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Fire hose

Fire hose
Date: between 1900 and 1968
Woven fire house with rubber liner and brass fittings. This hose was used by the Lucas, Kansas Rural Fire District #2 from 1945 to 1968.


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.


Plat book, Russell County, Kansas

Plat book, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1901
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.


Robert Taswell Fowler

Robert Taswell Fowler
Date: 1920s
Portrait of Robert Taswell "R. T." Fowler, who served as a Republican representative of Lucas, Kansas for several terms from 1909-1922 in the House and Senate of the Kansas legislature. Fowler wrote the "History of Wolf Creek Valley by Old-Timer" which was published in the July 30, 1947 issue of the "Lucas Independent."


Street scene, Lucas, Kansas

Street scene, Lucas, Kansas
Date: 1900
A photograph showing main street looking north in Lucas, Russell County, Kansas. Visible on the street is the town windmill and water supply. The United Brethren church is on the hill, and the Masonic Hall is the two story stone building on main street.


The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1932
A view of a concrete sculpture, entitled "Dog After Fox," from "The Garden of Eden" in Lucas, Kansas. The garden was created by Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, 1843-1932, who was a Civil War veteran and, subsequently, a teacher, sculptor, and landscape artist in Lucas. He created "The Garden of Eden" on his property in Lucas and constructed over 200 concrete sculptures there which depict his views about Populism and religion. The garden is on the National Register of Historic Places. Also visible are a water tower with ladders, a fence around the sculpture, and unidentified structures in the background.


The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1932
A view of a concrete sculpture of the American flag from "The Garden of Eden" in Lucas, Kansas. The garden was created by Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, 1843-1932, who was a Civil War veteran and, subsequently, a teacher, sculptor, and landscape artist in Lucas. He created "The Garden of Eden" on his property in Lucas and constructed over 200 concrete sculptures there which depict his views about Populism and religion. The garden is on the National Register of Historic Places.


The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden, Lucas, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1932
A view of Samuel Perry Dinsmoor, 1843-1932, standing next to what appears to be a coffin-shaped concrete slab and a lid inscribed with the Freemasons' square and compass symbol and the name "Dinsmoor." Dinsmoor was a Civil War veteran and, subsequently, a teacher, sculptor, and landscape artist in Lucas, Kansas. He created "The Garden of Eden" on his property in Lucas and constructed over 200 concrete sculptures there which depict his views about Populism and religion. The garden is on the National Register of Historic Places.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Lucas, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Lucas, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, Frank O.
Date: 1958
This photograph shows the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot at Lucas, Kansas.


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