kendall (18) after Bloomquist scores the game-winning run. The Royals won, 3-2 in 11 innings, on Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo.
Art Lamb, Lawrence, goes to Egypt after his 86th birthday and rides a camel near the Pyramids and Sphinx. His grandson, Jonathan Lamb, played Kansas University football from 2003 to 2007 and is in his third year at KU Medical School. His sister, Jamie, also a ’07 KU grad, lives and works in Abu Dhabi on the Arabian peninsula. Art submitted the picture.
Patricia “Trish” Ann Mardis Weisshaar
Helen Mateel Laughlin
The Harvey House in Florence, Kansas.
One of the first three Harvey Houses, in Wallace, Kansas.
A photo of diners in 1888, on the Fred Harvey/Pullman dining car on the Santa Fe line from Chicago to Kansas City.
A photo of Fred Harvey taken in St. Louis in the early 1860s.
The Harvey Girls of Syracuse stand for a portrait.
The Topeka Depot of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, where Fred Harvey took over the second-floor lunchroom in early 1876.