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This flyer advertises the dates that the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company "Wheat Festival Special" will visit numerous Kansas towns along its route. It will in Kansas August 2 through 7, 1926. The train is operated in cooperation with the Kansas Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, the Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Queen, is one of the "special attractions" accompanying the train. A. W Large is in charge of the train for the railroad company.

Creator: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1926

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Item Number: 226724
Call Number: Demonstration train - oversize
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226724

Agriculture - Agricultural methods and practices
Agriculture - Family farming
Agriculture - Farm organizations
Agriculture - Government farm programs
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Business and Industry - Railroad - Companies - Rock Island Railroad Company
Business and Industry - Railroad - Special and excursion trains
Collections - Manuscript
Date - 1920s - 1926
Education - Higher education - Institutions - Kansas State Agricultural College
Government and Politics - State Government - State agencies and programs - Agencies - Agriculture, Department of
Government and Politics - State Government - State agencies and programs - Agencies - Public Service Commission
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Handbill
Places - Cities and towns - Belleville
Places - Cities and towns - Brewster
Places - Cities and towns - Bucklin
Places - Cities and towns - Clay Center
Places - Cities and towns - Clifton
Places - Cities and towns - Colby
Places - Cities and towns - Courtland
Places - Cities and towns - Ford
Places - Cities and towns - Fowler
Places - Cities and towns - Goodland
Places - Cities and towns - Greensburg
Places - Cities and towns - Jennings
Places - Cities and towns - Kanorado
Places - Cities and towns - Liberal
Places - Cities and towns - Mankato
Places - Cities and towns - Norton
Places - Cities and towns - Phillipsburg
Places - Cities and towns - Plains
Places - Cities and towns - Pratt
Places - Cities and towns - Rexford
Places - Cities and towns - Selden
Places - Cities and towns - Smith Center
Places - Cities and towns - Turon
Places - Counties - Clay
Places - Counties - Decatur
Places - Counties - Ford
Places - Counties - Jewell
Places - Counties - Kiowa
Places - Counties - Meade
Places - Counties - Norton
Places - Counties - Phillips
Places - Counties - Pratt
Places - Counties - Reno
Places - Counties - Republic
Places - Counties - Seward
Places - Counties - Sherman
Places - Counties - Smith
Places - Counties - Thomas
Places - Counties - Washington
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Transportation - Railroads - Companies - Rock Island Railroad Company
Transportation - Railroads - Special & excursion trains
Type of Material - Printed materials - Flyer

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