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Art Connely Barber Shop

Art Connely Barber Shop
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This is an interior view of the Art Connely Barber Shop in Highland, Kansas.


Business street, Highland, Kansas

Business street, Highland, Kansas
Creator: National Photo Post Card Company
Date: 1912
This is a postcard view of an unidentified business street, Highland, Kansas. Visible in the postcard is an automobile supply store.


Charles Gibson video Interview on experiences in World War II

Charles Gibson video Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Gibson, Charles William
Private First Class [PFC] Gibson was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1944 and served until 1945 in the 99th Infantry Division, 1st Army, 12th Army Group. He was trained to use a 30 caliber water cooled machine gun, with a crew of two ammunition bearers. He was involved in the Battle of the Bulge in Europe. He was injured but he described how a doctor in the unit treated him so his leg would not need to be amputated. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers. Gibson was born north of Sparks, Kansas on April 1, 1925. He graduated from Sparks High School and worked for farmers until he was drafted. After the war, he returned to Sparks. He worked in construction for a time, helping build a highway between Sparks and White Cloud. He went into law enforcement and served as a deputy sheriff, and under sheriff, and as chief of police in Highland. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Charles Parker video interview on experiences in World War II

Charles Parker video interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Parker, Charles William
Charles Parker enlisted in the Army (Air Corps) in 1943 and served until 1945 in the 453rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. He did his basic training at Gibson Field, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He became a bombardier navigator and he describes all the specialized training he had to take for the job. He was sent to England in the fall of 1944 as part of a B-24 crew. He was involved in over 20 missions with targets of factories, railroad yards, and troop concentrations in Germany. He was born in Highland, Kansas, on August 31, 1923. He graduated from Highland High School and attended Highland Community College before he enlisted. After the war he returned to Highland and served as the postmaster there for 33 years. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Chief White Cloud

Chief White Cloud
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
This is a postcard showing James White Cloud "The gro-wo-nung" born May 15, 1840, on the Iowa Indian Mission east of Highland Kansas. He served in the Union Army as a Scout for Company C of the 14th Kansas Cavalry. From 1866 until his death on July 16, 1940, he served as Chief of the Iowa Indian Nation.


Doyle Derrick audio interview on experiences in World War II

Doyle Derrick audio interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Derrick, Doyle Earl
Date: 1 February 2008
Technical Sergeant Derrick enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1939 and served until 1943. He was 29 years old when he enlisted. After basic training, he served as an instructor in Norman, Oklahoma and was then assigned to a bomber squadron in the Pacific as a technical sergeant. The were involved in the fighting at Guadacanal and the Philippines. He used the G. I. Bill for farming training at Highland Community College. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Feb 1, 2008. Derrick was born in Rogersville, Tennessee, on January 29, 1910. His family moved to Kansas when he was 7 or 8 years old. His father had a brother in Kansas who encouraged them to move here to go into farming. Derrick graduated from Highland High School and completed 2 years at Emporia State Teachers College. After two year of college, Derrick and a friend Vern Frisky "hoboed" for a year, ending up on the West Coast. He spent most of the 1930s in Alaska working on an oil pipeline. At some point after the war, he returned to Alaska. He was living in Wathena, Kansas at the time of this interview. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Experiences in World War II interview

Experiences in World War II interview
Creator: Gilmore, Byron H.
Date: December 12, 2006
Gilmore enlisted in the United States Army in 1941 and served until 1966 in the 23rd Fighter Group; Sixth Allied Topical Air Force. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on December 12, 2006, Gilmore talked about military experiences in World War II. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Fenn Ward, Amateur Archeologist

Fenn Ward, Amateur Archeologist
Date: Unknown
Fenn Ward from Highland, Kansas was a rural mail carrier with a passionate interest in Archeology. His extensive collections included artifacts from sites along the Missouri river in Kansas and Nebraska. Ward was a long time supporter of archeological research and assisted archeologists from the Smithsonian Institute on their River Basin Surveys in Kansas. Photographs of pieces in his collection appeared in Wedel's Introduction to Kansas Archeology.


