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Al Nichols' General Store, Osborne, Kansas

Al Nichols' General Store, Osborne, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photo of the interior of Al Nichols' General Store in Osborne, Kansas. An unidentified man is in view.


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

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Osborne, Kansas
Date: 1969
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Osborne, Kansas. The structure currently houses the Osborne County Historical Museum.


Baseball team, Osborne, Kansas

Baseball team, Osborne, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This photograph shows a group of baseball players with their equipment. The young men have the letters OHS sewn on their uniforms which could possibly stand for Osborne High School.


Business men, property owners to Governor John Martin

Business men, property owners to Governor John Martin
Creator: Kansas Community Leaders
Date: March 26, 1886
In this telegram, business men and property owners from several Kansas communities plead with the governor to issue a proclamation to resume traffic on all rail lines operated by the Missouri Pacific Railway Company during the railroad strike of 1886.


C. Borin to Kansas Governor John St. John

C. Borin to Kansas Governor John St. John
Creator: Borin, C.
Date: May 07, 1880
In this letter, C. Born, editor and proprietor of the Truth Teller of Osborne, Kansas, requests that Kansas Governor St. John deliver a temperance address to his community, in support of the state proihibition amendment.


Circus parade, Osborne, Kansas

Circus parade, Osborne, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a view of a circus bandwagon, drawn by eight white horses, in a circus parade in Osborne, Kansas. Also visible are the drivers and band members on top of the bandwagon, and spectators. Severals business building are in the background.


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.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, basic science legislation

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, basic science legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the pass or fail of the Basic Science Bill that focuses on chiropracters and non-medicinal practices. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Grade school, Osborne, Kansas

Grade school, Osborne, Kansas
Creator: Parratt, R. H.
Date: April 15, 1920
This is a panoramic photo of Osborne grade school students.


Handbook of Osborne County, Kansas

Handbook of Osborne County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This handbook was published by the Junction Steam Print Press in Kansas City, Missouri, for immigrants possibly traveling to Kansas. It encouraged agricultural settlement in the Solomon River Valley. The text tells of the community's schools and churches, the abundant natural resources, and shows lithographs of local ranches and businesses. There is also a statistical chart for every township in Osborne County, listing information on crops, livestock, and items related to the household.


Iron bridge, Osborne, Kansas

Iron bridge, Osborne, Kansas
Date: between 1890 and 1899
This photograph shows an iron bridge over the Solomon River south of Osborne, Kansas.


J. Bany to Governor John St. John

J. Bany to Governor John St. John
Creator: Bany, J.
Date: August 11, 1880
In this letter, Kansas Governor St. John is asked by J. Bany, on behalf of the Women's Temperance Alliance of Cawker City, Kansas, to speak at at Temperance Convention in Osborn(e) "next week." If St. John is able to do that, the ladies of Cawker City would like him to speak at a temperance picnic either before or after St. John delivers his address at Osborn(e).


J. G.(?) Boyle to Governor John St. John

J. G.(?) Boyle to Governor John St. John
Creator: Boyle, J.G.
Date: September 19, 1879
This letter was sent to Governor John P. St. John by J. G.(?) Boyle requesting additional information about representation criteria for the September 30th state temperance convention as well as information on railroad rates. Boyle was writing on behalf of temperance organizations in Osborne and Smith counties. It is on letterhead for the Law Office of Walrond & Mitchell, Osborne, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, miscellaneous subjects

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, miscellaneous subjects
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. This box includes a variety of subjects, including auto salvage yards, catering units, energy plants, libraries, and telephone booths. Some subjects in this box are represented in other boxes of the collection, such as churches (see Kansas Memory unit 303440), courthouses (see Kansas Memory unit 304620), crops (see Kansas Memory unit 304621), farmhouses (see Kansas Memory unit 304731), parks (see Kansas Memory unit 305577), and ranches (see Kansas Memory unit 307231).


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject businesses
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 businesses, including banks, bars, general stores, food stores, funeral homes, gas stations, hotels, malls, miscellaneous buildings, newspaper offices, restaurants, toy stores, and workshops.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject convention centers - courthouses
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 subjects included in this part of the collection are convention centers (including livestock arenas), courthouses, and courtrooms.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: 1981-1993
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.


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.


Kansas town bands at the State Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas town bands at the State Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: September, 1882
This is a photograph of several Kansas town bands. Among them are the Marion Cornet Band of Marion, Kansas, and the Osborne Cornet Band of Osborne, Kansas. The band members are seated on the steps of the Kansas State Capitol building. This photograph may have been taken during the Kansas State Band Contest held in Topeka, Kansas, in September, 1882.


M. J. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. J. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M. J.
Date: March 24, 1880
In this letter, M. J. Mohler once again encourages Kansas Governor St. John to visit Osborne, Kansas, and expresses optimism for victory of the temperance cause.


M. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M.
Date: February 16, 1880
M. Mohler of Osborn, Kansas, regrets Governor St. John cannot make their convention, but urges him to speak on temperance to his community soon thereafter. Mr. Mohler was the County Treasurer of Osborne County in 1880.


M. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M.
Date: February 11, 1880
M. Mohler seeks to confirm Kansas Governor St. John's appearance in Osborne City, Kansas, after speaking in Cawker City.


M. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M.
Date: February 16, 1880
M. Mohler of Osborn, Kansas, regrets Kansas Governor St. John cannot make their convention, but urges him to speak on temperance to his community soon thereafter.


M. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M.
Date: February 17, 1880
In this letter, M. Mohler expresses appreciation to the Kansas Governor for not forgetting his previous promise to speak in Osborn, Kansas.


M. Mohler to Governor John St. John

M. Mohler to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mohler, M.
Date: September 26, 1879
Osborne County Treasurer, M. Mohler, reminds Kansas Governor St. John of his earlier promise to visit that community in the fall, in the interest of temperance, and indicates October would be the best time.


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