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Auto races, Belleville, Kansas

Auto races, Belleville, Kansas
Date: 1958
This black and white photograph shows spectators awaiting the start of auto races at the North Central Kansas Free Fair in Belleville, Kansas.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Belleville, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Belleville, Kansas
Date: 1968
This photograph shows a snowy view of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Belleville, Kansas. In the background several automobiles are parked along the depot. The one-story structure is no longer standing.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Belleville, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Belleville, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
This postcard shows a view of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Belleville, Kansas. In the background a steam locomotive is visible in front of the depot. The one-story structure is no longer standing.


Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912

Colorado train service via Rock Island Lines, Summer 1912
Creator: Rock Island Railroad Company
Date: 1912
This brochure advertises the services of four trains of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Two of the trains are from Chicago and Omaha and the other two are from St. Louis and Kansas City. The trains from Chicago and Omaha are the "Rocky Mountain Limited" and the "Colorado and California Express" The two trains from St. Louis and Kansas City are the "Colorado-Pacific Coast Express" and the "Colorado Flyer." The daily schedules for each train are included. Such features as electric lighted cars; a buffet-library-observation car with barber, valet and Victrola recitals; and telegraphic bulletins.


Corydon Orcutt, World War I soldier

Corydon Orcutt, World War I soldier
Creator: Orcutt, Corydon
Date: 1918-1920
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Corydon A. Orcutt, Company F, 110th Ammunition Train, 35th Division. Orcutt died January 29, 1919, from wounds he received while serving in France.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


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.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: 1981-1993
This memorial book contains photographs and biographical sketches of members of the Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Click "Text Version" below for a searchable index of the names contained in this volume.


Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee

Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee
Creator: United Service Organization
Date: 1941
This item details the amount of contributions to the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) from cities and counties in Kansas during 1941. Totaling almost $90,000, the U.S.O. campaign in Kansas was quite successful and helped support a number of services for Americans serving in uniform during World War II. The report lists the contributions by city and the nature of the fund raising. There was a campaign in movie theaters that raised almost $9,000 from 84 cities. The list includes the names of the theaters. Local newspapers, which provided publicity, are often listed as well. The members of the local U.S. O. committees are listed, occasionally.


Republic Pharmacy, Belleville, Kansas

Republic Pharmacy, Belleville, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1910
This colored post card photograph shows an interior view of the Republic Pharmacy in Belleville, Kansas. The proprietor is W. D. Haning, M. D. Three men are visible in the store. There are long display cases and shelves full of items for sale along both sides of the store, with a soda fountain visible in the right foreground of the picture.


Rock Island wheat festival special

Rock Island wheat festival special
Creator: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1926
This flyer advertises the dates that the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company "Wheat Festival Special" will visit numerous Kansas towns along its route. It will in Kansas August 2 through 7, 1926. The train is operated in cooperation with the Kansas Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, the Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Queen, is one of the "special attractions" accompanying the train. A. W Large is in charge of the train for the railroad company.


S. T. Stevenson House, Belleville, Kansas

S. T. Stevenson House, Belleville, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of the S. T. Stevenson house, 2012 N Street, Belleville, facing east. In the background is the Methodist Church.


Standard atlas of Republic County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Republic County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1923
This atlas includes a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the Republic County, a Patrons' directory, a Reference business directory, and an analysis of the U.S. Land Surveys.


Standard atlas of Republic County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Republic County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1904
This plat book includes plats for townships and the larger towns in Republic County with names of landholders. It also includes a patrons' directory and portraits.


The great northwest!

The great northwest!
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1888
This Union Pacific Railroad pamphlet advertises cheap, abundant, and good land land available in northern Kansas. The title page describes the northwest region as the most successful farming region of Kansas, well watered, and with the cheapest land.


Union Pacific Railroad Company's section crew, Belleville, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company's section crew, Belleville, Kansas
Date: 1910
This black and white photograph shows the section crew from the Union Pacific Railroad Company in Belleville, Kansas. In the background a water tank and boxcars are visible.


W. H. Pilkinstan to Governor John St. John

W. H. Pilkinstan to Governor John St. John
Creator: Pilkinstan, W. H.
Date: April 15, 1880
In this letter, W. H. Pilkinstan requests Kansas Governor St. John come visit and speak in Belleville sometime in early May.


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