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1880 census of Nicodemus Township, Graham County, Kansas

1880 census of Nicodemus Township, Graham County, Kansas
Creator: United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880
Date: June 8, 1880 through June 23, 1880
This census schedule provides details--including the name, age, race, and occupation--of both white and black settlers in Nicodemus Township in Graham County, Kansas. This township had been settled by Exodusters in 1877 along the south fork of the Solomon River. Today, the town of Nicodemus is the only surviving Exoduster settlement west of the Mississippi River.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House staff, El Paso, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House staff, El Paso, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows the staff at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, El Paso, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company Harvey House

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company Harvey House
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows a Harvey Girl serving meals at an unidentified Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company Harvey House.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Hutchinson, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows a group of Harvey Girls gathered in the dining room of the Harvey House at the Bisonte Hotel in Hutchinson, Kansas. The facility designed by architect J.G. Holland opened in November of 1897. For a number of years the hotel provided service until the late 1940s when it closed its doors due to the decline in rail services. The building was razed between 1964 and 1965.


Bean pot

Bean pot
Date: between 1950 and 1990
Rafael and Concepcion (Connie) Rocha Lopez owned this large, glazed terra cotta pot. Both Rafael and Connie were born in Mexico. They frequently returned there and brought things back with them, including this crock pot. Reportedly, Connie used the pot in her home to cook beans. In 1963, the Lopez's opened Connie's, the first family-owned Mexican restaurant in Wichita, Kansas.


Chicken Annie's Original restaurant, Frontenac, Kansas

Chicken Annie's Original restaurant, Frontenac, Kansas
Date: 1950-1990
Several photographs showing the interior and exterior of Chicken Annie's original building in Frontenac, Kansas. Also pictured are several photographs of owner Annie Rehak Pichler and her husband Charlie Pichler. Also pictured is their daughter and son Luella Pichler Lipoglav and Carl Pichler, and Annie?s mother, Mary Daubner Rehak.


Concepcion, Carmen, and Rafael Lopez

Concepcion, Carmen, and Rafael Lopez
Creator: Jeffrey's
Date: Between 1963 and 1965
A formal portrait of Concepcion (Connie), Carmen, and Rafael Rocha Lopez of Wichita, Kansas. Mr. Lopez served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the Lopez family owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.


Concepcion and Rafael Rocha Lopez

Concepcion and Rafael Rocha Lopez
Date: Between 1945 and 1952
Portrait of Concepcion (Connie) and Rafael Rocha Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. He served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the couple owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita, Kansas.


Dining car on the Santa Fe Chief

Dining car on the Santa Fe Chief
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
People eating in the dining car on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Chief passenger train.


Fred Christensen's soda fountain photograph

Fred Christensen's soda fountain photograph
Date: 1911
A man stands behind the counter in Fred Christensen's soda fountain, Menlo, Thomas County, Kansas. According to the calendar on the wall, the photograph was taken in July 1911.


Interior view of a bakery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

Interior view of a bakery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1915
This photograph shows two men and a woman, possibly employees, standing inside a bakery in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas.


Menninger Clinic food services staff, Topeka, Kansas

Menninger Clinic food services staff, Topeka, Kansas
Date: March 17, 1986
This photograph shows members of the food service staff at the buffet on St. Patrick's Day. Pictured here are Rex Polter, Linda Cassidy, Shirley Allen, Benita DelTorro, Wanda Hoffman, and Tom Mikulka.


Mid-Way Cafe, Hill City, Kansas

Mid-Way Cafe, Hill City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows employees standing behind the counter at the Mid-Way Café in Hill City, Kansas. In the background two customers can be seen sitting on stools at the counter.


Pin

Pin
Date: between 1963 and 1980
Small silver-plated aluminum decorative pin. Design consists of a knife, a fork, and a spoon laid together with their handles crossed. Utensils have plain handles. Post on back for attaching to garment. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.


Pin

Pin
Date: between 1980 and 1990
Small silver-plated aluminum decorative pin. Design consists of a knife and a fork laid together with their handles crossed. Utensils have decorative handles. Bar pin with rolling clasp on back for attaching to garment. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.


Rafael and Concepcion Lopez

Rafael and Concepcion Lopez
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
Portrait of Rafael and Concepcion (Connie) Lopez, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico. Mr. Lopez served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War, and he later worked as a civil service barber at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Beginning in 1963, the couple owned and operated Connie's Mexico Cafe in Wichita.


San Francisco Chief lunch counter

San Francisco Chief lunch counter
Creator: Meitz, Frank
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
This photograph shows passengers eating at the San Francisco Chief lunch counter diner which offered Santa Fe's famous Fred Harvey meals.


Silvers Cafe, Rossville, Kansas

Silvers Cafe, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1906
This cafe in Rossville, Kansas, was owned by E.E. Silvers. Pictured from left to right are Bob Pendleton, city marshal; Tom Nealis; unknown; Mrs. Welty, proprietor; Lula Dean Berkey; Viola Rice; boy unknown. 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.


Tortilla warmer

Tortilla warmer
Date: between 1960 and 1990
Small, square-shaped bag made of off-white cotton fabric. Shallow flap across top edge of bag. Green and white striped trim sewn around edges. Brightly colored embroidered image of a person on a donkey riding toward a church sewn on the front. Interior covered in sweatshirt-like material. Wichita's oldest family-run Mexican restaurant is Connie's Mexico Cafe. This pot was used by its founders, Concepción "Connie" Lopez and her husband Rafael.


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