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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Nickerson, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Nickerson, Kansas
Date: August 1916
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Nickerson, Kansas. The combination depot is no longer standing.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad time table number 28
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: April 20, 1873
This timetable was for the exclusive use of the employees of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad and included the eastern, Arkansas Valley and Wichita divisions.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Nickerson, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Nickerson, Kansas
Date: 1879
This stereograph shows the first Atchison, Topeks and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Nickerson, Kansas. The two-story wooden structure with batten siding was built in 1872.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Wiens, Phyllis Marie
Date: November 1, 2006
Phyllis M. Shardean Wiens enlisted in the Navy in 1941 and served until 1945. Interviewed by Marian Poe on Nov 1, 2006, Wiens talked about military experiences in the Second World War. Wiens was born November 17, 1922, on a farm near Nickerson, Kansas. She worked for Cessna before she volunteered for the Navy. The interview of her husband, Loren Wiens, about his World War II experiences is available as Kansas Memory item number 213582. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Rice County Historical Society (Lyons) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Wilt, Woodrow Wilson
Date: December 19, 2006
Wilt enlisted in the United States Army in 1940 and served until 1947 in the 3103rd Battalion, Army Signal Corps. Interviewed by Marian Poe on Dec 19, 2006, Wilt 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 community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Rice County Historical Society (Lyons) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Lamb, John Charles "Jack"
Date: November 29, 2006
Lamb was inducted into the Army (Air Force) in 1942 and served until 1946 in the 30th Air Depot Group, 3rd Wing, 8th Air Force; 9th Air Force. Interviewed by Marian Poe on Nov 29, 2006, Lamb 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 community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Rice County Historical Society (Lyons) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject residences

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject residences
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. The subject of this part of the collection is residences, arranged alphabetically by city.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: Between 1941 and 1950
This memorial book contains photographs and biographical sketches of members of the Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Click "Text Version" below for a searchable index of the names contained in this volume.


Plat book of Reno County, Kansas

Plat book of Reno County, Kansas
Creator: Hutchinson Blue Print Co.
Date: 1912
This atlas provides maps of each Reno County township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of 1912. All copies are blueprints. A photocopy of a replat of Farmington is included in front.


Plat book of Reno County, Kansas

Plat book of Reno County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1902
This atlas includes maps of each township and the names of landholders. It also includes a patrons' directory.


Standard atlas of Reno County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Reno County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1918
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.


Thomas Nickerson

Thomas Nickerson
Date: Between 1870 and 1880
This sepia colored portrait shows Thomas Nickerson (1810-1892). He was the eighth president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company from 1874 to 1880. As a legacy to his name, the town of Nickerson in Reno County, Kansas was named in his honor.


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