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Atlas of Marion County, Kansas

Atlas of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Davy Map and Atlas Co.
Date: 1885
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.


Automobile Tax Unfair

Automobile Tax Unfair
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: February 1915
The two letters and one reply by Governor Capper's office suggests either a decrease in automobile tax or to remove the tax completely. Governor Capper's response says that it is a legislative matter and at the time of the correspondence there is no repeal for the automobile tax law. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Burns State Bank in Burns, Kansas

Burns State Bank in Burns, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a photograph showing the interior of the Burns State Bank in Burns, Kansas. It was established on October 17, 1900. Samuel Cobb was one of the first presidents of Burns State Bank. He married Josephine Josephs on October 27, 1897 and they had three children Ray (b. August 27, 1900 - d. September 2, 1900), Mateel (b. July 6, 1911, d. March 29, 1912), and Theo (b. September 2, 1898, d. July 25, 1996). The latter married Alfred Mossman Landon.


Edward Guggisberg, World War I soldier

Edward Guggisberg, World War I soldier
Date: 1918-1919
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 Edward Guggisberg, Company D, 353rd Infantry, 89th Division. While in France, Edward was killed in action on October 26, 1918.


Johann Jakob and Fredricka Schwarz's family

Johann Jakob and Fredricka Schwarz's family
Creator: Waite, Steven H.
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a photograph of Johann Jakob and Fredricka Schwarz's family, front row (left to right): Fredricka Schwarz (mother), Johann Jakob Schwarz (father), Sophia Schwarz (Sophie), Katharina Fredrike Schwartz (Kate) and back row (left to right) Anna Marie Schwarz (Mary), Jacob (Jake) Schwarz, Elizabeth Emilie Schwartz (Lizzie), Gottlieb Schwarz, Caroline Schwarz (Carrie), and Ernestine Pauline Schwartz (Pauline). Katharina, Gottlieb, Jacob, and Pauline emigrated from Germany to America in March, 1887 with their father Johann Jakob Schwarz, settling in the vicinity of Burns, Kansas. Fredricka Schwartz came to America with daughter Mary (then 4 years old) and baby Elizabeth later in 1887. Unusual for the time and place, and strict German custom, Jakob Schwartz wanted his girls to learn a trade or profession so they would support themselves. Pauline became a nurse, Elizabeth a milliner, Carrie and Sophie teachers, and Mary became a piano teacher and was the pianist for the Methodist Church in Burns, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses
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. The subject of this part of the collection is businesses, including banks, bars, general stores, food stores, funeral homes, gas stations, hotels, malls, miscellaneous buildings, newspaper offices, restaurants, toy stores, and workshops.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops
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. The subject included in this part of the collection is crops.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses
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. The subject of this part of the collection is farmhouses, arranged alphabetically by county.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject military academies - nursing homes

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject military academies - nursing homes
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. The subjects included in this part of the collection are military academies, mining areas, museums, and nursing homes.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject old west towns - prairie

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject old west towns - prairie
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 included in this part of the collection are old west towns, parks, people, and prairie.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject residences

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject residences
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. The subject of this part of the collection is residences, arranged alphabetically by city.


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.


Standard atlas of Marion County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1902
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits of residents, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Standard atlas of Marion County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1921
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.


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