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This collection consists of 326 photographs taken by G. C. (Golden Charles) Dresher of Canton, McPherson County, Kansas. The photos mostly concern the Dresher family, their friends and the surrounding area. Photographs of McPherson College students and the flooding of Cow Creek are also included. Dorothy May (Dresher) Richards, the daughter of G. C. Dresher, donated the original glass plate negatives to the Kansas Historical Society in 1999.

Creator: Dresher, G. C.
Date: Between 1870 and 1940


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Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - An unidentified couple sitting together in possibly Finney, Scott, or Lane County, Kansas in 1907-1909.  This photo is of the same two people exposed twice to make it look like four people are in the photograph (Neg.  1)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Four children, Florence, Dorothy, Donald, and Margaret Dresher, playing in a sand pile on the G.C. Dresher farm in McPherson County, Kansas in 1913-1914 (Neg. 2)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Exterior view of the G.C. and Maude ( Way) Dresher farm and property in Canton,  McPherson County, Kansas in 1934 (Neg. 3)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - A group of people, mainly members of the Dresher family at a picnic, standing around two automobiles in Coronado Heights, McPherson County, Kansas in 1923 (Neg. 4)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - A little girl, Margaret Helen Dresher, standing outside of the G.C. Dresher farm in Finney County, Kansas in 1908 (Neg. 5)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - A little girl, Margaret Helen Dresher, standing outside of a residence in Finney County, Kansas in May 1907 (Neg. 6)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Copy of photograph, which shows a portrait of the Dresher family in Kansas in 1918.  Seated: Golden Charles (G.C.), Dorothy May, Donald Way, and Maude Way.  Standing: Margaret Helen, and Florence Pearl (Neg. 7)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Four children, Margaret, Florence, Donald and Dorothy Dresher on the porch of a residence, probably G.C. DresherGolden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Two unidentified couples seated in Jess BrubakerGolden Charles Dresher photograph collection - View of the J.N. and Sadie Dresher farm, barn, and property in Rice County, near Lyons, Kansas about 1900. (Neg. 10)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - A little girl, Margaret Dresher, standing by a cedar tree on the J.N. Dresher farm, in Rice County Kansas in 1909. (Neg. 11)Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - Group of men, women and children seated on the porch of the C.H. and Melissa Way

Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection - An unidentified couple sitting together in possibly Finney, Scott, or Lane County, Kansas in 1907-1909. This photo is of the same two people exposed twice to make it look like four people are in the photograph (Neg. 1)

Item Number: 214528
Call Number: G. C. Dresher Coll.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214528

Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices - Harvesting
Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices - Irrigation - Windmills
Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices - Plowing
Agriculture - Crops - Wheat
Agriculture - Family farming
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Plows
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Threshing machines
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Wagons
Agriculture - Implements and machinery - Windmill
Agriculture - Labor - Farmers
Agriculture - Livestock - Horses
Agriculture - Structures - Barns
Agriculture - Structures - Windmills
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Agricultural Field
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Agricultural Outbuilding - Barns
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Agricultural Outbuilding - Windmills
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Animal Facility - Stables
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Offices
Built Environment - Function - Domestic
Built Environment - Function - Recreation and Culture - Fair
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Processing
Business and Industry - Banking - Banks
Collections - Photograph - Dresher Collection
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Floods
Community Life - Events and Celebrations - Fairs
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Leisure activities - Horseback riding
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Leisure activities - Picnics
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Leisure activities - Swimming
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Sports - Swimming
Community Life - Scenes and views - Residential
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Date - 1920s
Education - Higher education - Institutions - McPherson College
Education - Higher education - Teachers/Professors
Environment - Natural resources - Zinc
Environment - Plants - Flowers
Environment - Plants - Trees
Environment - Water - Streams and Creeks
Environment - Weather - Floods
Home and Family - Activities - Picnics and outings
Home and Family - Children - Boys
Home and Family - Children - Girls
Home and Family - Children - Group activities
Home and Family - Children - Infants
Home and Family - Children - Teenagers
Home and Family - Courtship and marriage - Marriage
Home and Family - Courtship and marriage - Weddings
Home and Family - Families - Brothers and sisters
Home and Family - Families - Parents
Home and Family - Family parties and reunions
Home and Family - Residences - Exteriors
Home and Family - Residences - Furniture - Chairs
Home and Family - Residences - Furniture - Pianos
Home and Family - Residences - Interiors
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Children
People - Men
People - Women
Places - Cities and towns - Canton
Places - Cities and towns - Garden City
Places - Cities and towns - Grigsby
Places - Cities and towns - Kansas City
Places - Cities and towns - McPherson
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Finney
Places - Counties - Lane
Places - Counties - McPherson
Places - Counties - Scott
Places - Other States - Missouri
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Non-motorized - Buggy
Transportation - Non-motorized - Covered wagons
Transportation - Non-motorized - Wagons
Type of Material - Photographs

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