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10th & Topeka, Topeka, Kansas

10th & Topeka, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1940s
This photograph is kooking east down 10th & Topeka. The Kansas Capitol dome is on the left side of the image.


A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen

A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen
Creator: Gufler, A. H
Date: February 2, 1927
In this letter, A.H. Gufler expresses disappointment in the language of the new Kansas cigarette law and encloses a newspaper article by the associated press in which Governor Paulen is quoted.


A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A and B Drug Company on Broadway west of 10th Street in Marysville, Kansas. The sign on the side of the building also reads, "The Rexall Store, where you get what you call for." To the left of the drug store, a sign for W. H. Grindle's Dental Office is visible. Other businesses partially visible along the street include Electric Signs Talk, Isis Theatre, Exchange Bank, a shoe store, the City Bakery, a grocery store, another drug store, Independent Garage, and Pioneer Tire Service. A few people are visible walking on the sidewalks, and many automobiles are visible parked or driving along the street.


Allison and Denver Drugs and Groceries, Hutchinson, Kansas

Allison and Denver Drugs and Groceries, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: 1897
This photograph shows an exterior view of Allison and Denver Drugs and Groceries in Hutchinson, Kansas. The building, located on the southeast corner of Sherman and Main streets, also houses Raff Brothers Dry Goods and other stores. Several people are visible in front of the stores, and a few people are visible sitting in the windows of the upper part of the store on the left side of the picture. A large American flag is also seen flying above the building.


Beatrice Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Beatrice Coats interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Coats, Beatrice Josephine (Basgall)
Date: December 29, 2009
This is an interview with Beatrice Coats, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Beatrice talks of her family, education, and the home front during WWII.


Beckman grocery store, Randolph, Kansas

Beckman grocery store, Randolph, Kansas
Date: Early 1950s
An interior view showing Jere Marchett, from Topeka, Kansas, working in his grandfather's store, H. C. Beckman Grocery Store, Randolph, Kansas. Matchett spent part of his summer vacation working in the store.


Between First and Third Avenue on the west side of Main Street in Ottawa

Between First and Third Avenue on the west side of Main Street in Ottawa
Date: 1898
Three views of the west side of south Main Street in Ottawa showing various store fronts plus five horse and buggy outfits and bicycles. The photos were donated by Ben Park.


Bird's eye view of Ogden, Riley County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Ogden, Riley County, Kansas
Date: 1881
This lithograph is a bird's eye view of Ogden, Riley County, Kansas. It is a small community. There are only a few streets, houses, and businesses. There is a railroad depot, but the railroad is not identified. The two insets in the upper corners are grocery stores. The lower left inset is the Pacific House, a hotel. The lower right inset is not identified.


Buildings in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas

Buildings in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas
Date: 1875
This is a photograph showing businesses including the Strong City Bank and grocery stores in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is construction on a building at the end of the block.


Business adversiting pamphlet for Paola fair

Business adversiting pamphlet for Paola fair
Date: 1896
This pamphlet is an advertisement for a number of Paola businesses to encourage patronage of their companies by people attending the Miami County fair. Some of them include John F. Merrill, Unruh and Scheer, E.T. Ahrens Mercantile Co., Stem and Robinson, George L. Robinson, S.J. Hurst and Co., G.H. Hall, Voglesong and Poteet, S.D. Condon, and Peiker and Wishropp.


Business buildings in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas

Business buildings in Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
A photograph showing two businesses in Humboldt, Kansas, one being the Central Grocery.


Business directory, Coronado, Kansas

Business directory, Coronado, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This image shows a photographic business directory titled, "Coronado, the Railroad Town of Wichita County, Kansas." There are 25 photographs of business buildings with a list of the businesses below the pictures. Business number 2 (pictured on the top row, second from the left) is listed as "A. J. Wright Drugs, Stationery, Perfumes, Holiday articles." Other businesses listed include a bank, hardware stores, grocery stores, general merchandise stores, a church, livery barns, a contractor, a barber shop, lumber yards, a law office, a hotel, a meat market, and a blacksmith.


