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1904 University of Kansas Paleontology Expedition Camp

1904 University of Kansas Paleontology Expedition Camp
Date: 1904
Little is known about this view of a camp being set up by University of Kansas paleontologists other than it may have been printed in 1904 in a Chicago newspaper. Early paleontologists sometimes served an archeological role in addition to paleontological.


1966 Topeka tornado

1966 Topeka tornado
Creator: Fisher, Gail
Date: June 1966
Here are 16 slides showing damage caused by the 1966 tornado in downtown and residential areas in Topeka, Kansas. Several buildings are visible in the slides including the National Reserve Life, Topeka bus barn, Kansas State Capitol and printing plant, and KPL buildings.


2nd war loan

2nd war loan
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
This World War II era poster encourages citizen support of the war effort though the purchase of war bonds stating "They Give Their Lives - You Lend Your Money."


Aftermath of June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado

Aftermath of June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado
Date: June 1966
These eighteen color slides show scenes of the destruction after the June 8, 1966, Topeka tornado. The first seven were shot from the top of the Statehouse, and one shows the damage to the Capitol dome. The next seven show damage to cars and buildings in the downtown area, including the water tower at 11th and Kansas Avenue, Brier Insurance, and Dependable Cars. One shows a National Guardsman directing traffic. The last four photos were taken from Burnett's Mound looking north. All the photographs were taken by Walter Fredericksen, who worked for the State Highway Commission in Topeka at the time.


A Geomorphological Site in Hodgeman County, 14HO301

A Geomorphological Site in Hodgeman County, 14HO301
Date: 1994
Shown is a cutbank terrace fill in Hodgeman County that contains deposits of soil from the early- to mid-Holocene era: 8,000 to 7,900 BCE. Archeologists use geomorphology to study the surface of the earth and find out the history of a particular landscape and the processes that worked to form that landscape.


A Rockshelter Site in Montgomery County, 14MY378

A Rockshelter Site in Montgomery County, 14MY378
Date: 1975
Shown is a slide of a rockshelter in Montgomery County. The associated midden (refuse heap) revealed Early to Middle Ceramic period occupations.


Artifact Collection from 14SF301

Artifact Collection from 14SF301
Date: 1975
Shown is a slide, taken in 1975, of artifacts collected at the Comanche Archeological Site in Stafford County. The site was the location of a camp in a blowout (a depression created by wind erosion) within stabilized sand dunes. Archeologists consider the site to be multicomponent (multiple occupations) that was occupied periodically through the Early to Late Ceramic Periods (1 CE - 1800). Artifacts shown on the slide include bone, pottery sherds, chert knives and arrow points.


Artifacts from a Little Known Site in Woodson County, 14WO309

Artifacts from a Little Known Site in Woodson County, 14WO309
Date: 1854-1870
These three slides show the only known artifacts from 14WO309, a military site in Woodson County. Shown are a lead ball, a bridle part with the lettering "US," and a Union Army Eagle General Services Enlisted man's button. The back mark on the button indicates it was made by the Waterbury Button Company of Connecticut, who have been in the business of making buttons since 1812.


Artifacts from the Excavations at the Baker House, 14MO701

Artifacts from the Excavations at the Baker House, 14MO701
Date: 1972
Shown are five views of cleaned and reconstructed artifacts from the excavations at the Baker house in Morris County. Shown are a tablesetting, smoking pipes, a tintype frame, a bowl and pitcher, and a grouping of scissors, needle, thimble, and lens from a pair of spectacles. The slides were processed in 1972. The artifact collection, along with these photographs, was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The excavation was undertaken by Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) in 1972. The house was burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts.


Atchion, Topeka & Santa Fe flat car unloading welded rail

Atchion, Topeka & Santa Fe flat car unloading welded rail
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1974
A 1974 photograph of an AT&SF special flat bed car unloading welded rail (CWR).


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe aerial view of Corwith Yard, Corwith, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe aerial view of Corwith Yard, Corwith, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 1964
A slide of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe's aerial view of Corwith Yard in Corwith, Illinois.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1971
A slide of an ATSF CF-7 locomotive and slug at Cleburne, Texas. A slug is a locomotive with no diesel engine and therefore takes its power from a normal locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1979
A slide of an ATSF empty coal train heading to York Canyon Mine in New Mexico, for loading.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe diesel facility, Corwith, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe diesel facility, Corwith, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1973
A slide of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe diesel facility in Corwith, Illinois. Locomotive #8519 is pictured being serviced.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe eastbound and westbound trains, Corva, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe eastbound and westbound trains, Corva, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1960 and 1970
This slide shows a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company eastbound and westbound refrigeration cars near Corva, Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe east bound freight train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 1976
This photograph shows an eastbound ATSF freight train.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe fuel port on a diesel locomotive

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe fuel port on a diesel locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1969
Slide of an ATSF fuel port on a diesel locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotives 8511 and 8510 in Argentine, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotives 8511 and 8510 in Argentine, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1969
Slide of ATSF locomotives 8511 and 8510 ready to be serviced in Argentine, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Indian band at the inter-tribal parade at Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Bradley, R Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Indian band at the inter-tribal parade in Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Gallup, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company band at the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial parade in Gallup, New Mexico. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Phoenix, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Phoenix, Arizona
Creator: Bradley, R. Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway' Company's inter-tribal band from Winslow, Arizona, at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix, Arizona. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the country including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company band, Winslow, Arizona
Creator: Bradley, R Collins
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This colored slide shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's inter-tribal band from Winslow, Arizona standing in front of a passenger car. The group was organized in 1923 when three Native American musicians performed during a company picnic at the Santa Fe shops in Winslow, Arizona. Later referred to as the "Santa Fe All Indian Band". Members consisted primarily of employees from the Santa Fe Railroad and representatives from as many as twelve Native American tribes. The band performed at a number of functions across the county including President Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural parade. In 1964, the band disbanded due to the lack of members.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel shops, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel shops, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1970 and 1975
This transparency shows Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company diesel locomotives at the shops in Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company employees in Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company employees in Barstow, California
Creator: Curto, Jerry
Date: January 1971
This colored slide shows a group of employees from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops in Barstow, California, gathered around a banner that reads "Santa Fe -- Number One for Safety".


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