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A. Roemigk to George W. Martin

A. Roemigk to George W. Martin
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: July 18, 1904
A letter from Adolph Roenigk of Lincoln, Kansas, to George W. Martin, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Roenigk recounts hearing from a Mr. Ferdinand Erhardt, of an Indian battle site in Lincoln County.


A. Roenigk to George W. Martin

A. Roenigk to George W. Martin
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: January 14, 1908
This is a letter from Adolph Roenigk, Lincoln, Kansas, to George W. Martin, Kansas Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Roenigk inquires about a pipe that was once owned by Chief Tall Bull. Roenigk cites books and page numbers for this and other matters he's interested in researching.


A. Roenigk to George W. Martin

A. Roenigk to George W. Martin
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: April 08, 1907
A letter from Adolph Roenigk of Lincoln, Kansas, to George W. Martin, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Reonigk tells of his friend, Ferdinand Erhardt, and of Erhardt's service and friendship to the late Senator Plumb.


A. Roenigk to George W. Martin

A. Roenigk to George W. Martin
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: August 30, 1910
A letter from Adolph Roenigk of Lincoln County, Kansas, to George W. Martin, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Roenigk writes of the Pawnee Indians that were killed at Mulberry Creek by settlers and soldiers. He also recounts his correspondence with Hercules Price, who was a participant in the Summit Springs Battle, and how Price had a map of the battlefield and accompanying notes.


A. Roenigk to George W. Martin

A. Roenigk to George W. Martin
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: April 06, 1907
A letter from Adolph Roenigk of Lincoln County, Kansas, to George W. Martin, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Roenigk writes that a paper he submitted to the Historical Society, a reminiscence of Ferdinand Eberhardt, had a mistake in the years Mr. Eberhardt remained a widower before his second marriage.


A. T. Biggs to Governor John P. St.  John

A. T. Biggs to Governor John P. St. John
Creator: Biggs, A. T.
Date: May 07, 1880
In this letter, A. T. Biggs of Lincoln, Kansas, is anxious for Kansas Governor St. John to set a visitation date to promote prohibition, emphasizing "so many are on the fence we want you to....punch them off on the right side". A. T. Biggs was president of the Temperance Union but also the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Lincoln County.


Address before the Old Settler's Reunion, Lincoln, Kansas

Address before the Old Settler's Reunion, Lincoln, Kansas
Creator: Stanley, Arthur Jehu, 1874-1967
Date: September 17, 1915
An address given by Arthur Stanley before the Old Settler's Reunion in Lincoln, Kansas. Stanley recounts life in Lincoln, of living in a dugout, the fear of prairie fires, prairie schooners passing through, the naming and meaning of places in Lincoln, and many other stories of the county and prairie life in general.


Adolph Roenigk

Adolph Roenigk
Date: Between 1932 and 1938
Photograph of Adolph Roenigk (1847-1938) of Lincoln County, Kansas. He wrote the book, Pioneer History of Kansas, in 1933.


Adolph Roenigk to Kirk Mecham

Adolph Roenigk to Kirk Mecham
Creator: Roenigk, Adolph, 1847-1938
Date: October 25, 1937
A letter from Adolph Roenigk to Kirk Mecham, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas. Roenigk recounts the Mulberry Scrap, a skirmish between Indians and Lincoln County settlers and soldiers on February 2, 1869.


Aerial photograph of Lincoln County, Kansas

Aerial photograph of Lincoln County, Kansas
Creator: Kargl Aerial Surveys, Inc.
Date: July 3, 1938
Two aerial photographs showing a portion of Lincoln County, Kansas. The cropped version shows the Lincoln County poor farm. It was located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 11, Range 7 West of the 6th P.M. and consisted of 160 acres. Later, the property was part of the Jeffers farm.


Aerial photograph of Lincoln County, Kansas

Aerial photograph of Lincoln County, Kansas
Date: May 02, 1962
Two aerial photographs showing portions of Lincoln County, Kansas. The cropped version shows the location of the Lincoln County poor farm. It was located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 11, Range 7 West of the 6th P.M. and consisted of 160 acres. Later, the property was part of the Jeffers farm.


