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Drawing by Myron A. Waterman

Drawing by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1880 and 1989
Pencil sketch by Myron A. Waterman of street scene. Flag on a tall, free-standing flagpole in right foreground. Drawn on the reverse of preprinted stationery for Charlie Fellows, a Toronto, Kansas based line repairer for the St. Louis, Fort Scott & Wichita Railroad. By Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


G.A.R. Veterans, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas

G.A.R. Veterans, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1930
This is a photograph of 10 Civil War veterans taken in Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas. They are posed standing in a row on a wide unpaved street, one gentleman is using crutches.


Handbook of Greenwood County, Kansas

Handbook of Greenwood County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
The C.S. Burch handbooks, written for the immigrant and land looker, contain the 'most complete and varied information as to soil, climate, water, timber, schools, churches, highways, with reliable data regarding the advantages and drawbacks of the section treated.'


Horace "Pood" Holderman's hardware store in Toronto, Kansas

Horace "Pood" Holderman's hardware store in Toronto, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is an interior view of Horace "Pood" Holderman's hardware store in Toronto, Kansas.


Indian drawings at Dray Creek Cave, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas

Indian drawings at Dray Creek Cave, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1950
These are two photographs of Indian drawings on rocks at Dray Creek Cave near Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas. Photo number 1 shows the drawings and photo number 2 shows T. J. Daly, son of Robert Daly who discovered the cave in 1856. He is pointing out the drawings on rock in the mouth of the cave.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1990-1992
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Talmage and ending with Zurich. 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: Talmage, Talmo, Tasco, Tescott, Topeka, Toronto, Tribune, Troy, Tyro, Ulysses, Uniontown, Utica, Valley Falls, Vassar, Vinland, Virgil, Volland, Wakarusa, Walnut, Wamego, Washington, Waterville, Wathena, Waverly, Weir, Weskan, Westfall, West Mineral, Westmoreland, Westphalia, Wheaton, Wheeler, White Cloud, Whitewater, Whiting, Wichita, Williamsburg, Winchester, Windthorst, Winoa, Worden, Yates Center, Yoder, and Zurich. 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 Valley Falls and interior photographs of the Columbian Theater in Wamego. There is a folder for Weston, Missouri, in this group of materials.


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.


Main Street, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas

Main Street, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of the main street in Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas. It is looking East and shows buildings on both sides of the street, horses, buggies and pedestrians. One building is identified as a grocery store.


Public school, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas

Public school, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: 1911
This is a photograph of the public school in Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas. It shows a large two story building, surrounded by trees.


Rural Fire Department, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas

Rural Fire Department, Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas
Date: 1903
A photograph of a postal carrier and the first rural fire department wagon on route out of Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas.


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."


Sherman A. Parks Sr., Republican candidate for Judge, Court of Topeka

Sherman A. Parks Sr., Republican candidate for Judge, Court of Topeka
Date: 1963
Election material for Sherman Parks Sr., running for Republican candidate for judge for the Court of Topeka.


Standard atlas of Woodson County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Woodson County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1904
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. The title page and table of contents are missing from this copy.


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