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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Milton, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Milton, Kansas
Date: 1954
Donated by Frank O Kelley in 1972.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harper, Kansas
Date: Between 1912 and 1960
These two images show the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Harper, Kansas. The one-story "county-seat" style depot built in 1912 features a gabled roof with an operators' bay, a waiting room and a freight room. At the peak of the roof are the Santa Fe emblems commonly associated with a county-seat depot. In the first image a group of men are gathered in front of the unfinished structure. The second photograph shows the depot completed at a later date.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harper, Kansas
Date: 1985
This color photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Harper, Kansas. The one-story "county seat" style depot built in 1912, features a gabled roof, an operator's bay, waiting room and freight room. At the peak of the roof are the Santa Fe emblems, which are commonly associated with a county seat depot.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harper, Kansas
Creator: Jennings Studio
Date: Between 1920 and 1925
This hand colored photograph showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Harper, Kansas. A bicycle and dog are visible in the foreground.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Milton, Kansas
Date: 1965
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot from Milton, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure has been moved to the town of Harper, Kansas where it houses the Harper Art Museum. The depot can also be seen in Kansas Memory item number 450475.


Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt
Creator: Martin, Mary O'Farrell
Date: between 1880 and 1899
Crazy quilt with ornate embroidery and painted designs overall. Many of the fabrics are silk sateen and silk velvet. All fabric pieces are outlined in feather stitch embroidery, and there also are painted floral designs and three-dimensional felt posies. Initials are embroidered on three blocks. The quilt is inscribed on the back with the name of its maker, Mary F. Martin. Born in Ireland, Martin raised a family in Harper, Kansas, after her marriage to Dr. Henry Martin.


George Titus, World War I soldier

George Titus, 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 George Titus, Machine Gun Company, 353rd Regiment. George died from illness on October 2, 1918, while in Harper, Kansas.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


Harper Rexall Pharmacy on Main Street, Harper, Kansas

Harper Rexall Pharmacy on Main Street, Harper, Kansas
Date: 1985
This photograph shows a view of Main Street looking west in Harper, Kansas. The Harper Rexall Pharmacy is visible on the right side of the picture. Other business buildings are visible along the street, and a few automobiles are also visible. A decorative street lamp is visible standing in the middle of the brick street.


J.B. Brodnix to Governor John St. John

J.B. Brodnix to Governor John St. John
Creator: Brodnix, J.B.
Date: January 20, 1880
Attorney J.B. Brodnix of Harper, Kansas, asks the Kansas Governor for information relative to the Maine Temperance Law, in preparation for his debate with an anti-temperance opponent.


Jeremiah ("Sockless Jerry") Simpson

Jeremiah ("Sockless Jerry") Simpson
Date: 1892
Jerry Simpson in an 1892 debate with Chester I. Long for the seat in United States House of Representatives. Simpson debated Long at Harper, Kansas.


Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad

Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad
Creator: Kansas City, Lawrence & Southern Railroad
Date: 1883
Map and timetable of the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad line from Kansas City to Harper, Kansas. The route included branches to Lawrence, Burlington, Coffeyville, and Hunnewell. The company advertised itself as "passing through the great wheat belts of the Neosho and Arkansas Valleys to the grazing and cattle fields of south-western Kansas and Indian Territory." The company encouraged settlement along 150 miles of the Oklahoma border with descriptions of the soil and climate for those emigrating to southern 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.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: Between 1941 and 1950
This memorial book contains photographs and biographical sketches of members of the Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Click "Text Version" below for a searchable index of the names contained in this volume.


King's millinery shop, Harper, Kansas

King's millinery shop, Harper, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This sepia colored photograph shows an interior view of King's millinery shop in Harper, Kansas. The owner of the business Almeda Doorley King is sitting in a chair beside a display of hats. The back of the image states that Almeda was born in Knox County, Ohio to the parents of Alvah Allen and Martha Cary and was the wife of George King. On September 15, 1925 she died in Osawatomie, Kansas.


King's millinery shop, Harper, Kansas

King's millinery shop, Harper, Kansas
Date: 1889
This photograph shows the interior view of King's millinery shop in Harper, Kansas. The owner of the business, Almeda Doorley King, is standing in the middle of the room surrounded by hats. The back of the image states that Almeda was born in Knox County, Ohio to the parents of Alvah Allen and Martha Cary and was the wife of George King. On September 15, 1925 she died in Osawatomie, Kansas.


Mattie Walton

Mattie Walton
Creator: Burgener, John H.
Date: Between 1890 and 1892
This is a cabinet card of Mattie Walton, born February, 1885, the daughter of Louis and Ella Walton. The Waltons lived in Harper, Kansas.


Robert Weidenheimer interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Robert Weidenheimer interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Weidenheimer, Robert Russell
Date: March 19,2009
This is an interview with Robert Weidenheimer, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Robert talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


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 Wheat Festival Special

Santa Fe Wheat Festival Special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1926
This Wheat Festival Special was operated by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company. It traveled throughout Kansas July 19-July 30, 1926, to numerous Kansas communities. Other organizations that cooperated to operate the train included the following: The Kansas State Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, The Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association and the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, under authority of the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists the speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Girl, was one of the special attractions.


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.


Southern Kansas Railway Company

Southern Kansas Railway Company
Creator: Southern Kansas Railway Company
Date: 1883
Map and timetable of the Southern Kansas Railway, previously known as the Kansas City, Lawrence and Southern Kansas Railroad. The route included branches to Lawrence, Burlington, Coffeyville, and Hunnewell. The railway encouraged settlement along 150 miles of the Oklahoma border with descriptions of the soil and schools for those emigrating to southern Kansas.


Standard atlas of Harper County, Kansas

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


Standard atlas of Harper County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Harper 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, a map of the state, United States, and world. It has illustrations, portraits and photographs of homes, farms, businesses, and the courthouse.


Temperance history correspondence

Temperance history correspondence
Date: 1858-1902, bulk 1900-1902
This correspondence was sent and received by Kansas State Temperance Union secretaries T.E. Stephens, A.D. Wilcox, and J.E. Everett. Each exchanged letters with religious leaders across the state, including Rev. H.G. Fraser from Ottawa, Rev. C.C. Brown of Tonganoxie, Rev. J.M. Leonard of Iola, Rev. R.A. Bolton of Junction City, Rev. James Kerr of Scandia, Rev. J.K. Miller of Manhattan, Rev. A.W. Cummings of Canton, Rev. John A. Holmes of Harper, Rev. W.H. Eaton of Cherryvale, Rev. H.H. Bowen of Glen Elder, and Rev. Fred Grey of Alton. Organizations involved in the temperance movement include the Kansas State Temperance Union (KSTU), the Twentieth Century Total Abstinence Union (TCTAU), the Anti-Cigarette League, the American Anti-Saloon League (AASL), the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and others. This collection also includes local subscription lists for those supporting the Kansas State Temperance Union in Phillipsburg, Lakin, LeRoy, Cimarron, Dodge City, Liberal, Greensburg, Cunningham, Sedgwick, Mount Hope and Colwich. Other correspondents include attorney John Wiswell in Columbus, Elmer Lawrence, publisher of The Sunbeam, a weekly Christian journal in Galena, and several members of the Independent Order of Good Templars, including George F. Fullinwider of El Dorado, S.S. Jackson of Scranton, and Mrs. Kate A. Billings of Clyde. Much of the correspondence concerns efforts to advance anti-liquor agendas in local, state, and national politics. Considerable correspondence with organizations in other states is included. Although Kansas was the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors in 1880, the law was largely unenforced.


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