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Photographer Urbin I. Rudell, 1878-1966, was born in the Lenape community of Leavenworth County, Kansas. His family later moved to Loring, Wyandotte County, where he attended school. Rudell became interested in taking photographs at age 15 and taught himself the art of photography with a German-made camera he acquired. Rudell married Alice Mae Barry in 1903 and the couple moved to Bonner Springs in 1907. About this time, the city leaders were promoting Bonner Springs as a health resort. Rudell was hired to take photographs of Bonner Springs businesses, homes, and other points of interest, which were published in the booklet "Kansas Karlsbad." During the Depression, Rudell was hired to carry mail and parcel post between the post office and the Union Pacific depot, and he held that job for the next twenty years. He continued to operate his photography business and worked out of his home taking photographs when requested and whenever a major event occurred in town.

Creator: Rudell, Urbin I., 1878-1966
Date: Between 1907 and 1912

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Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - BensonUrbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Bottling Factory, 117 Front Street, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Holmquist was the proprietor.  Plate #2Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Kansas City Gray Brick Company located across from the Cement Plant on Highway 32, Bonner Springs, Kan., 1908.  Plate #3Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Drs. Heath and CandlerUrbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Cement Plant, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Plate #13Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - DavidUrbin I. Rudell photograph collection - David BroUrbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Archie and friend in a wagon pulled by donkeys, on Grandview, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Plate # 18Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Dixon home and family on Oak Street, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Plate #19Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Model T Ford driven by Frank Warner.  Oscar Hyroot standing on the sidewalk, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Plate #25Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - School at Third and Cedar Streets, Bonner Springs, Kan.  This school building replaced the Tiblow School.  High school classes were conducted in the northeast area of the upper floor.  Plate #29Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Grubel Bottling Works located at Cedar and Front Streets, Bonner Springs, Kan.  Plate #30

Urbin I. Rudell photograph collection - Benson's store located at Santa Fe and Loring Drive. Valley Feeds was located in this building, Bonner Springs, Kan. Plate #1

Item Number: 210247
Call Number: Urbin I. Rudell Collection, glass plate negatives
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210247

Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices - Harvesting
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Threshing machines
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Commerce
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Education
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Religion
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Business
Built Environment - Function - Domestic - Hotel
Built Environment - Function - Domestic - Single Dwelling
Built Environment - Function - Education - School - Grammar School
Built Environment - Function - Education - School - Rural Country School
Built Environment - Function - Education - School - Secondary School
Built Environment - Function - Industry/Processing/Extraction - Manufacturing Facility
Built Environment - Function - Religion - Religious Facility - Church
Built Environment - Function - Social - Meeting Hall
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Milling - Mills
Business and Industry - Banking - Banks
Business and Industry - Construction - Building materials - Brick
Business and Industry - Health care - Pharmacies
Business and Industry - Railroad - Bridges
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Kansas City, Kaw Valley
Business and Industry - Retail - Drugstores
Business and Industry - Retail - Grocery stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Lumber yards
Business and Industry - Retail - Meat markets
Collections - Photograph - Rudell, Urbin I., 1878-1966
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Music - Musical groups - Bands
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Social and Civic - IOOF
Community Life - Community services - Mental health facilities
Community Life - Community services - Utilities - Water
Community Life - Religion - Christianity - Methodist
Community Life - Scenes and views - Business districts
Community Life - Scenes and views - Residential
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Education - Primary
Education - Rural
Education - Secondary
Home and Family - Families
Home and Family - Residences - Exteriors
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Dry plate glass negatives
People - African Americans
Places - Cities and towns - Bonner Springs
Places - Cities and towns - Lenape
Places - Cities and towns - Loring
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870 - 1920
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Non-motorized - Wagons
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Kansas City, Kaw Valley
Type of Material - Photographs
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Dry plate glass negatives

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