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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.


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
Panoramic view showing the east side of the 600 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph: The Fair Store, David J. August, Banner Lunch, Frank Furnisure Company, Acme Quality Paint Store, Nygren Bros. Tailors, Christopher Studio, Stansfield Drug Company, and C. E. Wardin & Sons.


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 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.


900 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

900 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A panoramic view showing the east side of the 900 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: C.A. Karlan Furniture Company, Wholesalers Millinery Outlet, Kistler Auto Supply, Linge Maytag Company, Montgomery Ward & Company, and Royal Tailors.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: Between 1941 and 1945
This black and white photograph shows Kansas Governor Alfred "Alf" Mossman Landon purchasing war stamps in the shoe department of a department store in support of the United States efforts during World War II.


Broadway Street, Wichita, Kansas

Broadway Street, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1940
This black and white photograph is looking north on Broadway Street in Wichita, Kansas. In the background, business signs are visible for the Bus Depot, Innes Dry Goods Company, S.H. Kress Company "five and dime" and Rorabaugh-Buck Dry Goods Company.


Christmas decorations at the F. W. Woolworth Company store in Topeka, Kansas

Christmas decorations at the F. W. Woolworth Company store in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1925 and 1930
This is a photograph showing Christmas decorations at the F. W. Woolworth Company store located at 627 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.


Cleaning or painting the interior of the F. W. Woolworth store in Topeka, Kansas

Cleaning or painting the interior of the F. W. Woolworth store in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This is a photograph showing men either cleaning or painting the interior of the F. W. Woolworth Company 5 - 10 and 15 cent store located at 627 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.


Commercial Street, Lyons, Kansas

Commercial Street, Lyons, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1938
This photograph shows businesses along Commercial Street between East and West Avenues in Lyons, Kansas. Towards the right side of the picture are Swensson Drugs and, just a little farther to the right, Rexall Drugs. Other businesses visible include (from left to right) Chandler National Bank, Anderson Lunch, Groceries and Meats: A Home Grown Store, a lawyer's office, Jones Bakery, a furniture store, a men's wear store, and J. C. Penney Company. Three automobiles are visible parked along the street.


Commercial Street in Emporia, Kansas

Commercial Street in Emporia, Kansas
Date: 1948-1949
This photograph shows a view of businesses along Commercial Street looking north in Emporia, Kansas. A sign for the Morris Drug Store is partially visible behind a street lamp on the left side of the picture. A sign for another drug store is partially visible far in the background on the left side. Businesses visible in the picture include Jones Hardware, Foodtown Super Market, Western Auto Associate Store, Pabst Billiards, The Palace Clothing Company, Winter Furniture, Newman's Department Store, Citizens National Bank, J. C. Penney, the Mitway Hotel, Ireland's Shoe Shop, V. D. Milner Insurance, Diltz Service, Towner Home and Auto Supply, Roberts Luggage and Shoe Repairing, and the Good Eats Café. Many automobiles are visible along the street.


Crosby Brothers Company, Topeka Kansas

Crosby Brothers Company, Topeka Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
A photograph of Crosby Brothers Company's department store located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. It at was the oldest department store in Topeka until its closing in 1975.


Crosby Brothers Store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers Store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
Photograph showing the Crosby Brothers Department store located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. The Crosby Brothers' store thrived as Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1970.


Crosby Brothers, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A photograph of a Crosby Brothers Company display at an unidentified event. Crosby Brothers was Topeka's oldest department store until its closing in 1975.


Crosby Brothers store's office staff, Topeka Kansas

Crosby Brothers store's office staff, Topeka Kansas
Date: 1913
A photograph showing the Crosby Brothers department store's office staff. Mr. Crosby is seated at the far right and Fannie Barnes is at the adding machine. Crosby Brothers department store was located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A photograph showing the interior of Crosby Brothers department store located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. It was Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1975.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A photograph showing the men's wear department of the Crosby Brothers store located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A photograph showing the interior of Crosby Brothers department store located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. It was Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1975.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
An interior photograph of Crosby Brothers department store, Topeka, Kansas. The store opened in 1880 and moved to this location, 717-719 Kansas Ave, in 1895. It was Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1975.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A photograph showing the 700 block of Jackson Street, Topeka, Kansas with the Crosby Brothers department store, Jayhawk theater, and Jayhawk Hotel.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1960-1969
A photograph of the 700 block of Jackson Street, showing the west side of Crosby Brothers department store, Jayhawk theater, and the Jayhawk Hotel, Topeka, Kansas.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1960-1969
A photograph showing Crosby Brothers, Topeka, Kansas, located in the 700 block of Kansas Avenue. The Crosby Brothers' store thrived as Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1970.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This photograph depicts the Crosby Brothers Department store, located on the 700 block of Kansas Ave. The Crosby Brother's store thrived as Topeka's oldest department store until it close in 1970.


Crosby Brothers store, Topeka Kansas

Crosby Brothers store, Topeka Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A photograph of Crosby Brothers Company, a department store in Topeka, Kansas. The store opened in 1880 and moved to this location, 717-719 Kansas Ave, in 1895. It was Topeka's oldest department store until it closed in 1975. Visible in the photograph is a horse drawn carriage and mail wagon on the street in front of the store.


Doerr's Big Store in Larned, Kansas

Doerr's Big Store in Larned, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Thirteen stereographs and one postcard showing exterior and interior views of the Albert A. Doerr Mercantile Company located in Larned, Kansas. The Doeerr's Big Store was a combination general/department store selling furniture, hardware, clothing and bedding, buggies, harnesses, and farm implements. It even had an undertaking department with caskets.


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