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1926 Kaffir Corn Carnival baby court, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

1926 Kaffir Corn Carnival baby court, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows the child Kaffir Corn "Fairy Queen" and her Baby Court at the 1926 Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas. Shown are Dorothy Jean Feder, Billie Wallace Smith, Lollie Caroline Ewing (sitting), Sarah Margaret Blair (sitting), Lucile Sluss, Ruth Dudley (Queen, wearing crown), Peggy Smith, and Virginia Lee Lathrop. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


1926 Kaffir Corn queen and her court, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

1926 Kaffir Corn queen and her court, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows the 1926 Kaffir Corn Queen and her Court during the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas. On the top step are Kaffir Corn Queen Iva Lorene Ferrier, left, and Miss El Dorado Ruth Armour, right. Miss El Dorado is incorrectly labeled as Carrie Penner on back of photograph. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


A.O.U.W. (Ancient Order of United Workmen) float, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

A.O.U.W. (Ancient Order of United Workmen) float, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1920
This photograph shows a boat-shaped float created by the A.O.U.W. (Ancient Order of United Workmen) for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade in El Dorado, Kansas. Two small African-American boys are looking on from the foreground. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Approaching float at the Kaffir Corn Carnival parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

Approaching float at the Kaffir Corn Carnival parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows an automobile float advancing west down West Central Avenue in El Dorado as part of the Kaffir Corn Carnival parade. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, El Dorado, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: January 01, 1957
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in El Dorado, Kansas. The one-story "prairie-style" station features a hipped roof with a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and a matching bay at the waiting room end. The depot was located on the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, Fifth District along mile post 174.3


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, El Dorado, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This colored postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in El Dorado, Kansas. The one-story "prairie style" station features a hipped roof with a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and a matching bay at the waiting room end. The depot no longer stands.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight depot, El Dorado, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company freight depot, El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: January 01, 1957
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's freight depot in El Dorado, Kansas.


Atchison,Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board, El Dorado, Kansas

Atchison,Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board, El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: September 20, 1964
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company sign board in El Dorado, Kansas. The sign and tracks were part of the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, 4th District at milepost 174.3.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower "B", El Dorado, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower "B", El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: January 01, 1957
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company tower "B" at El Dorado, Kansas. The structure was located on the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, Fifth District at mile post 172.8.


Augusta float, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

Augusta float, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: 1911-1915
This photograph shows a horse-drawn float created by the city of Augusta for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade along Central Avenue in El Dorado. The parade can be seen moving east down West Central Avenue in El Dorado, past the courthouse and Carnegie Library. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book

Automobile Club of Wichita Year Book
Creator: Automobile Club of Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1909-1910
The Automobile Club of Wichita published this year book for the years 1909-1910. Its content reflects that automobile travel was a recent introduction to the lives of Kansans. It includes advertisements from automobile dealers, garages, and other businesses in Wichita, Hutchinson, Newton, Winfield, El Dorado, Dodge City, Yates Center, Iola, Independence, Topeka, Emporia, Garden City, and Lawrence. It also lists the officers and board of directors of the club, its constitution and bylaws, the Kansas law regulation the use of automobiles, two Wichita ordinances (#2875 and 3002) related to the use of cars, and rules of the road. The bulk of the yearbook provides driving routes to and from various cities and towns in Kansas, as well as Colorado and Oklahoma. An index to the routes and maps is on pages 22-23. These driving routes include specific directions and include references to many small towns and local landmarks, etc. The yearbook also lists Wichita residents that own automobiles, their license numbers and the type of automobile they own. The booklet concludes with a list of members of the automobile club.


Baby Kaffir Queen Float, Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas

Baby Kaffir Queen Float, Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows a the Baby Kaffir Queen and her court of children on a float in the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade in El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Baby Parade at the Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

Baby Parade at the Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1920
This photograph shows two little girls each pushing a baby in a flower-covered stroller in the Baby Parade of the Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado. A crowd of men and women stand along West Central Avenue watching. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Bruno Township Booth Closeup,  Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas

Bruno Township Booth Closeup, Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
This photograph shows a close-up view of the booth constructed by Bruno Township as a display for the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Buildings Covered in Bunting for the Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

Buildings Covered in Bunting for the Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
This photograph, taken looking northeast from the intersection of Main and Central in El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas, shows the buildings draped in bunting for the Kaffir Corn Carnival. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Butler County Schools Booth,  Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

Butler County Schools Booth, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
This photograph shows the booth created by the Butler County schools as a display for the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Carnival Visitors in Front of Township Booths, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

Carnival Visitors in Front of Township Booths, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Creator: C. Otis Boston Studio (El Dorado, Kan.)
Date: 1911
This photograph shows a crowd of men and women in front of a number of the booths built by each township in Butler County as a display for the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Kansas. The booths for Spring, Murdock and Fairview townships are visible. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Chelsea and Prospect Township Booths, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas

Chelsea and Prospect Township Booths, Kaffir Corn Carnival, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1914
This photograph shows the booths created by the Chelsea and Prospect Townships as a display for the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Child Rider in the 1925 Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas

Child Rider in the 1925 Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: 1925
In this photograph a young boy in a patriotic top hat rides a pony decked out with a kaffir corn saddle blanket, ready for the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade through El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Chrysler '50' Sedan

Chrysler '50' Sedan
Creator: El Dorado Times
Date: December 4, 1926
This newspaper advertisement appeared in the El Dorado Times for a Chrysler '50' sedan by Hastie Motor Company in El Dorado, Kansas.


Cities Service Petroleum Corporation, El Dorado, Kansas

Cities Service Petroleum Corporation, El Dorado, Kansas
Date: Between 1914 and 1916
This black and white photograph shows a team of horses and mules inside the pipe yard of the Cities Service Petroleum Corporation at El Dorado, Kansas. These horse drawn wagons were responsible for transporting the heavy equipment to the oil fields.


Clifford Township Kaffir Corn Carnival display, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

Clifford Township Kaffir Corn Carnival display, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: 1911
This photograph shows the kaffir corn display booth created by Clifford Township in Butler County, Kansas, for the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Correctional facilities in Kansas

Correctional facilities in Kansas
Date: Between 1990 and 1999
Six photographs showing correctional facilities in Kansas. Named are the El Dorado Correctional Facility and the Toronto Correctional Work Facility.


Costumed children in Kaffir Corn Carnival baby parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

Costumed children in Kaffir Corn Carnival baby parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This photograph shows three children marching in the Baby Parade of the Kaffir Corn Carnival in El Dorado. Costumes include Little Bo Peep and a pirate. West Central Avenue is visible in the background, with views of the Smith Building and Hotel El Dorado. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cows being led in Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas

Cows being led in Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas
Date: Between 1911 and 1915
This photo shows several Hereford cows being led by farmers down West Central Avenue in El Dorado as part of the Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade. This publication was funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


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