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$190,235,814 For Dairy Products

$190,235,814 For Dairy Products
Date: 1917
This promotional brochure was designed as a talk to encourage the construction of good roads in the state of Kansas. It described comparable rural roads in Wisconsin that promote crop and dairy production.


A "Round-up"

A "Round-up"
Creator: Castaigne, A.
Date: June 1892
Cattle round-up sketched by A. Castaigne copied from Scribners Magazine, June 1892.


A Stampeded Herd

A Stampeded Herd
Creator: Castaigne, A.
Date: June 1892
Stampeded herd sketched by A. Castaigne copied from the June 1892 issue of Scribners Magazine. This image shows cowboys in the midst of a stampeding herd of cattle.


Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, Kansas
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
An illustration, titled "Abilene in its Glory," of crowds of people at the railroad depot in Abilene, Kansas. Also visible are a train drawn by a steam locomotive, people on foot and on horseback, a telegraph wire, a horse-drawn carriage, and buildings. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Abilene in its glory

Abilene in its glory
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
An illustration of a train of cattle leaving Abilene, Kansas. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall


Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas

Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: March 27, 1929
This is a view of people and dairy cattle on the Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas. A man and woman are each posed with cows, and a second woman is in the center of the photograph with a dog. Also visible are a milking machine, part of the barn, and dairy cows in a fenced corral to the right of the barn.


A handbook of useful information for immigrants and settlers

A handbook of useful information for immigrants and settlers
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1880-1889
Published by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, this pamphlet encouraged agricultural settlement on railroad lands in Kansas by glorifying the state's natural resources including water, soil, mineral deposits and plant life. Printed by the Kansas Farmer in Topeka, Kansas.


A herd of 5,000 head of cattle owned by Vale and Gates

A herd of 5,000 head of cattle owned by Vale and Gates
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1896
View of the CCC cattle herd owned by Vale and Gates. Wild Horse Lake, located in the western part of Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory, is visible in the background.


Albert and Jerry Brosa with a calf on the Brosa farm in Jefferson County, Kansas

Albert and Jerry Brosa with a calf on the Brosa farm in Jefferson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1953
This is a photograph showing Albert Brosa and Jerry Brosa with a calf. Jerry is seated on the calf. The photograph was taken on the Brosa farm located near Valley Falls in Jefferson County, Kansas.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
Alfred Mossman Landon with daughter, Nancy Jo, and son, John Cobb, at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Allen County Cow Testing Association tour

Allen County Cow Testing Association tour
Date: Between 1910 and 1940
This is a photograph of the Allen County Cow Testing Association tour leaving F.J. Dudley's farm.


A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas

A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas
Creator: Baker, Fred
Date: 1918
This is a local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas, as recollected by Fred Baker, Gove City, Kansas. Baker wrote this sketch and submitted it in March 1918 to the Golden Belt Educational Association at Hays, Kansas, and was awarded a prize. Also included is a letter from Judge J.C. Ruppenthal, Russell, Kansas, to William Connelly, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, who received the sketch from Baker and wished for it to be donated into the Society's holdings.


Animals watering, Finney County, Kansas

Animals watering, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows livestock at a watering hole. A windmill and horse and buggy are also visible.


Arizona interests via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad

Arizona interests via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1882
This brochure encourages travel and immigration to Arizona via the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad. Arizona's history, its various mines, crops, cities, livestock and lumber are detailed. There is a large map of Arizona as well as one of the United States and Mexico showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad routes.


A round-up on Tom Kern's ranch in Coldwater, Kansas

A round-up on Tom Kern's ranch in Coldwater, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
A round-up herd of about 1,200 cattle on Tom Kerns' ranch south of Coldwater, Kansas, in 1897. Cowboys on horses are visible in the background.


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.


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 eleven of twelve. Views of Bridal Veil Park in Fort Scott, the Kansas City stock yards, and Washburn College in Topeka are some of the featured photographs.


A staff correspondent of the Chicago Inter Ocean, visits Kansas

A staff correspondent of the Chicago Inter Ocean, visits Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 06, 1882
One of a weekly series of booklets titled "The Inter Ocean" published by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad to promote the settling of Kansas. The topics in this eight page booklet include A Sweet Subject (sugar cane), The Land O'Mutton, Silk Culture in Kansas, Stockman's Paradise and About Ditch Farming. A farm of one thousand acres could be purchased from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad for $6,000 on eleven years time.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's famous passengers
Creator: Paramount Photo
Date: Between 1939 and 1940
This black and white photograph shows Gertrude the Cow who co-starred in the Paramount movie "Remember the Night," boarding an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's railcar to her home in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows cattle being loaded into a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's stock car.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe cattle cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe cattle cars
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
A black and white photograph of cattle being shipped from Eskridge, Kansas, to Burris, Texas, in cattle cars from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe cattle train, Eskridge, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe cattle train, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Kersey, Roy
Date: 1913
This photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company cattle train outside of Eskridge, Kansas.


Atlas and plat book of Barton County, Kansas

Atlas and plat book of Barton County, Kansas
Creator: Kenyon Company (Des Moines, Iowa)
Date: 1916
This atlas and plat book of Barton County contains an outline map of the county, plats of all townships with owners' names, and a Kansas state map showing automobile roads. It also includes a farm animal chart on the health and diseases of horses, cows, hogs, and sheep.


B. R. Grimes' mount and day herd, Woodward County, Oklahoma Territory

B. R. Grimes' mount and day herd, Woodward County, Oklahoma Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
View of cowboys on their horses with the mount and day herd. Cowboys changed horses two to three times a day, so the mount and day herd was a supply of rested animals. In the background, is a cattle herd with strays that were gathered up from different pastures. Two chuckwagons are visible in the background.


Barn on the Henry Sump farm, Wabaunsee County

Barn on the Henry Sump farm, Wabaunsee County
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of a barn and cattle on the Henry Sump farm. Also pictured is Sump's brother-in-law, J. F. Terrass. The barn is located south of Alma on K-99 highway, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.


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