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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Leoti, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This photograph shows a group of men standing in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot on a snowy day in Leoti, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding is no longer standing.


Biface from Wichita County

Biface from Wichita County
Date: Unknown
This quartzite biface was recovered as an isolated find in Wichita County, Kansas. Archeologists use the term "isolated find" when only one artifact is found at a location. A biface like this one could have been used as a cutting tool or, with more work, turned into a specific tool.


Branding cattle in Wichita County, Kansas

Branding cattle in Wichita County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows ranchers branding cattle on Charley Sims' ranch in Wichita County, Kansas. A windmill and a barn/shed are visible in the background.


Business directory, Coronado, Kansas

Business directory, Coronado, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This image shows a photographic business directory titled, "Coronado, the Railroad Town of Wichita County, Kansas." There are 25 photographs of business buildings with a list of the businesses below the pictures. Business number 2 (pictured on the top row, second from the left) is listed as "A. J. Wright Drugs, Stationery, Perfumes, Holiday articles." Other businesses listed include a bank, hardware stores, grocery stores, general merchandise stores, a church, livery barns, a contractor, a barber shop, lumber yards, a law office, a hotel, a meat market, and a blacksmith.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Cline, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Cline, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: March 27, 1960
This photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Cline, Kansas. The one-story structure was part of the Oklahoma Division, Sub. Division 38 at milepost 241.5. The depot no longer stands.


Eighth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1891-1892

Eighth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1891-1892
Creator: Kansas State Board of Agriculture
Date: 1893
This biennial report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture contains two parts and the page numbering starts over at the beginning of Part II. The volume contains a section on each county, providing summary information about the history of the county, a description of the landscape, crops, livestock, schools, and churches. A large number of tables with statistics about Kansas residents and crop yields, broken down by county, are also included. Other chapters are devoted to interesting subjects such as apiculture, artificial forests, loco weeds, and chinch bugs.


Eleventh biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1897-98

Eleventh biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1897-98
Creator: Kansas State Board of Agriculture
Date: 1899
This biennial report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture includes information on beef and pork production, farm poultry, Kansas mineral products, livestock, and other agricultural topics. Also covered are county statistics for population, acreages, productions, livestock, assessed valuation of property, and a listing of churches for each county. Proceedings and other activities of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture are included.


Farmer's display, Wichita County Fair, Kansas

Farmer's display, Wichita County Fair, Kansas
Date: 1887
This sepia colored photograph shows a display of vegetables at the Wichita County fair. The sign indicates this was the first farmer's display at the fair.


Fifteenth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1905-1906

Fifteenth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1905-1906
Creator: Kansas State Board of Agriculture
Date: 1907
This biennial report from the Kansas State Board of Agriculture includes information on the selection, cultivation, and harvesting of Indian corn, ideas for improving the conditions of farm life, and information on commercial fertilizers. There are various kinds of statistics for each county that include population, acreages, livestock, and assessed valuation of property. There are also a number of tables listing statistics for all counties. The proceedings and activities of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture are included beginning on page 977. Please see the table of contents on image 8 to determine appropriate page numbers. Page numbering starts over after page 1264. This section contains compiled statistics from the 1905 Kansas decennial census but individuals are not listed. A general index starts on page 61 of the Decennial Census section at the back of the volume.


Fifth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture

Fifth biennial report of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture
Creator: Kansas. State Board of Agriculture
Date: 1887
This biennial report covers the years 1885-86. The volume contains two parts and the page numbering starts over at the beginning of part II. The volume contains numerous agricultural statistics and information about other industries. It also contains information about Kansas weather, schools, churches, various agricultural issues such as Texas fever, chinch bugs, vacant public lands, etc. A major part of the volume is devoted to information gathered during the 1885 statewide census conducted by the Board of Agriculture. Part I contains a number of tables with statistics about Kansas residents broken down by county. Part I also contains a section on each county, providing summary information about the history of the county, nativity of residents, a description of the landscape, crops, livestock, schools, newspapers, banks, and a list of county officers for 1887. Proceedings and other activities of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture are in Part II.


First elected officers, Wichita County, Kansas

First elected officers, Wichita County, Kansas
Date: February 08, 1887
This sepia colored photograph shows the first elected officers of Wichita, County, Kansas. The officers have been identified as follows: FIRST ROW: L.G. Moore, County Clerk; C.W. Garland, Probate Judge; and T.F. Calhoon, Register of Deeds. SECOND ROW: C.S. Triplett, Representative; Frank Harper, Commissioner; A.C. Johnson, Commissioner; A. MayGinnes, Commissioner; and R.A. Ramey, Clerk District Court. THIRD ROW: John H. Edwards, Sheriff; J.S. Newby, County Attorney; S.E. Gandy, Treasurer; E.A. Miles, Surveyor; and V.M. Reynolds; Coroner.


