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Bob's Hotel in Jennings, Kansas

Bob's Hotel in Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1905 and December 31, 1910
This is a postcard showing people in front of Bob's Hotel in Jennings, Kansas.


Buzzard Roost schoolhouse, Jennings, Kansas

Buzzard Roost schoolhouse, Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This black and white postcard shows students standing in front of the Buzzard Roost sod schoolhouse near Jennings, Kansas.


Chris and Ellen Nicholson's farmhouse near Jennings, Kansas

Chris and Ellen Nicholson's farmhouse near Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a photograph of Ellen Nicholson standing on the porch of her farmhouse near Jennings, Kansas.


Chris and Ellen Nicholson on their farm near Jennings, Kansas

Chris and Ellen Nicholson on their farm near Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1910 and December 31, 1915
This is a photograph of Chris and Ellen Nicholson posed with their work horses. The Nicholson farm was located near Jennings, Kansas.


Farm equipment on Elmer Nicholson's farm near Jennings, Kansas

Farm equipment on Elmer Nicholson's farm near Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
This is a photograph showing Casey and Gladys Nicholson, Elmer and Christena Nicholson, and an unidentified child posed with two teams of horses and wagons. The Nicholson farm was located near Jennings, Kansas.


George W. Piner, World War I soldier

George W. Piner, World War I soldier
Creator: Piner, George W.
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 George W. Piner, 139th Infantry, 35th Division.


Handbook of Decatur County, Kansas

Handbook of Decatur County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This handbook of Decatur County, Kansas, was published by C.S. Burch Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes advertisements, descriptions of landscape and climate, historical structures and noteworthy individuals, and information about ranches and townships.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Bainter, V. Boyd
Date: November 27, 2006
Boyd Bainter was inducted into the Army (Air Force) in 1943 and served until 1946 in the 315th Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force. Interviewed by Marian Poe on Nov 27, 2006, Bainter talked about military experiences in the Second World War. He grew up in Jennings, Decatur County. He graduated from high school in 1941. 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 Rice County Historical Society (Lyons) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Jennings M.E. Church presents pageant of the brides period of 1876 to 1933

Jennings M.E. Church presents pageant of the brides period of 1876 to 1933
Creator: Jennings Methodist Episcopal Church
Date: June 8, 1934
This is a program from the pageant of the brides event at the Jennings Methodist Episcopal Church, Jennings, Kansas. Listed in the program are the names of the participants and the songs played and sung.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Independence to Ludell

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Independence to Ludell
Date: 1989-2001
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Ada and ending with Bunker Hill. 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: Independence, Industry, Ingalls, Iola, Jennings, Jewell, Johnson City, Kanopolis, Kanorado, Kansas City, Kincaid, Kingman, Kingsdown, Kinsley, Kirwin, LaCrosse, Lamont, Lancaster, Langdon, Larned, Lawrence, Leavenworth, Lebanon, Lebo, Lenora, Leon, Leoti, Lerado, Levant, Lexington, Liberty, Lincoln, Lindsborg, Linwood, Longford, Longton, and Ludell.


Kansas Town and Land Company agent's statements

Kansas Town and Land Company agent's statements
Date: 1888-1891
Lots lists and correspondence, arranged by townsite, relating to the business activities and sales of each townsite agent of the Kansas Town and Land Company. The Kansas Town and Land Company was chartered in 1887 to buy and sell lands on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. Townsites in Kansas include Agra, Aiken, Arkalom, Athol, Bonham, Brewster, Clayton, Dana, Dresden, Edson, Goodland, Groveland, Herington, Horton, Jasper, Jennings, Kanorado, Keats, Kensington, Liberal, Mahaska, Minneola, Narka, Neva, New Lebanon, Phillipsburg, Prairie View, Rexford, Selden, Severn, Smith Center, and Stuttgart. Townsites in Colorado include Arriba, Claremont, Limon, New Burlington, Peyton, and Siebert. Townsites in Nebraska include Murdock and Nora. Agents include G. A. Spaulding, F. O. Marshall, T. A. Scales, J. W. Weyand, G. B. Ohle, L. L. French, R. M. Day, Albert Harris, A. B. Montgomery, F. H. McClellan, Monroe Davis Herington, W. H. Kemper, George W. Ragon, R. M. Day, Hazen C. Ladd, E. W. Sandison, John S. Gillett, Edward Stone, E. W. Hall, W. J. Clark, P. C. Glenn, Ira Thompson, S. G. Hopkins, G. W. Buckley, Daniel W. Relihan, William A. Clute, R. S. Newell, C. A. Beery, J. H. Slater, C. G. McGhee, H. F. Hendricks, and Jacob Ritterbush.


Planting equipment on Elmer Nicholson's farm near Jennings, Kansas

Planting equipment on Elmer Nicholson's farm near Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This is a photograph of Elmer Nicholson with his daughters Elma and Velda posed by a tractor and planter near Jennings, Kansas.


Plat Book of Decatur County, Kansas

Plat Book of Decatur County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1921
This atlas shows maps of each township, school district boundaries, and the names of landowners in Decatur County, Kansas. It has a patrons' directory, portraits and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Rock Island wheat festival special

Rock Island wheat festival special
Creator: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1926
This flyer advertises the dates that the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company "Wheat Festival Special" will visit numerous Kansas towns along its route. It will in Kansas August 2 through 7, 1926. The train is operated in cooperation with the Kansas Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, the Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Queen, is one of the "special attractions" accompanying the train. A. W Large is in charge of the train for the railroad company.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Standard atlas of Decatur County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Decatur County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1921
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.


Standard atlas of Decatur County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Decatur County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1905
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.


Train derailment near Jennings, Kansas

Train derailment near Jennings, Kansas
Date: February 27, 1911
This is a postcard showing a train derailment near Jennings, Kansas.


Variety store in Jennings, Kansas

Variety store in Jennings, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1905 and December 31, 1910
This is a postcard showing a man standing in front of the Variety Store in Jennings, Kansas.


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