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800 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

800 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
A panoramic view showing the west side of the 800 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph are: Rose Shoppe, Grayce Hosiery Shoppe, The W.W. Mills Company, Bakery Green's Grocery, House of Tromp Cigars, Virginia Dare Dresses, Helzberg's Diamond Shop, Ray Beers, Moore Stationery Company, Reklites Candy Shop, and United Cigar Store.


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.


Avalon Bakery, Topeka, Kansas

Avalon Bakery, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1910
This is a photograph of the Avalon Bakery in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. The photograph is representative of the interior of the bakery.


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.


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.


Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas

Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1878
A photograph of several businesses on Douglas Avenue in Wichita, Kansas. The business three doors to the right is Fritz Schnitzler's Saloon with a portrait of him above the porch.


Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas

Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas
Date: Between 1887 and 1889
This pamphlet titled The Neosho County Advertiser was published by Dr. H. C. Perdue, M. D., in Erie, Kansas. It contains approximately 50 pages of descriptions of medical cures and other advertising. Descriptions of Dr. Perdue's Ague Cure and other medical treatments are on pages 2-28, and other advertisements are on pages 29-49, plus the inside and outside of the back cover. Besides information on Dr. Perdue's medical practice, there are numerous advertisements for drug stores. Drug stores listed in the advertisements (and their town locations, all in Kansas) include: Palace Drug Store, Erie; Ira Steinberger Drug Store, Erie; New City Drug Store, Erie; Dr. C. E. Steadman, Druggist, Osage Mission; I. N. Wherrett General Merchandise and Drugs, Vietsburg; M. Devine, Druggist, Osage Mission; Baldwin House Drug Store, Thayer; W. R. Kramer, Druggist, Chanute; John McCarthy, Druggist, Galesburg; and Mrs. Samuel Whelpley, Druggist, Morehead. Druggists listed as references for Dr. Perdue include Charles H. Eaton and J. T. Brown, both of Erie. Other businesses and professions advertised include attorneys, real estate agents, merchants, banks, doctors, clothing stores, millinery and dress making stores, grocery stores, jewelry stores, candy stores, cigar stores, meat markets, bakeries, livery stables, abstracters, tree nurseries, buggy harness stores, carpenters, hardware stores, fur dealers, barber shops, lumber companies, monument dealers, dry goods, dentists, hotels, and furniture stores.


Drug Store and businesses on Main Street, Russell, Kansas

Drug Store and businesses on Main Street, Russell, Kansas
Date: 1885
This photograph shows a view of the businesses along Main Street between 7th and 8th Streets in Russell, Kansas. At the left side of the picture a drug store is visible. Other businesses visible include Butler Brothers Jewelers, a bakery with a sign for ice cream, Ahsing Laundry, W. E. Banks Hardware, Land Office of K. W. Robbins, a law office, a bank, and the Spot Cash Store grocery. Most of the buildings on this block later burned in 1889, except for the ones on the far left end of the block. A few boys are visible standing in front of the businesses, and a few horses are visible in the street. Several wooden crates and a wooden barrel are visible in front of the Spot Cash Store, and a large clock hanging from a pole is visible in front of the Butler Brothers Jewelers store. (The W. E. Banks building and the First National Bank building were rebuilt after the fire, and in 2006 they were nominated for the National Register of Historic Places as virtually unaltered examples of Victorian-era commercial buildings.)


Drug stores on Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas

Drug stores on Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1898
These photographs show four drug stores on Main Street in Ottawa, Kansas. The first photograph shows two drug stores right next to each other: C. L. Cowdery's Drug Store on the left, and the J. E. Youngberg Drug Company in the middle. An ice cream and soda shop is on the right. The second photograph shows the C. L. Becker Drug Store in the building second from the right. Other businesses visible include the C. B. Jones Shoe Store on the right, and the Dress Cutting Academy and The Up to Date store to the left of the drug store. The third photograph shows the S. H. Lucas Drug Store in the third building from the left. Other businesses visible on the block include The Racket; Mitchell Wagons; Topping Hardware Company; Davenport, Lathrop and Company; and J. D. Chamberlain Groceries, Bakery, and Feed. Several people are visible in front of the stores, and several horse-drawn buggies and carriages are visible on the street.


