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California calls you

California calls you
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beauty and tourism features of California.


Colorado for the tourist

Colorado for the tourist
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful scenery provided to the tourist in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.


Colorado, its resorts and attractions to the pleasure-seeker, tourist and invalid

Colorado, its resorts and attractions to the pleasure-seeker, tourist and invalid
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: Reprinted 1873 (Original 1870)
This promotional pamphlet produced by the Kansas Pacific Railway promotes Colorado tourism and highlights resorts and attractions along the company's Colorado rail transportation line.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subject of this part of the collection is businesses, including banks, bars, general stores, food stores, funeral homes, gas stations, hotels, malls, miscellaneous buildings, newspaper offices, restaurants, toy stores, and workshops.


Motel with a C-46 airplane

Motel with a C-46 airplane
Date: Between 1940 and 1960
This is a view of an unknown motel with a C-46 airplane in Sedan, Kansas. Carl Walters of Sedan trained his students in this C-46 during the G.I. Training Days.


Myerly Cabin Camp, Mankato, Kansas

Myerly Cabin Camp, Mankato, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white photograph shows the Myerly camp grounds at Mankato, Kansas. A sign attached to the roof of one of the buildings is advertising cold showers for travelers. There is a Standard gasoline station at the left side of the photograph.


Shady Nook Cabin camp, Nortonville, Kansas

Shady Nook Cabin camp, Nortonville, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
This black and white photograph shows several small cabins and a sign that reads "Auto Laundry" at the Shady Nook Cabin camp in Nortonville, Kansas.


Sunset Hill Tourist Camp, Valley Falls, Kansas

Sunset Hill Tourist Camp, Valley Falls, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white photograph shows the Sunset Hill Tourist Camp in Valley Falls, Kansas. This facility provided lodging accommodations for travelers.


The Colorado Resorts, of the Rocky Mountains

The Colorado Resorts, of the Rocky Mountains
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1870s
A Kansas Pacific Railway commercial pamphlet promoting the tourist resorts of Colorado.


Topeka is a people place

Topeka is a people place
Creator: Topeka Chamber of Commerce
Date: 1970s
Produced by the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, this film promotes Topeka, Kansas, as a commercial and culture center of the Midwest. It features many local businesses, manufacturers, and public and private institutions including the Gage Park train and the Topeka Zoo; Washburn University and the Washburn art fair; Forbes Air Force Base; Karl Menninger and the Menninger Psychiatric Clinic; the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad shops; Shawnee Lake; the Topeka Symphony; and various industries such as Dupont, Hallmark and Goodyear.


U.S. 50 coast to coast. The central pleasure route

U.S. 50 coast to coast. The central pleasure route
Creator: U.S. 50 Federation
Date: 1950s
This pamphlet by the U.S. 50 Federation promotes travel on U.S. Route 50 from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts. It details specifically the travel and tourism sites to be found on the highway through Kansas. Automobile travel is highlighted as an exciting means to explore and see the many attractions found throughout the nation.


View of the Stardust Motel in El Dorado, Kansas

View of the Stardust Motel in El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: Gough Photo Service
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a postcard of the Stardust Motel in El Dorado, Kansas.


Winters Modern Camp, Lyons, Kansas

Winters Modern Camp, Lyons, Kansas
Creator: Titus
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This black and white postcard shows a gas station with camping accommodations at the Winters Modern Camp in Lyons, Kansas.


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