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A family outing to Indian Cave, Greeley County, Kansas

A family outing to Indian Cave, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1908
A family visits Indian Cave on the Beaver Creek, Greeley County, Kansas. A boy sits on a horse, a man stands with a bicycle, a woman and a girl sit in the grass, and a man stands with an animal near the entrance to the cave.


Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas

Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas
Creator: Hannaford, Ed
Date: 1901
This is an album containing photographs of Marion, Kansas, and the Coble family. Included in the album are photographs of Governor Edward Hoch's house, a picnic in Central Park, Mr. and Mrs. Trenner and their house, L. F. Keller's house, the Frazier family, the Marion Presbyterian Church and parsonage, Bessie Thompson's children, William and Aline Frazier in a lilly pond, and an outing to Chingawasa Springs on the Marion Belt and Chingawasa Springs Railroad .


Basket picnic and Marshall's band concert

Basket picnic and Marshall's band concert
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This is a program for a basket picnic and Marshall's Band concert at Garfield Park on May 1. The events of the day included an address by Reverend Charles Sheldon, music by Marshall's Band, some children's activities, and a basket dinner.


Canoeing on a pond in Cumberland, Thomas County, Kansas

Canoeing on a pond in Cumberland, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
A group of men and women watch a man in a canoe on a pond in Cumberland, Thomas County, Kansas. The people are not identified.


Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows from left to right: U.S. Senator from Kansas Arthur Capper, Leonard West of St. Marys, Kansas, and Mayor J.E. Thomas of Topeka, Kansas at an unidentified park. From 1908 to 1951, the senator celebrated his July 14th birthday with a community picnic in Topeka, Kansas.


Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas

Capper Picnic, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 14, 1948
These two photographs show scenes from U.S. Senator Arthur Capper's birthday party at Ripley Park in Topeka, Kansas. The event held in Topeka, Kansas from 1908 to 1951 celebrated the senator's July 14th birthday with a community picnic.


Castle Bluffs in Gove County, Kansas

Castle Bluffs in Gove County, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1910
This is a photograph of Castle Bluffs in Gove County. Edwin Boyer and his Buick are on the far right. A couple of men are standing on some of the bluffs.


Charles Hazen farm in Sheridan County, Kansas

Charles Hazen farm in Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1885 and 1910
This photograph is of the Charles Hazen farm located one mile east of Studley. The photo was possibly taken in 1889. There is a creek in the foreground with two children fishing.


Children's picnic

Children's picnic
Date: Between 1920 and 1939
This black and white photograph shows a group of children sharing a picnic meal.


Children on a picnic in Council Grove, Kansas

Children on a picnic in Council Grove, Kansas
Creator: Anderson, Walt
Date: around 1900
A group of picnicking children and their teacher for the camera. In the background of one photograph, bicycles leaning against the trees are visible. In another, there is a view of the Neosho River.


Easter picnic, Rogler Ranch

Easter picnic, Rogler Ranch
Date: 1918
This black and white photograph shows a Easter picnic at the Rogler ranch. The individuals have been identified from left as Nichal Rogler, Emily Rogler, Noad kids, (?), Anna Yeager, (?), Aunt Emily Rogler, Uncle Jim Rogler, Uncle Dave Wood, Maud Rogler, (?), last three men Uncle Nichol Goslser, Charlie Yeager, Uncle Albert.


Eating watermelon, Bourbon County, Kansas

Eating watermelon, Bourbon County, Kansas
Date: August 13, 1911
This black and white photograph shows a group of people eating watermelon in Bourbon County, Kansas.


Edwin Boyer and family members at Castle Rock in Gove County, Kansas

Edwin Boyer and family members at Castle Rock in Gove County, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1910
This is a photograph of Edwin Boyer and family members in his Buick automobile in front of Castle Rock, located in Gove County, Kansas.


Edwin Boyer and family members at a rock formation in Gove County, Kansas

Edwin Boyer and family members at a rock formation in Gove County, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1910
This is a photograph of Edwin Boyer and family members sitting near at a rock formation in Gove County, Kansas. The people are quite small in this image.


Edwin Boyer cranking his Buick automobile near Grainfield, Kansas

Edwin Boyer cranking his Buick automobile near Grainfield, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1910
This is a photograph showing Edwin Boyer cranking his Buick automobile on a road near Grainfield, Kansas. The people in the photograph are: Robert Albin, resting his arms on the window; Thomas Bishop Albin, with mustache; S. R. Scott's sister is at the steering wheel; Flora Albin Boyer, front seat; Tom Rice, young boy on running board; Otto Albin, back seat; Lon Rice, young boy in back seat; Rose Albin Rice, back seat; Stanley Richmond Scott, back seat; and Stella Albin Scott.


Fishing in Colorado and Wyoming

Fishing in Colorado and Wyoming
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1912
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful and rustic scenery enjoyed in camp life and fishing as experienced in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and Wyoming.


Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection

Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection
Creator: Dresher, G. C.
Date: Between 1870 and 1940
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.


Group of men picnicking, Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas

Group of men picnicking, Studley, Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
A group of men picnicking, Studley, Kansas. From left to right: Tom Pratt, Charlie Turtle, James Foster, Howard Turtle (Studley druggist), Dave Mosier (sheriff), Charles Currier, Big Tom Pratt.


Group of people in a horse drawn wagon near Grainfield, Kansas

Group of people in a horse drawn wagon near Grainfield, Kansas
Date: 1908
This is possibly a photograph of a church group. Ed and Fred Albin are on the front seat left and behind them is their father Thomas Bishop Albin and Flora Albin Boyer (#4).


Group posed with a bicycle near Grainfield, Kansas

Group posed with a bicycle near Grainfield, Kansas
Date: 1908
This is a photograph of a group posed with a bicycle near Grainfield, Kansas. People in the photograph are (left to right): Robert Albin at the front, Lon and Tom Rice, unidentified girl, and Flora Albin Boyer, by the back wheel.


History of Green Valley community in Cedron township, Lincoln County, Kansas

History of Green Valley community in Cedron township, Lincoln County, Kansas
Creator: Thummel, Mildred
Date: 1870-1990
A history of Cedron township in Lincoln County, Kansas. The early history includes information on early settlers, buildings, homes, and the railroad, the Negro population of the county, and the history of Mrs. Lord's picnic.


Ice cream social

Ice cream social
Date: 1890
This sepia colored photograph shows a group of people gathered for an ice cream social at an unidentified location.


Illinois Picnic Association, Woodson County, Kansas

Illinois Picnic Association, Woodson County, Kansas
Creator: Smith, C.A.
Date: 1881
A brief history of the Illinois Picnic Association. This association was organized to benefit Illinois settlers, having them exchange experiences and just to have a good time. Included with the history are two newspaper articles reporting on the Illinois Picnic Association's gatherings.


Invitation to Washington's Birthday Ball

Invitation to Washington's Birthday Ball
Creator: Kansas Rifles Number 1
Date: February 1856
A printed invitation to a Washington's birthday ball hosted by the Kansas Rifles No. 1 at the Free State Hotel on February 22, 1856.


K.C. Southern Railway Picnic, Fairway Park, Kansas City

K.C. Southern Railway Picnic, Fairway Park, Kansas City
Date: August 16, 1924
A panoramic view of a large crowd of people attending the Kansas City Southern Railway Company's annual picnic in Fairway Park in Kansas City. Also visible are a large picnic pavilion, a small band standing at the front of the crowd, a view of an unidentified river or lake beyond the pavilion, and numerous parked automobiles.


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