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Arthur E. Gray, World War I soldier

Arthur E. Gray, World War I soldier
Date: 1920
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 Arthur E. Gray, Company B, 2nd Engineers. Gray died on January 15, 1919, of blood poisoning while at Limoges, France. Gray was from Jewell City, Jewell County, Kansas and was born June 15, 1895.


Atlas of Jewell County, Kansas

Atlas of Jewell County, Kansas
Creator: Gillen & Davy
Date: 1884
This atlas is compiled from actual surveys and the county records, to which is added maps of the state, United States and world. It includes names of landowners. This index is available at KSHS. It has plats of the following towns: Burr Oak, Ionia, Jewell, Mankato, Omio, Ranndall, and Salem.


Corn stalks, Jewell, Kansas

Corn stalks, Jewell, Kansas
Date: Between 1890s and 1910s
This black and white photograph shows corn stalks twenty feet tall, grown on the Henry Boag farm in Jewell, Kansas. Standing beside the vegetation are three men who are comparing their heights to the elongated stalks.


Fifth annual fair of the Jewell District Society, Jewell City, Kansas

Fifth annual fair of the Jewell District Society, Jewell City, Kansas
Creator: Jewell District Society
Date: September 24 - 26, 1884
This poster announces the fifth annual fair to held at Jewell City, Kansas, sponsored by the Jewell District Society. Highlights of the fair include, $1,500 in premiums, prize bicycle tournaments, and games of athletic sport.


J. H. Lockwood to Governor John St. John

J. H. Lockwood to Governor John St. John
Creator: Lockwood, J.H.
Date: August 04, 1880
In this letter from J.H. Lockwood to Kansas Governor St. John, he writes detailed traveling suggestions and urges the Governor to also stop at Burr Oak, for laying of the cornerstone.


J. H. Lockwood to Governor John St. John

J. H. Lockwood to Governor John St. John
Creator: Lockwood, J.H.
Date: July 28, 1880
A letter from J.H. Lockwood to Kansas Governor St. John giving him a detailed program itinerary for speeches to be made in Burr Oak, Jewell City and Beloit. Lockwood pays tribute to St. John's charisma by stating "you disarm prejudice and opposition where you meet the people."


Jennie Adelle Cornish Howe

Jennie Adelle Cornish Howe
Creator: Dunham & Stidham
Date: 1885
This is a portrait of Jennie Adelle Cornish Howe taken at age 16. In 1879, her family moved from Lancaster County, Nebraska, to a farm near Montrose, Jewell County, Kansas. Two years later, the family moved to Jewell City, where she finished school. From 1891-1892, Howe attended Miss Cannon's Shorthand School in Topeka, Kansas. She later returned to Jewell County where she met and married George Christina Howe on September 8, 1897. They lived on a farm near Esbon, Kansas. The Howes' had one daughter, Helen.


Jewell City fair

Jewell City fair
Creator: Jewell District Society
Date: September 24 - 26, 1884
This poster announces the fifth annual fair of the Jewell District Society to be held at Jewell City, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include $1,500 in premiums, prize bicycle tournaments, and games of athletic sport.


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 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.


S. R. Worick to Governor John St. John

S. R. Worick to Governor John St. John
Creator: Worick, S. R.
Date: May 25, 1880
In this letter to Kansas Governor St. John, Post Master Worick of Jewell City, Jewell County, seeks clarification of the proposed temperance amendment, in order to combat arguments and opinions raised by certain influential lawyers, who oppose the amendment.


Standard atlas of Jewell County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Jewell County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1908
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, reference business directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


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