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Anthony Tire Hospital, Anthony, Kansas

Anthony Tire Hospital, Anthony, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This black and white photograph shows three children standing in front of the Anthony Tire Hospital in Anthony, Kansas. The store sold Goodrich tires and Silvertowns tubes.


A trip with the camera man

A trip with the camera man
Date: 1940
This silent film by an unknown photographer features various businesses and industries in Lawrence, Kansas. The film begins with children playing on a playground followed by an airplane landing at an airport. The photographer visits an airplane factory, the Wister Chevrolet Co. car dealer and repair shop, a roller skating rink, the L. T. Harris Co. Oil-O-Matic appliance dealer, a shooting range, a machine shop, an ice plant, the Hall Brothers truck lines, the Cadwell chick hatchery, and a restaurant. The film ends with a plane taking off from the airport.


Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book

Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book
Creator: Automobile Club of Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1909-1910
The Automobile Club of Wichita published this year book for the years 1909-1910. Its content reflects that automobile travel was a recent introduction to the lives of Kansans. It includes advertisements from automobile dealers, garages, and other businesses in Wichita, Hutchinson, Newton, Winfield, El Dorado, Dodge City, Yates Center, Iola, Independence, Topeka, Emporia, Garden City, and Lawrence. It also lists the officers and board of directors of the club, its constitution and bylaws, the Kansas law regulation the use of automobiles, two Wichita ordinances (#2875 and 3002) related to the use of cars, and rules of the road. The bulk of the yearbook provides driving routes to and from various cities and towns in Kansas, as well as Colorado and Oklahoma. An index to the routes and maps is on pages 22-23. These driving routes include specific directions and include references to many small towns and local landmarks, etc. The yearbook also lists Wichita residents that own automobiles, their license numbers and the type of automobile they own. The booklet concludes with a list of members of the automobile club.


Automobile repair class

Automobile repair class
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men learning to repair automobiles, part of the Works Progress Administration's adult and worker education.


 Auto repair shop, Hoxie, Kansas

Auto repair shop, Hoxie, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This is a photograph of the interior of an unidentified auto sales business or auto repair shop in Hoxie, Kansas. Model T's or A's are pictured.


Brewster Garage, Brewster, Kansas

Brewster Garage, Brewster, Kansas
Date: 1916
These two black and white photographs show the service station and garage in Brewster, Kansas. The business was also a Ford agency that sold Goodyear tires, tubes and accessories.


Brown's Garage, Dorrance, Kansas

Brown's Garage, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: August 29, 1911
View of three men in the Brown Garage in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. One man is leaning against a work bench, another is seated on an Indian motorcycle, and a third is seated in an open convertible automobile.


Charles Holmes' Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas

Charles Holmes' Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Five men pose outside the Charles Holmes Ford garage, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas.


Charles Holmes blacksmith shop, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas

Charles Holmes blacksmith shop, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
A man stands outside the Charles Holmes blacksmith shop, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas.


Cimarron Auto Company Garage, Cimarron, Kansas

Cimarron Auto Company Garage, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a photograph of the Cimarron Auto Company Garage, Cimarron, Kansas. There are two Buick automobiles in front of the business with people sitting in them.


E.G. Kinley Carriage Works, Topeka, Kansas

E.G. Kinley Carriage Works, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1909 and 1910
A photograph showing numerous cars parked outside of the E. G. Kinley Carriage Works located in the 400 block of Jackson Street in Topeka, Kansas. E. G. Kinley's was once strictly carriages but advanced to cars, specifically Ford models.


G. L. Klassen's Ford garage in Hillsboro, Kansas

G. L. Klassen's Ford garage in Hillsboro, Kansas
Date: August 21, 1911
This is a postcard showing G. L. Klassen's Ford garage in Hillsboro, Kansas.


Garage, Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas

Garage, Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas
Date: Between 1929 and 1930
A photograph of the C.C. Alley garage in Kendall, Hamilton County, Kansas.


J. F. Scheper's Hardware and Garage, Overland Park, Kansas

J. F. Scheper's Hardware and Garage, Overland Park, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1925
This photo shows a truck parked in front of J. F. Scheper's Hardware and Garage, Overland Park, Kansas.


Jackson's Garage, Clay Center, Kansas

Jackson's Garage, Clay Center, Kansas
Date: 1910
This black and white photograph shows the store front of Jackson's garage in Clay Center, Kansas. In the doorway of the business, a gentlemen informal stands before the camera while a second man poses with an Indian (Motocycle). To the left of the men, a wooden sign reads "LIKE A FLASH" Indian (Motocycle). The Indian (Motocycle) Company was founded as the Hendee Manufacturing Company in the early 1900s by George M. Hendee and Carl Oscar Hedstrom in Springfield Massachusetts. The dark red motorcycle, a company trademark, was purchased by customers from all walks of life.


James Buck's Dodge Motor Car Company and Garage, Atwood, Kansas

James Buck's Dodge Motor Car Company and Garage, Atwood, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This photo shows automobiles parked in front of James Buck's Dodge Motor Car Company and Garage building in Atwood, Kansas.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


McEwen's Auto Livery service vehicle, Alma, Kansas

McEwen's Auto Livery service vehicle, Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
Black and white photograph of three women posing with what appears to be a Model-T service vehicle for McEwen's Auto Livery in Alma, Kansas.


McHugh business building and automobiles, Liberal, Kansas

McHugh business building and automobiles, Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1925
This photographs shows the McHugh business building and a row of cars on display in Liberal, Kansas.


McWilliams Auto Co., Liberal, Kansas

McWilliams Auto Co., Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1925
This view of the McWilliams Auto Co., in Liberal, Kansas, shows men standing outside the building.


Moulton and Rose Rochford Kleckner photographs

Moulton and Rose Rochford Kleckner photographs
Creator: Kleckner, M. A.
Date: 1910-1914
Here are photographs of Osborne, Kansas taken by Moulton A. and Rose (Rochford) Kleckner.


Otis Lane repair shop, Topeka, Kansas

Otis Lane repair shop, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A photograph showing Otis Lane wrecker and repair service located at 518 Quincy Street, Topeka, Kansas. This business was part of the Urban Renewal Project.


Ryan Motor Co., Chevrolet garage, Ness City, Kansas

Ryan Motor Co., Chevrolet garage, Ness City, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1939
Photograph of the Chevrolet garage of the Ryan Motor Co, Ness City, Kansas.


Ryan Motor Co., Chevrolet garage, Ness City, Kansas

Ryan Motor Co., Chevrolet garage, Ness City, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1939
This is a photograph of the Chevrolet garage of the Ryan Motor Co. in Ness City, Kansas. Several other business buildings are in the background.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


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