Albert Andreson's map of Township 11 South, Range 9 West, Lincoln County

Albert Andreson's map of Township 11 South, Range 9 West, Lincoln County
Creator: Andreson, Albert H., 1897-1957
Date: Between 1907 and 1914
A map drawn by Albert Andreson of Vesper, Kansas, showing creeks, railroads, school districts and a drawing of the "proposed Salina Tipton Northern Railroad" of Grant Township, Township 11 South, Range 9 West in Lincoln County. A legend has been provided on the back of the map. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr.

Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr.
Date: Between 1899 and 1900
This is a cabinet card showing Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr., who served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1899-1900. Stanley, a Republican, represented District 86 in Lincoln County. He read law under the tutelage of a local lawyer in Lincoln, Kansas and was admitted to the Kansas Bar. Stanley moved his family to Kansas City, Kansas in 1911 where he practiced law for 44 years. In 1921, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr. served in the Kansas House of Representatives where he represented District 8, Kansas City, Kansas. His son, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr., joined his father in private practice in 1928 and later became a U.S. District Judge for the state of Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Barnard, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway train at the depot in Barnard, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Barnard, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, Frank O.
Date: 1970
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Barnard, Kansas. The structure is no longer standing.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Denmark, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's Salina Northern depot in Denmark, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure has been moved and is privately used.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Lincoln Center, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Lincoln Center, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, Frank O.
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Lincoln Center, Kansas. The structure is no longer standing.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Westfall, Kansas
Date: 1967
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Westfall, Kansas.


Bank robber, Sylvan Grove, Kansas

Bank robber, Sylvan Grove, Kansas
Creator: Wood, W. J.
Date: November 12, 1894
This photograph shows three men identified from left to right as: J.O. Phillips, John Seirer, and Sidney Lawson, standing over the deceased body of bank robber Anthony McKee in Sylvan Grove, Kansas. In the afternoon of November 12, 1894, three armed men robbed the Sylvan State Bank of Sylvan Grove. As the robbers attempted to flee Mr. William D. Schernerhorn, assistant cashier of the bank, shot McKee with a Sharps rifle instantly killing McKee. Visible in the background is the bank (identified as the white building) and the blacksmith shop to the far right.


Beverly High School seniors, Beverly, Kansas

Beverly High School seniors, Beverly, Kansas
Creator: Marquise Studio
Date: 1938-1940
Three photographs of the 1938, 1939 and 1940 senior classes at Beverly High School, Beverly, Kansas.


Beverly Rural High School yearbook, 1939

Beverly Rural High School yearbook, 1939
Date: 1939
This is a copy of the Beverly Rural High School yearbook, Beverly, Lincoln County, Kansas for the year 1939. It includes class photographs (with identifications) and information on the Beverly grade school and high school alumni association as well.


C. Bernhardt to George W. Martin

C. Bernhardt to George W. Martin
Creator: Bernhardt, Christian
Date: February 28, 1910 to March 2, 1910
A list of historical points in Lincoln County, as it relates to pioneer monuments.


Cave on Bull Foot Creek, Lincoln, Kansas

Cave on Bull Foot Creek, Lincoln, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A view of a cave on Bull Foot Creek taken from the south overlooking the Bull Foot Valley. Five men and two women are seen near the entrance of the cave and are identified (in no particular order) as: Mr. Odgen Green, Mrs. J.A. Stanley, Mr J.A. Stanley., superintendent and historian, Mr. Ferdinand Erhardt, Mr. George W. Martin, Miss Clarmda Green, and Mrs. Charles Stiles.


Cave on Bull Foot Creek, Lincoln, Kansas

Cave on Bull Foot Creek, Lincoln, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A view of a cave on Bull Foot Creek from Bull Foot Valley. From l to r : Mr. Odgen Green, Mrs. J.A. Stanley, Mr J.A. Stanley., superintendent and historian, Mr. Ferdinand Erhardt, Mr. George W. Martin, Miss Clarmda Green, and Mrs. Charles Stiles.


Clara Helfferich's map of Indiana Township, Lincoln County

Clara Helfferich's map of Indiana Township, Lincoln County
Creator: Helfferich, Clara A., 1897-1963
Date: 1911
A map drawn by Clara A. (Helfferich) Hendrickson of Lincoln, Kansas, showing "The raid of May 30, 1869" made by American Indians on the settlers of Indiana Township (T. 12 S., R. 8 W.), Lincoln County. On the front, the map showing creeks, railroads, schools and churches, as well as key events in the raid. On the back of the map, Clara includes an essay about the raid, naming the people killed and describing both the attack and the rescue mission. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


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