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Aetna Insurance Company

Aetna Insurance Company
Creator: Aetna Insurance Company
Date: 1864 - 1870
Copies of Aetna Insurance Company fire policy records for insured properties in Lawrence and Baldwin, Douglas County and Osage County, Kansas. The records include amount insured; descriptions of the buildings including the date built, construction materials, fuel, lights, and size; businesses occupying the structures; present cash values; locations; specification of renewal; copy of endorsements; and assignments or transfers. Many of the buildings were located on Massachusetts Street in Lawrence.


Alexander's Insurance Agency, Salina, Kansas

Alexander's Insurance Agency, Salina, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Post Card Company, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This colored postcard shows a group of men sitting behind their respective desks in the manager's office of Alexander's Insurance Agency in Salina, Kansas.


Capitol Securities building exterior, Topeka, Shawnee County

Capitol Securities building exterior, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
These two photographs represent the exterior of the Capitol Securities Building located at 10th and Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.


Christina Zickefoose at Farm Bureau, Rossville, Kansas

Christina Zickefoose at Farm Bureau, Rossville, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
Christina Zickefoose is pictured working at Farm Bureau in Rossville, Kansas. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


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.


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.


Edmund Burke Whitman to Franklin B. Sanborn

Edmund Burke Whitman to Franklin B. Sanborn
Creator: Whitman, E. B. (Edmund Burke), 1812-1883
Date: December 14, 1858
After returning to Lawrence from a trip east, Whitman wrote Franklin B. Sanborn a mostly personal letter regarding the preparations for the winter and need to extend the loan owed to Sanborn--he had crops enough for subsistence but little cash. Near the end, Whitman commented briefly on the political situation, which was "quiet" at present, but "the difficulties in Linn & Bourbon Counties are renewed" and "J. B. is on the ground and engaged in 'Regulating.'"


Farmer's Union Insurance Company Building, Salina, Kansas

Farmer's Union Insurance Company Building, Salina, Kansas
Date: June 1936
This photograph shows the Farmer's Union Insurance Company Building in Salina, Kansas. In the foreground several automobiles are parked in front of the building.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to insurance. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance rates

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, insurance rates
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to reduced insurance rates in Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Harry Turbet Taylor and Ralph Taylor in the Taylor Abstract Title Company office in Larned, Kansas

Harry Turbet Taylor and Ralph Taylor in the Taylor Abstract Title Company office in Larned, Kansas
Creator: Cliff's Studio
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph showing Harry Turbet Taylor (left) and his father Ralph Taylor in the Taylor Abstract Title Company office in Larned, Kansas. Harry Turbet Taylor served as a B-26 Marauder pilot during World War II. After being discharged he started working with his father at the family business, Taylor Abstract and Title Company. It had been founded by his grandfather, Henry T. Taylor, in 1889. It was always located in the same building at 114 W 5th Street in Larned, Kansas and is still there.


Hiram Hill, ledger, cost of house

Hiram Hill, ledger, cost of house
Creator: Hill, Hiram, 1804-
Date: January 1856
This informal ledger provides a list of amounts Hiram Hill paid for home building materials and one year of insurance for his new home in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. Hill immigrated to the Territory from Williamsburgh, Massachusetts.


Insurance Building, Topeka, Shawnee County

Insurance Building, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
This photograph shows the exterior of the Insurance Building located at 7th and Jackson in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.


Insurance Business Not State Business

Insurance Business Not State Business
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: February 9 and 12, 1915
This correspondence between H.H. Hackney and Governor Capper discusses a bill where Kansas would become part of the Insurance business. Both writers agree that the State should not become part of Insurance business; but the business needs regulation. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Insurance building, Salina, Kansas

Insurance building, Salina, Kansas
Date: June 1936
This photograph shows an Art Deco style building in Salina, Kansas. The back of the photograph states that the ten-story building is an insurance building. In the foreground pedestrians and cars are visible.


Interior view of the Security Benefit Association building, Topeka, Shawnee County

Interior view of the Security Benefit Association building, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1930 and 1960
This photograph represents the reception hall of the Security Benefit Association located at 7th and Harrison in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.


Joseph Denison to Isaac Goodnow

Joseph Denison to Isaac Goodnow
Creator: Denison, Joseph, 1815-1900
Date: August 28, 1859
Joseph Denison attached this letter to Isaac Goodnow to the end of a longer one written by Isaac's wife, Ellen. Denison advised Goodnow to purchase insurance for the college buildings, as soon as possible, to prevent a large investment loss. He also suggested that, once the roof of the building was completed, someone sleep there at night to provide it some security. Denison added that the railroad from Wyandotte to Fort Riley now had a stop, complete with a depot, in Manhattan, Kansas.


Kansas Life Insurane Company building, Topeka, Shawnee County

Kansas Life Insurane Company building, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1940 and 1960
This photograph represents the Kansas Life Insurance Company building in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. The building later changed it's name to Victory Life after the photograph was taken between 1940 and 1960.


Kansas Mutual Hail, Sterling, Kansas

Kansas Mutual Hail, Sterling, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
A photograph showing an elephant with an advertising sign for Kansas Mutual Hail insurance, Sterling, Kansas. The photograph was taken in front of the office of Kansas Mutual Hail.


Kansas Protective Union building, Topeka, Shawnee County

Kansas Protective Union building, Topeka, Shawnee County
Date: Between 1880 and 1920
This is a photograph of the Kansas Protective Union Insurance Building in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. The photo is titled Office Block.


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.


Operating rooms at the Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas

Operating rooms at the Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1925-1935
These three photographs show the operating room suite at the Security Benefit Association hospital. In February 1932, twenty-five different kinds of operations were performed in the hospital. The rooms were in the north end of the 3rd floor of what was called the Tower Building when it became Menninger property. The Security Benefit Association served as a type of insurance for its members.


Palace Drug Store, Junction City, Kansas

Palace Drug Store, Junction City, Kansas
Date: Between 1887 and 1897
This photograph shows an exterior view of business buildings, including the Palace Drug Store, in Junction City, Kansas. A few men are visible standing in front of the buildings. Signs for other businesses pictured include the Tribune Printing Office; K. P. Railroad Land Office; A. C. Pierce Gent. Real Estate and Insurance Agent; Loans, Lands, and Abstracts; Furniture and Undertaking, and W. B. Teitzel and Company. Another sign above the entrance to the drug store reads, "Drugs, Chemicals, and Patent Medicines." This photograph is from the album "Views of Junction City" by Wheeler and Teitzel.


Pantry, kitchen, and dining room of the Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas

Pantry, kitchen, and dining room of the Security Benefit Association hospital in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Wolfe Commercial Photo Service
Date: 1920
Three photographs showing the pantry, kitchen, and dining room of the hospital built by the Security Benefit Association. The members paid a nickel a month for hospital care, an orphanage for their children if the member died, and an old folks home, all centered around a model farm in Topeka, Kansas.


Real Estate & Insurance Office of J. Nelson Malin

Real Estate & Insurance Office of J. Nelson Malin
Date: 1906
This photograph represents J. Nelson Malin sitting in a chair at a desk in his real estate and insurance office. The company operated in Lewis, Kansas.


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