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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Erie, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 16, 1959
This shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Erie, Kansas. It was on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Girard Dist at mile post 14.4.


Charles F. Forsyth

Charles F. Forsyth
Date: Between 1961 and 1962
This is a photograph of Charles F. Forsyth, who was born April 2, 1921 in Valley Falls, Kansas. After receiving his education, he became an attorney and established a law practice in Erie, Kansas. In 1961, Forsyth, a Republican, was elected to the Kansas State Senate representing District 13. He served from 1961 to 1964.


Cozy Corner Poultry Farms, Erie, Kansas

Cozy Corner Poultry Farms, Erie, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This sepia colored postcard shows a young girl feeding a baby fawn while other animals look on. In the lower portion of the image C.C. Poultry Farm Erie, Kansas is written.


Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas

Dr. H. C. Perdue's Neosho County Advertiser, Erie, Kansas
Date: Between 1887 and 1889
This pamphlet titled The Neosho County Advertiser was published by Dr. H. C. Perdue, M. D., in Erie, Kansas. It contains approximately 50 pages of descriptions of medical cures and other advertising. Descriptions of Dr. Perdue's Ague Cure and other medical treatments are on pages 2-28, and other advertisements are on pages 29-49, plus the inside and outside of the back cover. Besides information on Dr. Perdue's medical practice, there are numerous advertisements for drug stores. Drug stores listed in the advertisements (and their town locations, all in Kansas) include: Palace Drug Store, Erie; Ira Steinberger Drug Store, Erie; New City Drug Store, Erie; Dr. C. E. Steadman, Druggist, Osage Mission; I. N. Wherrett General Merchandise and Drugs, Vietsburg; M. Devine, Druggist, Osage Mission; Baldwin House Drug Store, Thayer; W. R. Kramer, Druggist, Chanute; John McCarthy, Druggist, Galesburg; and Mrs. Samuel Whelpley, Druggist, Morehead. Druggists listed as references for Dr. Perdue include Charles H. Eaton and J. T. Brown, both of Erie. Other businesses and professions advertised include attorneys, real estate agents, merchants, banks, doctors, clothing stores, millinery and dress making stores, grocery stores, jewelry stores, candy stores, cigar stores, meat markets, bakeries, livery stables, abstracters, tree nurseries, buggy harness stores, carpenters, hardware stores, fur dealers, barber shops, lumber companies, monument dealers, dry goods, dentists, hotels, and furniture stores.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses
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 subjects included in this part of the collection are convention centers (including livestock arenas), courthouses, and courtrooms.


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.


Kansas State Temperance Union expense journals

Kansas State Temperance Union expense journals
Creator: Kansas State Temperance Union
Date: 1898-1911
This collection consists of 7 volumes of records from the Kansas State Temperance Union. The first volume lists the members and the dues they paid by local organization. The index lists the communities that have members listed and these communities have been included in the categories. Note: other communities are listed elsewhere in the records, particularly the speaker expenses volume. The second volume is the cash book (expense journal) for the years 1901-1904. Volumes three through five are the cash books for 1907-1910, 1909-1910, and 1910-1911. Volume 6 contains speaker expenses and contribution from the communities where they spoke, listed by name of speaker. Several speakers are listed. Volume 7 is an expense journal for 1907-1911. There are also some loose papers inserted into the volumes, mostly correspondence and form letters.


Main Street in Erie, Kansas

Main Street in Erie, Kansas
Date: 1906 - 1919
These photographs show two views of Main Street in Erie, Kansas. The first photograph shows the east side of the street, looking south. In the foreground is the first courthouse, built in 1867 by Truman T. Gilbert. In the middle are the drug store run by Dr. M. E. Lake and the brick post office built between 1902 and 1906 by Richard M. Thomas, a railroad conductor. Crowds of people are visible on the sidewalk, and a circus tent has been set up. The second photograph also shows the drugstore and post office on the east side of Main Street, but looking north. There are no buildings south of the brick post office, which advertises Owl Cigars, because they were destroyed by fire in 1906.


