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4-H Livestock show, Salina, Kansas

4-H Livestock show, Salina, Kansas
Creator: Marsh, C. W.
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This photograph shows the 4-H Club Mid-America Livestock Show in the Agricultural Hall at Kenwood Park, Salina, Kansas.


A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas

A. C. Davis & Co. grain elevator, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
A view of men and horse-drawn wagons in line at the A. C. Davis grain elevator in, possibly, Pratt or Almena, Kansas. A steam locomotive is visible in the background.


Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas

Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: March 27, 1929
This is a view of people and dairy cattle on the Adolph Duever farm near Bremen, Kansas. A man and woman are each posed with cows, and a second woman is in the center of the photograph with a dog. Also visible are a milking machine, part of the barn, and dairy cows in a fenced corral to the right of the barn.


A farm near Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas

A farm near Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Division
Date: 1966
A typical farm scene near Ottawa, Kansas, in Franklin County. This photograph shows a two-story house, large barn, silo and multiple out-buildings.


A flock of turkeys

A flock of turkeys
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1912
This photograph shows a young girl standing near a flock of turkeys on an unidentified farm, presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. A farm building and cart are also visible in the photograph.


A flock of turkeys, Logan County, Kansas

A flock of turkeys, Logan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a woman feeding turkeys on Elmo Hamm's farm, Logan County, Kansas. A large barn is visible in the background.


Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photograph shows an agricultural scene in Finney County, Kansas. Near the center of the photo there are two triangular structures. In the background of the photo there are some people working on a field.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: c. 1936
Alfred Mossman Landon with daughter, Nancy Jo, and son, John Cobb, at the Kansas Free Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Angell Plow

Angell Plow
Creator: Angell, Charlie J.
Date: 1926
One-way disk plow manufactured by Charles Angell of Plains, Kansas. Angell, a wheat farmer, developed a plow that set all disks at the same angle, or "one-way," to increase tilling efficiency. Farmers liked that it plowed faster and easily broke up hard soil, but its overuse created a fine, dusty layer that quickly blew away in heavy winds. This is a smaller version of the actual plow, which was ten feet wide. Angell made this four-foot model for use in his family's vegetable garden.


Apple tree, Shawnee County, Kansas

Apple tree, Shawnee County, Kansas
Date: 1936
This black and white photograph shows drought damage to an apple tree in Shawnee County, Kansas.


Argentine Mill, Kansas City, Kansas

Argentine Mill, Kansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1921
This black and white photograph shows the Argentine Mill in Kansas City, Kansas. On the image "C.A Fellows Contractor Topeka, Kansas 1921" is written.


Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Arkansas City Milling Company and canal in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Arnold Schmitz farm and residence, Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Arnold Schmitz farm and residence, Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the barn, chicken house, and residence on Arnold Schmitz's farm located west of Alma on old highway 10, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's elevator, Chicago, Illinois
Date: 1910
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's elevator at the head of the canal in Chicago, Illinois.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock pens, Carlsbad, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock pens, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 02, 1931
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock pens, built in 1906, at Carlsbad, New Mexico.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock yards, Clearwater, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock yards, Clearwater, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 28, 1931
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stock yards at Clearwater, Kansas. Built from 1887-1907, the yards measured 64 ' x 130'.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stockyards, Danville, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stockyards, Danville, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 25, 1931
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company stockyards at Danville, Kansas. The stockyards measured 50'x 102' and were built in 1904.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe stock pens, Wellington, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe stock pens, Wellington, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: February 25, 1931
A photograph of the Santa Fe Railway stock pens at Wellington, Kansas. The pens were built in 1880.


Bank, Kirwin, Kansas

Bank, Kirwin, Kansas
Creator: Grant, George
Date: 1948
This black and white photograph provided by the National Park Service shows the abandoned bank and the International Harvester dealership in Kirwin, Kansas. The town of Kirwin is located along the Solomon River in the Smoky Hill River Basin of Phillips County.


Barbed wire advertisement

Barbed wire advertisement
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
An early advertisement for barbed wire fencing "Victorious and triumphant! Haish's improved S barb and Stevens' lock stitch steel fence wire." The advent of barbed wire as material for fencing dramatically changed ranching and land use in the American West by ending the open range system that had prevailed previously.


Barn at Bismarck Grove, Kansas

Barn at Bismarck Grove, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
Barn once used as a race track stable at the old Bismarck Grove fairgrounds, near Lawrence, Kansas, before it was converted into a livestock farm.


Barn on the Capsey farm in Nemaha County, Kansas

Barn on the Capsey farm in Nemaha County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing a barn on the Capsey farm. This barn was located in Nemaha County, Kansas.


Barn on the Henry Sump farm, Wabaunsee County

Barn on the Henry Sump farm, Wabaunsee County
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of a barn and cattle on the Henry Sump farm. Also pictured is Sump's brother-in-law, J. F. Terrass. The barn is located south of Alma on K-99 highway, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.


Barn on the Mel Perkuhn farm, Topeka, Kansas

Barn on the Mel Perkuhn farm, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1945 and 1959
Photo of the barn on the Mel Perkuhn farm on Huntoon Street between Wanamaker and Urish Roads, Topeka, Kansas.


Barns and corrals at the Bismarck Grove, Kansas

Barns and corrals at the Bismarck Grove, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
A view of the barns and corrals at the Bismarck Grove fairgrounds near Lawrence, Kansas some time after it was converted into a livestock farm. Also visible are men seated on horse-drawn wagons, cattle, a carriage, and wagons.


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