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Album of Topeka, Kansas

Album of Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Ward Brothers, Columbus, Ohio
Date: 1888
This printed album contains engravings of public buildings and homes in Topeka, Kansas.


Atlas of Kansas City, Kansas, formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, Kansas and Armourdale, including Argentine, and Rosedale

Atlas of Kansas City, Kansas, formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, Kansas and Armourdale, including Argentine, and Rosedale
Creator: Rascher Insurance Map Publishing Co.
Date: 1893
This fire insurance atlas shows blocks, lots, buildings and property ownership for Kansas City, Kansas (formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, and Armourdale), Argentine and Rosedale. An index to specials (businesses and public services) and a street index precede the plat maps at the beginning of the volume. The color assigned to a structure indicates its building material. A key to colors and other symbols is available on the title page. Summaries of the operations and facilities of major industries and businesses are included with some plats. Businesses showcased include packing houses, stockyards, grain elevators, and metal smelters and refiners.


Coal train enroute from the York Canyon mine

Coal train enroute from the York Canyon mine
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1967
View of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's coal train (known as open top hopper cars) enroute from the York Canyon mine in New Mexico, to the Kaiser Steel mill in Fontana, California.


College Hill Tin Shop, Topeka, Shawnee County

College Hill Tin Shop, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1930 and 1950
This is photograph of the College Hill Tin Shop, located in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. There are three delivery pickup trucks parked in front and Coed Café is also in view.


Factory workers, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas

Factory workers, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1966
These photographs show workers operating machinery in an unidentified factory in Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas. The machinery includes presses, grinders and welders.


Interior and exterior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas

Interior and exterior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1963
Interior scenes of draftsmen/engineers at Ottawa Steel Products. Exterior scenes of man in bucket lift at Ottawa Steel. All persons are unidentified.


 Interior scenes of Ottawa Steel Products, Kansas

Interior scenes of Ottawa Steel Products, Kansas
Date: 1963
Various interior plant scenes at Ottawa Steel Products. The men are unidentified.


Latitude and longitude of Kansas commerce

Latitude and longitude of Kansas commerce
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development
Date: 1968
This twenty minute, 16mm film was written and produced by the Kansas Department of Economic Development and promotes the variety and quality of Kansas-made goods and services. Jack Lacy, director of the Kansas Department of Economic Development, narrates the film. The film features transportation, agricultural products (turkey, cattle, wheat, alfalfa), agricultural machinery, work clothes, oil, coal, helium, gypsum, boots, model railroads and carnival rides, classroom furniture, printing and publishing, golf equipment, fiberglass, guns, heavy metals, cellophane, tires, and airplanes.


Machine shop, Haskell Institute

Machine shop, Haskell Institute
Date: Between 1910 and 1930
Photograph depicting the machine shop at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. Established in 1884 as the Indian Industrial Training School, Haskell Institute evolved into what is now Haskell Indian Nations University.


Ottawa Steel Products

Ottawa Steel Products
Date: 1963
These are five interior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas. The workmen in the photographs are not identified.


Ottawa Steel Products employee, Ottawa, Kansas

Ottawa Steel Products employee, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1963
Several photographs of an unidentified man sitting at a desk at the Ottawa Steel Products office.


 Ottawa Steel Products plant in Franklin County Kansas

Ottawa Steel Products plant in Franklin County Kansas
Date: 1963
Five views inside the plant of Ottawa Steel Products. None of the workmen are identified.


Ottawa Steel Products plant in Franklin County Kansas

Ottawa Steel Products plant in Franklin County Kansas
Date: 1963
Four photographs with views inside the plant of Ottawa Steel Products.


Pittsburg Zinc Company, Pittsburg, Kansas

Pittsburg Zinc Company, Pittsburg, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
A view of the Pittsburg Zinc Company's smelter operation in Pittsburg, Kansas. Pittsburg became an early zinc smelting center because of its proximity to the large coal fields and rich zinc mines in the Tri-State Mining District of Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas.


Plant scenes from Ottawa Steel Products

Plant scenes from Ottawa Steel Products
Date: 1963
Various interior and exterior scenes at Ottawa Steel Products, Ottawa, Kansas. The workers are not identified.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Topeka Foundry & Iron Works Company, Topeka, Kansas

Topeka Foundry & Iron Works Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1962
This photograph shows the Topeka Foundry and Iron Works Company at 300 SW Jackson Street in Topeka, Kansas.


Westermann Sheet Metal in Kansas City, Kansas

Westermann Sheet Metal in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1925 and 1930
This is a photograph showing the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas. The business was owned by Joseph Thomas Westermann and Leo Westermann, Joseph's brother, worked at the shop. Joe T. Westermann is on the left in the suit.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: June 1936
This photograph show the F. Wyatt Manufacturing Company building in Salina, Kansas. A sign on the building says The "Jayhawk." This is a reference to the horse-drawn farm equipment called the Jayhawker Haystacker. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: November 1963
This photograph shows the new office building of the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1956 and 1957
This photograph shows an employee working at the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
These two photographs show a machinist modifying parts at the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
These five photographs show the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. Several of the photographs show employees modifying parts for manufacturing. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
These six photographs show employees working at various jobs inside the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas

Wyatt Manufacturing Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
These six photographs show the Wyatt Manufacturing Company in Salina, Kansas. Several of the photographs show employees modifying parts for manufacturing. The company, founded in 1903, produced metal castings for farm machinery.


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