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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
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.


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
This panoramic view shows the west side of the 800 block on South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Businesses visible in the photograph: J.E. McFarland Drug Company, J.W. Jenkins' Sons Music Company, Stronge & Warner, McLellan Stores Company, Lyman & Lyman Dentist, Union, James Hayes, Santa Fe Watch Company, Jones-O'neal Shoe Company, and the Cinderella Shoppe.


A. B. Hunt's garage, Liberal, Kansas

A. B. Hunt's garage, Liberal, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1945
This photograph shows A. B. Hunt's Ford dealership and auto repair garage and employees in Liberal, Kansas. It is a brick structure with some decorative work and plate glass windows. A group of people are standing in fromt of the building.


A. F. Dehn store

A. F. Dehn store
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
The A. F. Dehn store in Williamsburg, Kansas with unidentified people standing outside.


A. J. Eastman Drug Store, Burlington, Kansas

A. J. Eastman Drug Store, Burlington, Kansas
Date: 1897
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A. J. Eastman Drug Store in Burlington, Kansas. Also visible is the Pioneer Hardware and Implement Store. A few people are visible in front of the stores, and a carriage and a bicycle are also visible.


A and B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas
Date: October 23, 1931
These three photographs show interior views of the A and B Drug Company located at 905 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. The first photograph shows the display cases and shelves along the right side of the store. Magazines are visible in a rack on the right side of the picture, and various items are visible in the cases and on the shelves. A few tables and chairs are visible towards the back of the store, and the stools along the soda fountain service counter are visible on the left side of the picture. The second photograph shows the opposite side of the store from the first photograph. Shelves and a display case that appears to contain boxes of cigars are visible on the left side of the picture, and the soda fountain and service counter are visible near the middle of the picture. More shelves are visible along the back wall of the store. The third photograph shows a different view with more of the shelves and display cases to the left of the soda fountain counter visible. Various items are partially visible on the shelves and cases.


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.


Abilene High School Band, Abilene, Kansas

Abilene High School Band, Abilene, Kansas
Date: 1925
This is a view of the members of the Abilene High School Band marching in a parade on 3rd Street, between Buckeye and Spruce, in Abilene, Kansas. Also visible are spectators, a horse-drawn carriage, automobiles, businesses, and buildings.


Abraham Pratt Lumberyard, Studley, Kansas

Abraham Pratt Lumberyard, Studley, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1925
These are two photographs of businesses in Studley, Kansas. The first photograph is of the Abraham Pratt Lumberyard which may have contained the post office. Turtle General Store is in the middle background. The road crossing the railroad track is the Graham/Sheridan County line. The second photo is of the Abraham Pratt Lumberyard with a person standing by the building.


Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas

Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September, 1938
This is an elevated view of men examining agriculture equipment on display in the 700 block of Broadway Street in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are people walking along the sidewalk, parked automobiles and a truck, and several businesses including Anderson-Boss Motor Company, Triangle Drugs & Sodas, Kraemer Hardware, Rialto Hotel, and Potter's Barbershop.


Aitken Lumber Co., Cimarron, Kansas

Aitken Lumber Co., Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This photograph shows three men standing in front of the Aitken Lumber Company, Cimarron, Kansas. Appropriately, it is a wooden building.


Albert J. Stratton Drug Store, Reading, Kansas

Albert J. Stratton Drug Store, Reading, Kansas
Date: Between 1885 and 1895
This photograph shows an exterior view of the Albert J. Stratton Drug Store in Reading, Kansas. There are several men visible in front of the store, and a horse and carriage are visible on the right of the picture.


Album of Topeka, Kansas

Album of Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Ward Brothers, Columbus, Ohio
Date: 1888
This printed album contains engravings of public buildings and homes in Topeka, Kansas.


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.


Alfred Mossman Landon's Notification Day parade

Alfred Mossman Landon's Notification Day parade
Date: July 23, 1936
Alf M. Landon's notification parade in Topeka, Kansas.


Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951

Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951
Date: July 1951
These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.


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.


Atchison, Kansas Territory

Atchison, Kansas Territory
Date: Between 1859 and 1861
View of 3rd and Commercial Streets looking west, Atchison, Kansas Territory. Business buildings and horse drawn wagons are visible on the street.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's headquarters, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's headquarters, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1950 and 1955
This black and white photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's headquarters in downtown Chicago, Illinois. On top of their building is the Santa Fe name and logo.


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.


August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks

August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks
Date: 1890
This is a photograph of August Utermann's Central Livery Stable at 316 Missouri, Alma, Kansas. It was built in 1884 and this view is from 1890. Around 1900, Utermann built a new livery stable at 504 Missouri, where the American Legion building was constructed in 1936. There is one horse drawn carriage and several people shown in the photograph.


Automobile, Osborne County, Kansas

Automobile, Osborne County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a gentleman and his dog seated in a parked automobile on the streets of Osborne County, Kansas.


A view of W Iron Avenue, Salina, Kansas

A view of W Iron Avenue, Salina, Kansas
Date: Between 1929 and 1935
A view of business buildings and automobiles in Salina, Kansas. This photograph is taken from E Iron Ave, looking west/southwest towards Santa Fe Ave. This was taken from the middle of the block between Santa Fe Ave. & 5th St. The tall building in the background is the United Life Building, built in 1929.


A view of the Dodge City,  Kansas, business district in 1875

A view of the Dodge City, Kansas, business district in 1875
Date: Between 1874 and 1876
This black and white photograph shows the Dodge City Kansas business district : Chas Rath & Co. General Outfittings, Long Branch Saloon, and Geo. M. Hoover's Wholesale Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.


Barber shop, Wichita, Kansas

Barber shop, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1955 and 1965
Rafael Lopez and an unidentifed barber cutting hair at the McConnell Air Force Base barber shop, Wichita, Kansas.


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