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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.


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 residences

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject residences
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 residences, arranged alphabetically by city.


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.


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.


Map of Johnson City and Stanton County, Kansas

Map of Johnson City and Stanton County, Kansas
Creator: Hall & O'Donald Topeka Litho. Co.
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a map showing a plat of Johnson City and Stanton County, Kansas, presented by Van Noorden & Starnes, Johnson City, Kansas. The map shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad; Wichita & Western Railroad; and Montana, Kansas, Texas Railway lines in Stanton County. Also, the Southern Stage line is shown on the county map. The text on the map promotes the settlement of Johnson City and Stanton County.


Model T Ford, Stanton County, Kansas

Model T Ford, Stanton County, Kansas
Date: 1918
This black and white photograph shows George L. Henry, Dora Le Henry, and Mrs. J.B. Spires sitting inside a Model T Ford. The group are on their way to shop in the town of Johnson City in Stanton, County, Kansas.


Recreation center, Junction City, Kansas

Recreation center, Junction City, Kansas
Creator: United States. Works Progress Administration
Date: Between 1935 and 1943
African American soldiers, civilians, and their dates at a dance in a recreation center for servicemen and factory personnel, Junction City, Kansas. The people are arm in arm in a line, possibly a promenade at the beginning of a ball. This recreation center was part of the Works Progress Administration.


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."


Schoolhouse, Johnson City, Stanton County, Kansas

Schoolhouse, Johnson City, Stanton County, Kansas
Date: 1922
A view of the Johnson City, Kansas schoolhouse, built in 1887. The building was constructed of native limestone quarried in the southwest part of the county. This building was torn down and replaced with a new grade school about 1953.


Stanton County, Kansas courthouse, Johnson, Kansas

Stanton County, Kansas courthouse, Johnson, Kansas
Date: 1922
A view of the original Stanton County courthouse, Johnson, Kansas. The courthouse was built in 1887 and was located two blocks east of Main Street on Grant Avenue. This building was replaced by the current building.


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