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C. D. Smith drug store ledger

C. D. Smith drug store ledger
Date: 1890-1909
This is an account book of C.D. Smith who owned a drugstore in Lebanon, Kansas.


Gary and Tami Woods, Lebanon, Kansas

Gary and Tami Woods, Lebanon, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry J
Date: June 1998
These photographs are part the Kansas State Historical Society's online exhibit, "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest." This exhibit focuses on the people who have built Kansas's agricultural reputation. In June 1998 the KSHS staff followed harvesters from the Oklahoma border to far northwestern Kansas. They photographed and interviewed families from the top twenty wheat-producing counties in Kansas. The photographs featured here are of Gary and Tami Woods of Lebanon, Kansas.


Geographical center of the United States marker, Smith County, Lebanon, Kansas

Geographical center of the United States marker, Smith County, Lebanon, Kansas
Date: 1940s or 1950s
This is a view of a marker at Lebanon, Kansas, representing the geographical center of the United States. It was sponsored by the Lebanon Hub Club, April 23, 1940.


Geographic center of the United States near Lebanon, Kansas

Geographic center of the United States near Lebanon, Kansas
Date: 1953
A photograph of a monument marking the Geographic Center of the United States near Lebanon, Kansas. People in the photograph are Marie Beck, Etta Beck Warner, and unknown.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Pixler, William (Bill)
Date: 12 September 2006
Pixler was drafted into the Army in 1942 and served until 1946 in the Company B, an Engineering Co. Interviewed by Janet Johannes on Sep 12, 2006, Pixler talked about military experiences in the Second World 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 video copy of the interview is available through the Ellis County Historical Society (Hays) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions
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: airports, animals, antiques, and attractions.


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.


Plat book, Smith County, Kansas

Plat book, Smith County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1900
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.


Ralph A. Beldon, World War I soldier

Ralph A. Beldon, World War I soldier
Creator: Beldon, Ralph A.
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 Ralph A. Beldon, Medical Detachment, 30th Infantry. Ralph was killed in action on July 15, 1918 near St. Eugene, France.


Standard atlas of Smith County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Smith County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1917
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.


Star 34

Star 34
Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1954
The Kansas Industrial Development Commission produced this film promoting the history and cultural of the state of Kansas. The film highlights the State capitol in Topeka; the John Steuart Curry murals; John Brown's cabin in Osawatomie; Boot Hill cemetery in Dodge City; rodeos; American Indians; sod houses; Council Oak and Post Office Oak in Council Grove; Spirit (Waconda) Springs in Cawker City; the "Home on the Range" (Brewster Higley) cabin in Athol, Smith County; Pony Express stations; the Beecher bible and rifle church near Wamego; the First Territorial Capitol in Pawnee; the wheat industry; the oil and gas industries; coal and salt mining; the aviation industry in Wichita; the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene; Lost Canyon (including Cobra Rock, Sphinx Rock, Castle Rock, Towering Cliffs, and Monument Rock) near Quinter; lakes; the state fair; cattle and livestock; buffalo; the geographic center of the contiguous United States monument near Lebanon; and Coronado Heights near Lindsborg.


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