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Alice Steele Graham

Alice Steele Graham
Date: Between 1923 and 1925
These are two photographs of Alice Steele Graham, who graduated from Goodland High School in 1925. After graduation, she taught in four rural schools in Wallace and Sherman counties.


Allen Trachsel, World War I soldier

Allen Trachsel, World War I soldier
Creator: Trachsel, Allen
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 Allen Trachsel, Navy. Allen died of influenza on September 19, 1918 while in Chelsea, Massachusetts.


Birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1915
A birds-eye view of Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


Black Friday meets its master

Black Friday meets its master
Creator: Garden City Daily Telegram
Date: April 10, 1935
Several articles about life in the Dust Bowl can be found on the front page of this newspaper from Garden City. Articles of particular interest include two articles on "raging dusters," one on the winter wheat crop, and a brief article discussing the postponement of community meetings to distribute aid under the soil erosion program. The newspaper also includes articles about other newsworthy events occurring in Garden City and around the state of Kansas.


Boulevard Street, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Boulevard Street, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1914
A view down Boulevard Street in Goodland, Kansas. The Shoes and Dry Goods store is in the foreground.


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

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This black and white photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot at Goodland, Kansas.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1967
A view of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


City High School, Goodland, Kansas

City High School, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a postcard view of City High School, Goodland, Kansas.


Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport

Dedication of Renner Field, the Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport
Date: 1966
The speakers' platform at the dedication of Renner Field, the new Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas airport. Gov. William H. Avery was the speaker for the day.


Dwight H. and Luther H. Platt correspondence

Dwight H. and Luther H. Platt correspondence
Date: 1863-1896
This is correspondence of Luther H. Platt and Dwight Henry Platt, missionary son and grandson of Jireh Platt, an abolitionist from Mendon, Illinois. Luther Platt's papers include letters from his wife Nettie, correspondence with religious groups, and correspondence with military officials in the South after the Civil War particularly regarding individuals still being held as slaves. The papers of Dwight Henry Platt include letters to his parents (Luther and Nettie) while he was at Washburn College in Topeka, Kansas, in the early 1880s; letters from friends; and correspondence from other individuals for business and professional purposes. Dwight served as pastor for the Congregational church in northwest Kansas, centered in Goodland.


Eighth and Main Streets, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Eighth and Main Streets, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1888
A view of Eighth and Main streets in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas, looking south and showing the town windmill, Ennis Walker drug store, post office, and offices of Dr. Burwell and Dr. Poff.


Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas

Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
This is a postcard view of a wood-framed Episcopal Church, possibly in Goodland, Kansas.


Exterior of the High Plains Museum building, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Exterior of the High Plains Museum building, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1963
Two views of the exterior of the High Plains Museum in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas

Flying machine, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Around 1910
This photograph shows the Goodland flying machine, a forerunner of the helicopter, designed and patented by William Purvis and Charles Wilson of Goodland, Kansas. Purvis and Wilson built the ship about 1910. The engine was apparently too small and the machine never flew.


Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas

Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas
Date: May, 1920
This is a studio photograph of the Goodland City Band of Goodland, Kansas, on Memorial Day, 1920. Note the teddy bear standing before the large drum.


Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas

Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1908
This is a formal view of the members of the Goodland City Band of Goodland, Kansas.


Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas

Goodland City Band, Goodland, Kansas
Date: 1894
This is a view of members of the Goodland City Band of Goodland, Kansas. The photograph carries the inscription that this was Goodland's first "good band."


Goodland Ladies Band

Goodland Ladies Band
Date: 1908
This is a photograph of members of the Goodland Ladies Band of Goodland, Kansas, posing with their instruments.


Goodland men built pioneer helicopter

Goodland men built pioneer helicopter
Creator: Salina Journal
Date: September 22, 1977
This article, published in the Salina Journal covers the achievements of William J. Purvis and Charles A. Wilson. In 1909, Purvis and Wilson, both Goodland, Kansas, railroad mechanics, built a precursor to the helicopter in their spare time. Although their experiments were less than successful, the U.S. government granted Purvis and Wilson a patent for their rotary-winged design.


Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, Correspondence, Box 2

Governor Lorenzo Lewelling, Correspondence, Box 2
Creator: Lewelling, Lorenzo Dow, 1846-1900
Date: 1892-1894
These folders contain correspondence subject files with Governor Lewelling, twelfth governor of the State of Kansas, 1893-1895, and the first Populist governor of the state. Subjects included are applications for jobs, endorsements, and remonstrances, as well as appointments to State positions; bonds; charitable and correctional institutions; cities and towns; claims; counties and county organization; crime and criminals, extraditions, and rewards; fairs; immigration; Indians; invitations; Indian, school, railroad, & other land; legislation; federal and State military affairs; railroads; relief; aerial navigation, forestry, livestock, pharmaceuticals, mines, silk, the State soldiers (orphans) home, and the United States government.


Hotel Neu, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas

Hotel Neu, Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
The Hotel Neu in Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas.


I-70 across Kansas

I-70 across Kansas
Creator: Kansas Highway Commission
Date: 1970
This is a foldout pamphlet and map of Interstate 70 across Kansas. A history of the Kansas interstate system, brief town descriptions, and photographs are included.


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 feedlots - grain elevators

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators
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 feedlots, festivals, fire stations, forts, geological formations, golf courses, and grain elevators.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools
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. Schools, arranged by city, are the subject included in this part of the collection.


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