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Aerial view of the Kansas Soldiers' Home, Dodge City, Kansas

Aerial view of the Kansas Soldiers' Home, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: January 1961
This is an aerial view of the Kansas Soldiers' Home and the Mother Bickerdyke Annex in Fort Dodge, Kansas.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part seven of twelve. The stockyards in Kansas City, Kansas, the Soldier's Home in Leavenworth, and Ft. Scott High School are some of the featured photographs.


Chapel at the Soldiers Home in Leavenworth, Kansas

Chapel at the Soldiers Home in Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Webb Freyschlag Mercantile Company
Date: October 18, 1917
This postcard shows an exterior view of the chapel at the Soldiers Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


Charles Miller to Kansas Adjutant General

Charles Miller to Kansas Adjutant General
Date: October 21, 1877
Letter from Charles Miller at the National Soldier's Home in Dayton, Ohio to the Kansas Adjutant General's Office in Topeka. Miller seeks information on the whereabouts of three officers: Capt. John Nelson, 1st Lt. Robert Nelson, and Sgt. George Cowger, from Nashville, Washington County, Illinois who moved to Kansas. These men belonged to Company H of the Fifth Regiment of the Illinois Volunteer Cavalry.


Dewitt C. Goodrich to George W. Martin

Dewitt C. Goodrich to George W. Martin
Creator: Goodrich, Dewitt C.
Date: January 16, 1911
In this letter to George Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society, Captain Dewitt C. Goodrich writes regarding an attack that occurred near Victoria, Kansas, in October 1867. According to Captain Dewitt, he was six miles east of Fort Hays, Kansas, working on "subdividing townships." His party of eight people, which included three African American soldiers that were provided by the U.S. Government for protection, hid from the Indians in a nearby ditch. However, Goodrich recalls that others were not so lucky, including a civilian working at Fort Hays who was "scalped, full of arrows and badly mutilated with butcher knives."


Drum corps at the State Soldiers Home in Dodge City, Kansas

Drum corps at the State Soldiers Home in Dodge City, Kansas
Date: June 15, 1918
A photograph of the Old Soldiers Drum Corps at the State Soldiers Home in Dodge City, Kansas. The men are standing in front of the Headquarters Building.


Governor Arthur Capper visiting the Kansas State Soldiers Home, Dodge City, Kansas

Governor Arthur Capper visiting the Kansas State Soldiers Home, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1916 and 1917
Several views of Kansas Governor Arthur Capper's visit to the State Soldiers Home at Dodge City, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Soldier's Home. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to hospital administration, affidavites and supplies such as coal needed for the Home. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment on the Board of Managers for the Soldiers' Home. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment on the Board of Managers for the Soldiers' Home. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Soldiers' Home, Board of Managers applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment on the Board of Managers for the Soldiers' Home. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Henry J. Allen, correspondence files, box 19

Governor Henry J. Allen, correspondence files, box 19
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1919-1923 : Allen)
Date: 1919-1923
These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Allen. Some subjects included are land for soldiers, rifle practice, requests for assistance, the 35th Division, Fort Dodge Soldier's Home, the Tuberculosis Sanatorium, unemployment, venereal disease, and vocational education.


Graduating class from the Kansas State Soldiers Home at Dodge City, Kansas

Graduating class from the Kansas State Soldiers Home at Dodge City, Kansas
Date: May 25, 1902
A photograph of the State Soldiers Home graduating class at Dodge City, Kansas. Top row: Bessie Powers, Susie Evans, Professor Woodbury, Humphry Sughrue, Jennie Graver. Middle row: Neada McCaffry, Bessie Boyd, Pearl Malcolm, Amelia Johnson, Serena Barr, Glen Roth. Bottom row: Ethel Wynans, Fay Thompson, Jennie Shaffer.


Hancock Library at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas

Hancock Library at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: The South West News Company
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a postcard showing the Hancock Library at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


Headquarters building at the State Soldiers Home, Dodge City, Kansas

Headquarters building at the State Soldiers Home, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: 1918
Two views of the headquarters building at the State Soldiers Home in Dodge City, Kansas. A cannon can be seen in front of the building.


Joseph F. Tonar, Soldier's Home Band, Leavenworth, Kansas

Joseph F. Tonar, Soldier's Home Band, Leavenworth, Kansas
Professor Joseph F. Tonar of the Soldier's Home Band. Not dated.


Joseph F. Tonar, Soldier's Home Band, Leavenworth, Kansas (#2)

Joseph F. Tonar, Soldier's Home Band, Leavenworth, Kansas (#2)
Professor Joseph F. Tonar (center) and two unidentified musicians of the Soldier's Home Band of Leavenworth. Not dated.


Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas

Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph showing Major George Mallonee and his family drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas. George had eighteen children and all of them were musicians. He served in Co. H, 52nd Ohio Infantry Volunteers during the Civil War.


Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas

Major George Mallonee and his drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph of Major George Mallonee and his family drum corps at the State Soldiers Home at Fort Dodge, Kansas. He had 18 children and they were all musicians.


National Military Home Church, Leavenworth, Kansas

National Military Home Church, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: 1905
A postcard showing the National Military Home Church at Leavenworth, Kansas.


National Military Home Hospital, Leavenworth, Kansas

National Military Home Hospital, Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard view of the hospital at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas

National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: The South West News Company
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
Here are three postcards showing the bandstand and Snyder Fountain, headquarters building, and a salute to the flag or "retreat" at the National Military Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


National Soldier's Home Fife & Drum Corps, Leavenworth, Kansas

National Soldier's Home Fife & Drum Corps, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: August, 1914
This photograph shows members of the National Soldier's Home fife and drum corps of Leavenworth, Kansas. All are members of Grand Army of the Republic, Custer Post No. 6, Leavenworth. The photo was taken in August 1914, in Salina, Kansas. The National Soldier's Home at Leavenworth, Kansas, was established in 1885 on the west bank of the Missouri River in Leavenworth County.


National Soldier's Home bandstand, Leavenworth, Kansas (#2)

National Soldier's Home bandstand, Leavenworth, Kansas (#2)
Date: Between January 01, 1900 and December 31, 1919
Bandstand on Lake Jeanette at the National Soldiers Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


National Soldier's Home bandstand, Leavenworth, Kansas (#3)

National Soldier's Home bandstand, Leavenworth, Kansas (#3)
Date: Between January 01, 1920 and December 31, 1930
Bandstand on Lake Jeanette at the National Soldiers Home in Leavenworth, Kansas.


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