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Atlas map of Leavenworth County, Kansas

Atlas map of Leavenworth County, Kansas
Creator: Missouri Publishing Co.
Date: 1878
This atlas contains maps of the townships with plat owners names, lithograph illustrations, a history of Leavenworth County, and biographical sketches of local citizens.


Crawford Moore

Crawford Moore
Date: 1875
This is a photograph of Crawford Moore copied from an 1875 legislative panel. He was a member of the Reform Party and was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives. Moore was from Tonganoxie, Kansas, and served District 25 in Leavenworth County.


Depot Tonganoxie on branch road between Lawrence & Leavenworth, Kansas. 300 miles west of St. Louis Mo.

Depot Tonganoxie on branch road between Lawrence & Leavenworth, Kansas. 300 miles west of St. Louis Mo.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This stereograph shows the railroad depot at Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County, Kan. Visible in the photograph are people standing on the depot platform and stacks of wooden railroad ties. The image is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


H.E. Woodcock to Governor John St. John

H.E. Woodcock to Governor John St. John
Date: May 26, 1881
In this letter, former minister and now president of the county temperance organization, H.E. Woodcock, writes Kansas Governor St. John, explaining the difficulty he foresees in prosecuting temperance law violators in Leavenworth. Woodcook is willing to pursue the cause but has insufficient funds to continue. He asks St. John to please meet with him on the Governor's next visit to Leavenworth.


H. E. Woodcock to William Kincaid

H. E. Woodcock to William Kincaid
Creator: Woodcock, H. E.
Date: July 12, 1880
A letter written by H[enry] E[dward] Woodcock, Tonganoxie, Kansas, to Reverend William Kincaid, minister of the Congregational Church in Rushville, New York, encouraging him to become the minister of the Congregational Church in Leavenworth, Kansas. The letter describes Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, and the Congregational Church. Kincaid accepted the call and served from the fall of 1870 through January, 1876.


Ice tongs

Ice tongs
Date: between 1900 and 1940
Cast iron ice tongs. Red handle. From the home of Fred Needham (1875-1963) of Tonganoxie, Kansas.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Denholm, Walter L.
Date: October 25, 2007
Denholm enlisted in the Merchant Marine in 1944 and served until 1946 on the S.S. John J. Crittenden; S.S. Fair Isle; S.S. Columbia Victory. Interviewed by Deborah Pye on Oct 25, 2007, Denholm talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Wolfe, Jack M.
Date: October 16, 2007
Wolfe enlisted in the Army (Artillery) in 1946 and served until 1949 in the Fifth Field Artillery Batallion, 205th Signal Corps. Interviewed by Deborah Pye on Oct 16, 2007, Wolfe talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Lingenfelser, George
Date: November 14, 2007
Lingenfelser enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served until on the USS El Dorado. Interviewed by Nancy Porter on Nov 14, 2007, Lingenfelser talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Stanhope, Stanley
Date: November 14, 2007
Stanhope enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and served until on the USS Evans. Interviewed by Robert Elder on Nov 14, 2007, Stanhope talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Lenahan, John C., Sr.
Date: October 25, 2007
Lenahan was inducted into the Army (Air Force) and served in the 57th Bomb Group. Interviewed by Nancy Porter on Oct 25, 2007, Lenahan talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Forshee, Gene
Date: November 16, 2007
Forshee enlisted in the United States Army. Interviewed by Robert Elder on Nov 16, 2007, Forshee talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Denholm, Harold T.
Date: October 24, 2007
Denholm enlisted in the United States Army in 1946 and served until 1948. Interviewed by Nancy Porter on Oct 24, 2007, Denholm talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject churches

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject churches
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. Churches are the subject included in this part of the collection.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject farmhouses
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 of this part of the collection is farmhouses, arranged alphabetically by county.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject schools
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. Schools, arranged by city, are the subject included in this part of the collection.


