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Centennial cabin in Ottawa, Kansas

Centennial cabin in Ottawa, Kansas
Date: 1970s
Two postcard views of the centennial cabin in Ottawa, Kansas.


Coronado Heights

Coronado Heights
Date: 1962
A view from Coronado Heights looking across the valley, taken in 1962.


Coronado Heights

Coronado Heights
Date: 1966
View from Coronado Heights across valley taken by Kansas Industrial Development Commission.


District No. 1 School in Nicodemus, Kansas

District No. 1 School in Nicodemus, Kansas
Date: 1977
This is an exterior view of the District No. 1 school building in Nicodemus, Graham County, Kansas. This schoolhouse, which forms part of the National Parks Service site, was built in 1918. It was built on the site of the first school in Graham County, which had been constructed in 1887 but was later destroyed by fire. The school closed in the 1950s. Nicodemus was an Exoduster settlement in Kansas, established in 1877.


Dunlap Academy and Mission School, Dunlap, Kansas

Dunlap Academy and Mission School, Dunlap, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This photograph portrays the students and teachers of the African American school in Dunlap, Morris County, Kansas. Dunlap was located in eastern Morris County and was established in May 1878. The colony was founded by Benjamin Singleton and the Tennessee Real Estate and Homestead Association. This was the last colony Singleton founded in Kansas.


Entrance to historical Coronado Park, Smoky Heights, Kansas

Entrance to historical Coronado Park, Smoky Heights, Kansas
Date: 1951
A photograph of the entrance to Coronado Heights showing stone gates, possibly taken around 1951.


Gothic Pepper Sauce Bottle from Quindaro, 14WY314

Gothic Pepper Sauce Bottle from Quindaro, 14WY314
Date: 1857-1863
This Gothic style pepper sauce bottle was excavated from the Quindaro Townsite, an archaeological district now part of Kansas City, KS. These bottles are sometimes more common called Cathedral style because the panels appear to display cathedral windows.


Henry Leavenworth to E.G.W. Butler

Henry Leavenworth to E.G.W. Butler
Creator: Leavenworth, Henry, 1783-1834
Date: May 8, 1827
In this letter Henry Leavenworth, founder of Cantonment Leavenworth (later Ft. Leavenworth) described the location he had chosen as the site of this military outpost. Leavenworth also mentioned that, because various tribes of Indians would certainly be coming to visit the new fort, it would be best for John Dougherty, the Indian agent in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to move his office into the fort.


Nicodemus, Kansas

Nicodemus, Kansas
Date: 1885
This photograph captures the bustling main street in Nicodemus, Graham County, a settlement founded by Exodusters in 1877. It includes a number of townspeople and the Williams Mercantile store. The building on the far left is believed to be the First Baptist Church. The new First Baptist Church was built in 1907 around this church; once the new building was completed, Nicodemus residents demolished the original church. The new building is now part of the National Parks Service historic site.


Nicodemus article

Nicodemus article
Date: September 2, 1886
This untitled article from the Nicodemus Western Cyclone newspaper outlines how the residents of Nicodemus were building comfortable homes and persevering through hardship. The settlement in Nicodemus had been established by black Exodusters in 1877, and is today the only surviving all-black Exoduster town west of the Mississippi. Presently, the town is a historic site administered by the National Parks Service.


Riverboat and town on the Kansas & Missouri Rivers

Riverboat and town on the Kansas & Missouri Rivers
Creator: Meyer, Hermann J.
Date: 1854
An illustration of a riverboat , barge, dock, town, townspeople, wagons and oxen on the "Kansas & Missouri Rivers." This rare engraving first appeared in the United States Illustrated, 1854, by Charles Anderson Dana.


Santa Fe Trail ruts

Santa Fe Trail ruts
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1956
This aerial photograph, taken in 1956 by the Kansas Industrial Development Commission, depicts some Santa Fe Trail wagon ruts in Ford County, west of Dodge City, Kansas. The Santa Fe Trail, opened in 1821 by William Bucknell, served as a freight route and passed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico.


Santa Fe Trail ruts, Dodge City, Kansas

Santa Fe Trail ruts, Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1956
This photograph, taken in 1956 by the Kansas Industrial Development Commission, depicts some Santa Fe Trail wagon ruts located northwest of Dodge City, Kansas. The Santa Fe Trail, opened in 1821 by William Bucknell, served as a freight route and passed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico.


Shelter house on Coronado Heights

Shelter house on Coronado Heights
Date: 1948
Coronado Heights shelter house, built in early Spanish Architecture style, near Lindsborg, Kansas.


Sketch record of the hunt. Nov. 1,2 & 3 1871.

Sketch record of the hunt. Nov. 1,2 & 3 1871.
Creator: Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
Date: Bulk November 1-3, 1871
Artist Henry Worrall created this narrative illustration to document a buffalo hunt in western Kansas. The fourteen sketches that border the document illustrate the entire period of the hunt that took place November 1-3, 1871. The twelve numbered plates in the center illustrate a moonlight hunt that occurred on November 1st. Several illustrations reference Buffalo Station, Beaver Dam on the Saline River, and Snyder's dugout.


The original stone house at Silkville

The original stone house at Silkville
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
Here are two views of the original stone house at Silkville, Franklin County, Kansas, which was Mr. DeBoissiere's residence. It was known as "The Chateau". Persons are unidentified. The photograph was donated by the Woman's Kansas Day Club.


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