From Atchison, Kansas, the great railroad centre of the West, to Lincoln, Nebraska, the great political capital of the west

From Atchison, Kansas, the great railroad centre of the West, to Lincoln, Nebraska, the great political capital of the west
Creator: Atchison and Nebraska Railroad Company
Date: May 1873
Distributed by the Atchison and Nebraska Railroad Company, this pamphlet gives information on towns that settlers would encounter by rail from Atchison, Kansas to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1873.


George A. Root to Mr. Elliott of Coffeyville

George A. Root to Mr. Elliott of Coffeyville
Creator: Root, George A. (George Allen), 1867-1949
Date: February 22, 1933
In this letter to Mr. Elliott of Coffeyville, Kansas State Historical Society Curator of Archives George A. Root provides some brief information regarding Samuel Irvin. Root explains that Irvin "arrived in Kansas in 1837, and established at Highland a mission for the Iowa and Sac Indians. He is described as a man of slight build, and absolutely fearless."


George Rush video interview on experiences in World War II

George Rush video interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Rush, George
Date: 31 January 2007
George Rush enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until 1945. He was a motor machinist 1st class working in the engine room of Landing Craft Infantry 345 (LCI). The LCI could carry 200 troops and they would land them on various islands in the Pacific. They were armed with rockets to clear enemy troops from fox holes on the beaches. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Jan 31, 2007. He was born October 18, 1919, near Severance, Kansas. He graduated from Highland High School. After the war, he became a farmer. He corresponded with his future wife during his military service and they married when he returned home. He used the G. I. Bill for manual training at Highland Community College. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Highland Band, Highland, Kansas

Highland Band, Highland, Kansas
Date: Between 1850 and 1859
This is a view of the members of the first band in Highland, Kansas, sometime during the 1850s.


Highland, Kansas

Highland, Kansas
Creator: Everts, L.H. & Co., Philadelphia, PA
Date: 1886
A map of Highland in Doniphan County, Kansas showing street names, lots numbers, parks, schools, and churches.


Historical plat book of Doniphan County, Kansas

Historical plat book of Doniphan County, Kansas
Creator: J. S. Bird (Firm)
Date: 1882
This atlas contains a state and Indian history, county history, accounts of organizations in Doniphan county and lithographic views of residences, farms, and businesses in the county.


Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission, Doniphan County, Kansas

Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission, Doniphan County, Kansas
Date: 1938
This is an exterior view of the Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission erected in 1846. It was three stories high with a belfry that made the total height 52 feet, and it was 107 feet long by 37 feet wide. The mission closed in 1863. From 1863 to 1866, the mission functioned as the Indian Orphanage Institute, but this new role was limited by a proliferation of similar institutions in the Midwest. After the institute closed in 1866, the mission sat empty until 1868 when the west portion of the building was razed, leaving about 40 percent of the original structure. The razed portion was to be used in the construction of a building at Highland University. Since 1963, the Kansas Historical Society has administered this property as a state historic site. Recently it has been rehabilitated as a museum to showcase the arts and history of the emigrant tribes of Native Americans in northeastern Kansas.


Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission, Doniphan County, Kansas

Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission, Doniphan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1938 and 1945
This is an exterior view of the Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission erected in 1846. It was three stories high with a belfry that made the total height 52 feet, and it was 107 feet long by 37 feet wide. The mission closed in 1863. From 1863 to 1866, the mission functioned as the Indian Orphanage Institute, but this new role was limited by a proliferation of similar institutions in the Midwest. After the institute closed in 1866, the mission sat empty until 1868 when the west portion of the building was razed, leaving about 40 percent of the original structure. The razed portion was to be used in the construction of a building at Highland University. Since 1963, the Kansas Historical Society has administered this property as a state historic site. Recently it has been rehabilitated as a museum to showcase the arts and history of the emigrant tribes of Native Americans in northeastern Kansas.


Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission in Doniphan County, Kansas

Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission in Doniphan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is an exterior view of the Iowa, Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission erected in 1846. It was three stories high with a belfry that made the total height 52 feet, and it was 107 feet long by 37 feet wide. The mission closed in 1863. From 1863 to 1866, the mission functioned as the Indian Orphanage Institute, but this new role was limited by a proliferation of similar institutions in the Midwest. After the institute closed in 1866, the mission sat empty until 1868 when the west portion of the building was razed, leaving about 40 percent of the original structure. The razed portion was to be used in the construction of a building at Highland University. Since 1963, the Kansas Historical Society has administered this property as a state historic site. Recently it has been rehabilitated as a museum to showcase the arts and history of the emigrant tribes of Native Americans in northeastern Kansas.


Iowa, and Sac and Fox Mission drawing

Iowa, and Sac and Fox Mission drawing
Date: 1841
This drawing is a rendering of what the artist believes the Presbyterian Mission to the Iowa, and Sac and Fox may have looked like when first built.


Iowa, and Sac and Fox Mission photograph

Iowa, and Sac and Fox Mission photograph
Date: 1841
This photograph is a representation of what the Iowa, and Sac and Fox Presbyterian Mission in Highland, Doniphan County, Kansas, may have looked like when first built.


Irvin Hall, Highland University

Irvin Hall, Highland University
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This is a view of Irvin Hall at Highland University, Highland, Kansas. It was built in 1858.


James Goss video interview on experiences in World War II

James Goss video interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Goss, James B.
Date: 29 January 2007
Technical Sergeant Goss was drafted into the Army (Infantry) in 1945 and served until 1946 in the 947th Field Artillery Battallion. He was sent to the Philippines when they were still planning an invasion of Japan. However, that did not need to happen after they dropped the atomic bombs. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Jan. 29, 2007. He was born north of Troy on October 21, 1926. He used the G. I. Bill to attend Highland Community College for half a year. He then got a job working for the Post Office in Highland, where he worked the rest of his career. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


John Batchelder audio interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)

John Batchelder audio interview on experiences in World War II (transcript)
Creator: Batchelder, John
Date: 30 March 2007
John Batchelder enlisted in the Army in March 1946 and was sent to Camp Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas, for basic training. Upon graduation, he was assigned to the 5250th Technical Intelligence Company and sent to Camp Pendleton, California, before being sent to Toyko, Japan. He served as the motor sergeant in charge of the motor pool for the 5250th General Headquarters Company and was also in charge of training and licensing military personnel to drive the Company's jeeps, automobiles, and trucks. The motor pool staff performed maintenance on General Headquarters Company vehicles but replacement parts were scarce. He was discharged from the Army in 1947. He was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Mar 30, 2007. He was born on a farm south of Hiawatha on January 27, 1921. He graduated from Hiawatha High School and from Highland Junior College in 1941. He returned to farming near Denton, Kansas, after the war. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the nine community institutions that received these grants. The transcript from the interview is presented here; the original audio copy of the interview is available through the Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges
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. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: camps, state capitol, caves, cemeteries, and community colleges.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Fall River - Hutchinson

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Fall River - Hutchinson
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s and 1990s
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Fall River and ending with Hutchinson. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Fall River, Falun, Florence, Ford, Fostoria, Fredonia, Ft. Scott, Galena, Garden City, Garnder, Geneseo, Gove, Grainfield, Great Bend, Greeley, Greensburg, Grenola, Grinnell, Gypsum, Hall's Summit, Halstead, Hamilton, Hanston, Harrison, Hartford, Harveyville, Havana, Hays, Hazelton, Headville, Herndon, Hewins, Highland, Hillsboro, Howard, Hoyt, Hudson, Hugoton, Humbolt, and Hutchinson. Some of the photos of communities show churches, grain elevators, water towers, parks, public/government buildings, railroad depots and tracks, and residences.


Kenneth Scrafford Gouck, World War I soldier

Kenneth Scrafford Gouck, World War I soldier
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 Kenneth Scrafford Gouck, Company E, 139th Infantry. Gouck died of pneumonia on January 6, 1918 at Camp Doniphan, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


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