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Adaline Beedle Sorace

Adaline Beedle Sorace
Date: Between 1930 and 1939
These fifteen photographs show Adaline Beedle Sorace, author of Addie of the Flint Hills, at various periods in her life. The first photograph is Addie at age sixteen. While the next four images have her attending nursing school at Bell Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Images six through ten show Addie with her friends from Matfield Green, Kansas, and a view of the high school in Matfield Green. Images eleven and twelve show Addie with unidentified friends. The last three images have her with members from the Jr. Century Club in Matfield Green.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: Between 1924 and 1929
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Matfield Green, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: July 27, 1924
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Matfield Green, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Matfield Green, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: Septembr 20, 1964
This photograph show the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Matfield Green, Kansas. It was located on the Eastern Lines, Middle Division, Fourth District along mile post 144.4.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940 and 1942
This black and white photograph shows a view from an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company 5,400 HP diesel locomotive as it approaches steam locomotive #39 in Matfield Green, Kansas.


Community dinner, Matfield Green, Kansas

Community dinner, Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: January 29, 1917
This black and white photograph shows a group of people gathered for a community dinner in Matfield Green, Kansas. The first four woman have been identified as Mrs. Reidel, Aunt Adaline Gosler, Maud Rogler and Aunt Emily Rogler.


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.


Mary Golden to Governor Andrew Schoeppel

Mary Golden to Governor Andrew Schoeppel
Date: March 31 - April 4, 1943
This correspondence addresses the possibility of moving Japanese Americans to Kansas to serve as laborers. In her letter to Shoeppel, Mrs. Mary Golden of Matfield Green, Kansas, argues that Japanese Americans should not be allowed to work in Kansas because of the way the Japanese military has treated American prisoners of war. In his reply to Mrs. Golden's letter, Governor Schoeppel explains that he is only doing what the federal government asks with regard to the Japanese Americans, and, if required, he will work with the U.S. Government "in utilizing American born Japanese labor on projects or in areas approved by your government, and my government officials." A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.


Matfield Green, Kansas

Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1930
This black and white photograph shows a street scene in Matfield Green, Kansas. Named after an English community in England, the town was a railhead along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company for shipping cattle out of the Flint Hills region of Chase County, Kansas.


Matfield Green, Kansas

Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: Between 1886 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a view, taken from a nearby hill, of Matfield Green, Kansas. Named after an English community in England, it is located in the heart of the Flint Hills Region. For a time it was a railhead for shipping cattle along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company.


Matfield Green, Kansas

Matfield Green, Kansas
Date: Between 1886 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a street scene in Matfield Green, Kansas. The image shows a muddy street with horse-drawn wagons and people standing outside storefronts. Named after an English community in England, the town was a railhead along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company for shipping cattle out of the Flint Hills region of Chase County, Kansas.


Plat book, Chase County, Kansas

Plat book, Chase 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.


The Matfield Green project

The Matfield Green project
Creator: Jackson, Wes
Date: April 23, 1997
Wes Jackson, farmer, geneticist, and director of the Land Institute at Salina (Saline County), Kansas, presents an outline of a project at Matfield Green (Chase County) to his student interns. The outline lists information on the history, expansion, programs, staff, publicity, and future of the project. Jackson's involvement in Matfield Green was motivated by his interest in creating a sustainable development model for small, rural communities. The project generated some controversy with local residents. Jackson's work reflects a broader movement in the late twentieth century to develop agricultural and community systems more in line with ecological principles.


Wayne Rogler

Wayne Rogler
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1950
This photograph shows Wayne Rogler, in felt hat fourth from left, with his crew of men on horses near the Matfield Green stockyards. The Rogler family owned and operated "Pioneer Bluffs" ranch located along the South Fork of the Cottonwood River basin, in the Bazaar Township of Chase County, Kansas.


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