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100 block of Southwest Sixth Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

100 block of Southwest Sixth Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1895 and 1900
This photograph shows the buildings on the north side of the 100 block of Southwest Sixth Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. The Knox building (later renamed the Columbian building), located at 112-114 Southwest Sixth Avenue, is visible in the center of the photograph. The architecture is Richardsonian Romanesque/Romanesque Revival and it was designed by Seymour Davis for Wm. Knox's bank, which failed in the 1890s. Offices of prominent businessmen, attorneys, political organizations including the Anti-Saloon League were housed in the building. The Columbian building is on National Register of Historic Places.


600 and 700 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

600 and 700 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: December 23, 1934
This panoramic view shows the west side of the 600 and 700 blocks of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Palace Clothing Company, Central National Bank, F. W. Woolworth Company 5-10 and 15 Cent Store, Hall Printing and Stationery, and S.S. Kresge Company. The buildings and light poles are decorated for Christmas and there are automobiles parked on the street.


600 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

600 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This panoramic view shows the east side of the 600 block on South Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Fidelity Savings State Bank, Kamber Clothes, All-In-One Sandwiches, J.E. McFarland Drug Company, Harris-Goar Company, The Commerce Hotel, and D. H. Forbes Hardware. Also visible are pedestrians, street lights, utility poles and power lines, and automobiles parked on the street.


700 Block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

700 Block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This panoramic view shows the west side of the 700 block on Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are the Topeka State Bank, The Outlook, Harry Endlich Milinery, Walk Over Boot Shop, J.E. McFarland Drug Company, Mongel's, C.A. Wolf, and The Crosby Brothers Company. The dome of the State Capitol is visible in the background.


700 and 600 blocks of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

700 and 600 blocks of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: December 23, 1934
This is a panoramic view of the 700 and 600 blocks, west side of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: O'Neal Shoe Company, Vogue, Crosby Brothers Company, Nightingales, The Palace, and Central National Bank. The buildings and light poles are decorated for Christmas and automobiles are parked on the street.


700 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

700 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This panoramic view shows the east side of the 700 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Farmers National Bank, Kline, R.H. Fairchild Carpenter and Cabinet Maker, Chase E. Cole, Permanent Waving, De Luxe Shine Parlor and Shoe Shop, Cozy Loan Office, Curry's Smoke House, Evans Shoe Repair Shop, and Wm. Connors Furniture Company.


700 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

700 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A panoramic view showing the west side of the 700 block on South Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Payne's Shoe Store, Engel Clothing Company, Palace Clothing Company, Berkson Bros and Central National Bank. The Jayhawk Hotel is visible in the background, and automobiles are parked on the street.


900 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

900 block of South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A panoramic view showing west side of the 900 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Earl F. Vaughn Drug Company, Marston's School of Dressmaking, State Savings & Loan Association, Addis Jewelry, Jones & Birch Printers, and C.R. Matthews.


A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A and B Drug Company on Broadway west of 10th Street in Marysville, Kansas. The sign on the side of the building also reads, "The Rexall Store, where you get what you call for." To the left of the drug store, a sign for W. H. Grindle's Dental Office is visible. Other businesses partially visible along the street include Electric Signs Talk, Isis Theatre, Exchange Bank, a shoe store, the City Bakery, a grocery store, another drug store, Independent Garage, and Pioneer Tire Service. A few people are visible walking on the sidewalks, and many automobiles are visible parked or driving along the street.


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.


American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas

American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the American National Bank Building in Arkansas City, Kansas. A horse drawn street car is in the foreground.


Bank of Alma in Alma, Kansas

Bank of Alma in Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is an interior view of the Bank of Alma located in the Limerick Building at 326 Missouri Street in Alma, Kansas. The three men in the photograph are identified as Albert, Ferdinand, and John Stuewe and they operated the bank.


Bank of Winchester in Winchester, Kansas

Bank of Winchester in Winchester, Kansas
Date: 1893
A photograph showing the Bank of Winchester in Winchester, Kansas.


Bonner Spings. The Kansas Karlsbad

Bonner Spings. The Kansas Karlsbad
Creator: Shook, John Morgan
Date: About 1907
A pamphlet promoting Bonner Springs, Kansas, as a health resort. Includes photographs by Urbin Rudell. See also the Urbin Rudell photograph collection as item 210247.