Early scenes on Main Street in Ottawa

Early scenes on Main Street in Ottawa
Date: Between 1865 and 1900
These four photographs show various scenes of Ottawa in its early years of development.


Gilstrap Bakery and Restaurant

Gilstrap Bakery and Restaurant
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
An interior photograph of the Gilstrap Bakery and Restaurant in Cedarvale, Kansas.


Interior view of a bakery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

Interior view of a bakery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1915
This photograph shows two men and a woman, possibly employees, standing inside a bakery in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas.


Interior view of the City Bakery, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Interior view of the City Bakery, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: 1922
In this photograph, three unidentified shop employees pose inside the City Bakery, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Hayden, Ellis
Date: June 21, 2007
Ellis Hayden enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on Jun 21, 2007, Hayden talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He was born February 4, 1924 in Ottawa, Kansas. He attended school in Ottawa through the 7th grade. His father was a baker and he worked with him after he left school. He was married to Mary on June 5, 1942. He enlisted in the Navy in 1943. He took machinist training but on his aircraft carrier, the USS Kailua, he became a baker. After the war, he returned to Lawrence, Kansas, and worked as a baker most of his working life. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Jordan Baking Company, Topeka, Kansas

Jordan Baking Company, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe's
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a photograph of the Jordan Baking Company at 601 East Fifth Avenue in Topeka, Kansas.


Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1868
A view of Kansas Avenue looking south from 6th Avenue showing businesses along the west side. Businesses are identified as (right to left): Kansas Valley National Bank, Orrin T. Welch Land Office, Topeka Drug Store, City Bakery, S. Barnum & Co. Dry Goods, Express Wagon Delivery, and Drug Store.


Main Street, Wamego, Kansas

Main Street, Wamego, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This post card photograph shows a drug store on Main Street in Wamego, Kansas. Other buildings visible include a bakery. A few people and a horse-drawn carriage are visible in the picture.


May Day celebration on courthouse lawn, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

May Day celebration on courthouse lawn, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1966
This photograph shows a May Day celebration on the southwest corner of the courthouse lawn in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas. A group of young girls is doing a Maypole dance for the crowd. Downtown buildings visible in the background include: Gaede Bakery, Singleton Supply Company, Hubbell Brothers, and the Grand Leader building.


Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas

Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This photograph shows an exterior view of businesses on Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan, Kansas. On the left is Johnston's Drug Store, and to the right are A. P. Mills Bakery and a clothing store. Several men are visible standing in front of the stores.


Second Street in Minneapolis, Kansas

Second Street in Minneapolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard view showing businesses on Second Street in Minneapolis, Kansas. Store signs visible on the left side of the street are Palace Drug and a restaurant and bakery.


South Side Main Street, Ellsworth Kansas. 508 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.

South Side Main Street, Ellsworth Kansas. 508 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This stereograph shows the south side of Main Street in Ellsworth, Kansas. Visible in the stereograph are a variety of businesses including Billiards, Bakery, and the New Store. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


Souvenir of Larned and Pawnee County, Kansas

Souvenir of Larned and Pawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Larned Chronoscope
Date: 1908 ?
This souvenir history of Larned and Pawnee County, Kansas, includes brief historical sketches with many photos of farms, homes, and businesses.


West Harvey Avenue, Wellington, Kansas

West Harvey Avenue, Wellington, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1889
This black and white photograph shows a group of men and boys standing in front a bakery and cigar manufacturer along West Harvey Avenue in Wellington, Kansas.


W. P. Thacher Restaurant/Bakery in Salina, Kansas

W. P. Thacher Restaurant/Bakery in Salina, Kansas
Date: 1896
This is an exterior view of the W. P. Thacher restaurant/bakery in Salina, Kansas.


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