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Altoona Ice Company, Wilson County, Kansas

Altoona Ice Company, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1920
This photograph shows a horse and wagon and a horse and buggy at the loading dock of the Altoona Ice Company in Wilson County, Kansas. The man in the wagon is loading a block of ice.


Brick schoolhouse, Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas

Brick schoolhouse, Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1940
This is a photograph of an unidentified two-story brick schoolhouse in Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas.


Corner Dinette, Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas

Corner Dinette, Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1964
This is a photograph of a two-story frame building at the corner of 6th and Main in Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas. In 1964 it housed the Corner Dinette, but was formerly a hotel.


Handbook of Wilson County, Kansas

Handbook of Wilson County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: 1886
This handbook was published for possible immigrants to Kansas. It encouraged agricultural settlement in Wilson County by extolling the virtues of this 'beautiful Verdigris and Fall River region of Southeastern Kansas" and providing "a fair picture of the education, social, commercial, industrial and professional life, railways, markets and rapid material progress of a splendid country."


Historical atlas of Wilson County, Kansas

Historical atlas of Wilson County, Kansas
Creator: Edwards, John P.
Date: 1881
This atlas includes plats of the villages, cities and townships of the county with names of landowners, and a county history, a patrons list, and business references.


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.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Altoona, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Altoona, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: July 29, 1962
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company depot in Altoona, Kansas. The one-story brick building was located on the Central Division, Coffeyville Subdivision, along milepost 427.24.


Old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas

Old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Unknown
This photograph shows an old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas.


Standard atlas of Wilson County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Wilson County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1910
This atlas includes plats for townships and the larger towns in Wilson County with names of landholders. It also includes patrons' and business directories and some portraits and other photos.


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