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Cherokee, Kansas, album

Cherokee, Kansas, album
Date: Between 1895 and 1905
A souvenir album of Cherokee, Kansas. Included are photographs of the business district, the public school, the Frisco station, and the railroad yards.


Cherokee mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Cherokee mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
Photographs of Cherokee mining camp. Cherokee was laid out in 1870 and was originally named Litchfield. It is located on the Crawford / Cherokee County line, in Crawford County. It is located about seven miles west of US 69 highway. The town continues to exist. Photographs include the Frisco Station, residences, schools, churches, street scenes, mining equipment, and miner's houses.


Constitution of the Anti-Horse Thief Association, Kansas Division

Constitution of the Anti-Horse Thief Association, Kansas Division
Creator: Anti-Horse Thief Association. Kansas Grand Order
Date: 1905
This is the constitution and bylaws of the Kansas Division of the Anti-Horse Thief Association. Officers include N. J. Randall, L. P. Ferguson, G. J. McCarty, J. C. Moore, B. B. Fitzsimmons, and T. H. Sparks. The group was first organized to suppress plundering during the Civil War, and continued to "aid in the upholding of civil laws, to insure the safety of our people, and the security of our property against loss by thieves, robbers, murderers, vagrants, tramps, incendiaries and all violators of the law."


Crawford County, Kansas

Crawford County, Kansas
Creator: Eldridge, W. J.
Date: 1879
A map of Crawford County, Kansas featuring townships, towns, landowners, railroads, and creeks.


E. B. Reynolds to Governor John St. John

E. B. Reynolds to Governor John St. John
Creator: Reynolds, E. B.
Date: September 19, 1879
E. B. Reynolds, a strong supporter and campaigner for the temperance movement, expresses concern over the lack of publicity given the upcoming state convention and suggests circulars be prepared for widespread distribution.


Garden of Captain James Jamison, Cherokee, Kansas

Garden of Captain James Jamison, Cherokee, Kansas
Date: 1890
A photograph of Captain Jacob Jamison's garden in Cherokee, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Veterans Hospital

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Veterans Hospital
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Veteran's Hospital. Topics in the correspondence primarily focuses on the re-location of the Hospital to Halstead, Southeast Kansas, or Cherokee. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor George Anthony Dull Knife's Raid correspondence received

Governor George Anthony Dull Knife's Raid correspondence received
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1878
Governor George Anthony received these telegrams and letters from various people concerning raids by a group of Cheyenne Indian in Kansas in 1878. The incident is often labeled Dull Knife's Raid. The correspondence request assistance and other actions on the part of the Governor. Letters and telegrams were received from the following Kansas communities: Cimarron, Dodge City, Leavenworth, Ellis, Medicine Lodge, Cherokee, and Topeka. One letter is from Congressman W. A. Phillips, who represented Kansas in Washington, D. C. Many letters include a reference to the governor's reply in letterpress books. A complete transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below.


James Murray to Governor John St. John

James Murray to Governor John St. John
Creator: Murray, James
Date: September 20, 1880
A letter to Kansas Governor St John from James Murray, requesting details of an unusual voting incident referred to in the Governor's fairground speech of the previous day.


John T. Price to Governor John St. John

John T. Price to Governor John St. John
Creator: Price, John T.
Date: July 16, 1880
In this letter John Price invites Kansas Governor St. John to a "rousing" temperance camp meeting in Crawford, County on August 22. Price assures the Governor of strong support for the prohibition amendment, and asserts "the enemies of temperance must take a back seat."


John T. Price to Governor John St. John

John T. Price to Governor John St. John
Creator: Price, John T.
Date: July 16, 1880
A letter from John Price inviting Kansas Governor St. John to a "rousing" temperance camp meeting in Crawford, County on August 22.


Junior high class, Cherokee, Kansas

Junior high class, Cherokee, Kansas
Date: 1938
This photograph shows the junior high class of Cherokee, Kansas.


Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's sign board, Cherokee, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's sign board, Cherokee, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 01, 1959
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's sign board in Cherokee, Kansas. The sign and tracks were part of the Eastern Division, Pittsburg Sub. Division at milepost 365.88.


Rondelli Remembered:  Recital to Honor Her Brilliant Career in Opera and Her Outstanding Success as a Teacher of Classical Voice

Rondelli Remembered: Recital to Honor Her Brilliant Career in Opera and Her Outstanding Success as a Teacher of Classical Voice
Creator: University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Date: June 02, 2012
Barbara Rondelli Perry was born October 19, 1939 in Chicopee, Kansas. She graduated from Chicopee Grade School (1944-1952), Cherokee High School (1952-1956), and Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg with a Bachelor of Music and Vocal Performance (1956-1960). After graduation, Barbara was a Fulbright Scholar and attended the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she studied with Dame Eva Turner, (1960-1962). Upon graduation, she received a Licentiate Diplomas from the Royal Academy of Music in Performance and Teaching of Singing. Barbara attended the Accademia Chigiana, Siena, Italy, where she studied in Art Song and Performance (1963). In 1963, she married Johan van der Merwe, an orchestral conductor from South Africa. Barbara sang professionally in Europe, America, and South Africa from 1964-1975. In 1978, she received a Master of Music from Kansas State College, Pittsburg, Kansas in Vocal Performance. From 1975-2011, she was Professor of Music and Voice in the Department of Music, University of Toledo and was named Professor Emerita. Her husband Johan van der Merew died in 1996 and she later married Richard Russell Perry, Professor of Higher Education, Emeritus, University of Toledo on June 11, 2000.


Roscoe Ray Priestley, World War I soldier

Roscoe Ray Priestley, 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 Roscoe Ray Priestley. Roscoe was killed in action on July 18, 1918.


St. Louis-San Francisco Railway box depot & railroad crossing, Cherokee, Kansas

St. Louis-San Francisco Railway box depot & railroad crossing, Cherokee, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: 1955-1959
These two photographs show the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway box depot and railroad crossing in Cherokee, Kansas. The tracks and structure were part of the Northern Division, Afton Sub Division, Parsons Sub-Division.


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