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A. J. Eastman Drug Store, Burlington, Kansas

A. J. Eastman Drug Store, Burlington, Kansas
Date: 1897
This photograph shows an exterior view of the A. J. Eastman Drug Store in Burlington, Kansas. Also visible is the Pioneer Hardware and Implement Store. A few people are visible in front of the stores, and a carriage and a bicycle are also visible.


Annual fair of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association

Annual fair of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association
Creator: Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association
Date: September 23 - 28, 1884
This poster announces a fair to held in Salina, Kansas, sponsored by the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural & Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include speed trials each day, fine fruits and vegetable displays, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes many color illustrations of livestock, produce, and horse and high wheel bicycle racing. Activities include baseball games, bands, and running races. The fair is held in Oakdale Park, Salina, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harper, Kansas
Creator: Jennings Studio
Date: Between 1920 and 1925
This hand colored photograph showing the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Harper, Kansas. A bicycle and dog are visible in the foreground.


Band participating in the Midian Temple parade, Wichita, Kansas

Band participating in the Midian Temple parade, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1908 and 1911
A view of an unidentified band marching in formation in a Midian Temple parade in Wichita, Kansas. Also visible are spectators, buildings and businesses along the city street, utility poles and power lines, a streetcar and streetcar tracks, automobiles, a bicycle and streetlights. The parade may have been associated with the Peerless Prophets Jubilee, a civic festival held in September or October beginning in 1908.


Bicycle

Bicycle
Creator: Montgomery Ward
Date: 1934
Large red steel bicycle with an aluminum basket on the front and a rack attached to the rear. This is a Montgomery Ward Hawthorne bicycle purchased by Hiram Dickson in 1934 for $34. Dickson raised the money from the sale of pigs he had raised for 4-H projects. He used the bicycle to ride to the Admire High School in Kansas. Dickson later married and moved his family to Topeka where his two sons used the bicycle to deliver the Topeka Journal in 1954. Welding on the pedals was done at the Admire Blacksmith Shop.


Bicycle adapted for rail use, Bourbon County, Kansas

Bicycle adapted for rail use, Bourbon County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This photograph shows a woman with a baby in a carriage and a man on a bicycle that has been uniquely adapted for rail use in Bourbon County, Kansas. The bicycle attachment may be the one manufactured by the C. A. Coey Co. of Chicago, Illinois, and frequently advertised in railroad magazines at that time as a way to avoid the dirt and mud of unpaved roads and streets.


Bicycle racing. Seneca fair

Bicycle racing. Seneca fair
Date: September 08, 1896-September 11, 1896
Bicycle races are promoted on this Seneca, Kansas, fair poster. Only amateurs are allowed to participate with an entry fee of 50 cents a race. Prizes are displayed at Walter Sperling's, jeweler. J. J. Knepp is the president and John Stowell is the secretary of the fair association.


Bicycle repair activity therapy group at Menninger, Topeka, Kansas

Bicycle repair activity therapy group at Menninger, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1967
The bicycle repair activity therapy group at the Menninger Psychiatric Clinic, Topeka, Kansas, reconditioned bikes and wagons for needy children in Topeka. Some of the therapists who worked with this group were Red Pratt, Philip Rice, Don Wylie, Dean Page and Arley Laeffler.


Blue River wagon bridge in Manhattan, Kansas

Blue River wagon bridge in Manhattan, Kansas
Date: July 04, 1898
A photograph showing the Engel twins with their bicycles on the Blue River wagon bridge in Manhattan, Kansas.


Boy with skunks, Logan County, Kansas

Boy with skunks, Logan County, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1940 and December 31, 1949
This black and white photograph shows a boy with two dead skunks draped over his bicycle in Logan County, Kansas. A gun is leaning up against his bicycle.


Brown County exposition

Brown County exposition
Date: September 4- 7, 1894
This fair poster advertises bicycle racing and other entertainments at the Brown County exposition in Hiawatha, Kansas.


Camping scene

Camping scene
Date: Between 1890 and 1920
A photograph of three people camping in Sedgwick County, Kansas. Bicycles, guns, fishing poles, a dog, and a pelt are visible.


Campus scene, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Campus scene, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Date: Between 1920 and 1940
A photograph showing part of the K.U. campus. Also pictured is a trolley, several cars, a boy on a bike, and people walking in front of one of the campus buildings.