Businesses in Montezuma, Kansas

Businesses in Montezuma, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
Thiw photograph showw people standing in front of R. I. Montgomery's land office, a barber shop, and Davis and Dickerson Restaurant, Groceries & Meat store in Montezuma, Kansas. People in the photograph are: W. F. Rhinehart, R. I. Montgomery, Pauline Dickerson, Mr. Harvey Dickerson, Donald Dickerson, and Mrs. Harvey Dickerson.


Businesses on Sixth Street, Topeka, Kansas

Businesses on Sixth Street, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
A photograph showing businesses along the 100 block of east Sixth Street in Topeka, Kansas. Some of the store fronts include Dibble Grocery Company, J. M. French, the Union Pacific Tea Company, and the U-N-O Theater.


C. J. Glotzbach store in Paxico, Kansas

C. J. Glotzbach store in Paxico, Kansas
Date: 1911-1921
Three photographs showing interior and exterior views of the C. J. Glotzbach Store on Newbury Avenue in Paxico, Kansas. Owner Carl Glotzbach moved to Kansas from Indiana in 1870 and farmed near Paxico before purchasing the store from the Bolton brothers. People inside the store are identified as Carl Glotzbach, Ben Glotzbach, Isadore Glotzbach, and Magdalene Rosenstingle.


C. W. Sutton general store, Ensign, Kansas

C. W. Sutton general store, Ensign, Kansas
Date: May 30, 1912
This is a photograph of the C. W. Sutton general store, the first grocery store in Ensign, Kansas. People in the photograph are C. W. Sutton, R. W. Pegram, Bishops, _____, and George Pomeroy. Sutton was a notary public. There is a windmill behind the store.


Café in Mingo photograph

Café in Mingo photograph
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This black and white photograph shows a woman standing in front of a grocery store and café in Mingo, Thomas County, Kansas.


Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store; Manhattan, Kansas

Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store; Manhattan, Kansas
Date: 1902-1903
These photographs show the Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store located in the 200 block of Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan, Kansas. The first photograph shows an interior view of the drug and grocery store. There are several men and women standing in the store, and display cases and shelves full of items for sale are also visible. The second photograph shows an interior view of the Engel Hardware Store. There are three men standing in the store, and visible hardware items include metal pots, kettles, cans, a display case full of scissors, brooms, and many other items. The third photograph shows an interior view of the drug and grocery store. There are three men and a woman standing in the store, and display cases and shelves full of items for sale are also visible. There is also a large potted plant visible on the left side of the picture. The fourth photograph is an exterior view of the Carl Engel Drug Store during the 1903 flood. Several men are visible standing on what appear to be rafts on the water in front of the store. One man is seen standing in the water with the water nearly up to his waist. The top of the building shows a construction date of 1885.


College Hill Grocery Store, Topeka, Kansas

College Hill Grocery Store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
This series of photographs shows the exterior of College Hill Grocery Store and a delivery truck. Located in Topeka, Shawnee County, 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 buildings at Second and Main streets in Ottawa, Kansas

Commercial buildings at Second and Main streets in Ottawa, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1880
Two photographs of Ottawa's Second and Main streets looking north.


Davis Mercantile Company, Topeka, Kansas

Davis Mercantile Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1920
This is a photograph of the exterior of the Davis Mercantile Company, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. The view is of a large 4 story brick building, with signs advertising wholesale groceries, dry goods and notions. There are horse and wagons lined up by a large loading dock and next to the other side of the building there are several men posing in a group.


Davis Wholesale Grocery Company, Topeka, Kansas

Davis Wholesale Grocery Company, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1910
A photograph of the interior of the Davis Wholesale Grocery Company in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. It shows several unidentified men seated at desks and standing around a safe and pot belly stove. It is said to be the first grocery in Topeka.


Delivery truck for the Star Grocery Company, Liberal, Kansas

Delivery truck for the Star Grocery Company, Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
This is a photograph of the Star Grocery Company delivery truck in Liberal, Kansas.


Dibble Grocery Store, Topeka, Kansas

Dibble Grocery Store, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of two Dibble Grocery Store delivery wagons at the 100 block of East 6th Street, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.


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