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City school in Almena, Kansas

City school in Almena, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1929
A postcard of the Almena city school in Almena, Norton County, Kansas.


Corn Festival parade, Almena, Kansas

Corn Festival parade, Almena, Kansas
Date: July 31, 1982
This is a view of a small band marching in the Corn Festival parade in Almena, Kansas, on July 31, 1982. Also visible are spectators, a Conoco sign, buildings, and businesses, including two grain elevators.


Handbook of Norton County, Kansas

Handbook of Norton County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
The C.S. Burch handbooks, written for the immigrant and land looker, contain the 'most complete and varied information as to soil, climate, water, timber, schools, churches, highways, with reliable data regarding the advantages and drawbacks of the section treated.'


J.M. Ray's sod house, Almena, Kansas

J.M. Ray's sod house, Almena, Kansas
Date: 1887
These two images show a group of people, possibly family members, standing in front of J.M. Ray's sod house located about six miles northwest of Almena, Kansas. The use of sod was common on the Great Plains for homes and schools due to the lack of wood and other natural resources available.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject stadiums - trains

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject stadiums - trains
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. Subjects in this part of the collection include stadiums, stockyards, studios, theaters, and trains.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Ada - Bunker Hill

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Ada - Bunker Hill
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s and 1990s
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: Ada, Agenda, Augusta, Alamota, Aliceville, Alison, Almena, Altamont, Altoona, Andale, Arcadia, Anthony, Arlington, Arma, Arnold, Ashland, Atchison, Atlanta, Atwood, Aurora, Barnard, Basehor, Bartlett, Beaumont, Belividere, Beloit, Belvue, Belleville, Bendena, Bentley, Beverly, Bird City, Black Wolf, Blakeman, Blue Rapids, Bloom, Bonner Springs, Brewster, Brookville, Brownell, Bucklin, Bucyrus, Buffalo, Burdett, Burden, Burdick, Burlingame, Burlington, Burns, and Bunker Hill. Some of the photos of communities show churches, grain elevators, water towers, parks, public/government buildings, railroad depots and tracks, and residences.


Main business street, Almena, Kansas

Main business street, Almena, Kansas
Date: Between 1889 and 1890
This photograph shows people and horse drawn wagons on the main business street in Almena, Kansas.


Main business street, Almena, Kansas

Main business street, Almena, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
This photograph shows people and horse drawn wagons on the main business street in Almena, Kansas.


Standard atlas of Norton County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Norton County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1917
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.


Ves Mensing home, Almena, Kansas

Ves Mensing home, Almena, Kansas
Creator: Marsh, Ben J., Norton, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1888
This stereograph shows a group of people, possible family members, standing in front of the Ves Mensing home located about 4 1/2 miles north west of Almena, Kansas. The home was later owned by George Blackwood.


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