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Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book

Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book
Creator: Automobile Club of Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1909-1910
The Automobile Club of Wichita published this year book for the years 1909-1910. Its content reflects that automobile travel was a recent introduction to the lives of Kansans. It includes advertisements from automobile dealers, garages, and other businesses in Wichita, Hutchinson, Newton, Winfield, El Dorado, Dodge City, Yates Center, Iola, Independence, Topeka, Emporia, Garden City, and Lawrence. It also lists the officers and board of directors of the club, its constitution and bylaws, the Kansas law regulation the use of automobiles, two Wichita ordinances (#2875 and 3002) related to the use of cars, and rules of the road. The bulk of the yearbook provides driving routes to and from various cities and towns in Kansas, as well as Colorado and Oklahoma. An index to the routes and maps is on pages 22-23. These driving routes include specific directions and include references to many small towns and local landmarks, etc. The yearbook also lists Wichita residents that own automobiles, their license numbers and the type of automobile they own. The booklet concludes with a list of members of the automobile club.


Automobile on country road, Russell County, Kansas

Automobile on country road, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 18, 1910
One side of a stereograph showing three people in a car traveling along a country road in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible in the background are a house, a windmill, farm buildings, open fields, groves of trees, and a long bridge that may cross the Smoky Hill River.


Banyan, Palace Square, Hawaii - Giant Tree

Banyan, Palace Square, Hawaii - Giant Tree
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1921
Captain Hughes took this picture of an automobile under a large banyan tree in Palace Square, Lahaina, Hawaii. It appears that his family is in the automobile. After Captain Hughes' assignment at Motor Transport School, Camp Holabird, Maryland, he had applied for a position in the Regular Army. He was accepted in September 1920 and assigned to a post at Ft. Lewis, Washington as a Battery Commander of the 13th Field Artillery. In October he was transferred to the Battery Commander Headquarters for the 13th Field Artillery at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hughes and wife, Mabel, along with the children moved to Hawaii and remained there until September of 1923. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Charlotte Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Charlotte Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 7, 1913
Charlotte Hopper is in the driver's seat of a Ford convertible automobile in Dorrance, Kansas. Four people are seated in the automobile, and two young boys are shown seated upon its left front fender and left running board.


Colorado for the tourist

Colorado for the tourist
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful scenery provided to the tourist in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.


Enoch Graf, Dorrance, Kansas

Enoch Graf, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: November 3, 1910
View of Enoch Graf, the driver, and an unidentified man seated in a coupe convertible automobile parked in front of Lindenmeyers General Merchandise store in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are men standing on the sidewalk, business advertisements, several horse-drawn wagons, and a man seated on a wagon at the right side of the photograph.


E. S. Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

E. S. Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: May 30, 1913
View of E. S. Hopper driving a Ford automobile decorated with U. S. flags, Dorrance, Kan. There are three people in the automobile, three children standing on the running board, and a woman standing next to the automobile.


Fred Major and family in automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Fred Major and family in automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 21, 1910
An informal portrait of Fred Major, his wife, and their two young daughters seated in their convertible automobile in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible in the background are a windmill, farmhouse, and a stone post and wire fence.


Fred Major and family in automobile, Russell County, Kansas

Fred Major and family in automobile, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 21, 1910
View of Fred Major, his wife, and two young daughters seated in a large convertible automobile near Dorrance in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are utility poles and farm buildings in the background.


F. W. Jordan and Leo Sterns in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

F. W. Jordan and Leo Sterns in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: November 7, 1911
View of F. W. Jordan and Leo Sterns seated in a convertible automobile parked in front of Weber & Peirano's vehicles and implements store in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a large wood-framed barn with advertisements for John Deere and Sharples Cream Separators, two saw horses to the right of the Weber & Peirano store, and a grain elevator in the distance.


Glidden auto tour, Dorrance, Kansas

Glidden auto tour, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: July 29, 1909
View of two men in an open automobile, competing in a Glidden auto tour, on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. The Glidden auto tours were timed, long distance road rallies organized from 1902-1913 throughout the United States by the American Automobile Association (AAA) as a means of encouraging automotive travel and the development of safe roads. Also visible in the photograph are two men standing near a horse-drawn wagon loaded with lumber in front of Lindenmeyers General Merchandise store, a second wagon, utility poles and power lines, windmills, a church steeple, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.


Glidden auto tour, Dorrance, Kansas

Glidden auto tour, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: July 29, 1909
View of three automobiles, the first of which is identified as number 52, competing in a Glidden auto tour, on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. The Glidden auto tours were timed, long distance road rallies organized from 1902-1913 throughout the United States by the American Automobile Association (AAA) as a means of encouraging automotive travel and the development of safe roads. Also visible in the photograph are spectators, horse-drawn wagons and a carriage in front of Lindenmeyer's General Merchandise store, utility poles and power lines, windmills, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.


G. P. Thielen and his automobile, Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas

G. P. Thielen and his automobile, Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 12, 1910
View of G. P. Thielen and four unidentified people seated in a Reo automobile, Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas.


G. P. Thielen seated in his Reo automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

G. P. Thielen seated in his Reo automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 5, 1910
An informal portrait of G. P. Thielen seated in his large Reo convertible automobile on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas.


Henry Major in automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Henry Major in automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: May 1, 1910
This is a view of Henry Major and an unidentified man seated in an open convertible automobile in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are grain elevators, houses, farm buildings, horses, and the unpaved road.


Joseph Brown family in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Joseph Brown family in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: May 30, 1911
View of Joseph Brown and family in an automobile, Dorrance, Kan. There are two adults and two children in the automobile.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


McAdam's Rambler automobile, Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas

McAdam's Rambler automobile, Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: December 13, 1908
A view of two men and a boy seated in McAdam's Rambler automobile and of one man standing with his left foot on the running board. The automobile is parked on a business street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and several businesses, including the Citizens State Bank, are visible in the photograph.


Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 22, 1910
View of Perry Brown and three women, whose large hats are secured with long scarves, seated in a Moline convertible automobile in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a small orchard, a wire fence with stone posts, farm buildings, a utility pole, a windmill, and a wood-framed house.


Perry E. Brown and his Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Perry E. Brown and his Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: January 22, 1911
An informal portrait of Perry E. Brown and a dog seated in his large, convertible, Moline automobile on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are businesses and a residence along the city street.


Phil Thielen's Reo automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Phil Thielen's Reo automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 12, 1909
View of Phil Thielen and three men, each dressed in suits and hats, seated in his Reo automobile in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are the porch of a house, a seven strand wire fence with stone posts, a tree, and a farm building in the background.


Rambler automobile, Russell County, Kansas

Rambler automobile, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 18, 1910
A stereograph of three men riding in an open Rambler automobile in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are two horses in a fenced field, an unpaved road, and a utility pole with power lines.


R. E. Brown, Dorrance, Kansas

R. E. Brown, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 24, 1910
An informal portrait of R. E. Brown seated in his large, convertible, Moline automobile in a field near Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a small orchard, and a stone post and wire fence.


R. E. Brown in Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

R. E. Brown in Moline automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: January 22, 1911
View of R. E. Brown seated in his Moline automobile. He is parked on a business street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kan.


Smoky Hill River bridge, Russell County, Kansas

Smoky Hill River bridge, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 18, 1910
This is one side of a stereograph showing three people in an open automobile crossing the Smoky Hill River bridge in Russell County, Kansas.


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