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The Kansas Industrial Development Commission produced this film promoting the history and cultural of the state of Kansas. The film highlights the State capitol in Topeka; the John Steuart Curry murals; John Brown's cabin in Osawatomie; Boot Hill cemetery in Dodge City; rodeos; American Indians; sod houses; Council Oak and Post Office Oak in Council Grove; Spirit (Waconda) Springs in Cawker City; the "Home on the Range" (Brewster Higley) cabin in Athol, Smith County; Pony Express stations; the Beecher bible and rifle church near Wamego; the First Territorial Capitol in Pawnee; the wheat industry; the oil and gas industries; coal and salt mining; the aviation industry in Wichita; the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene; Lost Canyon (including Cobra Rock, Sphinx Rock, Castle Rock, Towering Cliffs, and Monument Rock) near Quinter; lakes; the state fair; cattle and livestock; buffalo; the geographic center of the contiguous United States monument near Lebanon; and Coronado Heights near Lindsborg.

Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1954

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Item Number: 223337
Call Number: VT019
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223337

Agriculture - Crops - Wheat
Agriculture - Livestock
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries
Business and Industry - Aviation
Collections - Audio-visual
Community Life - Community services - Public parks
Community Life - Recreation and Sports
Environment - Landscape
Environment - Natural resources - Coal
Environment - Natural resources - Natural gas
Environment - Natural resources - Oil
Environment - Natural resources - Salt
Environment - Water - Lakes
People - American Indians
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, John, 1800-1859
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Places - Cities and towns - Abilene
Places - Cities and towns - Athol
Places - Cities and towns - Cawker City
Places - Cities and towns - Council Grove
Places - Cities and towns - Dodge City
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Lebanon
Places - Cities and towns - Lindsborg
Places - Cities and towns - Osawatomie
Places - Cities and towns - Pawnee (Geary County)
Places - Cities and towns - Quinter
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Cities and towns - Wamego
Places - Cities and towns - Wichita
Places - Counties - Dickinson
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Ford
Places - Counties - Gove
Places - Counties - McPherson
Places - Counties - Miami
Places - Counties - Mitchell
Places - Counties - Morris
Places - Counties - Pottawatomie
Places - Counties - Sedgwick
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Counties - Smith
Places - Historic sites - First Territorial Capitol
Places - Historic sites - John Brown Museum
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946 - 1961
Transportation - Air Travel - Aeroplanes
Type of Material - Film and video

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