Campus scenes, University of Kansas, Lawrence

Campus scenes, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Date: Between 1915 and 1935
A view of the KU campus. Visible in the photograph is the old Green Law School in the foreground and the Spencer Art Museum in the background.


Cheney Drug Company, Cheney, Kansas

Cheney Drug Company, Cheney, Kansas
Date: 1905-1907
These photographs show views of the Cheney Drug Company store in Cheney, Kansas. The first photograph shows an exterior view of the Cheney Drug Company located in the Collins and Joslyn Building. Four men are visible standing in front of the store, and a sign below the windows advertises drugs and soda water. The offices above the drug store are identified as those of Dr. Artman, M. D., and the telephone office. The business to the left of the drug store is identified as Robert King Jewelry Store. Four men are visible near the front of the store on the right side of the picture, and a girl and a dog are visible in front of the store to the left of Cheney Drug Company. A horse-drawn buggy and a wagon are visible in the street. The second photograph shows an interior view of the Cheney Drug Company store. A man and woman are visible standing in the store. Many display cases are visible along both sides of the store, and shelves line the left, back, and right walls. The shelves on the left appear to be filled with bottles of chemicals and pharmacy supplies. A partially visible sign across the top of the back shelves reads, "To cure a cold in one day." The hanging sign near the middle of the picture reads, "Wise men smoke Ben-Hur cigars," and advertises the five cent price. A wall clock is visible on the left side of the back wall.


Children with bicycles, Harper County,Kansas

Children with bicycles, Harper County,Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a group of children standing beside their bicycles in Harper County, Kansas.


Cimarron Valley, possibly Gray County, Kansas

Cimarron Valley, possibly Gray County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a view of what could possibly be Cimarron Valley in Gray County, Kansas. In the foreground of the photo, there is a man sitting on a bicycle and a child standing next to him.


Earl Gilliland with a bicycle

Earl Gilliland with a bicycle
Date: Between 1915 and 1917
A photograph showing Earl Gilliland posed with a bicycle.


Elton Vorhies riding his bike, Rossville, Kansas

Elton Vorhies riding his bike, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1961
Elton Vorhies riding his bike in Rossville, Kansas, on April 20, 1961. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


Fair bulletin

Fair bulletin
Creator: Miami County Agricultural and Mechanical Association
Date: September 1896
This fair bulletin lists the entertainment, activities, and exhibits that will be available at the Miami County fair in Paola, Kansas. Attractions include a mechanical department, a ladies' department, livestock exhibit, horse races, a poultry exhibit, live music, and fruit, floral, and vegetable displays. Fair officers are J. F. Donahoe, president, and G. P. Leavitt, secretary.


Fifteenth annual fair of the Crawford County Agricultural Society, Girard, Kansas

Fifteenth annual fair of the Crawford County Agricultural Society, Girard, Kansas
Creator: Crawford County Agricultural Society
Date: October 4 - 7, 1887
This poster announces the fifteenth annual fair sponsored by the Crawford County Agricultural Society to be held at Girard, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include racing, expositions, and reduced rates on railroad travel. The poster includes illustrations of a fair scene, livestock, bicycle races, and sulky races with horses and riders.


Fifth annual fair of the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association

Fifth annual fair of the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
This poster advertises a county fair to be held at Winfield, Kansas. Some highlights include horse, mule, bicycle, and sack races; and an exposition of the industries and products of the county and state. Various illustrations show a fair scene, horse racing, stock, poultry, and bicycle racing. Fair officers are S. P. Strong, president; W. J. Wilson, secretary; and A. H. Doane, treasurer.


Fourteenth annual fair of the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society

Fourteenth annual fair of the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society
Creator: Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society
Date: September 25 - 28, 1883
This poster announces the fourteenth annual fair at Manhattan, Kansas, sponsored by the Blue and Kansas Valley Agricultural Society. Highlights of the fair include a good band, a half-mile track, and first class exhibitions. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock, sulky racing, and bicycle racing.


G. T. Inge's residence, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

G. T. Inge's residence, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: 1901
This photograph is a view of the G. T. Inge's residence in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. Several children are visible outside the picket fence, including some on bicycles.


Garden grown by the Wiebe family in Meade County, Kansas

Garden grown by the Wiebe family in Meade County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: 1935
This is a photograph of the Wiebe family and their garden in Meade, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are people with various garden tools and a child with a bicycle. The windmill in the background was built of old automobile frames costing less than $2.00 and made the irrigation of the garden possible. The photograph was removed from the Relief Garden Program of 1935 portion of the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee collection.


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