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An advertisement for Howell's KATY Band of Parsons, Kansas. "KATY" was the commonly-used name of the Missouri - Kansas -Texas Lines (known as the M-K-T, KATY, or Katy) railroad that operated as a regional railroad from St Louis, Missouri, through Kansas City and down to San Antonio and Houston, Texas. The railroad's main repair shop was in Parsons, Kansas, and all heavy repairs to the diesel engines and freight cars were made there.
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
Item Number: 100403
Call Number: 1998-017.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 100403
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Missouri, Kansas & Texas
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical groups - Bands
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Date - 1920s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Parsons
Places - Counties - Labette
Type of Material - Photographs