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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Les Eparges - Fr. Graves, France

Les Eparges - Fr. Graves, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
French graves near destroyed building by Les Eparges, France. James C. 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. Mihiel 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.


Les Eparges - Fr. Graves, France

Les Eparges - Fr. Graves, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
Two unidentified soldiers are standing in a road in front of a destroyed building. Another soldier is near the building looking at French graves. James C. 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. Mihiel 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.


Les Eparges, Grave French Colonel, France

Les Eparges, Grave French Colonel, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 1919
Grave of French colonel near Les Eparges, France. The grave is marked with a wooden cross that is encircled by a wire wreath. Barbed wire barriers in background. James C. 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. Mihiel 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.


Manhevilles - German graves, France

Manhevilles - German graves, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
These German graves are near the town of Manhevilles, France. The two soldiers standing in the graveyard are not identified. James C. 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.


Mine Crater detour north of Nevrilly?, France

Mine Crater detour north of Nevrilly?, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 20, 1919
This image shows a mine crater detour north of Nervilly, France. There appears to also be a trench in the foreground and a cross in the area behind the crater. James C. 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.


Nevrilly - American grave - Hunter?, France

Nevrilly - American grave - Hunter?, France
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: February 20, 1919
Captain Hughes photographed this grave marker located near Nevrilly, France. It has a medal attached to the cross. Hughes identified the photo as an American grave, possibly with the name "Hunter". James C. 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.


Rev. John Tecumseh Jones and Jane Kelly Jones gravesite

Rev. John Tecumseh Jones and Jane Kelly Jones gravesite
Date: 1952
These two photographs show the monument and gravesite of Rev. John Tecumseh Jones and his wife, Jane Kelly Jones. The gravesite is in the Ottawa Indian Burial Grounds located three miles north east of Ottawa, Kansas. John T. Jones is the founder of Ottawa University.


Security Benefit Association cemetery, Topeka, Kansas

Security Benefit Association cemetery, Topeka, Kansas
Date: April 1975
This plat shows the Security Benefit Association cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. The Security Benefit Association was located north of Sixth Avenue near Wanamaker Road in Topeka, Kansas. The cemetery plots include the name of the deceased and the year of death. The 400-acre campus consisted of a hospital, retirement home, children's home, cemetery and greenhouse. In the 1950s, the company ceased to be a fraternal organization and became primarily a life insurance company known as Security Benefit Life. The land was eventually sold to the Menninger Foundation. Today only a few structures remain from the original campus. This tracing was done in April 1975 from an original dated May 24, 1931.


The story of a fool chief.  An incident of the Kaw Trail.

The story of a fool chief. An incident of the Kaw Trail.
Creator: Ellis, Ralph Burchard
Date: 1908
A story of Fool Chief, Chief of the Kaw Indians, written by Ralph Burchard Ellis. This small story, telling of Fool Chief's life and death, was printed in February 1908, in the Western Life newspaper out of Leavenworth, Kansas.


Tombstone near Studley, Kansas

Tombstone near Studley, Kansas
Date: Between 1946 and 1955
This photograph is of Foster Rippon's tombstone is from an old photo album page (note corner fasteners). It was located five miles southwest of Studley, Kansas.


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