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A. M. Richardson to Governor John St. John

A. M. Richardson to Governor John St. John
Creator: Richardson, A. M.
Date: November 12, 1879
In this letter, temperance worker A. M. Richardson seeks help from Kansas Governor St. John in securing railroad passes for other temperance supporters and lecturers. Governor St. John serves as president of the State Temperance Union and Rev. A. M. Richardson is the 1st vice president and general agent.


Abstract of census returns

Abstract of census returns
Creator: Undersigned Citizens of Kansas Territory, John Stroup (first signature),
Date: 1859
This 1859 abstract of census returns shows information at the township level for most Kansas counties. Some counties are listed without data. The census lists the number of voters in three different ways--the number of votes cast June 7, 1859; number of voters on June 7, 1859 who were under 6 month provision; and number of voters under 3 month provision. It also lists the number of inhabitants. The election on June 7, 1859, was to elect delegates to the Wyandotte constitutional convention.


Alternately Beveled Knives from Anderson County

Alternately Beveled Knives from Anderson County
Date: Unknown
These four knives were collected from Anderson County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society. From left to right are shown a knife made of Alibates chert, an agatized dolomite from the Canadian River Valley in Texas, a knife made of heat treated Permian chert, a knife that may have once been hafted, and a knife in the style archeologists call Harahey.


Alternately Beveled Knives from the Mulcahy Site, 14AD19

Alternately Beveled Knives from the Mulcahy Site, 14AD19
Date: Unknown
These two knives were collected from the Mulcahy site in Anderson County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society. Repeated sharpening on alternate sides created the knife bevels. Both knives are made of Florence chert and the diamond shaped knife has been heat treated to improve its knapping qualities. Knives with this general diamond shape are also sometimes called Harahey knives. Archeologists believe that knives shaped like this were used for bison butchering.


Amiot Band, Amiot, Kansas

Amiot Band, Amiot, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
View of the men and women members of the Amiot Band. Among those members pictured are: Claude Means, Earl Lizer, Fern Jackson King, Edith Jackson Robe, Tom Lady, and Dwight Means.


Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas
Date: Between 1901 and 1910
This photograph represents the Anderson County Courthouse in Garnett, Kansas. The three-story building designed by architect George P. Washburn was constructed between 1901 and 1902. Designed in the Romanesque style the structure features a bell tower, hip roof and semicircular corner towers. A statue of the Roman goddess Justina stands over the west entrance of the roof. In 1972 the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas
Date: 1902
This set of photographs and postcards are of the Anderson County Courthouse in Garnett, Kansas. The three-story building designed by architect George P. Washburn was constructed between 1901 and 1902. Designed in the Romanesque style the structure features a bell tower, hip roof, and semicircular corner towers. A statue of the Roman goddess Justina stands over the west entrance of the roof. In 1972 the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas
Date: 1902
This is a photograph of the Anderson County Courthouse in Garnett, Kansas. The three-story building designed by architect George P. Washburn was constructed between 1901 and 1902. Designed in the Romanesque style the structure features a bell tower, hip roof, and semicircular corner towers. A statue of the Roman goddess Justina stands over the west entrance of the roof. In 1972 the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County Courthouse, Garnett, Kansas
Date: 1902
This is a photograph of the Anderson County Courthouse in Garnett, Kansas. The three-story building designed by architect George P. Washburn was constructed between 1901 and 1902. Designed in the Romanesque style the structure features a bell tower, hip roof, and semicircular corner towers. A statue of the Roman goddess Justina stands over the west entrance of the roof. In 1972 the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Anderson County, Kansas, fair

Anderson County, Kansas, fair
Date: August 25 - 28, 1891
This poster announces a fair to be held in Anderson County, Kansas. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders. Fair officers are R. T. Stokes, president, and M. L. White, secretary.


Anderson County, Kansas, fair

Anderson County, Kansas, fair
Creator: Anderson County Fair Association
Date: September 25 - 28, 1891
This poster announces the Anderson County fair. The poster includes a color illustration of a fair scene with livestock and exhibit buildings. Fair officers are R. T. Stokes, president, and M. L. White, secretary.


Anderson County fair

Anderson County fair
Creator: Anderson County Fair Association
Date: October 4, 1881
A poster for the Anderson County fair. Poster viewers are encouraged to "Develop our Resources; Promote Home Interests; and Encourage Home Industries." Highlights include a speed ring, cattle show, and moderate gate fees. Fair officers are D. D. Judy, president, and A. C. Messenger, secretary.


Anderson County fair

Anderson County fair
Creator: Richmond Lithograph Company
Date: September 04, 1894-September 07, 1894
Baskets of crops and produce surround three children in this poster for the Anderson County, Kansas, fair. At the bottom, it lists R.T. Stokes, President, and M.L. White, Secretary, of the fair.


Anderson County fair, Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County fair, Garnett, Kansas
Date: 1895
This poster announces the Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas. An illustration of a sulky, or chariot, race is included. M. L. White is the fair secretary.


Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas
Creator: Donaldson Lithograph Company
Date: September 03, 1895-September 05, 1895
Livestock and farm equipment are featured on this fair poster for Anderson County, Kansas. The fair dates are advertised as September 3-6, 1895, in Garnett. M.L. White is advertised as secretary of the fair.


Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas

Anderson County fair at Garnett, Kansas
Creator: Donaldson Lithograph Company
Date: September 03, 1895-September 05, 1895
A crowd is gathered on the fair grounds in this Anderson County, Kansas, fair poster. Adults, children, livestock, farm implements, and buildings are featured. M.L. White is listed as secretary of the fair.


Andrew Mitchler and Thomas Finch, prisoners 9435 and 9409

Andrew Mitchler and Thomas Finch, prisoners 9435 and 9409
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: February 1, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, Andrew Mitchler, prisoner #9435 and Thomas Finch, prisoner #9409. Andrew Mitchler was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on July 2, 1900 from Anderson County, Kansas for rape. Inmate Thomas Finch was received at the penitentiary on June 12, 1900 from Geary County, Kansas for larceny.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: Between 1915 and 1929
A portrait of Arthur Capper who served as the twentieth Governor of Kansas 1915-1919, and as a Kansas senator in the U.S. Senate 1919-1949. Capper was the owner and publisher of "Capper's Weekly" and "The Topeka Daily Capital".


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

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Colony, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Colony, Kansas. The depot was built in 1887 and located on the Eastern Division, Third District.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Colony, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 01, 1959
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Colony, Kansas. The wooden depot built in 1887 was located on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Third District and along mile post 99.0.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Colony, Kansas
Date: 1908
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Colony, Kansas. The wooden structure was built in 1887.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Garnett, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: 1966
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Garnett, Kansas. The one-story brick structure was on the Eastern Line, Eastern Division, Third District, at mile post 82.8. The depot still stands and serves as a visitor center for the Prairie Spirit Rail Trail State Park.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Garnett, Kansas
Date: Between 1930s and 1940s
This photograph shows the first Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Garnet, Kansas. The same depot can be seen in Kansas Memory item 214846.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Garnett, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, built in 1899, at Garnett, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Welda, Kansas
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This photograph shows a steam locomotive with baggage and passenger cars in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Welda, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure stills stands and was moved to the Great Overland Station in Topeka, Kansas.


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