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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company windmill, Cunningham, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company windmill, Cunningham, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 11, 1931
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company windmill at Cunningham, Kansas. The windmill was built in 1898.


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

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cunningham, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 11, 1931
This photograph shows a general view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cunningham, Kansas. The depot built in 1886 measures 24'x42'. The one-story building with batten siding houses the Cunningham Santa Fe Depot Museum.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Cunningham, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Cunningham, Kansas. The one-story building, built in 1886, still stands and houses the Cunningham Santa Fe Depot Museum.


Cunningham Helium Plant in Kingman County

Cunningham Helium Plant in Kingman County
Date: 2001
Shown are a series of slides taken at the remains of a World War II era helium plant near Cunningham, Kansas, one of two in the state. At the time of the archeological survey, the remains consisted of concrete foundations, gravel roads, and concrete structures resembling storm cellars.


Dr. J.E. Scott, World War I soldier

Dr. J.E. Scott, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
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 Dr. J.E. Scott, Company H, 353rd Infantry, 89th Division.


Fred W. Schulte, World War I soldier

Fred W. Schulte, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
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 Fred W. Schulte, 8th Company, 6th Regiment, Marines. Fred was killed in action on June 6, 1918.


Plat book of Kingman County, Kansas

Plat book of Kingman County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1903
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.


Standard atlas of Kingman County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Kingman County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1921
This atlas of Kingman County, Kansas, includes a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county with the names of landholders. It also includes a patron and business directory with photographs. It includes a map of the state and United States and world, and an analysis of the System of U.S. Land Surveys. Plats for the following cities and towns are included: Carvel Station, New Calista, New Rochester and Orsemus. Page numbers that are not included here are blank pages.


Temperance history correspondence

Temperance history correspondence
Date: 1858-1902, bulk 1900-1902
This correspondence was sent and received by Kansas State Temperance Union secretaries T.E. Stephens, A.D. Wilcox, and J.E. Everett. Each exchanged letters with religious leaders across the state, including Rev. H.G. Fraser from Ottawa, Rev. C.C. Brown of Tonganoxie, Rev. J.M. Leonard of Iola, Rev. R.A. Bolton of Junction City, Rev. James Kerr of Scandia, Rev. J.K. Miller of Manhattan, Rev. A.W. Cummings of Canton, Rev. John A. Holmes of Harper, Rev. W.H. Eaton of Cherryvale, Rev. H.H. Bowen of Glen Elder, and Rev. Fred Grey of Alton. Organizations involved in the temperance movement include the Kansas State Temperance Union (KSTU), the Twentieth Century Total Abstinence Union (TCTAU), the Anti-Cigarette League, the American Anti-Saloon League (AASL), the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and others. This collection also includes local subscription lists for those supporting the Kansas State Temperance Union in Phillipsburg, Lakin, LeRoy, Cimarron, Dodge City, Liberal, Greensburg, Cunningham, Sedgwick, Mount Hope and Colwich. Other correspondents include attorney John Wiswell in Columbus, Elmer Lawrence, publisher of The Sunbeam, a weekly Christian journal in Galena, and several members of the Independent Order of Good Templars, including George F. Fullinwider of El Dorado, S.S. Jackson of Scranton, and Mrs. Kate A. Billings of Clyde. Much of the correspondence concerns efforts to advance anti-liquor agendas in local, state, and national politics. Considerable correspondence with organizations in other states is included. Although Kansas was the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors in 1880, the law was largely unenforced.


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