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20th Kansas Regiment's band members at cemetery

20th Kansas Regiment's band members at cemetery
Date: March 29, 1899
View of three wounded members of the 20th Kansas Regiment's band at the grave of a fellow bandsman who had been killed at Bielew, Philippines, during the Spanish-American War.


Argonne at Clermont, France

Argonne at Clermont, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This the view of Argonne at Clermont, France taken by James C. Hughes. In the distance there appears to be a graveyard. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Arthur and Ella Valentine's graves in Wichita, Kansas

Arthur and Ella Valentine's graves in Wichita, Kansas
Creator: Tarr, Blair D., b. 1957
Date: April 25, 2003
Here are three photographs of Arthur and Ella Valentine's graves in White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Wichita, Kansas. Arthur was the creator of the Valentine Diner.


Beatty cemetery, Marshall County, Kansas

Beatty cemetery, Marshall County, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
This is a photograph of Beatty Cemetery, located near Summerfield, Marshall County, Kansas.


Boot Hill Cemetery, Hays, Kansas

Boot Hill Cemetery, Hays, Kansas
Date: 1885
This black and white photograph shows the excavating site of the Boot Hill Cemetery in Hays, Kansas. Located on a hill north of the town of Hays City Kansas, the cemetery was the first in the West to be called Boot Hill. At least seventy-nine outlaws were buried at the site.


Cemetery statue near Beaver, Kansas

Cemetery statue near Beaver, Kansas
Creator: Schremmet, Danah
Date: Unknown
This photograph shows a statue of Saint Joseph in a cemetery, possibly Saint Joseph's cemetery, near Beaver, Kansas.


Chippewa, Ottawa and Munsee Indian cemeteries in Franklin County Kansas

Chippewa, Ottawa and Munsee Indian cemeteries in Franklin County Kansas
Date: 1939
Four photographs from the Chippewa, Ottawa and Munsee Indian Cemeteries.


DAR markers at Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds, Kansas

DAR markers at Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds, Kansas
Date: 1936
Five photographs of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) markers at the Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds, east of Ottawa, honoring Jotham Meeker, John Tecumseh Jones, Chief Comechau and Notino, the Medicine Man.


Fix Cemetery, Volland, Kansas

Fix Cemetery, Volland, Kansas
Date: Between 1980 and 1985
This is a photograph of the Fix Cemetery located near Volland, Kansas.


Four views of the government cemetery at Fort Wallace, Kansas

Four views of the government cemetery at Fort Wallace, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
Four views of the government cemetery at Fort Wallace, Wallace County, Kansas.


Goshen Church in Goshen, Kansas

Goshen Church in Goshen, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph of the Goshen Church in Goshen, Kansas. Two tombstones are in the foreground. One is for someone with the last name of Steves.


Grave marker, Rawlins County, Kansas

Grave marker, Rawlins County, Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: 1979
These four photographs show the grave marker of Egnac and Peter Janousek and Rodolph Springler, who were killed during the Northern Cheyenne attack on Sappa Creek in Rawlins County, Kansas on September 30, 1878. This is commonly referred to as the Last Indian Raid in Kansas.


Grave marker for Bob Dalton, Grat Dalton, and Bill Power

Grave marker for Bob Dalton, Grat Dalton, and Bill Power
Date: 1892
The grave marker of Bob Dalton, Grat Dalton, and Bill Power, located in Elmwood Cemetery, Coffeyville, Kansas. On October 5, 1892, the three Dalton brothers, Bob, Grot, and Emmett, with Tim Evans and Dick Broadwell, rode into Coffeyville. They robbed the town's two banks of nearly $25,000 before being ambushed by angry town citizens. Warned of the Dalton gang's plans, townspeople opened fire on the gang, killing four members and wounding Emmett. Four Coffeyville citizens also lost their lives in the gun battle.


Grave marker of Christian F. Hamper, Rawlins County, Kansas

Grave marker of Christian F. Hamper, Rawlins County, Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: 1979
Four views of the grave marker for Christian F. Hamper, Co. D, 89 Ind. Inf., who was killed during the Northern Cheyenne attack on Sappa Creek in Rawlins County, Kansas on September 30, 1878, commonly referred to as the Last Indian Raid in Kansas.


Grave markers for the last Indian Raid in Kansas

Grave markers for the last Indian Raid in Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: Between 1930s and 1950s
These five black and white photographs show the grave markers for the victims that were killed, September 30, 1878, in the last Indian raid in Kansas. On that day a band of Northern Cheyenne Indians lead by Chief Dull Knife killed nineteen settlers along the Sappa Creek in Oberlin, Kansas before continuing north into Nebraska.


Grave markers for the last Indian raid in Kansas

Grave markers for the last Indian raid in Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: Between 1930s and 1950s
These five black and white photographs show the grave markers for the victims that were killed, September 30, 1878, in the last Indian raid in Kansas. On that day a band of Northern Cheyenne Indians led by Chief Dull Knife killed nineteen settlers along the Sappa Creek in Oberlin, Kansas before continuing north into Nebraska.


Grave of George Harrison Abbott, Union Cemetery, Herndon, Kansas

Grave of George Harrison Abbott, Union Cemetery, Herndon, Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: 1979
The grave of George Harrison Abbott, Union Cemetery, Herndon, Rawlins County, Kansas. Abbott was a victim of the Northern Cheyenne attack on Sappa Creek, September 30, 1878, commonly referred to as the Last Indian Raid in Kansas.


Grave site of Kack Kack

Grave site of Kack Kack
Creator: Harvey, John W.
Date: 1950s or 1960s ?
Photo of unidentified man at grave of Kack-Kack, Chief of Pottawatomie Indians, southwest of Holton, northwest of Mayetta, Kansas.


Gravestone of Chief Compchau

Gravestone of Chief Compchau
Date: 1952
A photograph of the gravestone of Compchau, Chief of the Ottawas. The gravestone is located in the Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds near Ottawa, Kansas.


Gravestones of John Tecumseh (Tauy) Jones and Jane Kelly Jones

Gravestones of John Tecumseh (Tauy) Jones and Jane Kelly Jones
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
Four views of the gravestone of John Tecumseh (Tauy) Jones and his wife, Jane Kelly Jones, located in the Ottawa Indian Cemetery. John Tecumseh Jones was a founder of Ottawa University.


Gus Meier photograph collection

Gus Meier photograph collection
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: 1890-1920
Photographs taken by Gus Meier. Several of the photographs were taken in his studio in Alma, Kansas.


Harry Walter Colmery at a World War I cemetery in Europe.

Harry Walter Colmery at a World War I cemetery in Europe.
Creator: Studio Waroline
Date: 1937
this is a photograph of Harry W. Colmery, 1890-1979, American Legion National Commander, in a World War I military cemetery in Europe.


Henry Leavenworth's grave monument in the Fort Leavenworth cemetery

Henry Leavenworth's grave monument in the Fort Leavenworth cemetery
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society. Photo Lab
Date: 1957
This is a photograph of Henry Leavenworth's grave monument in the Fort Leavenworth cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


John Steuart Curry's grave and Curry family plot in Winchester, Kansas

John Steuart Curry's grave and Curry family plot in Winchester, Kansas
Creator: Tarr, Blair D., b. 1957
Date: July 19, 2003
Here are two photographs showing John Steuart Curry's grave and the Curry family plot in the Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery in Winchester, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subject of this part of the collection is businesses, including banks, bars, general stores, food stores, funeral homes, gas stations, hotels, malls, miscellaneous buildings, newspaper offices, restaurants, toy stores, and workshops.


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