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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section house, Burrton, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section house, Burrton, Kansas
Date: May 09, 1931
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company section house at Burrton, Kansas. The structure was built in 1883 and measured 18 x 36 x 12 x 18.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 20, 1873
This timetable was for the exclusive use of the employees of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and included the eastern, Arkansas Valley and Wichita divisions.


Claim cabin possibly near Burrton, Harvey County, Kansas

Claim cabin possibly near Burrton, Harvey County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A photograph of an unidentified man with his claim cabin possibly near Burrton, Harvey County, Kansas.


E. Johns to Governor John St. John

E. Johns to Governor John St. John
Creator: Johns, E.
Date: February 17, 1880
A Burrton, Kansas temperance advocate invites Kansas Governor St. John to speak to his community.


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.


Historical atlas of Harvey County, Kansas

Historical atlas of Harvey County, Kansas
Creator: Edwards, John P.
Date: 1882
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. Includes a History by Judge R.W.P. Muse.


J.R. Parker to Governor John St. John

J.R. Parker to Governor John St. John
Creator: Parker, J.R.
Date: March 08, 1880
J.R. Parker of Burrton, Kansas, has been asked to defend the prohibition amendment, and asks Governor St. John for his views on the subject.


John Goodwine to Governor John St. John

John Goodwine to Governor John St. John
Creator: Goodwine, John
Date: July 12, 1879
Kansas Governor John St. John receives another request for copies of the proposed State Constitutional temperance amendments, this coming from Burrton, Kansas, citizen John Goodwine.


Mennonite persecution now a forgotten chapter in state history

Mennonite persecution now a forgotten chapter in state history
Creator: Hutchinson News
Date: August 31, 1975
This article published in the Hutchinson News, details the difficulties German Americans, especially Mennonites, faced in Kansas during World War I.


Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone
Date: Between 1955 and 1975
This black and white photograph shows actor Milburn Stone,(1904-1980). Stone, born in Burton, Kansas and the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone, began his acting career in the 1930s and 1940s in a number of low budget films and serials. In 1955 he became a star on the longest running television series "Gunsmoke" as Doc Adams. He remained with the show during its twenty year run on television and only missed filming seven episodes due to health problems. In 1968, Stone won an Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Doc Adams. Stone was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry. When "Gunsmoke" was canceled in 1975 Stone retired from acting and returned to private life. A heart attack in 1980 claimed his life at the age of seventy-five.


Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone
Date: Between 1955 and 1975
This black and white photograph shows actor Milburn Stone, (1904-1980). Stone, born in Burton, Kansas, and the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone, began his acting career in the 1930s and 1940s in a number of low budget films and serials. In 1955, he became a star on the longest running television series "Gunsmoke" as Doc Adams. He remained with the show during its twenty year run on television and only missed filming seven episodes due to health problems. In 1968, Stone won an Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Doc Adams. Stone was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the television industry. When "Gunsmoke" was canceled in 1975, Stone retired from acting and returned to private life. A heart attack in 1980 claimed his life at the age of seventy-five.


Milburn Stone

Milburn Stone
Date: Between 1955 and 1975
This black and white photograph shows actor Milburn Stone, (1904-1980). Stone, born in Burton, Kansas and the nephew of Broadway comedian Fred Stone, began his acting career in the 1930s and 1940s in a number of low budget films and serials. In 1955 he became a star on the longest running television series "Gunsmoke" as Doc Adams. He remained with the show during its twenty year run on television and only missed filming seven episodes due to health problems. In 1968, Stone won an Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his role as Doc Adams. Stone was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Frame for his contribution to the television industry. When "Gunsmoke" was canceled in 1975, Stone retired from acting and returned to private life. A heart attack in 1980 claimed his life at the age of seventy-five.


Plat book of Harvey County, Kansas

Plat book of Harvey County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1902
This atlas includes plats of townships and principal towns in Harvey County with names of landholders. It also includes a patrons' directory.


Standard atlas of Harvey County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Harvey County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1918
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, a map of the state, United States, and world. It has illustrations, portraits and photographs of homes, farms and the courthouse.


Students in Burrton, Kansas

Students in Burrton, Kansas
Creator: Shrout
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a panoramic photograph showing public school students in Burrton, Kansas.


U.S. 50 coast to coast. The central pleasure route

U.S. 50 coast to coast. The central pleasure route
Creator: U.S. 50 Federation
Date: 1950s
This pamphlet by the U.S. 50 Federation promotes travel on U.S. Route 50 from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts. It details specifically the travel and tourism sites to be found on the highway through Kansas. Automobile travel is highlighted as an exciting means to explore and see the many attractions found throughout the nation.


U.S. commissioner drops Schrag case

U.S. commissioner drops Schrag case
Creator: Newton Evening Kansan-Republica
Date: December 27, 1918
This article, published in the the Newton Evening Kansan-Republican, covers the case of Burton, Kansas, resident John Schrag. Schrag, a wealthy farmer of German ancestry, was accused of violating the Espionage Act because he refused to salute the American flag.


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