Medicine label

Medicine label
Date: between 1922 and 1932
Label for a bottle of Dr. Brinkley's Constipation and Liver Medicine. From the Richey & Carr Drugstore in Erie, Kansas. The drug store was purchased by brothers-in-law Earle Richey and Nelson Carr in 1922. Sometime in the early 1930s it became simply Richey's. Earle's son, Marion, joined him in the business in 1946. The store is still in business as a family-owned drug store under the Richey name, although it was purchased by Steve and Anne Smith in 1993 and moved to a new location on Main Street in 2009. In addition to operating his clinic in Milford, John R. Brinkley also sold a wide range of patent medicines that he advertised and prescribed through his radio station.


Missouri -Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, Erie, Kansas

Missouri -Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, Erie, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 16, 1959
This photograph shows the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot at Erie, Kansas. It was located on the Northern Division of the Kansas City Sub-Division of the railroad line along mile post 120.6.


Neosho County Court House, Erie, Kansas

Neosho County Court House, Erie, Kansas
Date: 1904
The hand-colored postcard shows the Neosho County Courthouse which was built in 1904 in Erie, Kansas.


Neosho County Courthouse, Erie, Kansas

Neosho County Courthouse, Erie, Kansas
Date: June 1963
This photograph is a view of the Neosho County Courthouse that was built in Erie, Kansas, from 1961-1963, in front of the 1904 courthouse. The architect was Kiene & Bradley. The old courthouse was razed after the new one was completed.


Neosho River bridge

Neosho River bridge
Date: 1876-1943
This is an early photograph of the steel and wooden Neosho River bridge, located about 4 and a half miles west of Erie in Neosho County, Kansas. Parts of it were built as early as 1876-1877 and it collapsed in 1943.


Paul R. Russell, World War I soldier

Paul R. Russell, World War I soldier
Creator: Russell, Winfield and Ida
Date: 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 Paul R. Russell, Ambulance Co. 18, Medical Officers Training Corps. Russell died from pneumonia on November 4, 1918, at Camp Funston.


Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee

Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee
Creator: United Service Organization
Date: 1941
This item details the amount of contributions to the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) from cities and counties in Kansas during 1941. Totaling almost $90,000, the U.S.O. campaign in Kansas was quite successful and helped support a number of services for Americans serving in uniform during World War II. The report lists the contributions by city and the nature of the fund raising. There was a campaign in movie theaters that raised almost $9,000 from 84 cities. The list includes the names of the theaters. Local newspapers, which provided publicity, are often listed as well. The members of the local U.S. O. committees are listed, occasionally.


Santa Fe Demonstration Train

Santa Fe Demonstration Train
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: July 21--August 2, 1930 and August 24--September 5, 1931
These posters advertise Santa Fe demonstration trains traveling in Kansas in 1930 and 1931. The purpose of the 1930 train (8 cars) was to present a plan for higher profits on wheat farms. Tom L. Bair, the State's champion wheat grower, was part of the 1930 train. It's travel dates were July 21 through August 2, 1930. The 1931 train (9 cars) was designed to present a plan for more profits in the beef cattle industry. The 1931 train had special features for women and children and it was traveling throughout the state from August 24 through September 5, 1931. The towns where the train would stop each year are listed on the posters. The trains were operated jointly by the Santa Fe and the Kansas State Agricultural College. J. F. Jarrell, manager of Agricultural Development for Santa Fe, was the organizer of these trains. The posters make a point of emphasizing that the speakers will be on a flat car "equipped with electrically controlled voice amplifiers. Visitors remaining in their automobiles will be able to hear perfectly."


Santa Fe lime special

Santa Fe lime special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1928
The Lime Special was operated by the Santa Fe Railway in cooperation with the Kansas State Agricultural College and the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. It was scheduled to operate July 9--17, 1928. Five cars of exhibits were available along with a series of lectures. The quote at the bottom of the poster was "MORE LIME, MORE LEGUMES, MORE CROPS, MORE PROFIT."


Southern Kansas Railway Company

Southern Kansas Railway Company
Creator: Southern Kansas Railway Company
Date: 1886
Map and timetable of the Southern Kansas Railway, previously known as the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad. The railway was "the most direct route to all points in Southern Kansas and the Indian Territory" and encouraged settlement along the Oklahoma border.


Standard atlas of Neosho County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Neosho County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1906
This plat book includes plats for townships and the larger towns in Neosho County with names of landholders. It also includes a patrons' directory and portraits.


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