Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Southern Kansas.  Letter in the march number of "camp's emigrants' guide to Kansas," from a New York farmer - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This railroad advertisement features a published letter from a New York farm emigrant, lauding the agricultural bountifulness of Kansas to prospective settlers. It was written in Iola, Allen County.

Creator: Worden, Allen M.
Date: March 8, 1880

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 210248
Call Number: Railroad Scrapbook K PORT 385 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210248

Agriculture - Crops - Barley
Agriculture - Crops - Fruits - Apples
Agriculture - Crops - Fruits - Cherries
Agriculture - Crops - Fruits - Grapes
Agriculture - Crops - Fruits - Peaches
Agriculture - Crops - Fruits - Pears
Agriculture - Crops - Oats
Agriculture - Crops - Trees
Agriculture - Crops - Vegetables - Corn
Agriculture - Crops - Vegetables - Potatoes
Agriculture - Crops - Wheat
Agriculture - Environment - Water
Agriculture - Environment - Weather
Agriculture - Family farming
Agriculture - Labor - Farmers
Agriculture - Livestock - Cattle - Beef
Agriculture - Livestock - Cattle - Dairy - Milking
Agriculture - Livestock - Horses
Agriculture - Livestock - Mules
Agriculture - Structures - Fences
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Farmers
Collections - Library
Date - 1880s - 1880
Education - Primary - Activities - Classroom
Environment - Geology - Rocks
Environment - Natural resources - Timber
Environment - Water - Streams and Creeks
Environment - Weather
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Advertising Medium - Pamphlet
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
Places - Cities and towns - Iola
Places - Counties - Allen
Places - Other States - Missouri - Jackson County - Kansas City
Places - Other States - New York
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Transportation - Railroads - Advertising
Transportation - Railroads - Immigration promotion
Transportation - Railroads - Land sales
Type of Material - Printed materials - Pamphlets

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.