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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.


1st National Bank blueprints, Clay Center, Kansas

1st National Bank blueprints, Clay Center, Kansas
Date: 1923
These blueprints show the First National Bank in Clay Center, Kansas. The designs were drawn by Architect Frederick C. Klawiter of St. Paul, Minnesota and the bank was built by A. Moorman and Company Bank Builders. The blueprints show precise detail by providing the viewer different angles, viewpoints, and elevations of the bank.


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 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 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 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.


Abstract of Title, Wyandotte Reserve, Kansas City

Abstract of Title, Wyandotte Reserve, Kansas City
Date: 1858 - 1954
This is the abstract of title prepared by Guarantee Abstract Company for 3471 N. 27th, Kansas City, Kansas, on lot 13 in the Windy Cliff subdivision of the Wyandotte Reserve in Wyandotte County.


Adults and children gathered for a parade, Alma, Kansas

Adults and children gathered for a parade, Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
A photograph showing adults and children gathered for a parade in Alma, Kansas. Visible on the street are businesses including Ketterman's Restaurant and a bank.


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.


Alta Vista business leaders

Alta Vista business leaders
Creator: Coulman Studio
Date: 1900-1910
Several portraits of the leading business men and women of Alta Vista, Kansas. They include J. E. Reagen, August Wolgast, W. C. Meseke, Otto Wolgast, Percival Hawes, T. A. Gantz, G. W. Gantz, L. A. Johnson, P. Holman, William Kahle, Chris Johnson, P. E. Hesser, S. P. Scott, Chris Langvardt, J. L. Snodgrass, Mrs. A. M. Hunger, J. N. Bolton, Myrtle Coulman, H. E. Syring, B. R. Hull, Frank Bailey, Frank Amsbury, W. A. Little, B. B. Brechill, H. J. Wertzberger, J. T. Firestone, Maggie Cooper, Thomas Holman, William Addie, James Butcher, Union Thomas, John Wilde, Ben Hesser, and A. A. Orton.


Alta Vista State Bank, Alta Vista, Kansas

Alta Vista State Bank, Alta Vista, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
View of the Alta Vista State Bank, located in the Meseke building in Alta Vista, Kansas. Various grocery stores occupied the right half of the Meseke building over the years.


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.


A. Tuttle to Abelard Guthrie

A. Tuttle to Abelard Guthrie
Date: July 1, 1857
This letter related to an earlier one Tuttle wrote to Alfred Gray. He had made arrangements to purchase land from Guthrie and suggested he get the money from Gray or write to Tuttle directly. Mr. Tuttle expressed his hopes for the development of Quindaro but also his fears if the land falls into the hands of non-resident speculators. He also stated that any association of Mr. S. N. Simpson with the town would injure its prospects.


A.Tuttle to Alfred Gray

A.Tuttle to Alfred Gray
Creator: Tuttle, A.
Date: June 25, 1857
Tuttle wrote from Buffalo, New York, about his plans to come to Kansas Territory by the fall. Alfred Gray had been a practicing lawyer in Buffalo before settling in Quindaro, Kansas Territory. Tuttle wrote about bank failures and the poor economy in the east. He also wanted Gray to send printed information about Kansas as he thought it would attract some of those out of work. He inquired if any of the literature was in German, as there were a number of out-of-work German immigrants in the area.


Auditor, state

Auditor, state
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1890-1892
This file contains letters from T. McCarthy, Auditor for the State of Kansas, concerning war loan bonds. Also included are certificates of audited claims for raid losses and statements showing the balance in the State Treasury on July 1, 1890, amount received (including the balance) for the six months, and balance in the Treasury at the close of business December 31, 1890. A letter from Edward Jaquins asks the Governor to determine the validity and worth of the Stevens Company funding bonds.


B

B
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
This file discusses a number of different matters in Kansas. One letter, from M. Bailey of Chanute, Kansas writes to Kansas Governor St. John to complain about the Fiscal Agency on June 10, 1879. A separate letter from F. P. Baker requests Governor St. John increase the salary of a certain individual. There is a letter from A. Bedford of Boston, Massachusetts acknowledging receipt of the engraving of the Governor. Other letters in this file are regarding, the Bell Telephone for the Executive Department of Kansas, a bill for the electric signal bells in the Executive Department, appointments, and recommendation letters, among other topics.


Bank at Mulberry

Bank at Mulberry
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: January 4, 1915
This file includes general correspondence relating to the Bank at Mulberry. The correspondence between the President of The National bank of Pittsburg in Pittsburg, Kansas, is asking Governor Capper for assistance in maintaining the Mulberry Bank. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Bank commissioner

Bank commissioner
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1891
A letter on October 29th, 1891, from Charles F. Johnson the Bank Commissioner of Topeka, Kansas informs Governor Humphrey his office is in dire need of a clerk and requests assistance.


Bank commissioners

Bank commissioners
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1891
A letter from W. W. Miller and T. L. Marshall informs Kansas Governor Humphrey that they heard the Banking bill passed and requests the Governor appoint the position of Bank Commissioner to a person who has had banking experience and runs a successful bank. In their letter, they also ask that the Governor consider appointing a person who has integrity.


Bank in Minneapolis, Kansas

Bank in Minneapolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard showing a bank on the corner of Second Street in Minneapolis, Kansas.


Bank, Kirwin, Kansas

Bank, Kirwin, Kansas
Creator: Grant, George
Date: 1948
This black and white photograph provided by the National Park Service shows the abandoned bank and the International Harvester dealership in Kirwin, Kansas. The town of Kirwin is located along the Solomon River in the Smoky Hill River Basin of Phillips County.


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