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Band, Oakley, Kansas

Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: 1938
This is a view of a band marching in a N.W.K.A.A. parade in Oakley, Kansas. Also visible are spectators,; two people on a bicycle; parked automobiles, including a Swart Oil Company tanker truck; streetlights; and buildings and businesses along the city street. The Hunter Baking Co. and a cafe sign are shown along with a number of unidentified businesses.


Band, Oakley, Kansas

Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This band is leading a July 4th parade in Oakley, Kansas. Also visible are spectators, American flags, and buildings and businesses along the city street.


Band, Oakley, Kansas

Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: September 15, 1932
This is a view of a band, seated in a horse-drawn wagon, in the Oakley, Kansas, Calathumpian parade on September 15, 1932. Also visible are spectators, a covered wagon and men on horseback following the bandwagon, parked automobiles, a boy on a bicycle, American flags, street lights, and buildings and businesses along the city street. The only business whose name is legible is Marathon Tires.


Blizzard, Oakley, Kansas

Blizzard, Oakley, Kansas
Date: 1912
These men are clearing the railroad tracks after a blizzard in Oakley, Kansas.


Blizzard in Oakley, Kansas

Blizzard in Oakley, Kansas
Date: March 14, 1912
This black and white photograph shows a street scene in Oakley, Kansas, with snow drifts reported to be six to seven feet deep. In the background two people are shoveling the snow from the city sidewalks.


C. A. Smith Drug Store, Oakley, Kansas

C. A. Smith Drug Store, Oakley, Kansas
Date: 1892
This photograph shows an interior view of the C. A. Smith Drug Store in Oakley, Kansas. The man on the left is identified as C. A. Smith, druggist, and the man on the right is identified as Doug Higby.


Children, Oakley, Kansas

Children, Oakley, Kansas
Date: May 22, 1907
This black and white photograph shows a group of children dressed in cylinder designed costumes possibly for Halloween or a play in Oakley, Kansas.


Horse drawn dray wagons in Oakley, Kansas

Horse drawn dray wagons in Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1915
These dray wagons are being pulled by horse on a business street in Oakley, Kansas. Walt Cotter is driving the team of white horses.


I-70 across Kansas

I-70 across Kansas
Creator: Kansas Highway Commission
Date: 1970
This is a foldout pamphlet and map of Interstate 70 across Kansas. A history of the Kansas interstate system, brief town descriptions, and photographs are included.


Imogene Felts' map of Township 11 South, Range 32 West, Logan county

Imogene Felts' map of Township 11 South, Range 32 West, Logan county
Creator: Felts, Imogene, 1898-2002
Date: Between 1907 and 1914
A map drawn by Imogene (Felts) Victor showing creeks and the town of Oakley, of Township 14 South, Range 35 West in Logan County. Imogene also includes information about Oakley, a homicide, and the first school built in the county. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


Inter-urban railway between Colby, Thomas County, and Oakley, Logan County, Kansas

Inter-urban railway between Colby, Thomas County, and Oakley, Logan County, Kansas
Creator: West, L.E.
Date: 1909
This is an illustrated postcard of the inter-urban railway between Colby and Oakley, Kansas. The train car itself has been embossed in gold foil on a color-printed background.


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.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Oakley - Syracuse

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Oakley - Syracuse
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1988-2002
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Leavenworth and ending with Norway. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Oakley, Oberlin, Olathe,Olsburg, Osage City, Osawatomie, Ottawa, Overbrook, Palco, Palmer, Paola, Pawnee Rock, Paxico, Peabody, Penalosa, Penokee, Perry, Peru, Pfeifer, Plainville, Plevna, Potwin, Pratt, Pretty Prairie, Quenemo,Quinter, Ramona, Ransom, Raymond, Reading, Redwing, Republic, Rexford, Robinson, Roeland Park, Rolla, Rossville, Sabetha, Salina, Satanta, Scammon, Scranton, Sedan, Selden, Severy, Severance, Silver Lake, Smileyberg, Smolan, Soldier, Solomon, Sparks, Stafford County (Hudson), Sterling, St. Francis, St. George, St. Marys, St. Peter, Studley, Sun City, and Syracuse. Photos of courthouses are included for several communities. Some of the photos of communities show churches, grain elevators, water towers, parks, public/government buildings, railroad depots and tracks, and residences. There are aerial photographs for Ottawa, Paola, and Paxico.


