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Pencil sketch by Myron A. Waterman of street scene. Flag on a tall, free-standing flagpole in right foreground. Drawn on the reverse of preprinted stationery for Charlie Fellows, a Toronto, Kansas based line repairer for the St. Louis, Fort Scott & Wichita Railroad. By Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.

Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1880 and 1989

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Item Number: 320260
KSHS Identifier: 2012.78.16

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