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Albert J. Stratton Drug Store, Reading, Kansas

Albert J. Stratton Drug Store, Reading, Kansas
Date: Between 1885 and 1895
This photograph shows an exterior view of the Albert J. Stratton Drug Store in Reading, Kansas. There are several men visible in front of the store, and a horse and carriage are visible on the right of the picture.


An illustrated historical atlas of Lyon county, Kansas

An illustrated historical atlas of Lyon county, Kansas
Creator: Edwards Brothers of Missouri
Date: 1878
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. It contains lithographic views and portraits of residents. The History of Lyon County, Kansas, was written expressly for this work by Jacob Stotler.


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, Reading, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Reading, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: February 17, 1957
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Reading, Kansas. The depot was on the Eastern Lines, Eastern Division, First District, mile post 96.5.


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.


Meet your baseball players on KJAY

Meet your baseball players on KJAY
Creator: Pinet, Paul
Date: 1949
A small pamphlet with photographs and statistics for members of the Topeka Owls baseball team and information on and photographs of KJAY radio announcers, including Merle Harmon who became a nationally known sportscaster. In 1949, the Owls baseball team was a locally owned team and played in the Western Association league. Kansas players on the team included Jack Bell, Salina; Johnny Bulkley, Reading; Jack Dean, Harveyville; Alec Grieves, Burlingame; Bob Lee, Topeka; Dick McConnell, Topeka; Jerry Neimitz, Marysville, Dick Pahmahmie, Mayetta; and Ed Wilson, Topeka.


Santa Fe lime special

Santa Fe lime special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1928
The Lime Special was operated by the Santa Fe Railway in cooperation with the Kansas State Agricultural College and the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. It was scheduled to operate July 9--17, 1928. Five cars of exhibits were available along with a series of lectures. The quote at the bottom of the poster was "MORE LIME, MORE LEGUMES, MORE CROPS, MORE PROFIT."


Standard atlas, Lyon County, Kansas

Standard atlas, Lyon County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1901
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits of residents, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Standard atlas of Lyon County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Lyon 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, a map of the state, United States, and world. It has illustrations, portraits and photographs of homes.


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