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Brick plant, Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas

Brick plant, Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1903 and 1930
These two photographs show workers at the brick plant in Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas, which opened in October of 1903. In the first photograph a man is standing beside the brick kiln. In the second, a man is standing in a warehouse beside trolleys holding finished bricks.


Buffalo bricks, Wilson County, Kansas

Buffalo bricks, Wilson County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1903-1966
This photograph shows a pallette of bricks manufactured at the plant at Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas. The plant operated from 1903 to 1973.


Christmas postcard

Christmas postcard
Creator: H. Wessler
Date: 1910
Christmas postcard. Greeting on obverse reads "Wishing You A Jolly Merry Christmas" below an image of Santa Claus. Sent to Miss Iva Capps of Buffalo, Kansas from her Cousin Ed W. Green one cent stamp postmarked December 23, 1910 from Fredonia, Kansas. Card copyrighted 1910 by H. Wessler.


Farmhouse near Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas

Farmhouse near Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1920
This is a photograph of a Victorian two-story farmhouse near Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas. Annie Blume is sitting on the front porch railing in a full-length, white summer dress.


Halloween postcard

Halloween postcard
Date: 1910
Embossed Hallowe'en postcard depicting a trio of pumpkin figures with jack-o'-lantern heads, gourd bodies, and husk arms and legs, seated atop a large oblong squash. A girl rings a bell and blows a party horn to the side. Elaborate color postcards were popular during the early 20th century. This manufacturer of this example is unknown. Delaware, Oklahoma postal cancellation on reverse, with handwritten message to Miss Iva Capps of Buffalo, Kansas, from her Aunt Anna.


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."


High school in Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas

High school in Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1939
This is a black and white photograph of a large two story brick schoolhouse with a bell on the roof in Buffalo, Kansas.


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.


Interior of post office, Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas

Interior of post office, Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1910
This is a photograph of the interior of the post office at Buffalo, Wilson County, Kansas, with a man and woman standing by the general delivery window and mailboxes.


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.


Memoirs of Charles Homer Dewey

Memoirs of Charles Homer Dewey
Creator: Dewey, Charles Homer, 1885-1976
Date: Between 1940 and 1944
This item is a memoir of Charles Homer Dewey's life to 1943 and a postscript to 1944. Included are recollections of his life on the farm near Piedmont, Kansas; studies at the Kansas State Normal School (now Emporia State University); work as a teacher and school superintendent, the latter at Randolph and Grenola, Kansas; college and medical school at the University of Kansas; medical practice in Buffalo and Elk city, Kansas, during the Great Depression; and military service as a physician at Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Kansas, Missouri, and the western United States and a prisoner of war camp at Little Rock, Arkansas. The memoirs also describe farm life and the agricultural economy in the late 1880s and the political debate over the Spanish-American War.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Buffalo, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Buffalo, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: July 16, 1962
This black and white photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad depot at Buffalo, 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.


Tracy Sheldon Blair, World War I soldier

Tracy Sheldon Blair, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1927
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 Tracy Sheldon Blair, Company E, 353rd Infantry, 89th Division. Tracy was injured in combat on November 2, 1918 and died on November 3 from those injuries.


Wilson Sprague Drug Store, Buffalo, Kansas

Wilson Sprague Drug Store, Buffalo, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph shows an interior view of the Wilson Sprague Drug Store in Buffalo, Kansas. There are five men visible standing in the store, plus a reflection in the mirror on the back wall shows the photographer and his camera standing in the doorway of the store. There are shelves and display cases visible along both sides of the store, and much of the woodwork on the shelves is very decorative. There are bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies visible on the shelves on the left side of the picture. A cash register is also visible between the two men on the right side of the picture.


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