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Ashley Rood

Ashley Rood
Date: 1874
This is a studio portrait of (Edgar) Ashley Rood, son of George H. and Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood, at the age of three. The couple's only son and sole surviving child, Rood became a partner in his parents' farm, livestock, and feed business outside of Peabody, Kansas, when he graduated from high school.


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, Peabody, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Bowers, John
Date: 1908
This postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot in Peabody, Kansas. The prairie-style station features a hipped roof, a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and matching waiting room.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody, Kansas
Date: April 07, 1907
This postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot at Peabody, Kansas. The one-story "prairie style" station features a hipped roof with a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and a matching bay at the waiting room end.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, F.O.
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Peabody, Kansas. The prairie-style station features a hipped roof, and a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and waiting bay. The structure no longer stands.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody, Kansas
Date: May 02, 1907
This postcard shows a west view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot in Peabody, Kansas. The postcard was sent to Mr. Chester A. Smith in St. Marys, Ohio. The prairie-style station features a hipped roof, and a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and waiting bay.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Zercher, M.L. Book and Stationery Co., Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1919
This postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Peabody, Kansas. The prairie-style station features a hipped roof, and a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and waiting bay.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Peabody,Kansas
Creator: Coons, A.A.
Date: Between 1907 and 1917
This photograph shows a group of men standing in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Peabody, Kansas. The one-story "prairie style" station features a hipped roof with a semi-hexagonal operator's bay and a matching bay at the waiting room end.


Atlas of Marion County, Kansas

Atlas of Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Davy Map and Atlas Co.
Date: 1885
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.


Automobile in Snow

Automobile in Snow
Date: January 17, 1915
These four black and white photographs show an automobile stranded on a snowy road between Peabody and Newton, Kansas.


Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Peabody, Marion County, Kansas. The legend at the bottom of the image identifies churches, schools, banks, a printing office, a hotel, a flour mill and wagon shops. The business district is very distinct. The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad ran through the town. The inset in the middle bottom depicts the Peabody Library. There is a race track in the upper left area of the lithograph. It was drawn by D. D. Morse in 1878 and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bridge at Peabody, Kansas

Bridge at Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Bowers, John
Date: October 26, 1907
This is a postcard showing a bridge in Peabody, Kansas.


City park in Peabody, Kansas

City park in Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Coons
Date: Between 1906 and 1908
This is a postcard showing City Park in Peabody, Kansas.


Dam at Florence, Kansas

Dam at Florence, Kansas
Creator: Bowers, John
Date: 1908
This is a postcard showing the dam at Florence, Kansas. The postcard was addressed to Mrs. Chester A. Smith in St. Marys, Ohio.


Decorated automobile in Peabody, Kansas

Decorated automobile in Peabody, Kansas
Date: September 25, 1909
This is a postcard showing a decorated automobile which won third place at an event in Peabody, Kansas. The automobile possibly belonged to George T. Nolley.


Dog-powered butter churn

Dog-powered butter churn
Date: between 1870 and 1890
Dog-powered butter churn. Plunger-style churn powered by an inclined treadmill made of wood and cast iron. The treadmill is embossed "Wheeler & Melick Co., Albany, N.Y. U.S.A." on the front and is stenciled "Albany Dog Power" on the sides. Used by Samuel and Sarah McFadden on their farm near Peabody, Kansas around 1880.


East side of Main Street in Peabody, Kansas

East side of Main Street in Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Williams, C. U.
Date: April 23, 1908
This is a postcard showing the east side of Main Street in Peabody, Kansas.


George H. Rood

George H. Rood
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A studio portrait of George H. Rood (1840-1913) of East Branch Township and Peabody, Kansas. Rood, and his wife, Helen Mars (Thomas) Rood, and son, Ashley, built a successful and innovative farm, livestock, and feed business in rural Marion County, Kansas. He served briefly as a State Representative in the Kansas legislature (1890), and as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, and Commissioner of the Third District, of Marion County (1900-1901).


George H. Rood

George H. Rood
Date: 1894
A portrait of George H. Rood, born George Washington Rood (1840-1913), at the age of 54. Rood, and his wife, Helen, and son, Ashley, built a successful and innovative farm, livestock, and feed business in rural Marion County, Kansas. He served briefly as a State Representative in the Kansas legislature (1890), and as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, and Commissioner of the Third District, of Marion County (1900-1901).


George Theodore Carson, World War I soldier

George Theodore Carson, World War I soldier
Creator: Carson, George
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on George Theodore Carson, Company B, 314th Engineers. Carson was killed in action on October 29, 1918.


Glenn Cunningham to Leslie M. Heath

Glenn Cunningham to Leslie M. Heath
Creator: Cunningham, Glenn, 1909-1988
Date: August 9, 1936
Letter written by Glenn Cunningham, 1909-1988, on Olympic Village stationery during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany, to Leslie M. Heath, Emporia, Kansas. Cunningham, a well known Kansas runner who specialized in the mile, wrote about his defeat in the 1500 meter race. Mr. Heath, a postmaster and stamp collector, had asked Cunningham, whom he knew through sporting events, to send him some German stamps. The envelope indicated that Cunningham was living in Peabody, Kansas at this time and contains a postmark from the Olympic Village. The "over" directive at the bottom of the letter was added in pencil probably at a later date. The signatures on the back of the letter have not been authenticated.


Group of women possibly in either Florence or Peabody, Kansas

Group of women possibly in either Florence or Peabody, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph showing a group of women on the porch of an unidentified house possibly in either Florence or Peabody, Kansas.


High school in Peabody, Kansas

High school in Peabody, Kansas
Date: 1910
A postcard showing the high school building in Peabody, Kansas.


Hotel in Peabody, Kansas

Hotel in Peabody, Kansas
Creator: Bowers, John
Date: Between 1906 and 1908
This postcard shows the hotel in Peabody, Kansas.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject camps - community colleges
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. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: camps, state capitol, caves, cemeteries, and community colleges.


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