Fish and Game Laws

Fish and Game Laws
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: January 1915
This file includes general correspondence relating to game laws in Kansas. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is duck hunting regulations for Spring 1915, hunters' license gains being applied to hunter and fishermen benefits, and administration positions. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Wichita City Court Judge applications

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Wichita City Court Judge applications
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to applications of employment as Judge in Wichita City Court. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Harry Umberger to Willard Mayberry

Harry Umberger to Willard Mayberry
Creator: Umberger, Harry
Date: December 23, 1933
This letter from Harry Umberger, the Director of Extension at Kansas State College (now Kansas State University), was addressed to Willard Mayberry, secretary to Gov. Alf Landon. The letter discusses the reduction of railroad transportation rates for livestock feed, because the depression, combined with the droughts of the 1930s, had made it difficult for farmers to feed their livestock. Umberger recommended that the rates be reduced for at least thirty days (preferably sixty days) in order to keep stock alive during the winter. The letter is accompanied by a state map labeling the counties who needed these rates, with the red shaded section indicating which counties were in the greatest need.


History of Kansas newspapers

History of Kansas newspapers
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society. Department of Archives
Date: 1916
The subtitle of this publication is "A History of the Newspapers and Magazines Published in Kansas From the Organization of Kansas Territory, 1854, to January 1, 1916." This history includes biographical sketches and some portraits of prominent editors. The bulk of the book contains listings of all of the newspapers published in the state, organized by county and then towns within that county. This listing begins on page 137. Newspapers that were being published in 1916 include the name of the editor/publisher, the frequency, how long it had been published, and notes about any predecessor papers. The information for each county also includes a list of all discontinued newspapers from that county. Each county listing begins with the date it was organized, the origin of the name, and some basic statistics. This volume is an excellent source on the early newspaper history of Kansas. A detailed index begins on page 323. The Kansas State Historical Society was founded by Kansas newspaper editors and its newspaper holdings represent an almost comprehensive collection of the newspapers published in all parts of Kansas, most of which are available on microfilm through interlibrary loan.


Kansas Board of Pharmacy reports

Kansas Board of Pharmacy reports
Creator: Kansas. Board of Pharmacy
Date: 1887-1972
These reports, published by the Kansas Board of Pharmacy, may include the secretary's annual report to the governor, board proceedings, cases prosecuted, laws, rules and regulations, legal decisions, and lists of registered pharmacists, pharmacies, and assistants. Names are frequently listed alphabetically and by county. Some reports contain short sketches of deceased members. A fifth annual report is not known to exist. The fourth and sixth reports were both published in 1891. Gaps in publication or holdings exist in 1900; 1917-1934; 1936; 1939; 1941-1947; 1949-1954; 1956-1957; 1959-1966; 1968-1971; and post 1972. Funds to underwrite the digitization of these reports, Board of Pharmacy Examination questions (Item # 214023), and the Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations (Item #214924) were provided by the Jere Matchett Memorial Fund. This donation also funded the scanning of photographs of drug stores across Kansas to include them in Kansas Memory.


Kansas Farmer Seed Wheat Club history collection

Kansas Farmer Seed Wheat Club history collection
Creator: Kansas Farmer Seed Wheat Club
Date: 1913 - 1915
This collection consists of records from the Kansas Farmer Seed Wheat Club. It includes correspondence, index cards by county noting how much was deposited in each bank, what was outstanding and what had been paid, and other miscellaneous materials. The correspondence and other materials all regard the logistics of purchasing, shipping, and distributing the seed wheat, as well as monitoring how the crops fared and that loans were repaid. Frequent correspondents include Culver D. Yetter, secretary of the Kansas Farmer Seed Wheat Club, and Charles Manville Sawyer, state bank commissioner who became the first president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subjects included in this part of the collection are convention centers (including livestock arenas), courthouses, and courtrooms.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subject included in this part of the collection is crops.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. The subjects included in this part of the collection are feedlots, festivals, fire stations, forts, geological formations, golf courses, and grain elevators.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject roads and highways

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject roads and highways
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s-2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Roads and highways, arranged by county, are the subject included in this part of the collection.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Independence to Ludell

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Independence to Ludell
Date: 1989-2001
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Ada and ending with Bunker Hill. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Independence, Industry, Ingalls, Iola, Jennings, Jewell, Johnson City, Kanopolis, Kanorado, Kansas City, Kincaid, Kingman, Kingsdown, Kinsley, Kirwin, LaCrosse, Lamont, Lancaster, Langdon, Larned, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Lebanon, Lebo, Lenora, Leon, Leoti, Lerado, Levant, Lexington, Liberty, Lincoln, Lindsborg, Linwood, Longford, Longton, and Ludell.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: Between 1941 and 1950
This memorial book contains photographs and biographical sketches of members of the Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Click "Text Version" below for a searchable index of the names contained in this volume.


Missouri Pacific Railroad coal chute, Selkirk, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad coal chute, Selkirk, Kansas
Date: 1946
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad coal chute in Selkirk, Kansas. In the background coal cars are visible.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Coronado, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Coronado, Kansas
Date: Between 1920s and 1940s
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad depot and the water pump station at Coronado, Kansas. The structures no longer stand.


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