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Doctor's office sign

Doctor's office sign
Date: between 1910 and 1950
This sign belonged to Dr. C.O. Hoover, a general practitioner who practiced medicine in Kansas for 55 years. After receiving a diploma from the Eclectic Medical University of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1910, he treated patients in Overbrook for 14 years before moving to Quinter in 1925. Hoover also served as the Gove County health officer and the coroner. In 1957 he appeared on the television series "Wide, Wide World" in an episode titled "The House I Enter - A Television Portrait of the American Doctor." The show used two Kansas doctors to demonstrate how a Kansas plan provided small communities with topnotch medical care. Hoover died in 1973.


Doctor's office sign

Doctor's office sign
Date: between 1940 and 1950
This sign belonged to Dr. C.O. Hoover, a general practitioner who practiced medicine in Kansas for 55 years. After receiving a diploma from the Eclectic Medical University of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1910, he treated patients in Overbrook for 14 years before moving to Quinter in 1925. Hoover also served as the Gove County health officer and the coroner. In 1957 he appeared on the television series "Wide, Wide World" in an episode titled "The House I Enter - A Television Portrait of the American Doctor." The show used two Kansas doctors to demonstrate how a Kansas plan provided small communities with topnotch medical care. Hoover died in 1973.


Doctor's portfolio

Doctor's portfolio
Date: between 1900 and 1940
This portfolio belonged to Dr. C.O. Hoover, a general practioner who practiced medicine in Kansas for 55 years. After receiving a diploma from the Eclectic Medical University of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1910, he treated patients in Overbrook for 14 years before moving to Quinter in 1925. Hoover also served as the Gove County health officer and the coroner. In 1957 he appeared on the television series "Wide, Wide World" in an episode titled "The House I Enter - A Television Portrait of the American Doctor." The show used two Kansas doctors to demonstrate how a Kansas plan provided small communities with topnotch medical care. Hoover died in 1973.


Gove County, Kansas

Gove County, Kansas
Creator: Augustus Gast Bank Note & Lithographic Company
Date: 1941
This map shows the cities and townships of Gove County, Kansas. A red line on the map indicates the Texas cattle trail from San Antonio, Texas, to the Dakotas, and blue dots represent watering places for cattle and horses. Handwritten notes on the map identify homesteads and landmarks.


Historical sketch of Quinter (Methodist Episcopal Church)  appointment

Historical sketch of Quinter (Methodist Episcopal Church) appointment
Creator: McKinney, J.R.
Date: 1937
This is a summary of history of the Quinter, Kansas, Methodist Episcopal church. It contains a listing of all the ministers from 1898 through 1913. The church was organized February 17, 1891. In 1900 the Sunday School was opened and and an Epworth League was formed in 1902. The church's first building was dedicated on March 1, 1903. Another building was erected in 1910.


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.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject crops
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 included in this part of the collection is crops.


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 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.


Standard atlas of Gove County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Gove County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1907
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, illustrations, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Star 34

Star 34
Creator: Kansas. Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1954
The Kansas Industrial Development Commission produced this film promoting the history and cultural of the state of Kansas. The film highlights the State capitol in Topeka; the John Steuart Curry murals; John Brown's cabin in Osawatomie; Boot Hill cemetery in Dodge City; rodeos; American Indians; sod houses; Council Oak and Post Office Oak in Council Grove; Spirit (Waconda) Springs in Cawker City; the "Home on the Range" (Brewster Higley) cabin in Athol, Smith County; Pony Express stations; the Beecher bible and rifle church near Wamego; the First Territorial Capitol in Pawnee; the wheat industry; the oil and gas industries; coal and salt mining; the aviation industry in Wichita; the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene; Lost Canyon (including Cobra Rock, Sphinx Rock, Castle Rock, Towering Cliffs, and Monument Rock) near Quinter; lakes; the state fair; cattle and livestock; buffalo; the geographic center of the contiguous United States monument near Lebanon; and Coronado Heights near Lindsborg.


Tuberculosis Commission Board Member

Tuberculosis Commission Board Member
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: April 1, 1915
This file includes a letter from D. R. Stoner of the Kansas Medical Society in Quinter, Kansas. Discussed in the correspondence is the management of the Tuberculosis Commission board. This part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Quinter, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Quinter, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot in Quinter, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure still stands and is in private use.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Quinter, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Quinter, Kansas
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Date: 1912
This photograph shows railroad agent Howard A. Thom working inside the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot in Quinter, Kansas.


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