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African American men playing horseshoes, Kansas City, Kansas

African American men playing horseshoes, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
Men playing horseshoes at a recreation center for servicemen and factory personnel in Kansas City, Kansas. This recreation center was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Air Dome Theater, Ellsworth, Kansas

Air Dome Theater, Ellsworth, Kansas
Creator: Lewis Photograph
Date: 1915
This black and white photograph shows three men and a boy in front of the Air Dome Theater in Ellsworth, Kansas. One man has a foghorn. Signs of the side of the structure indicate the theater shows "polite vaudeville and moving pictures" and it is "catering to ladies and children." Tickets are ten and twenty cents but only five cents for children under 8 years of age.


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.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: c. 1936
This photograph shows Alfred Mossman Landon with his daughter, Nancy, and son, John, on a carousel at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: Between 1930 and 1935
This photograph portrays Alfred Mossman Landon with his son John Cobb at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: c. 1936
This photograph shows Alfred Mossman Landon with daughter, Nancy Jo, and son, John Cobb, at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson, Kansas. Landon served as tthe 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937.


Alfred Mossman Landon

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


Automobile race, Marshall County, Kansas

Automobile race, Marshall County, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: Between 1911 and 1914
This photograph shows three automobiles racing on a dirt track in Marshall County, Kansas. A small crowd of people is watching the race from the grandstands.


Ballpark in Topeka, Kansas

Ballpark in Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1904 and 1911
This postcard shows a baseball game in progress at an early ballpark in Topeka, Kansas. The ballpark was built in 1904 in the Dudley Tract, in the vicinity of the current intersection of 15th and Adams. The park was initially constructed for use by the city's minor league entry in the Class C Missouri Valley League. The inaugural game in the park was played on July 24, 1904, in a league contest against Leavenworth. In the years to follow, the park was used by minor league teams participating in the Western Association (1905-1908, 1924), Western League (1909-1916, 1918), and Southwestern League (1922-1923, 1925-1926). During the years the ballpark was used by minor league teams, it was often referred to by the name of the league the team belonged to, i.e. League Park, Association Park, Western League Park, Western Association Park, etc. The ballpark also was used by other teams in the city. The postcard carries a 1912 postmark. The image itself, however, is believed to have been made between 1904 and 1911.


Ballpark in Topeka, Kansas

Ballpark in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Willard, Frank G.
Date: Between 1912 and 1920
These two photographs are of a baseball game in progress at an early Topeka ballpark. The ballpark was built in 1904 in the Dudley Tract, in the vicinity of the current intersection of 15th and Adams. The park was initially constructed for use by the city's minor league entry in the Class C Missouri Valley League. The inaugural game was played on July 24, 1904 in a league contest against Leavenworth. In the years to follow, the park was used by minor league teams participating in the Western Association (1905-08, 1924), Western League (1909-16, 1918), and Southwestern League (1922-23, 1925-26). During the years the ballpark was used by minor league teams, it was often referred to by the name of the league the team belonged to, ie League Park, Association Park, Western League Park, Western Association Park, etc. The ballpark also was used by other teams in the city. These photographs were produced from glass negatives believed to have been made between 1912 and 1920.


Band rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas

Band rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
View of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the Naval Air Base, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This a a photograph of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity part of the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas

Baseball game, Kansas City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
This baseball game is at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.


Baseball team, Marysville, Kansas

Baseball team, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: 1930
This photograph shows the managers and members of the Athletic Club baseball team of Marysville, Kansas, posed in their uniforms on the city's baseball field. The members of the team are identified, from left to right, as: Dunning, Ford, Hall, Siebert, Kramer, Sweet, Woods, Thompson, Kirkman, Ebert, L. Cook, H. Cook, and Gerkins. Also visible are a young girl, parked automobiles, and spectators on the field's bleachers in the background.


Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas

Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas
Date: 1920s or 1930s
Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis with a big fish caught at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas.


Bill and Bob Maxwell at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas

Bill and Bob Maxwell at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas
Date: 1920s or 1930s
Bill and Bob Maxwell with a big fish caught at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas.


Bonner Spings. The Kansas Karlsbad

Bonner Spings. The Kansas Karlsbad
Creator: Shook, John Morgan
Date: About 1907
A pamphlet promoting Bonner Springs, Kansas, as a health resort. Includes photographs by Urbin Rudell. See also the Urbin Rudell photograph collection as item 210247.


Brewery album

Brewery album
Date: Between 1906 and 1911
A photograph album containing 37 photographs of saloons, Turner Halls, breweries, Shawnee County Courthouse, and shipping and delivery of beer in northeast Kansas.


Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows a group of people gathered in front of the Bright Angel Lodge located at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.


Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon, Arizona

Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Date: Between 1920s and 1930s
This photograph shows Bright Angel Lodge at the south rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.


Brunswick Billiard Hall, Marysville, Kansas

Brunswick Billiard Hall, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: February 11, 1942
This is a view of a bartender serving beer to customers in the Brunswick Billiard Hall's bar in Marysville, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified (left to right) as: Shorty, "Unk" Cooper, "Nig" Hoover, George Meyburn, the bartender, Joe Reiter, and Herman Johanes. Hoover and Johanes were local barbers. There is a painting behind the bar. There are two identical banners for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer hanging from the ceiling.


Businesses on Main Street, Centralia, Kansas

Businesses on Main Street, Centralia, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
This photograph shows a view of Main Street in Centralia, Kansas. A drug store can be seen on the right side of the street and an outdoor bandstand is visible in the background near the middle of the picture. A few men are partially visible in the shade of the buildings on the left, and a few carriages and wagons are partially visible along the street.


Chautauqua, Arkansas City, Kansas

Chautauqua, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows the Chautauqua assembly hall in Arkansas City, Kansas. Standing before the auditorium is a crowd of men, women and children holding umbrellas in their hand.


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