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Bicycle

Bicycle
Creator: Montgomery Ward
Date: 1934
Large red steel bicycle with an aluminum basket on the front and a rack attached to the rear. This is a Montgomery Ward Hawthorne bicycle purchased by Hiram Dickson in 1934 for $34. Dickson raised the money from the sale of pigs he had raised for 4-H projects. He used the bicycle to ride to the Admire High School in Kansas. Dickson later married and moved his family to Topeka where his two sons used the bicycle to deliver the Topeka Journal in 1954. Welding on the pedals was done at the Admire Blacksmith Shop.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses
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 of this part of the collection is farmhouses, arranged alphabetically by county.


Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's box depot, Admire, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's box depot, Admire, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: February 17, 1957
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's box depot in Admire, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure was part of the Central KS. Division, Osawatomie Sub. Division at milepost 401.99. The depot no longer stands.


Standard atlas, Lyon County, Kansas

Standard atlas, Lyon County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1901
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits of residents, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Standard atlas of Lyon County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Lyon County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1918
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication, a map of the state, United States, and world. It has illustrations, portraits and photographs of homes.


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