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Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: 1905-1943
Photographs and postcards of the mining camp, businesses, community interests, residents, and buildings in Arma, Kansas. The city of Arma was incorporated in 1909 and is located in Crawford County about nine miles north of Pittsburg. Previously the area was known as Rust, a small coal camp laid out in 1886. The town was inhabited by miners from many of the surrounding mines. Arma continues today and is home to a few businesses, a grade school and a high school.


Cherokee mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Cherokee mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
Photographs of Cherokee mining camp. Cherokee was laid out in 1870 and was originally named Litchfield. It is located on the Crawford / Cherokee County line, in Crawford County. It is located about seven miles west of US 69 highway. The town continues to exist. Photographs include the Frisco Station, residences, schools, churches, street scenes, mining equipment, and miner's houses.


Columbus, Kansas

Columbus, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1940
Here are several photographs and postcards of Columbus, Kansas. Columbus is the county seat of Cherokee County and the commercial center for the area. Being a railroad junction, shipping was an important part of its value to the early mining era. Columbus was founded in 1868 and its first post office was opened in 1869. Images include schools, churches, street scenes, the courthouse, the electric light plant, and parks.


Commemorative spoon

Commemorative spoon
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Sterling commemorative spoon. Scene of the "First M.E. Church Iola, Kans." in bowl. Floral design on stem and handle.


Foxtown mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Foxtown mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: 1905 -1950
These are three photographs of buildings in Foxtown, a small settlement located 2 ¾ miles east of Franklin, in Crawford County, Kansas. The photos show the exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church; a view of the downtown, including the picture theatre and dance hall; and the public school house and grounds.


Methodist Episcopal church and parsonage, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

Methodist Episcopal church and parsonage, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1904-1905
These two photographs show the exteriors of the large brick Methodist Episcopal church in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas, and the parsonage next door. The photograph of the church was taken by D. A. Loomis in 1905. The parsonage is a Victorian style house and an unidentified map and woman are standing in front of the home.


Methodist Episcopal Church in Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas

Methodist Episcopal Church in Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: 1925
This is a picture postcard showing the M. E. Church in Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas.


Methodist Episcopal Church photograph

Methodist Episcopal Church photograph
Date: Between 1920 and 1940
This black and white photograph is a representation of a Methodist Episcopal Church in Rexford, Thomas County, Kansas.


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