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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey dorm, Las Vegas, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey dorm, Las Vegas, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 15, 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey hotel for their employees in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It was built in 1882 and measured 28'x90'.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Bisonte Hotel, Hutchison, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Bisonte Hotel, Hutchison, Kansas
Creator: Fred Harvey (Firm)
Date: March 1908
This photographs shows a furnished bedroom at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Bisonte Hotel in Hutchinson, Kansas. The eighty guest room facility designed by architect J. G. Holland opened in November of 1897. For a number of years the hotel provided accommodations until closing in the late 1940s due to the decline in rail services. The building was razed between 1964 and 1965.


Boarding House, Dodge City, Kansas

Boarding House, Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Knight, J. Lee
Date: September 1872
This stereograph shows a boarding house, possibly for railroad workers, at the end of the tracks west of Dodge City, Kansas.


Boarding House, Dodge City, Kansas

Boarding House, Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Knight, J. Lee
Date: 1872
This stereograph shows a number of boxcars serving as a boarding house for railroad workers near Dodge City, Kansas.


Cottage Hotel, Council Grove, Kansas

Cottage Hotel, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1880 or later
This photograph shows the Cottage Hotel in Council Grove, Kansas, after its 1880 Queen Anne addition was built.


Eldridge House rules and regulations

Eldridge House rules and regulations
Creator: Eldridge, T. B.
Date: May 10, 1856
The Eldridge House (or hotel) was built in Lawrence, Kansas Territory by the New England Emigrant Aid Society. It was an unofficial headquarters for the free state movement and, as such, it was targeted for destruction by Sheriff Jones' proslavery posse, which sacked Lawrence on May 21, 1856, less than two weeks after this document was created. This pocket-sized card contained twelve "rules and regulations" for residents, including the admonition to "lock and bolt the door when you retire," a prohibition against "all kinds of Gaming," and the notice that "persons without Baggage are expected to pay in advance."


Ellen D. Goodnow to Isaac Goodnow

Ellen D. Goodnow to Isaac Goodnow
Creator: Goodnow, Ellen Douglass Denison, 1812-1890
Date: August 28, 1859
Ellen Goodnow wrote from Manhattan, Kansas Territory, to her husband, Isaac, who was traveling in New England. Goodnow mentioned that students, who would attend Bluemont College beginning in November, were coming to the area to board. She told her husband that they would be lodging with the Denisons during the coming winter, and asked him what furnishings they could provide. Goodnow also advised him about purchasing wallpaper and upholstery to decorate their church sanctuary.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Main Street, Beeler, Kansas

Main Street, Beeler, Kansas
Date: 1887
This image from a lithograph shows a view of Main Street looking south in Beeler, Kansas. Brocker's Drug Store is visible on the right side of the picture. The sign on the front of the building reads, "City Drug Store." Several other buildings are visible along the street, including the Beeler House on the left side of the picture. The drawing also shows many people along the street, horse-drawn carriages, covered wagons, and a lady riding a horse. A windmill is in the middle of the street, and there appear to be railroad cars crossing behind the buildings far in the background of the picture.


Main Street, Ingalls, Kansas

Main Street, Ingalls, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This photograph shows a view of businesses on Main Street in Ingalls, Kansas. The Palace Drug Store is the third building from the left. Its sign includes the traditional mortar and pestle pharmacy symbol. Other businesses visible include Jennings and Company, a grocery store, a barber shop, and the Soule House. A portrait of E. E. Soule is inset in the upper right corner. Many men and boys are visible posing for the picture in the street, with horse-drawn wagons and some kind of steam-powered machine in view.


Oliver Henry Hickok to Horace D. Hickok

Oliver Henry Hickok to Horace D. Hickok
Creator: Hickok, Oliver C.
Date: February 12, 1855
A letter from Oliver Henry [C.] Hickok, Fiddletown, California, to his brother Horace D. Hickok telling about his poor health. Oliver left home in 1851 and went to California in the wake of the gold rush. He became a teamster on the rough trails around Placerville and Folson. He lost an arm after falling from a wagon, but he continued to work as a teamster. He signed the letter Oliver Henry Hickok; however, his middle initial is C.


Roomers at 1125 Mechanic Street in Emporia, Kansas

Roomers at 1125 Mechanic Street in Emporia, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a photograph showing women roomers at 1125 Mechanic Street in Emporia, Kansas. Women in the photograph are back row (l to r): Florence Murdock, Sarah E. James, Beatrice Bentley, Challice Johnson, Margaret Bradley, Inez James, Eva Johnston, Ivah James, Nelly Siniker, Ruth James, Esther Shellenburger, and front row (l to r) Ora Murdock, Chole Nelson, Carry Rost and Rosa Nealson.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Travelers Rest boarding house in Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Travelers Rest boarding house in Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Photograph of four unidentified individuals posing in front of the Travelers Rest boarding house in Wabaunsee County, Kansas. Boarding houses and private residences boarding individuals were quite common in Alma before 1920.


View of Main Street in Oil Hill, Kansas

View of Main Street in Oil Hill, Kansas
Date: Between 1925 and 1930
This is a panoramic photograph showing employees of the Empire Gas and Fuel Company on Main Street in Oil Hill, Kansas.


Wallace business directory, Wallace, Kansas

Wallace business directory, Wallace, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
This photograph shows a framed display board labeled, "Wallace, the Metropolis of Western Kansas. Directory of the thoroughly reliable business houses." There are 17 businesses advertised on the display, and many of the advertisement also contain photographs of the business buildings. Businesses listed include: Robert M. Auchard, Land, Loan and Insurance Agent; Peter Robidoux, Pioneer Merchant of Wallace; Felix T. Gandy, Real Estate Broker; Forker and McQuiston, Fresh and Salt Meats; Charles H. Musser, Sheet Metalware, Pumps, Stoves, Tinware, Iron pipe and fitting; Wallace County Register; Merchants Bank of Wallace; W. A. Oetzer, Druggist and Pharmacist; C. M. Henkel, Watchmaker and Jeweler; J. R. Hanger, Popular Barber Shop; B. I. Look and Company, Dry Goods and Clothing; A. J. Phillips, Fresh and Salt Meats; J. W. Dilworth, Grocery Headquarters; Law and Land Office; Dr. J. Haggart, Physician and Surgeon; Caufman and Coburn, Livery, Feed, and Sale Stables; and The Albany House.


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