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A.A. Jones' wagon shop, Bennington, Kansas

A.A. Jones' wagon shop, Bennington, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This photograph shows a group of men standing in the showroom of the A.A. Jones' wagon shop in Bennington, Kansas. According to the back of the photograph the business sold Studebaker, Courtland and Bradley Buggies along with water pumps.


A man poses with a horse outside the Pratt Brothers livery stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

A man poses with a horse outside the Pratt Brothers livery stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
In this photograph, a well-dressed man shows off a good horse outside the Pratt Brothers livery stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.


Arkansas City Street Railway, Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City Street Railway, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Bulk June 04, 1909-November 16, 1909
This set of photographs show the Arkansas City Street Railway cars from Arkansas City, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat between twenty-eight and thirty-two passengers.


Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company, Wichita, Kansas

Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company, Wichita, Kansas
Date: May 03, 1917
This set of photographs show the Arkansas Valley Interurban Railway Company street cars from Wichita, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat fifty-two passengers. The rail line operated from Wichita to Newton and Hutchinson, Kansas.


August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks

August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks
Date: 1890
This is a photograph of August Utermann's Central Livery Stable at 316 Missouri, Alma, Kansas. It was built in 1884 and this view is from 1890. Around 1900, Utermann built a new livery stable at 504 Missouri, where the American Legion building was constructed in 1936. There is one horse drawn carriage and several people shown in the photograph.


Blue River ferries

Blue River ferries
Creator: Root, George Allen, 1867-1949
Date: Between 1890 and 1930
A history of the ferries and ferry companies that operated around Kansas's Blue River, more commonly known as the Big Blue.



Date: May 10, 1936


Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas

Consolidated Street Railway Company, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This photograph shows a group of men gathered around horse drawn trolley cars operated by the Consolidated Street Railway Company between Cottonwood Falls, Kansas and Strong City, Kansas.


Emporia Railway Company streetcar, Emporia, Kansas

Emporia Railway Company streetcar, Emporia, Kansas
Date: November 15, 1911
This photograph shows the Emporia Railway Company streetcar number 101 from Emporia, Kansas. The car was manufactured by the American Car Company Builders of St. Louis, Missouri and could seat twenty-eight passengers.


Exterior view of the J.I.C. Livery Stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Exterior view of the J.I.C. Livery Stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1904
In this photograph, two men pose with horses outside the J.I.C. Livery Stable in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas. The livery stable also sold horses and feed.


Ferries at Lawrence

Ferries at Lawrence
Creator: Bumgardner, Edward
Date: 1933
A history of ferries that were used along the Kansas River near Lawrence, Kansas. Accompanying the history is a letter from the author to his friend, George Root.


French Trucking, Rossville, Kansas

French Trucking, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1940-1965
Two men haul a load for French Trucking in Rossville, Kansas. Howard French is on the left. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Public Service Commission. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to the Rate Department, gas rates in Kansas, and railroad transportation. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Public Service Commission
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Public Service Commission. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to utlity costs and expenses, gas wells and public transportation. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Gravel pit at L. P. Hartzell's farm, Rossville, Kansas

Gravel pit at L. P. Hartzell's farm, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1910
The first gravel pit in Rossville, Kansas, was at the L. P. Hartzell farm in 1910. The gravel was used for roads. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


H.B. Bell Land and Auto Company, Dodge City, Kansas

H.B. Bell Land and Auto Company, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This photograph shows three cars parked in front of the H. B. Bell Land and Auto Company in Dodge City, Kansas. The occupants in the middle car have been identified as Ralph Miller, Luella Guoberty, and Josephine.


Hutchinson Interurban Railway Company, Hutchinson,Kansas

Hutchinson Interurban Railway Company, Hutchinson,Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1911
This set of photographs show the Hutchinson Interurban Railway Company streetcars from Hutchinson, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and the Danville Car Company and could seat thirty-two passengers.


Kansas City, Western Railway street car, Leavenworth, Kansas

Kansas City, Western Railway street car, Leavenworth, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows the Kansas City, Western Railway street car from Leavenworth, Kansas. The car was manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat forty passengers.


Kansas River ferries

Kansas River ferries
Date: 1850-1900
Histories and descriptions of ferries and ferry companies that used the Kansas River. Some of the ferries listed are the Wyandot National, Silas Armstrong, Santa Fe Road, Eureka, Muncie, Grinter, Toulee, Keeler, Chouteau also known as the Campbell, and Tiblow also known as the Parrish. The oldest of these is reported to be the Grinter Ferry which was established in 1831.


Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company, Olathe, Kansas

Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company, Olathe, Kansas
Date: Bulk 1909-1925
This set of photographs show the Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway Company street cars from Olathe, Kansas. The cars were manufactured by the American Car Company and could seat forty-eight passengers. The rail line operated from Olathe to Kansas City, Kansas.


Missouri River ferries

Missouri River ferries
Date: Between 1890 and 1920
A history of the ferries and ferry companies that operated in and around the Missouri River, one of which was the Wyandotte Ferry.


O.K. livery stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

O.K. livery stable, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph is an exterior view of the O.K. livery stable in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas. Services provided included feed and horse sales and stabling. A large array of wagons and buggies are displayed in front of the building.


Perry Packing Company Truck, Manhattan, Kansas

Perry Packing Company Truck, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This sepia colored photograph shows the Perry Packing Company from Manhattan, Kansas transporting crates filled with chickens to a unknown destination.


Railway Express Agency employees, Wichita, Kansas

Railway Express Agency employees, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows a group of employees from the Railway Express Agency in Wichita, Kansas.


Republican River ferries

Republican River ferries
Creator: Strom, Peter T.
Date: 1933
These two letters from Peter Strom to George Root discuss the ferries and ferry companies that operated around the Republican River.


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