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Alice Steele Graham

Alice Steele Graham
Date: Between 1923 and 1925
These are two photographs of Alice Steele Graham, who graduated from Goodland High School in 1925. After graduation, she taught in four rural schools in Wallace and Sherman counties.


Allen Trachsel, World War I soldier

Allen Trachsel, World War I soldier
Creator: Trachsel, Allen
Date: 1918
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 Allen Trachsel, Navy. Allen died of influenza on September 19, 1918 while in Chelsea, Massachusetts.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board, Frisbie, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board, Frisbie, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: 1966
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company sign in Frisbie, Kansas. The tracks are apart of the Eastern Lines of the Eastern Division of the First District along mile post 6.0.


Birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1915
A birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


Black Friday meets its master

Black Friday meets its master
Creator: Garden City Daily Telegram
Date: April 10, 1935
Several articles about life in the Dust Bowl can be found on the front page of this newspaper from Garden City. Articles of particular interest include two articles on "raging dusters," one on the winter wheat crop, and a brief article discussing the postponement of community meetings to distribute aid under the soil erosion program. The newspaper also includes articles about other newsworthy events occurring in Garden City and around the state of Kansas.


Boulevard Street, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Boulevard Street, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1914
A view down Boulevard Street in Goodland, Kansas. The Shoes and Dry Goods store is in the foreground.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot, Kanorado, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot, Kanorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1880s and 1900s
This postcard shows a general view of the two-story Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Kanorado, Kansas. To the right of the depot is the water tower. In the background two individuals are visibly standing beside two hand-pulled freight wagons.


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

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This black and white photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot at Goodland, Kansas.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1967
A view of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Kanorado, Sherman County, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Kanorado, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1968
The Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot at Kanorado, Sherman County, Kansas.


City High School, Goodland, Kansas

City High School, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a postcard view of City High School, Goodland, Kansas.


Council of National Defense Woman's Committee correspondence

Council of National Defense Woman's Committee correspondence
Date: 1918
This collection consists of correspondence between individuals and committee members to the state chair of the Woman's Committee of the Kansas Council of National Defense. The Council of National Defense was established at the federal level in 1916 as an emergency agency under the Army Appropriation Act and abolished in 1921. It was created in reaction to World War I to coordinate resources and industries for national defense and improve civilian morale. The Woman's Committee of the Kansas Council of National Defense performed the same functions at the state and local levels, coordinating women's activities for national defense. The materials are organized alphabetically by county. The digitization of this collection was paid for through the Margot R. Swovelan Endowment Fund.


Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport

Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport
Date: 1966
The speakers' platform at the dedication of Renner Field, the new Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport. Gov. William H. Avery was the speaker for the day.


Discovering the remains of Lieutenant Kidder and ten men of the Seventh United States Cavalry

Discovering the remains of Lieutenant Kidder and ten men of the Seventh United States Cavalry
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Date: August 17, 1867
An illustration showing General George Armstrong Custer arriving at the scene of the Kidder massacre which occurred around July 1, 1867 in Sherman County, Kansas. This illustration was published in Harper's Weekly on August 17, 1867. Funds for digitization provided by Mr. Steve Peckel in memory of William Chalfant.


Dwight H. and Luther H. Platt correspondence

Dwight H. and Luther H. Platt correspondence
Date: 1863-1896
This is correspondence of Luther H. Platt and Dwight Henry Platt, missionary son and grandson of Jireh Platt, an abolitionist from Mendon, Illinois. Luther Platt's papers include letters from his wife Nettie, correspondence with religious groups, and correspondence with military officials in the South after the Civil War particularly regarding individuals still being held as slaves. The papers of Dwight Henry Platt include letters to his parents (Luther and Nettie) while he was at Washburn College in Topeka, Kansas, in the early 1880s; letters from friends; and correspondence from other individuals for business and professional purposes. Dwight served as pastor for the Congregational church in northwest Kansas, centered in Goodland.


Eighth and Main Streets, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Eighth and Main Streets, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1888
A view of Eighth and Main streets in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, looking south and showing the town windmill, Ennis Walker drug store, post office, and offices of Dr. Burwell and Dr. Poff.


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.


Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas

Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
This is a postcard view of a wood-framed Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas.


Exterior of the High Plains Museum building, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Exterior of the High Plains Museum building, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1963
Two views of the exterior of the High Plains Museum in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


F. Hanson shocking wheat near Goodland, Kansas

F. Hanson shocking wheat near Goodland, Kansas
Date: 1924
F. Hanson shocks wheat in a field near Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


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.


Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas

Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Around 1910
This photograph shows the Goodland flying machine, a forerunner of the helicopter, designed and patented by William Purvis and Charles Wilson of Goodland, Kansas. Purvis and Wilson built the ship about 1910. The engine was apparently too small and the machine never flew.


Front lawn and flower garden on a farm in Sherman County, Kansas

Front lawn and flower garden on a farm in Sherman County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
Three women stand by an arbor and flower garden at a prosperous farm in Sherman County, Kansas.


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