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34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Date: October 20 - October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the delegates to the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church.


34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Creator: Harden, Homer Thomas, 1882-1939
Date: October 20, 1925-October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the attendees of the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church building.


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.


Annunciation Catholic Church and parish house in Frankfort, Kansas

Annunciation Catholic Church and parish house in Frankfort, Kansas
Creator: H. G. Zimmerman & Co.
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
These are two postcard views of the Annunciation Catholic Church and parish house, located at 213 East 5th Street, in Frankfort, Kansas.


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.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part two of twelve. The State Library in Topeka and the Old Mill in Lawrence are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part ten of twelve. Views of the Melan Arch Bridge in Topeka, Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence, Independence High School, and the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad depot in Parsons are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part six of twelve. The Blue River in Manhattan, the Montgomery County courthouse in Independence, and a street scene in Fort Scott are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part eleven of twelve. Views of Bridal Veil Park in Fort Scott, the Kansas City stock yards, and Washburn College in Topeka are some of the featured photographs.


Associate Presbyterian Church near Richmond, Kansas

Associate Presbyterian Church near Richmond, Kansas
Date: 1917
A photograph showing the Associate Presbyterian Church located near Richmond, Kansas.


Baptist Church, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Baptist Church, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A view of the basement and partial above-ground construction of the Colby, Kansas Baptist Church. The church was located at Webster and Grant streets in Colby. It is unknown if this shows the building under construction or after destruction.


Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas

Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas.


Baptist Church in Larned, Kansas

Baptist Church in Larned, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This is a photograph of the Baptist Church located on the corner of Broadway and 10th street in Larned, Kansas. There are houses in the background.


Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Kansas

Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
A postcard showing the Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Kansas.


Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Date: Between 1862 and 1880
The Beecher Bible and Rifle Church is the oldest community building in the Wabaunsee County. After two years of fundraising, construction began on a stone church that still stands today in Wabaunsee. The stone was hauled from nearby hilltop quarries. Women helped mix the mortar by hand, and the original shake shingles were made with crude hand tools. The church was dedicated in May 1862.


Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee, Kansas

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee, Kansas
Date: 1862-1980
Six photographs of the Beecher Bible and Rifle Church in Wabaunsee, Kansas.


Bethel Covenant Church in Topeka, Kansas

Bethel Covenant Church in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1925 and 1930
This is a photograph showing Bethel Covenant Church, previously known as the Swedish Bethel Church, located at Sixth and Harrison Streets in Topeka, Kansas. The cornerstone was laid on April 2, 1916.


Bird's Eye View of Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Cottonwood Falls, Chase County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1875
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, which was the county seat of Chase County. The legend at the bottom identifies churches, schools, the Courthouse, hotels, newspapers, wagon shops, and a flour mill. Street names are given. The Cottonwood River and Spring Creek run near the community. A subtitle indicates that Cottonwood Falls is one mile from the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. The lithograph was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's Eye View of Kinsley, Edwards County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Kinsley, Edwards County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Kinsley, Kansas, the county seat of Edwards County, Kansas. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad ran through the town. This lithograph was done in 1878, fairly early in the town's history. The streets are named but the structures are not identified. The business district is shown as well as at least one church and some homes. There is a herd of cattle in the lower right corner of the image. The Arkansas River is in the upper left corner of the the drawing. The lithograph was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois


Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas. The legend at the bottom of the image identifies churches, schools, banks, a printing office, a hotel, a flour mill and wagon shops. The business district is very distinct. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad ran through the town. The inset in the middle bottom depicts the Peabody Library. There is a race track in the upper left area of the lithograph. It was drawn by D. D. Morse in 1878 and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas
Creator: Koch, Augustus
Date: 1883
This colored bird's eye view of Kingman, Kansas, was drawn by Augustus Koch of Kansas City, Missouri. It shows the court house, two schools, a hotel, and the Methodist Episcopal Church. The street names are on the image and the location of the business district is very obvious. Individual houses are also visible. There is a windmill at the corner of Main and Avenue A. The south fork of the Ninnescah River runs through Kingman.


Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1880
This colored lithograph presents a bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas. The Kansas River runs through the fore ground of the image. Street names are easily visible. The lithograph has two legends. The one on the left is titled "The New" and the one on the right is "The Old." The "new" legend identifies churches, businesses, manufacturing,railroad depots, schools, and "Kansas State University," which is actually the University of Kansas. The "old" legend includes the first house in Lawrence and homes of early settlers, structures related to the New England Emigrant Aid Society, newspapers, hotels, churches, and other early structures. An inset in the lower right corner depicts Lawrence in 1855. Bismarck Grove, a park and fair ground, is in the lower left insert on the image. The bird's eye view was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Wm. Zeuch & Co., Chicago, Illinois.


Birds-eye view of Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas

Birds-eye view of Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Birds-eye view of Tribune, Greeley County, Kansas. The car in this photograph is parked in front of a building built by George Long Reid in 1909 for his law practice. Born on Long Island in 1864, Reid came to Kansas in 1880. He was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives in 1899, 1901 and 1937 for districts 115 and 112. Later used for other purposes, the building still stands in Tribune today.


Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas

Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph of the Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas.


Blue River Valley in Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Blue River Valley in Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Creator: Meyer, Philip
Date: 1956
Philip Meyer took a series of photographs showing residents of the Blue River Valley as they prepared to move from their homes and farms as part of the Tuttle Creek reservoir and dam relocation project in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. He captioned this photograph "for Mrs. Eileen Willingham of Englewood, California (front row, second from right) this may be the last visit to the church she attended as a child. Many members of this congregation are descendants of Marie Johnson for whom the church was named." This is probably Mahridal Lutheran Church, organized in 1863. The congregation is shown in this photograph.


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