Broadway Avenue looking north, Pittsburg, Kansas

Broadway Avenue looking north, Pittsburg, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A view of Broadway Avenue looking north in Pittsburg, Kansas. The National Bank of Pittsburg is visible on the northeast corner of the intersection. The Pittsburg Opera House is the building on the southwest corner.


Brookville Hotel, Brookville,Kansas

Brookville Hotel, Brookville,Kansas
Date: 1971
This photograph shows the Brookville Hotel in Brookville, Kansas. The Brookville State Bank building next to the hotel is also visible.


Businesses and agricultural equipment, Ramona, Kansas

Businesses and agricultural equipment, Ramona, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
A street view in Ramona, Kansas. Agricultural equipment is lined up along the street at harvesting time, and several business buildings are in view. Businesses visible include Strickler and Company General Merchandise, Grain, and Coal; a shoe store; a drug store; the Ramona State Bank; a hotel; and Canton P and O Plows. Several people are visible in front of the buildings.


C. M. Condon and Company Bank, Coffeyville, Kansas

C. M. Condon and Company Bank, Coffeyville, Kansas
Creator: Glass, Charles G
Date: October, 1892
This cabinet card shows the front doors of the C. M. Condon and Company Bank, in Coffeyville, Kansas, after it was robbed by the Dalton Gang on October 5, 1892. Four members of the gang were killed by a marshal's posse as they tried to escape and Emmett Dalton was wounded and captured.


C. M. Condon and Company Bank, Coffeyville, Kansas

C. M. Condon and Company Bank, Coffeyville, Kansas
Creator: Glass & Parker
Date: October, 1892
This cabinet card shows the C. M. Condon and Company Bank in Coffeyville, Kansas. The bank was robbed by the Dalton Gang on October 5, 1892. As they tried to escape, four members were killed by a marshal's posse and Emmett Dalton was wounded and captured.


Capitol Building & Loan Assocation, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol Building & Loan Assocation, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1924 and 1934
This photograph shows the Capitol Building and Loan Association at 534 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. When this brick structure was completed in 1924, it was considered "an architectural landmark in the Midwest". The architect George Grant Elmslie, sculptor Emil Robert Zettler, and muralist John W. Norton designed the building on a theme to "symbolize the Kansas home as a safeguard of liberty and stability." In 1968 the building was demolished.


Capitol Building & Loan Association, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol Building & Loan Association, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1924 and 1934
This black and white photograph shows the Capitol Building and Loan Association at 534 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. When this brick structure was completed in 1924 it was considered "an architectural landmark in the Midwest." The architect George Grant Emslie, sculptor Emil Robert Zettler, and muralist John W. Norton designed the building on a theme to "symbolize the Kansas home as a safeguard of liberty and stability." In 1968, the building was demolished.


Capitol Building & Loan Association, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol Building & Loan Association, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1924 and 1934
This architectural rendering shows the Capitol Building and Loan Association at 534 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. When this brick structure was completed in 1924 it was considered "an architectural landmark in the Midwest." The architect George Grant Emslie, sculptor Emil Robert Zettler, and muralist John W. Norton designed the building on a theme to "symbolize the Kansas home as a safeguard of liberty and stability." In 1968, the building was demolished.


Capitol Federal Savings & Loan, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol Federal Savings & Loan, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1938 and 1940
This black and white photograph shows the Capitol Federal Savings & Loan Association building at 534 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. Formerly known as the Capitol Building and Loan Association until 1938, this brick structure was considered "an architectural landmark in the Midwest." The architect George Grant Emslie, sculptor Emil Robert Zettler, and muralist John W. Norton designed the building on a theme to "symbolize the Kansas home as a safeguard of liberty and stability." In 1968, the building was demolished.


Commercial National Bank, Alma, Kansas

Commercial National Bank, Alma, Kansas
Date: 1907-1909
This postcard shows the Commercial National Bank, owned by Louis Palenske, as it looked shortly after its opening in1908. The building is located at 226 Missouri Street in Alma, Kansas. Funds to purchase the building were given to the Historical Society by Louis Palenske's son, Fred Palenske. Fred Palenske writes on the reverse of the card, "Now Palenske Hall. I bot (sic) this building 6-12-69 and will become the property of the Wabaunsee County Historical Society. We lived upstairs. Fred Palenske." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Commercial National Bank Building, Kansas City, Kansas

Commercial National Bank Building, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: 1935
A photograph of the Commercial National Bank Building at the southwest corner of 6th Street and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.


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