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A & B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas

A & B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: October 23, 1931
This is a view of the soda fountain counter and pedestal stool seats at the A & B Drug Company located at 905 Broadway Street in Marysville, Kansas. The fountain's menu and prices are posted on the wall above the Art Deco embellished mirror.


A and B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company, Marysville, Kansas
Date: October 23, 1931
These three photographs show interior views of the A and B Drug Company located at 905 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. The first photograph shows the display cases and shelves along the right side of the store. Magazines are visible in a rack on the right side of the picture, and various items are visible in the cases and on the shelves. A few tables and chairs are visible towards the back of the store, and the stools along the soda fountain service counter are visible on the left side of the picture. The second photograph shows the opposite side of the store from the first photograph. Shelves and a display case that appears to contain boxes of cigars are visible on the left side of the picture, and the soda fountain and service counter are visible near the middle of the picture. More shelves are visible along the back wall of the store. The third photograph shows a different view with more of the shelves and display cases to the left of the soda fountain counter visible. Various items are partially visible on the shelves and cases.


A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas

A and B Drug Company on Broadway, Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1926
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A and B Drug Company on Broadway west of 10th Street in Marysville, Kansas. The sign on the side of the building also reads, "The Rexall Store, where you get what you call for." To the left of the drug store, a sign for W. H. Grindle's Dental Office is visible. Other businesses partially visible along the street include Electric Signs Talk, Isis Theatre, Exchange Bank, a shoe store, the City Bakery, a grocery store, another drug store, Independent Garage, and Pioneer Tire Service. A few people are visible walking on the sidewalks, and many automobiles are visible parked or driving along the street.


Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas

Agriculture equipment, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September, 1938
This is an elevated view of men examining agriculture equipment on display in the 700 block of Broadway Street in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are people walking along the sidewalk, parked automobiles and a truck, and several businesses including Anderson-Boss Motor Company, Triangle Drugs & Sodas, Kraemer Hardware, Rialto Hotel, and Potter's Barbershop.


Albert R. Greene to Franklin G. Adams

Albert R. Greene to Franklin G. Adams
Creator: Greene, A.R.
Date: August 18, 1897
In this letter to Franklin G. Adams, Albert R. Greene explains that he recently met with Charles C. Haynes, with whom he discussed the waning days of the Overland Stage. Greene explains that Haynes was old but that his eye was as "keen as when he ran the gauntlet of hostile Indians and brought his coach into the home station bristling with arrows."


Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas

Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: December 13, 1927
This is a view of people looking at advertisements for new Ford automobiles and trucks at the Arbuthnot Motor Company showroom at 709 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. The advertisements provide photographs and prices for the several available models.


Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas

Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: December 13, 1927
This is a view of men inspecting the first Model A Ford in the Arbuthnot Motor Company showroom located at 709 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. Advertisements for other Ford models are displayed on the wall.


Atlas of Marshall County, Kansas

Atlas of Marshall County, Kansas
Creator: Anderson Publishing Company
Date: c1922
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. The Farmers' Directory is by township and lists the wife and children.


Auburn Drum Corps in Marysville, Kansas

Auburn Drum Corps in Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1930
This is a photograph showing the Auburn Drum Corps in a Labor Day parade in Marysville, Kansas.


Autograph dog

Autograph dog
Date: 1960
Stuffed dog made of heavy white cotton fabric. The dog has a dachshund-like shape, with short legs, a long body, and droopy ears. Facial features are painted in black. The donor received the dog as gift from a family friend, who probably purchased it at a store in Marysville, Kansas. The donor received most of the autographs while attending a Brownie Day Camp held in Marysville during the summer of 1960. Her family was preparing to move to New York, and her Brownie friends signed the dog. The most notable signature on the dog is that of Forrest C. "Phog" Allen, who was the basketball coach at the University of Kansas from 1919 to 1956. The donor's father played under Allen while attending KU in the late 1920s. He visited the family before they moved and signed the dog.


Baseball team, Marysville, Kansas

Baseball team, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: 1930
This photograph shows the managers and members of the Athletic Club baseball team of Marysville, Kansas, posed in their uniforms on the city's baseball field. The members of the team are identified, from left to right, as: Dunning, Ford, Hall, Siebert, Kramer, Sweet, Woods, Thompson, Kirkman, Ebert, L. Cook, H. Cook, and Gerkins. Also visible are a young girl, parked automobiles, and spectators on the field's bleachers in the background.


Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps in Marysville, Kansas

Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps in Marysville, Kansas
Date: 1930
This is a photograph showing the Beatrice American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps possibly performing in a Labor Day parade in Marysville, Kansas.


Big blue union

Big blue union
Creator: Manning, Edwin Cassander, 1835-1915
Date: March 29, 1862 - May 19, 1866
View and search this newspaper by clicking on the Chronicling America link below. This newspaper comes from the collections of the Kansas Historical Society and was digitized with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program. The Big Blue Union was published in Marysville, Kansas, appearing on Saturday mornings beginning with the first issue on March 29, 1862, and continuing through its last on May 19, 1866. Taking its title from the Big Blue River that flows through the town, the paper boasted a Republican affiliation and maintained a pro-Union stance in a community whose founder and early residents were decidedly proslavery.


Book's Cafe, Marysville, Kansas

Book's Cafe, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: May 2, 1932
This photograph shows waitresses and cooks posed outside of Book's Cafe in Marysville, Kansas. The cafe was located one half block south of Broadway on Seventh Street.


Boy Scouts, Marysville, Kansas

Boy Scouts, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: July 3, 1928
This is a view of the members of Boy Scouts Troop 2, from Marysville, Kansas, posed by a Union Pacific train at Marysville's Union Pacific depot. Also visible are a small crowd of spectators (perhaps the troop members' families), a portion of the depot building, utility poles and power lines, and an unidentified building in the background.


Boy fishing, Marysville, Kansas

Boy fishing, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: 1929
This photograph shows a young boy fishing south of the dam on the Big Blue River in Marysville, Kansas.


Brunswick Billiard Hall, Marysville, Kansas

Brunswick Billiard Hall, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: February 11, 1942
This is a view of a bartender serving beer to customers in the Brunswick Billiard Hall's bar in Marysville, Kansas. People in the photograph are identified (left to right) as: Shorty, "Unk" Cooper, "Nig" Hoover, George Meyburn, the bartender, Joe Reiter, and Herman Johanes. Hoover and Johanes were local barbers. There is a painting behind the bar. There are two identical banners for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer hanging from the ceiling.


Christmas decorations, Marysville, Kansas

Christmas decorations, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: December 1941
This black and white photograph shows the home of Dr. Ott in Marysville, Kansas adorned with Christmas decorations including the Three Wisemen.


Chrysler automobile, Marysville, Kansas

Chrysler automobile, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September 7, 1929
This is an informal portrait of a man and a boy, dressed as a chauffeur, seated on the bumper of a new Chrysler automobile parked in front of the Lipscomb Blocker Motor Company at 704 Center Street in Marysville, Kansas. The man is the owner of the new automobile.


Chrysler automobile, Marysville, Kansas

Chrysler automobile, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September 7, 1929
This is a view of a young boy and a man looking at their new Chrysler automobile which is parked in front of the Lipscomb Blocker Motor Company at 704 Center Street in Marysville, Kansas. A dog is shown next to the boy on the car's running board.


Clown band, Marysville, Kansas

Clown band, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: September 2, 1929
This is a view of the members of a clown band participating in a Labor Day parade in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are spectators, bunting, and the businesses and buildings along the city street.


Clowns, Marysville, Kansas

Clowns, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: Between 1925 and 1935
This is a view of six men, dressed as clowns, who are identified as members of a clown band that participated in a parade in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are band instruments, a gun held by the man at the left, an American flag, welcome flags, bunting, a billboard advertisement for the 5 cent Sincerity Cigar, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.


Commemorative spoon

Commemorative spoon
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Sterling commemorative spoon. Scene of the "Cigar Factory Marysville, Kans." engraved in bowl. Charles F. Pusch founded his cigar factory in Marysville in 1872, and by 1887 they were the third largest manufacturer in Kansas. They operated into the 1920s.


Construction workers, Marysville, Kansas

Construction workers, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: August 10, 1933
This is an informal portrait of two construction workers on a steam shovel at the Big Blue River bridge construction site near Marysville, Kansas.


Dad's Beanery, Marysville, Kansas

Dad's Beanery, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: 1912
This is a view of two men seated on a bench and a restaurant employee in front of Dad's Beanery at 110 North 7th Street in Marysville, Kansas. Located less than a block south of the train depot, the two seated men are very likely salesmen. A sandwich board sign at the sidewalk's curb indicates the restaurant offered short-order meals at all hours and sold soft drinks, cigars, and tobacco. By 1939, Dad's Beanery would have been replaced by the Depot Cafe built on this same corner.


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