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$1,000,000 beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas

$1,000,000 beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory. In front of the factory is an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe train advertising The Great Western Land Co. The train is pulled by locomotive No. 2170.


A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas

A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
A view of men and horse-drawn wagons in line at the A. C. Davis grain elevator in, possibly, Pratt or Almena, Kansas. A steam locomotive is visible in the background.


A Crisis for the Husbandman

A Crisis for the Husbandman
Creator: Daniels, Percy
Date: 1889--1891
The contents of this book are six lectures that were delivered to the Girard, Kansas, Grange by Colonel Percy Daniels, a civil engineer. The chapters correspond to individual speeches with titles such as "The Condition of Agriculture," "The Cause, a Living Octopus and a Dead Industry," "The Cause, The Annual Penalty Imposed on Labor," Our Idolatry--the Golden Calf," "The Remedy," and "American Despots to the Rear." Reviews of various lectures as well as some addition materials are included. Daniels later served as a Populist Lieutenant Governor of Kansas. Dates in the publication range from 1889 through 1891. It was published by Western Herald Print of Girard, Kansas.


A Fairbanks scale in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas

A Fairbanks scale in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1923
A Fairbanks scale, operated by the Tuell Brothers Elevator and located along the Missouri Pacific Railroad line in Whitelaw, Greeley County, Kansas.


A Plan to Place the Business of Farming Upon a Paying Basis

A Plan to Place the Business of Farming Upon a Paying Basis
Creator: Geary County Farmer's Alliance and Industrial Union
Date: 1891
At its meeting in Junction City on December 17, 1890, the Geary County Farmer's Alliance and Industrial Union appointed a committee of John Hay, J. L. Hulse and Jas. H. Gabby to report to the group on how farmers might be more profitable. They reported on Jan. 10, 1891, and their plan was adopted by the Geary County Farmer's Alliance and Industrial Union. It calls for farmers to work together to impact prices and supplies rather than being at the mercy of purchasers and speculators. It encouraged an effort to jointly hold back cattle from the Kansas City market for one day in an effort to increase the prices paid to farmers.


AT & SF Railway brochure

AT & SF Railway brochure
Date: 1917
Paper brochure advertising the Santa Fe Sheep Feeding barns at Emporia. Brochure was part of the Charles "Bud" Goebel collection, which was housed in the Burlingame Santa Fe depot from 1963 until its donation to the Kansas Museum of History in 1981.


Advertisement from the Hesston Manufacturing Company, Hesston, Kansas

Advertisement from the Hesston Manufacturing Company, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: May 12, 1958
An advertisement from the Hesston Manufacturing Company in Hesston, Kansas. The company was incorporated on May 12, 1958. The avertisemnet includes three stapled pages of typed information including publication, date, size, and kind of ad and costs for color, publication cost, and ad setup cost. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Advertising summary for the Hesston Manufacturing Company, Hesston, Kansas

Advertising summary for the Hesston Manufacturing Company, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Hesston Manufacturing Company
Date: 1958
This is an advertising summary most likely for the Hesston Manufacturing Company in Hesston, Kansas. The monthly summary contains information for January, February, March, April, and May 1958. Sources include publications, fairs and shows, direct mail, and miscellaneous. Also included are advertising summary results for January 1 to June 1, 1958, listing publications, fairs and shows, direct mail and miscellaneous categories, as well as an alphabetical advertising key for 1958. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date: Around 1965
This photograph shows an aerial view of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesston, Kansas. Administrative offices are visible at left. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Date: Around 1961
This photograph shows an aerial view of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesson, Kansas, with the factory at upper left and the town of Hesston in the foreground. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date: Around 1965
This photograph shows an aerial view of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesson, Kansas. Administrative offices are visible at left. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Rorabaugh & Millsap Studio
Date: Around 1965
This photograph shows an aerial view of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesson, Kansas. Administrative offices are visible at left. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Date: Around 1965
This photograph shows an aerial view facing east of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesson, Kansas. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial view of Hesston Sales Company, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Sales Company, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Hesston Corporation
Date: March 1, 1950
This photograph is an aerial view of Hesston Sales Company's new and used implements in Hesston, Kansas. It also shows the sales pavilion and livestock pens that held sales every Tuesday. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aeriel view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas

Aeriel view of Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Hesston Corporation
Date: 1986
This calendar photograph shows an aerial view of Hesston Corporation, an agricultural implement factory at Hesson, Kansas. Administrative offices are visible at left. The factory was located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Lincoln Avenue/Boulevard and Highway 81. Highway 81 is visible on the upper left and Lincoln Boulevard in the foreground at the bottom. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Agricultural development, wealth and rural population of the states on the tributory to the Union Pacific Railroad for the years of 1900-1910

Agricultural development, wealth and rural population of the states on the tributory to the Union Pacific Railroad for the years of 1900-1910
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: September 17, 1912
Union Pacific Railroad Company Agricultural Bulletin (No. 104). Union Pacific Railroad promotional advertisement showing aggregate statistical wealth values and population figures for areas west of the Mississippi River during a ten year period of time.


Agricultural equipment, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural equipment, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photograph shows the first steam powered plow in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. The photograph also shows a man, who looks to be steering the plow while another man is riding on it. In the background of the photo there are a few buildings.


Agricultural scenes, Finney County, Kansas.

Agricultural scenes, Finney County, Kansas.
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows different agricultural scenes on R. J. Mefford's farm west of Garden City in Finney County, Kansas.


Agriculture booklet

Agriculture booklet
Creator: Farm and Industrial Equipment Institute (U.S.)
Date: 1971
This booklet by the president, Lyle E. Yost, of the Hesston Corporation discusses the agriculture industry in the United States of American. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas

Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September, 1938
This is an elevated view of men examining agriculture equipment on display in the 700 block of Broadway Street in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are people walking along the sidewalk, parked automobiles and a truck, and several businesses including Anderson-Boss Motor Company, Triangle Drugs & Sodas, Kraemer Hardware, Rialto Hotel, and Potter's Barbershop.


A hand-book devoted mainly to the money question

A hand-book devoted mainly to the money question
Creator: Maxson, Perry Burdick, 1826-1920
Date: 1891
This handbook presents a discussion about what is wrong in the economic system, according to the Populist perspective. It was written by P. B. Maxson and J. C. Hebbard, both Kansans, who were active in the Alliance and Populist causes. It deals primarily with financial issues, but contains some information on the price of crops, railroads, etc.


Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1869-1876
This is a view across the Verdigris River of Guilford's' first mill, the Aiken and Sons Mill, in Wilson County, Kansas.


Albert C. Morton to Hiram Hill

Albert C. Morton to Hiram Hill
Creator: Morton, Albert C.
Date: February 27, 1858
Albert Morton wrote from Quindaro, Kansas Territory, to Hiram Hill in Massachusetts. Morton predicted a good property market for the coming spring, despite the "hard money matters" which had been the situation during the winter. He reported that the Shawnee lands would open soon, to have them paid for by the end of the summer, and that Hill's land investments in Manhattan were "in good standing". Morton added that Samuel Simpson has been busy lately, traveling back and forth from Quindaro to Lawrence.


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.


Alfalfa mill in Minneapolis, Kansas

Alfalfa mill in Minneapolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard showing an alfalfa mill in Minneapolis, Kansas.


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