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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a group of men standing on an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge possibly in Cheney, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1908
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cheney, Kansas. In the background there is grain elevators, a water tank, and windmill. The one-story wooden structure still stands. It has been refurbished and moved to the Souders Historical Museum in Cheney, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: October 14, 1957
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Cheney, Kansas. It was part of the Western Lines, Panhandle Division, Wichita District on mile post 25.7. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding still stands has been refurbished and moved to the Souders Historical Museum in Cheney, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1949
This photograph shows a passenger train leaving the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cheney, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding still stands. The depot has been refurbished and moved to the Souders Historical Museum in Cheney, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cheney, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 11, 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Cheney, Kansas. The depot was built in 1883 and measured 24'x60'. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding still stands has been refurbished and moved to the Souders Historical Museum in Cheney, Kansas.


Band, Cheney, Kansas

Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1890 and December 31, 1899
Unidentified band in Cheney, Kansas.


Band, Cheney, Kansas (#2)

Band, Cheney, Kansas (#2)
Date: Between January 01, 1890 and December 31, 1900
Unidentified band in Cheney, Kansas.


Boy Scouts, Cheney, Kansas

Boy Scouts, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1940s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows members of an African American Boy Scout troop during a camp out in Cheney, Kansas.


Brick home Cheney, Kansas

Brick home Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1899 and 1920s
An exterior view of a two story home built in 1899 from native brick and owned by the Hillman family from Cheney in Sedwick, County.


Cheney City Band, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney City Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
An informal view of the members of the Cheney City Band standing in a field. Also visible in the background are a long fence, laundry on a clothesline, houses, farm buildings and sheds, outhouses, and a freight train's boxcars.


Cheney Cornet Band, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney Cornet Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
An informal view of the members of the Cheney Cornet Band standing before an unidentified wooden building. This was the first band in Cheney, Kansas.


Cheney Drug Company, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney Drug Company, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1905-1907
These photographs show views of the Cheney Drug Company store in Cheney, Kansas. The first photograph shows an exterior view of the Cheney Drug Company located in the Collins and Joslyn Building. Four men are visible standing in front of the store, and a sign below the windows advertises drugs and soda water. The offices above the drug store are identified as those of Dr. Artman, M. D., and the telephone office. The business to the left of the drug store is identified as Robert King Jewelry Store. Four men are visible near the front of the store on the right side of the picture, and a girl and a dog are visible in front of the store to the left of Cheney Drug Company. A horse-drawn buggy and a wagon are visible in the street. The second photograph shows an interior view of the Cheney Drug Company store. A man and woman are visible standing in the store. Many display cases are visible along both sides of the store, and shelves line the left, back, and right walls. The shelves on the left appear to be filled with bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies. A partially visible sign across the top of the back shelves reads, "To cure a cold in one day." The hanging sign near the middle of the picture reads, "Wise men smoke Ben-Hur cigars," and advertises the five cent price. A wall clock is visible on the left side of the back wall.


Cheney High School Band, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney High School Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1967
A formal portrait of the director and members of the 1967 Cheney High School Band of Cheney, Kansas.


Cheney High School Band, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney High School Band, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1965
A formal portrait of the director and members of the 1965 Cheney High School Band of Cheney, Kansas.


Cheney High School Band members, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney High School Band members, Cheney, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows a boy playing a trumpet with two girls playing clarinets. They are reading sheet music held before them on a music stand. Also visible are shelves holding instrument cases and books. The three young musicians were members of the Cheney High School Band of Cheney, Kansas.


Drug store, Cheney, Kansas

Drug store, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1918
This photograph shows an interior view of an unidentified drug store in Cheney, Kansas. The display cabinet on the far left is labeled with a sign advertising chocolates. Two men and a woman are visible in the picture. One man is identified as Leonard Arth, and the woman is identified as Mrs. E. L. Feagan. There are shelves filled with items visible along the left, back, and right walls of the store. The shelves on the right appear to have books on them. There are tables and chairs along the middle of the store, and a soda fountain service counter and stools are visible on the far right side of the picture. A display behind the counter reads, "We sell McKinley Edition popular standard sheet music." There are several small American flags on display behind the counter.


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, 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.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Clearwater, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Clearwater, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
This black and white photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad depot at Clearwater, Kansas.


Seventh and eighth grade class from Cheney, Kansas

Seventh and eighth grade class from Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1912
A photograph of the seventh and eighth grade class of Cheney, Kansas. Back row from left to right: Clair Casad, Lillian Woodward, Faye Allen, Freda Klinker, Bess Lindholm, Mrs. Boone-teacher, Ethel Baldock White, Martha Case, Austin Jennings, Harris Carlberg, Fred Ladd, Jessie Whitehead, Cloyd Ray and Minnie Scherinbeck. Middle row from left to right: Juanita Hart, Louise Kroeker, Helen Garrison, Otie Butts, Goldie Jones, Esther Northcutt, Sylva Williams, Bess Hessel, First row left to right: Henry Main, Carl Whitehead, Otto Wolters, Norwood Goodman, Alton Ray, Wilbur Budd, Roy Dewey.


Standard atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Sedgwick County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1905
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Valentine diner building, Cheney, Kansas

Valentine diner building, Cheney, Kansas
Creator: Tarr, Blair D., b. 1957
Date: April 26, 2003
A photograph showing a Valentine Diner building in Cheney, Kasnas. Valentine Diners were manufactured in Wichita, Kansas. They were constructed as eight-to-ten-seat diners that one or two people could operate. In an industry where nearly all major diner manufacturers were on the East Coast, the Kansas company managed to ship its pre-fabricated structures across the country. Valentines could be found along major highways to attract travelers, in industrial areas to attract workers, and in small towns where they might be one of the only restaurants available.


Vernon Rudolph Bennett, World War I soldier

Vernon Rudolph Bennett, 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 Vernon Rudolph Bennett, Military Police Department, 10th Division. Bennett was killed in action on September 14, 1918.


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