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383rd Army Air Force Band, Winfield, Kansas

383rd Army Air Force Band, Winfield, Kansas
Date: 1944
This image of the 383rd Army Air Force Band at Strother Field in Winfield, Kansas appeared in the March 3, 1944 issue of the Army airfield's newspaper, The Prairie Flyer. The members are identified as: Seated, left to right: Cpl. W.J. Doerflinger, S/Sgt. R.W. Stechmann, Cpl. A.B. Delabadia, Sgt. C.E. Lowery, Sgt. A.E. Davidson, Pfc. V.J. Insalaco, Pfc. R.E. Miller, Pfc. R.I Middleton, Cpl. S. Klein, Sgt. P.V. Oliver, T/Sgt. A.B. Calhoun. Standing, left to right: Cpl. C.L. Graves, Pfc. L.L. Romano, Cpl. L. Metch, Cpl. John J. Maloney, Jr., Cpl. H.W. Schnier, Pfc. S.J. Schillaci, Pfc. A.J. Belfiore, CWO William F. Baker, Pfc. R.J. Lucero, Pfc. H.R. Monges, Cpl. E.R. Thompson, Cpl. A.M. Faloon, Cpl. W.H. Steck, Sgt. C.W. Kininmonth. Not shown in picture: Pfc. A.R. Babbini, Pfc. W.H. Christofferson Jr., Pfc. J.E. Cunningham, Pvt. P. Enright. The band was scheduled to appear at the Wichita air show on March 4 and 5, 1944.


A. L. Lemley and Morgan Wright, prisoners 8990 and 6774

A. L. Lemley and Morgan Wright, prisoners 8990 and 6774
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: January 30, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, A. L. Lemley, prisoner #8990 and Morgan Wright, prisoner #6774. A.L. Lemley was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on Jly 1, 1899 for larceny from Sedgwick County, Kansas. Inmate Morgan Wright was received at the penitentiary on December 28, 1893 from Cowley County, Kansas for murder.


A Kansas Wheatfield

A Kansas Wheatfield
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1923
This artwork is a black ink on rice paper woodcut showing a field of haycocks at dusk or dawn. A Kansas Wheatfield was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Abraders from the Killdeer Site, 14CO501

Abraders from the Killdeer Site, 14CO501
Date: 1500-1750 CE
These two abraders were among the many that were recovered during the 1994 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Killdeer site, since destroyed by construction. Archeologists call these groundstone tools as they are shaped by grinding. The sandstone abraders could sometimes be used as pairs, one on each side, to smooth a wood arrow shaft. The Killdeer site was a Lower Walnut focus Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) site in Cowley County with numerous pits, basins and post molds.


Adze or Axe from the Country Club Site, 14CO3

Adze or Axe from the Country Club Site, 14CO3
Date: 1400-1725 CE
This chipped stone tool, either an adze or an axe, was most likely used for woodworking. It was excavated from a Great Bend aspect village site (ancestral Wichita) in Cowley County during Phase IV archeological investigations in 1995. The site had been much impacted by a water line, golf greens, roads, and highways. Excavations had been occurring at the site since 1916.


Aerial view of Arkansas City, Kansas

Aerial view of Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service
Date: March 15, 1965
These two black and white aerial photographs taken by the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, show Arkansas City, Kansas. The map shows an overview of the areas photographed.


Albin Longren's first airplane

Albin Longren's first airplane
Date: November 25, 1911
View of Albin Longren's first airplane in Winfield, Kansas.


Algie McKinney, World War I soldier

Algie McKinney, 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 Algie McKinney, Company 32, 164th Depot Brigade. McKinney died on October 30, 1918.


Alliance songster

Alliance songster
Date: Between 1890 and 1897
This Farmer's Alliance pamphlet includes populist political songs used to organize the farm community behind its political banner.


American Carbide & Chemical Corporation, Arkansas City, Kansas

American Carbide & Chemical Corporation, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
Two black and white photographs of the American Carbide and Chemical Corporation in Arkansas City, Kansas.


American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas

American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the American National Bank Building in Arkansas City, Kansas. A horse drawn street car is in the foreground.


Arkansas City Band, Cowley County, Kansas

Arkansas City Band, Cowley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
This is a formal view of the members of the Arkansas City Band of Arkansas City, Kansas. It appears to be a brass band with two percussion musicians.


Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: 1872
This black and white photograph shows the store fronts along the west side of the 100 block of South Summit Street in Arkansas City, Kansas. Includes the city meat market, stoves and tin ware, and several other businesses. An inscription on the print reads" compliments of Fitzpatrick and McDowell Real Estate."


Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Bridge, Esther Y.
Date: October 1870
This painting was drawn by Esther Y. Bridge showing early Arkansas City from a distance. Sleeth's Mill and Speer's Mill are featured in the two inserts below the larger painting.


Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Arkansas City Milling Company and canal in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Artesian well, Geuda Springs, Kansas

Artesian well, Geuda Springs, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
View of an artesian well at Geuda Springs, Sumner County, Kansas.


A state camp meeting will be held by the Kansas State Association of the M.E. Church

A state camp meeting will be held by the Kansas State Association of the M.E. Church
Creator: Holloway, S.S.
Date: August 10, 1881-August 21, 1881
A circular announcing a state camp meeting held by the Kansas State Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Riverside Park in Winfield, Kansas. Governor John St. John was to be present during the entire meeting along with other speakers and prominent temperance workers.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Arkansas City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1927
This black and white photograph shows an interior view of the Harvey House restaurant in Arkansas City, Kansas. The tables are arranged with white table clothes, sterling silverware and linen napkins.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #244

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #244
Date: 1899
This black and white photograph shows engineer Jim Phillip greasing the wheels on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #244 at Arkansas City, Kansas. The locomotive was built by the Schenectady Locomotive Works of Schenectady, New York, and was originally the Chicago, Kansas & Western #8. It was later renumbered San Francisco & San Joaquin Valley #202, and renumbered in 1900 as ATSF #46. It was scrapped for metal at San Bernardino, California, on June 26, 1922.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3212, Winfield, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3212, Winfield, Kansas
Date: 1940s
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #3212 hauling boxcars of grain near Winfield, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, New Salem, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, New Salem, Kansas
Date: 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in New Salem, Kansas. The depot built in 1881 was part of the Southern Kansas Division, Third District.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway park and offices, Arkansas City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway park and offices, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
A black and white photograph from a hand colored postcard of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway park and offices in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight office, Arkansas City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight office, Arkansas City, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
A black and white photograph from a hand colored postcard of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe freight office in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's interlocking tower, Winfield, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's interlocking tower, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: December 25, 1958
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's interlocking tower at Winfield, Kansas. It was located on the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, Third District on mile post 249; Douglass District mile post 216; and Oklahoma Division, Fourth District, mile post 248.1.


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