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4th of July parade in Eskridge, Kansas

4th of July parade in Eskridge, Kansas
Date: Between 1881 and 1889
Two photographs showing the 4th of July parade on Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas. The first photograph is a view of the east side of Main Street looking toward the intersection of 1st and Main. The town of Eskridge had moved to this location only six years before this photo was taken. The second photograph, looking south on Main Street from 1st Avenue, is a rare view of the west side of Main Street prior to the 1890 fire which destroyed all of the block down to the Trusler Building. In 1913, fire destroyed the exact same portion of that block. In this view, a re-enactment of Bill Cole's Last Ride, a story of Indians attacking Cole and the Smith boys, who were overland mail carriers.


A. J. Skeen family in Eskridge, Kansas

A. J. Skeen family in Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1889
This is a studio portrait of Andrew Jackson Skeen and his family in Eskridge, Kansas. Skeen was the foreman of the Tanner Ranch at Eskridge. Other members of the family are identified as Ed, Patsy, Fred, Frank, John, Sarah 'Sally', William, Benjamin, Charles, Andrew, and his mother, Malinda Denning Skeen.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe cattle cars

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe cattle cars
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
A black and white photograph of cattle being shipped from Eskridge, Kansas, to Burris, Texas, in cattle cars from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: September 02, 1957
This photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Eskridge, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding was part of the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, Alma District at milepost 18.0. The depot no longer stands.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Zercher, M.L. Book and Stationery Co., Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
This postcard shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Eskridge, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding is no longer standing.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe cattle train, Eskridge, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe cattle train, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Kersey, Roy
Date: 1913
This photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company cattle train outside of Eskridge, Kansas.


Atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Creator: Gillen & Davy
Date: 1885
This atlas includes plats of the villages, cities and townships of the county with names of landowners, and a patron's directory by township.


Colored directory:  information, history, facts, also buyer's guide of the best business places appreciating your patronage

Colored directory: information, history, facts, also buyer's guide of the best business places appreciating your patronage
Date: April 1928
This directory primarily deals with African Americans living in Topeka, Kansas, but it also contains listing for Alma, Burlingame, Council Grove, Dunlap, Eskridge, Osage City, Oskaloosa, Paxico, Perry and rural Shawnee County. Listings of the residents of the smaller communities include name and occupation. The address is included only if it is rural with the RFD numbers. The listings for Topeka include name, occupation or place of employment, and home address. The Topeka portion includes a listing of churches with some sketches, colored schools, lodges, biographical sketches of some community members, article about the police and fire departments, the Kansas Vocational School in Topeka, and "Some Topeka Institutions" (African American organizations and businesses). The publication includes a listing of call letters for radio stations, driving distances in Kansas, and railroad rates from Topeka to various locations for the railroad lines through Topeka. The directory also includes a number of advertisements.


Early view of Eskridge, Kansas

Early view of Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1890
This is an early view of Eskridge, Kansas, about 1890. It shows the lack of trees in the town at the time. The town was platted by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway in 1880 and moved from its previous location about one mile east to a location closer to the depot. Dr. M. F. Trivett moved the first house into the new town in 1880 and located it at the southwest corner of Second Avenue and Cedar Street.


Eskridge High School football team, Eskridge, Kansas

Eskridge High School football team, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Christopher Studio, Topeka, Kans.
Date: 1938
Photograph of members of the Eskridge High School football team. The photograph was taken in front of the east doors of the high school building in Eskridge, Kansas.


Eskridge High School football team, Eskridge, Kansas

Eskridge High School football team, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Easter Studio
Date: 1916
Photograph of members of the Eskridge High School football team. The man holding the football is identified as William 'Bill' Mossman.


Eskridge Public School in Eskridge, Kansas

Eskridge Public School in Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Farrow, W. F.
Date: 1890-1900
Four photographs showing groups of students and teachers in front of the public school in Eskridge, Kansas.


Exterior view of Eskridge High School

Exterior view of Eskridge High School
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
Photograph showing the exterior of the newly built high school in Eskridge, Kansas.


Glenn W. Nash, World War I soldier

Glenn W. Nash, 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 Glenn W. Nash, Company L, 353rd Infantry, 89th Division. Nash went overseas with Battery D, 341st Field Artillery, Commanders Detail.


John Schwarting farm, Eskridge, Kansas

John Schwarting farm, Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1910-1920
Three photographs showing people feeding chickens and threshing on John Schwarting's farm in Eskridge, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses
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 businesses, including banks, bars, general stores, food stores, funeral homes, gas stations, hotels, malls, miscellaneous buildings, newspaper offices, restaurants, toy stores, and workshops.


Main Street after fire in Eskridge, Kansas

Main Street after fire in Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Easter Studio
Date: 1913
Two photographs showing the west side of the 100 block of Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas, after fire destroyed nine of twelve buildings in the block.


Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas

Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: Zercher, M.L. Book and Stationery Co., Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1905-1910
Two photographs showing Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas. The first photograph looks north on Main Street from the middle of the south 200 block. The second photograph shows the west side of the 100 block of Main Street before the 1913 fire destroyed the nine buildings north of Trusler's Hardware.


Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas

Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1940-1945
Photograph looking southwest along Main Street in Eskridge, Kansas. At this time, there were two banks, two cafes, a grocery store, mercantile, and drug store all on the west side of this one block.


Motorcyclists in Eskridge, Kansas

Motorcyclists in Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1908-1915
Photograph showing a group of motorcycle riders from Eskridge, Kansas, posing with their Indian and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. They are identified as, left to right, George Waugh, his son Ralph, Jay Core, Vick White, Clayton Trivett, Charles Ferguson, Earl Grabast, and Fred Brown.


Preston Dunn drug store in Eskridge, Kansas

Preston Dunn drug store in Eskridge, Kansas
Date: 1925-1950
Here are four photographs showing Preston Dunn's drug store in Eskridge, Kansas.


Schoolhouse construction, Eskridge, Kansas

Schoolhouse construction, Eskridge, Kansas
Creator: M. L. Zercher Book and Stationery Company
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
A postcard view showing the schoolhouse under construction in Eskridge, Kansas.


Simon E. Pratt, World War I soldier

Simon E. Pratt, 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 Simon E. Pratt, 5th Company Transportation Corps.


Standard atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1902
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Standard atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1919
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.


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