Kansas suffrage mass meetings for June

Kansas suffrage mass meetings for June
Creator: The Farmer's Wife
Date: May 1894
This article lists the upcoming suffrage meetings for June and their locations. The first section's meetings will have Carrie Chapman-Catt, Annie Diggs, and Theresa Jenkins as the speakers; the second section's meetings will be addressed by Susan B. Anthony, Anna Howard Shaw, Helen Kimber and Rachel Child.


Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas

Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1920
This is an informal portrait of the members of the Oakley Band of Oakley, Kansas. The band members are standing or seated on the sidewalk in front of an unidentified business (perhaps a movie theatre because of the marquee light fixture above the entrance and the posters in the windows?). An unidentified man and woman, and the hat and coat of a second woman, are seen standing behind the band.


Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas

Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1920
The members of the Oakley Band of Oakley, Kansas, are standing in a rough circle on an unpaved street. Also visible are utility poles and power cables, and businesses and buildings on both sides of the street.


Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas

Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
This is a view of the Oakley Band (known as the Oakley Oakes) marching in a parade in Oakley, Kansas. Also visible are a large crowd of spectators and the buildings and businesses along the city street.


Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas

Oakley Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: September 15, 1938
This is a view of the Oakley Band (known as the Oakley Oakes) marching in a parade celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the founding of Oakley, Kansas. The band is preceded by a man carrying a large American flag and several women. Also visible are spectators, parked automobiles, and buildings and businesses along the city street.


Oakley High School Band, Boulder, Colorado

Oakley High School Band, Boulder, Colorado
Date: 1968
This is a view of the members of the Oakley High School Band of Oakley, Kansas, performing in a parade in Boulder, Colorado. Visible are two girls holding a banner with the band's name, spectators, streetlights, a mountain, and buildings and businesses along the city street.


Oakley High School Band, Oakley, Kansas

Oakley High School Band, Oakley, Kansas
Date: 1936
This photograph shows members of the Oakley High School Band (known as the Oakley Oakes) performing in a parade in celebration of the 51st anniversary of the founding of Oakley, Kansas. Also visible are a man walking beside the band, a parked car, a building, and utility poles.


Portheus Molossus fossil, Oakley, Kansas

Portheus Molossus fossil, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1929
This is a view of a fossilized fish at a school in Oakley, Kansas. The photograph is a reverse image and includes the hands and a leg of a man engaged in cleaning an area beneath the fossil's lower jaw. The man in the photo may be George F. Sternberg. The label on the fossil reads Portheus Molossus.


Records move from Russell Springs to Oakley

Records move from Russell Springs to Oakley
Date: Between 1963 and 1965
This photograph shows six individual views of the Logan County official records being moved from Russell Springs to Oakley where the newly established county seat was formed in 1963.


Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee

Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee
Creator: United Service Organization
Date: 1941
This item details the amount of contributions to the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) from cities and counties in Kansas during 1941. Totaling almost $90,000, the U.S.O. campaign in Kansas was quite successful and helped support a number of services for Americans serving in uniform during World War II. The report lists the contributions by city and the nature of the fund raising. There was a campaign in movie theaters that raised almost $9,000 from 84 cities. The list includes the names of the theaters. Local newspapers, which provided publicity, are often listed as well. The members of the local U.S. O. committees are listed, occasionally.


Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas

Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1900s and 1910s
This black and white photograph shows three rural mail carriers with their motorcycles in front of the post office at Oakley, Kansas. Two of the motorcycles have Thor IV written across the tank.


Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas

Rural mail carriers, Oakley, Kansas
Date: Between 1900s and 1910s
This black and white photograph shows three rural mail carriers on their motorcycles in front of the post office at Oakley, Kansas. Two of the motorcycles have Thor IV written across the tanks.


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