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Abandoned house, Lane County, Kansas

Abandoned house, Lane County, Kansas
Date: Between 1980 and 1985
This photograph shows an abandoned frame house in Lane County, Kansas.


Aerial view of Long Street, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas

Aerial view of Long Street, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1923
An aerial view of Long Street and the surrounding area, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas.


Alamota, Lane County, Kansas

Alamota, Lane County, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
A bird's eye view of the town of Alamota in Lane County, Kansas.


Amy general store, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas

Amy general store, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1929
An interior view of the Amy general store in Dighton, Lane County, Kansas. Bins of produce are visible in the front of the store next to a barrel of Sunshine Biscuits. A man in overalls stands to the right.


Arrow Point from the Ehmke Site, 14LA311

Arrow Point from the Ehmke Site, 14LA311
Date: 1000-1500 CE
This arrow point was recovered from a camp and kill site in Lane County during excavation by Kansas Historical Society Archeologists. The site seems to have had multiple occupations from the Paleoindian period through the Late Ceramic period. The feature this arrow point was recovered in was believed to be associated with an Upper Republican occupation. The side-notched point is possibly made of Alibates flint, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River valley in the Texas panhandle.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Alamota,Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Alamota,Kansas
Date: Between 1890s and 1919s
This photograph shows the Atchsion, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Alamota, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Dighton, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Dighton, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1969
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Dighton, Kansas.


Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Dighton, Kansas

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Dighton, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 10, 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Dighton, Kansas. The depot was built in 1889 and measured 24'x62'.


Avery under mount steam engine, Lane County, Kansas

Avery under mount steam engine, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1905
John Henry sits in the cab of an Avery under mount steam engine being used to plow a field in Lane County, Kansas. The engine was owned by Ford Brown.


Baseball team, Shields, Lane County, Kansas

Baseball team, Shields, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1924
In this photograph, the Shields baseball team from Lane County, Kansas, poses for a picture


Biface from 14LA306

Biface from 14LA306
Date: Unknown
This banded biface was a surface find collected during a survey by Kansas Historical Society Archeologists at a site in Lane County. It is made of a chert called Smoky Hill silicified chalk which outcrops in western Kansas. This biface shows some of the different colors found in that chert type.


Boltx Store, Amy, Lane County, Kansas

Boltx Store, Amy, Lane County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
Several people pose on the porch of the Boltx general store in Amy, Lane County, Kansas. The large box-like structure in front of the store says "Fairbanks Standard," which was a type of measuring scale sold by the Fairbanks Scale Co. of Vermont.


Bretz harvest crew, Lane County, Kansas

Bretz harvest crew, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1915
The Georg Bretz harvest crew pose with the Adam Groeff farm buildings in the background. George Bretz stands on the header; Lee Roy Bretz is standing at the far left with his hat on a pitchfork.


Bretz threshing crew, Lane County, Kansas

Bretz threshing crew, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1915
The George Bretz threshing crew poses with their equipment, Lane County, Kansas. George Bretz sits on the engine in the foreground.


Charlie Bretz farmstead, southwest of Shields, Lane County, Kansas

Charlie Bretz farmstead, southwest of Shields, Lane County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A view of the Charlie Bretz farmstead with home and outbuildings southwest of Shields, Lane County, Kansas.


Child's harmonica

Child's harmonica
Creator: Beaver
Date: between 1920 and 1931
This Diatonic harmonica with silver cover-plates, brass reed-plates, and a black and orange wood comb belonged to Dean Thomas of Dighton, Kansas. Dean came down with appendicitis on the first day of a major two-day blizzard and was unable to reach a hospital until after his appendix had ruptured. Dean Thomas died at age 10 on March 31, 1931. After his death, his mother kept many of Dean's belongings, including this harmonica, in a trunk.


Child's overalls

Child's overalls
Date: between 1929 and 1931
This pair of child's blue denim overalls belonged to Dean Thomas of Dighton, Kansas. Dean came down with appendicitis on the first day of a major two-day blizzard and was unable to reach a hospital until after his appendix had ruptured. Dean Thomas died at age 10 on March 31, 1931. After his death, his mother kept many of Dean's belongings, including these overalls, in a trunk.


Children's parade, Dighton, Kansas

Children's parade, Dighton, Kansas
Creator: Kirch, William
Date: August 06, 1925
This is a photograph of a children's parade and Chautauqua entertainers on a business street in Dighton, Kansas.


Children riding donkeys, Lane County, Kansas

Children riding donkeys, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1902
A group of children pose astride two donkeys, Lane County, Kansas.


Clark Whiting, World War I soldier

Clark Whiting, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Clark Whiting, Company H, 356th Infantry, 89th Division. Whiting was killed in action on November 11, 1918, the same day the armistice was signed to end the war.


Cutting ice for the ice house, Lane County, Kansas

Cutting ice for the ice house, Lane County, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
Two men work to cut and move blocks of ice from a stream or pond, Lane County, Kansas.


"Dickinson No. 1" oil well, Lane County, Kansas

"Dickinson No. 1" oil well, Lane County, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1925
The "Dickinson No. 1" oil well spudding in on May 13, 1925. In the oil and gas industry, "spudding" refers to the process of beginning to drill a well.


Dighton Baptist Church, Lane County, Kansas

Dighton Baptist Church, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1910
The Dighton Baptist Church, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas.


Dighton, Lane County, Kansas street scene after a snow storm

Dighton, Lane County, Kansas street scene after a snow storm
Date: December 21, 1911
This is a photograph of snow is piled up on Long Street in Dighton, Lane County, Kansas after the snow storm of December 21, 1911.


Dighton Lumber Company, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas

Dighton Lumber Company, Dighton, Lane County, Kansas
Date: 1924
An exterior view of the Dighton Lumber Company building in Dighton, Lane County, Kansas. The photo was taken by "Kirch" in 1924, according to a notation on the photo.


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