Kansas State Temperance Union expense journals

Kansas State Temperance Union expense journals
Creator: Kansas State Temperance Union
Date: 1898-1911
This collection consists of 7 volumes of records from the Kansas State Temperance Union. The first volume lists the members and the dues they paid by local organization. The index lists the communities that have members listed and these communities have been included in the categories. Note: other communities are listed elsewhere in the records, particularly the speaker expenses volume. The second volume is the cash book (expense journal) for the years 1901-1904. Volumes three through five are the cash books for 1907-1910, 1909-1910, and 1910-1911. Volume 6 contains speaker expenses and contribution from the communities where they spoke, listed by name of speaker. Several speakers are listed. Volume 7 is an expense journal for 1907-1911. There are also some loose papers inserted into the volumes, mostly correspondence and form letters.


Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book

Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union memory book
Creator: Kansas Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Date: 1981-1993
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.


Leavenworth County Alliance resolutions

Leavenworth County Alliance resolutions
Creator: People's Party of Kansas
Date: February 1, 1890
This circular presents state monetary reform measures passed unanimously by the Leavenworth County Farmers Alliance and Industrial Union at Tonganoxie, Kansas., Feb. 1, 1890.


Nathaniel F. Graves

Nathaniel F. Graves
Creator: Downing, George
Date: Between 1897 and 1898
This cabinet card shows Nathaniel F. Graves, a lawyer and farmer from Tonganoxie, Kansas. He served as Justice of the Peace and County Attorney of Leavenworth County. In 1896, he was elected, on the Populist ticket to the Kansas House of Representatives from the sixth district of Leavenworth, Kansas,1897-1898.


Ox team at Tonganoxie, on branch road between Leavenworth and Lawrence, Kansas

Ox team at Tonganoxie, on branch road between Leavenworth and Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This stereograph shows an ox team at Tonganoxie, Leavenworth County, Kansas. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


Standard atlas of Leavenworth County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Leavenworth County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1903
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits of residents, and plats of towns in the year of publication.


Stetson hat

Stetson hat
Creator: John Stetson Company
Date: between 1880 and 1900
Wide-brimmed black felt western-style Stetson hat with satin ribbon around base of crown. Made by the John B. Stetson Company of Philadelphia. This hat belonged to Hawley Varnum Needham (1842-1932) of Tonganoxie, Kansas.


Temperance history correspondence

Temperance history correspondence
Date: 1858-1902, bulk 1900-1902
This correspondence was sent and received by Kansas State Temperance Union secretaries T.E. Stephens, A.D. Wilcox, and J.E. Everett. Each exchanged letters with religious leaders across the state, including Rev. H.G. Fraser from Ottawa, Rev. C.C. Brown of Tonganoxie, Rev. J.M. Leonard of Iola, Rev. R.A. Bolton of Junction City, Rev. James Kerr of Scandia, Rev. J.K. Miller of Manhattan, Rev. A.W. Cummings of Canton, Rev. John A. Holmes of Harper, Rev. W.H. Eaton of Cherryvale, Rev. H.H. Bowen of Glen Elder, and Rev. Fred Grey of Alton. Organizations involved in the temperance movement include the Kansas State Temperance Union (KSTU), the Twentieth Century Total Abstinence Union (TCTAU), the Anti-Cigarette League, the American Anti-Saloon League (AASL), the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and others. This collection also includes local subscription lists for those supporting the Kansas State Temperance Union in Phillipsburg, Lakin, LeRoy, Cimarron, Dodge City, Liberal, Greensburg, Cunningham, Sedgwick, Mount Hope and Colwich. Other correspondents include attorney John Wiswell in Columbus, Elmer Lawrence, publisher of The Sunbeam, a weekly Christian journal in Galena, and several members of the Independent Order of Good Templars, including George F. Fullinwider of El Dorado, S.S. Jackson of Scranton, and Mrs. Kate A. Billings of Clyde. Much of the correspondence concerns efforts to advance anti-liquor agendas in local, state, and national politics. Considerable correspondence with organizations in other states is included. Although Kansas was the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment prohibiting the sale of intoxicating liquors in 1880, the law was largely unenforced.


Tonganoxie Citizens Band, Kansas

Tonganoxie Citizens Band, Kansas
Tonganoxie Citizens Band. Not dated.


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