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Benjamin R. Tilberg, World War I soldier

Benjamin R. Tilberg, 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 Benjamin R. Tilberg, Machine Gun Company, 353rd Infantry.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Dwight, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Dwight, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: September 02, 1957
This photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Dwight, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure was part of the Missouri-Kansas Division, Sub. Division 36 at milepost 147.7. The depot no longer stands.


Dwight depot, Dwight, Kansas

Dwight depot, Dwight, Kansas
Date: July 1911
This photograph shows a shipment of empty alcohol kegs and crates stacked in front of the Dwight, Kansas depot. Accompanying the photograph is an August 2, 1911 letter from H. W. Wilkison of Dwight to the Kansas governor's secretary, addressing how the photograph will be valuable to law enforcement officers.


Fred Iles correspondence

Fred Iles correspondence
Date: 1906-1930
Fred Iles was assistant right of way and tax agent for the Kansas Town and Land Company which bought and sold lands on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. In 1917, he assumed Ernest Warren Cline's position as right of way agent, responsible for representing the railroad's interest in all matters concerning the acquisition and disposition of land on the right of way. This correspondence includes Iles' activities and expenses accounts at the behest of E. W. Cline and the CRI&P Railway.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Caldwell - Everest

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Caldwell - Everest
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s and 1990s
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Caldwell and ending with Everest. 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: Caldwell, Caney, Carbondale, Cassoday, Cedar Bluffs, Cedar Vale, Centropolis, Chanute, Chase, Chautauqua, Chetopa, Circleville, Clay Center, Clayton, Climax, Clinton, Clyde, Codell, Coffeyville, Colby, Coldwater, Collyer, Colony, Columbus, Concordia, Corona, Courtland, Cuba, Damar, Deering (Dearing), Delavan, Delia, Denison, Denmark, Denton, Derby, De Soto, Dorrance, Dover, Dresden, Dunlap, Durham, Dwight, Easton, Edson, Elk City, Elk Falls, Elkhart, Ellinwood, Ellsworth, Elmdale, Emporia, Ensign, Eudora, and Everest. There are interiors of the Brown Grand Theatre in the Concordia folder. The theatre was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.


Nine-Patch baby quilt

Nine-Patch baby quilt
Creator: Aspelin, Dagny Elizabeth Nicholson
Date: between 1939 and 1945
Nine-Patch baby quilt made of pastel cotton fabrics and tied with blue yarn. Top is composed of twelve large blocks of alternating plain white and pink print squares. Separating the Nine-Patch blocks are strips of plain yellow sashing with blue squares where horizontal and vertical sashes cross. White borders. Blue binding. Backing is white and pale pink cotton. Machine-stitched and hand-tied. Dagny Nicholson Aspelin made this quilt for her grandchildren to use while visiting during World War II. Dagny Aspelin emigrated from Denmark to the United States in 1890. She married Albert Aspelin in 1912 and they farmed near Dwight, Kansas. They had 17 grandchildren.


Smith Pharmacy in Alta Vista, Kansas

Smith Pharmacy in Alta Vista, Kansas
Creator: Williams, C. U.
Date: April 21, 1909
Photograph showing an interior view of Dr. W. H. H. Smith's drug store in Alta Vista, Kansas. Smith was a registered druggist, born in Illinois in 1858. He began his practice of medicine in Eureka, Kansas, coming to Alta Vista in 1897. He bought the practice and drug store from Dr. E. W. Eldridge. Dr. Smith built a reputation as a physician and operated one of the most successful drug stores in the country. He moved to Council Grove in 1910 and practiced there for many years. Only Dr. Smith, standing at right, is identified. The postcard is addressed to Miss Sarah Collins in Dwight, Kansas.


Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1901
A plat book of the villages, cities and townships of Morris County, Kansas. Township plats show names of landholders. A patrons' directory and portraits are included.


Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1923
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. It includes photographs of families and homes, a map of the state, United States and the world and departments devoted to general information.


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