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Catholic Church, Selden, Kansas

Catholic Church, Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1925
This photograph shows the Catholic Church under construction in Selden, Kansas (Sheridan County). The structure was stone and was in the process of being roofed.


Church, Selden, Kansas

Church, Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a photograph of an unidentified church in Selden, Kansas.


Harvested wheat in Sheridan County, Kansas

Harvested wheat in Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: 1914
This photograph is a scene of wheat bundles in a field near Selden, Kansas. The photograph says the average was 27 bushels per acre.


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 Town and Land Company agent's statements

Kansas Town and Land Company agent's statements
Date: 1888-1891
Lots lists and correspondence, arranged by townsite, relating to the business activities and sales of each townsite agent of the Kansas Town and Land Company. The Kansas Town and Land Company was chartered in 1887 to buy and sell lands on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. Townsites in Kansas include Agra, Aiken, Arkalom, Athol, Bonham, Brewster, Clayton, Dana, Dresden, Edson, Goodland, Groveland, Herington, Horton, Jasper, Jennings, Kanorado, Keats, Kensington, Liberal, Mahaska, Minneola, Narka, Neva, New Lebanon, Phillipsburg, Prairie View, Rexford, Selden, Severn, Smith Center, and Stuttgart. Townsites in Colorado include Arriba, Claremont, Limon, New Burlington, Peyton, and Siebert. Townsites in Nebraska include Murdock and Nora. Agents include G. A. Spaulding, F. O. Marshall, T. A. Scales, J. W. Weyand, G. B. Ohle, L. L. French, R. M. Day, Albert Harris, A. B. Montgomery, F. H. McClellan, Monroe Davis Herington, W. H. Kemper, George W. Ragon, R. M. Day, Hazen C. Ladd, E. W. Sandison, John S. Gillett, Edward Stone, E. W. Hall, W. J. Clark, P. C. Glenn, Ira Thompson, S. G. Hopkins, G. W. Buckley, Daniel W. Relihan, William A. Clute, R. S. Newell, C. A. Beery, J. H. Slater, C. G. McGhee, H. F. Hendricks, and Jacob Ritterbush.


Main Street, Selden, Kansas

Main Street, Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This photograph is of the Main Street of Selden, Kansas.


Public school, Selden, Kansas

Public school, Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This photograph shows the Selden, Kansas, public school, which was in use from 1894 to 1907.


Rock Island Railroad crew members in Selden, Kansas

Rock Island Railroad crew members in Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1915
This photograph shows Rock Island section crew workers in Selden, Kansas. Also visible is a storage shed and a wheeled pump cart used for traveling down the rails.


Rock Island Railroad depot, Selden, Kansas

Rock Island Railroad depot, Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
This black and white photograph shows the Rock Island Railroad depot, Selden, Kansas.


Rock Island wheat festival special

Rock Island wheat festival special
Creator: Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1926
This flyer advertises the dates that the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company "Wheat Festival Special" will visit numerous Kansas towns along its route. It will in Kansas August 2 through 7, 1926. The train is operated in cooperation with the Kansas Agricultural College, the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, the Kansas State Grain Inspection Department, the Southwestern Wheat Improvement Association, the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas Public Service Commission. The flyer lists speakers and their topics. Miss Vada Watson, the Kansas Wheat Queen, is one of the "special attractions" accompanying the train. A. W Large is in charge of the train for the railroad company.


Selden, Kansas

Selden, Kansas
Date: 1906
This photograph gives a birds-eye view of Selden, Kansas (Sheridan County) in 1906.


Selden, Kansas

Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
These five photographs show Selden, Kansas, in Sheridan County in the late 1890s. One of the views shows a church, several are of houses, and several of the main street area with stores. There are at least three windmills, but very few trees.


Selden State Bank, Selden, Kansas

Selden State Bank, Selden, Kansas
Date: 1900; copyright 1915
These two photographs show the Selden State Bank. One is of the interior and the other is of the exterior. The photograph of the exterior of the bank also shows the Frenzen Dry Goods store and an implement dealer behind the bank.


Standard atlas of Sheridan County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Sheridan County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1906-1907
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Street scene, Selden, Kansas

Street scene, Selden, Kansas
Date: 1940s
This photograph shows a street scene in Selden, Kansas. Visible are a few automobiles and a woman crossing the street. For a similar view from the 1890's, see Item Number 218941.


Street scenes, Selden, Kansas

Street scenes, Selden, Kansas
Date: 1890s
These are five photographs of downtown Selden, Kansas, in the 1890s. Businesses shown are Selden State Bank, Frenzen Dry Goods, Wilkins Groceries, Miller Mercantile Co., Saathoff. Bros. General Merchandise, Chicago Lumber and Coal Company, and a barber shop. For a 1940's view of the business district, see Item Number 219532.


Telephone switchboard in Selden, Kansas

Telephone switchboard in Selden, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1925
This photograph is of Mrs. Barney Person, the telephone switchboard operator in Selden, Kansas.


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