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Charlie Thompson family, Linn, Kansas

Charlie Thompson family, Linn, Kansas
Date: 1915
This black and white postcard shows the Charlie Thompson family sitting in an automobile in Linn, Kansas. The family has been identified as follows: FRONT ROW : Charlie, sons; Arnold, and Chester. BACK ROW: Iona, the wife and daughter Gertrude.


Linn Cornet Band, Washington County, Kansas

Linn Cornet Band, Washington County, Kansas
Date: 1890
This is a view of the members of the Linn Cornet Band of Washington County, Kansas.


Linn Pharmacy and Drug Store, Linn, Kansas

Linn Pharmacy and Drug Store, Linn, Kansas
Date: 1918-1925
These five photographs show an exterior view and interior views of the Linn Pharmacy and Drug store in Linn, Kansas. The first photograph shows an exterior view of a building with a sign reading, "Algie's," and two men standing in front of the building. The building is identified as containing a pharmacy on the left and a doctor's office on the right. The men are identified as Clarence Johnson on the right, and Franklin Johnson on the left. The small sign on the left window reads, "Rats, kill them with Hobson's Rat and Roach Paste." The second photograph shows an interior view of the Linn Pharmacy, with Franklin Johnson standing on the left and Clarence Johnson Standing on the right. Shelves in the background are filled with bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies. A sign visible in the upper left part of the picture reads, "The Premo Camera, for satisfaction." A cash register is visible on the right side of the picture. The third photograph is another interior view of the Linn Pharmacy, showing various items on the shelves in the background, and tables and chairs in the right foreground of the picture. The fourth photograph shows a different interior view of the Linn Pharmacy, showing various items for sale in the display cases and on the shelves. The display visible in the right foreground of the picture advertises "Soap Sale, 2 for 11 cents, Colgate white perfumed soaps, 12 floral odors." Tables and chairs are also visible on the left side of the picture. The fifth photograph shows display cases and shelves with items for sale in the Linn Pharmacy. The signs visible in the upper left part of the picture read, "Headquarters for school supplies," and below that, "Refresh yourself, drink Coca-Cola." Items in the display case in the left foreground include Iodent toothpaste and Palmolive Shave Cream.


Linn Pharmacy and Drug Store, Linn Kansas

Linn Pharmacy and Drug Store, Linn Kansas
Date: 1917-1925
These four photographs show an exterior and three interior views of the Linn Pharmacy and Drug Store in Linn, Kansas. The first photograph shows an exterior view of the building, with a large sign reading, "Drugs" on the front of the store. There appear to be two men partially visible through the front window of the store on the left side of the picture. The signs below the windows appear to be advertisements for Coca-Cola. The second photograph shows an interior view of the store with shelves filled with bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies in the background, and display cases filled with items for sale in front of them. Some tables and chairs are visible in the right foreground of the picture. Items in the display cases on the left of the picture include fly paper, a "Nite Lite," displays for "Snapit Switch Plug Cord Set," and "Snapit Electrical Necessities." A display offering a "Soap Sale" is visible near the middle of the picture. Above the doorway in the right background is a sign advertising Ex-Lax. Visible in the upper right part of the picture is a framed document that appears to be a diploma or certificate with the word "Nebraska" visible on the top of it. The third photograph shows another interior view of the store with items for sale on display. The advertising poster on the lower left side of the picture reads "A hen lays only as well as she feels," and advertises "Pan-A-Min." Displays advertising "Soap Sale" are visible on the right. The fourth photograph shows an earlier interior view with a man identified as Clarence Johnson visible sitting in a chair. Signs near the floor behind him advertise "Chloraide." On the wall in the background are several framed documents that appear to be diplomas or certificates. One has the word "Nebraska" visible on the top line, and two others have "Kansas" visible on the top line. Display cases are visible on the left side of the picture, and tables and chairs are visible on the right.


Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Linn, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad depot, Linn, Kansas
Date: 1962
This photograph shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad depot in Linn, Kansas. The one-story structure no longer stands.


Missouri Pacific Railroad track crew, Linn, Kansas

Missouri Pacific Railroad track crew, Linn, Kansas
Date: 1915
This photograph shows member from the Missouri Pacific Railroad track crew standing on a hand rail car near Linn, Kansas. The men have been identified from left to right as follows: Francis Boyer, Henry Griffith, Dave Roach, Chic Johnson, Mr. Latham and section boss Rufus Roach.


Plat book of Washington County, Kansas

Plat book of Washington County, Kansas
Creator: Brown-Scoville Publishing Company
Date: 1906
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


The sixth annual fair of the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association

The sixth annual fair of the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association
Creator: Linn County Agricultual and Mechanical Association
Date: September 27 - 30, 1881
This poster announces a fair to be held at Mound City, Kansas, sponsored by the Linn County Agricultural and Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include good grounds, racing, and farmers trot. The poster includes illustrations of livestock and sulky racing.


United States versus Andrew Delf for settling on Miami Lands

United States versus Andrew Delf for settling on Miami Lands
Date: 1858 - 1860
These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. Andrew Delf. Delf was accused of settling on lands that belonged to the Miami Tribe on January 8, 1858 in the Kansas Territory. During the mid-19th century, the Miami Lands were located in Lykins (present-day Miami) and Linn counties. Delf was indicted by the Third District Court in Fort Scott, Kansas Territory during the October court term of 1858.


United States versus David R. Chalfont for taking Indian property

United States versus David R. Chalfont for taking Indian property
Date: May 1860
This bill of indictment relates to the case of the United States vs. David R. Chalfont for taking timbers and building supplies from the Miami tribe from April 1, 1859 to May 1859 from Miami land in the Kansas Territory. Chalfont was indicted during the May 1860 term of the U. S. District Court for the Kansas Territory, Third District. During the mid-19th century, the Miami tribal lands in the Kansas were located in Lykins (now Miami) and Linn counties.


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