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Arcadia mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Arcadia mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: 1914-1969
A photograph of the Arcadia mining camp. Arcadia was originally founded as Hathaway in 1857 a half mile north of the current town. The post office was later moved to the site of a railroad siding in approximately 1876. Arcadia is located on the Kansas and Missouri state line, in Crawford County, and is roughly twenty miles northeast of Pittsburg, Kansas. Photographs include images of a school, churches, street scenes, school basketball team, and mining operations.


Grave monument for Thomas B. and Ida Viola Basham in Arcadia, Kansas

Grave monument for Thomas B. and Ida Viola Basham in Arcadia, Kansas
Date: Between 1936 and 1940
This is a photograph of Thomas B. and Ida Viola Basham's grave monument in the Old Arcadia Cemetery in Arcadia, Kansas.


Ida Viola Basham with family members

Ida Viola Basham with family members
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of Ida Viola Bashman, Eliza Sheffied, Jane Decker, Nelly (Lenora) West, and Perlina Marshall. Ida Bashman was married to Thomas B. Basham and they lived in Arcadia, Kansas.


Kansas City Southern crossing, Arcadia, Kansas

Kansas City Southern crossing, Arcadia, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: June 21, 1952
This photograph shows the Kansas City Southern crossing near Arcadia, Kansas. The tracks were part of the Frisco Northern Division, Ash Grove Sub. Division at milepost 118.4 and the K.C.S. Northern Division, 1st District at milepost 114.7.


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.


Pension Request for Handicapped Brother

Pension Request for Handicapped Brother
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence requesting Federal pension for relatives who fought in World War I. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Plat book, Crawford County, Kansas

Plat book, Crawford County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1906
This atlas contains maps of each township within Crawford County, Kansas, as of 1906. Compiled from county records and surveys, it includes the names of landowners, a patrons' directory, and township plats. An oversize map of Pittsburg, Kansas, that accompanies this plat book is also available here and as unit 225945.


Sarah Basham and Louis Taylor

Sarah Basham and Louis Taylor
Date: Between 1895 and 1899
This series of photographs shows Sarah Basham and Sarah Basham with Louie Taylor. These girls possibly lived in Arcadia, Kansas. At the time these photographs were taken, Sarah was 15 years old.


Secretary to Governor Henry J. Allen to Local Union 4405, United Mine Workers Association

Secretary to Governor Henry J. Allen to Local Union 4405, United Mine Workers Association
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1919-1923 : Allen)
Date: January 10, 1920
In this letter, the secretary to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen of Topeka writes to United Mine Workers of America local 4405 in Arcadia, Kansas, in response to a letter of protest received a few days earlier. The letter attempts calm the fears of labor representatives that unions will not receive fair treatment by the proposed Kansas Court of Industrial Relations.


St. Louis-San Francisco Railway depot, Arcadia, Kansas

St. Louis-San Francisco Railway depot, Arcadia, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: June 01, 1958
This photographs shows the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway depot in Arcadia, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure was part of the Northern Division, Ash Grove & Parson Sub. Division at milepost 115.5. The depot is no longer standing.


Students and staff at the Crawford Community High School

Students and staff at the Crawford Community High School
Creator: Kansas. Centennial Commission
Date: 1960
A photograph of the "Arcadian" staff at the Crawford Community High School in Arcadia, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified as: (back row) Helen Stewart, Carolyn Cockman, Frances Ekis, Mrs. Hunt, Joyce Gabel, Jeanie Ham, Ellen Stewart; (sitting) Lee Roy Wright, Barbara Skidmore, Jerry Engle, Lynn Buffington, and Kenny Kunstel.


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