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Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, White City, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, White City, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 31, 1957
This photograph shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in White City, Kansas. The building was once part of the Missouri-Kansas Division, Sub. Division 36 at milepost 156.7. The metal structure is no longer standing.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, White City, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, White City, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1919
This photograph taken from the west shows the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in White City, Kansas, a water tank is visible in the background. The wooden structure no longer stands


Fred Iles correspondence

Fred Iles correspondence
Date: 1906-1930
Fred Iles was assistant right of way and tax agent for the Kansas Town and Land Company which bought and sold lands on the right of way of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. In 1917, he assumed Ernest Warren Cline's position as right of way agent, responsible for representing the railroad's interest in all matters concerning the acquisition and disposition of land on the right of way. This correspondence includes Iles' activities and expenses accounts at the behest of E. W. Cline and the CRI&P Railway.


Handbook of Morris County, Kansas

Handbook of Morris County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This handbook was published by the "Modern Argo" of Kansas City, to encourage settlement in Morris County, Kansas. This pamphlet has extensive descriptions of the land and resources in the county intended to encourage agricultural settlement by extolling the virtues of this 'famous and beautiful Neosho valley'. The text describes the natural resources available. It also describes a number of established farms such as Rock Creek Valley Farm, Spring Valley Farm, Diamond Spring farm and many others. Descriptions of several towns, their businesses, and other amenities are provided for Council Grove, Dunlap, Kelso, Parkerville, and White City. The booklet includes sketches of the Morris County Courthouse, Council Grove businesses, and homes and farms.


Menu from Country Corner Café in White City, Kansas

Menu from Country Corner Café in White City, Kansas
Date: 1985
This is a menu for Wes and Mary's Country Corner Café located in White City, Kansas.


Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, White City, Kansas

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot, White City, Kansas
Creator: Killam, H.
Date: August 31, 1957
This photograph shows the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad depot in White City, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure was once part of the Northern Division, Neosho Sub. Division at milepost 137.6. The depot is no longer standing.


Myrnice Crysler

Myrnice Crysler
Creator: Churchley, A. D.
Date: Between 1891 and 1895
A portrait of Myrnice Crysler posed in a baby carriage. The portrait was taken in White City, Kansas.


Neosho Valley lands, Kansas : The great wheat and corn belt

Neosho Valley lands, Kansas : The great wheat and corn belt
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company
Date: 1876
This large 1876 advertisement from the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway promotes their lands for sale along the Neosho River. The paper lists their land agents in 18 Kansas counties; indicates a 25 per cent discount for cash purchases and the back side is a sectional map of northeast Kansas.


School children, Morris County

School children, Morris County
Date: 1888
A group portrait of students with their teacher, Joshie Burton, at a school two miles south of White City in Morris County, Kansas. Fifty-two students attended the school. The boy with an "X" marked above his head is Sam Golden, nine years old and in third grade. Other students include Loula Golden, Lyda Griffith, May [?], Lou Mohlnex, Beckee Ohmen, Clara Plummer, Anna Trees, Lucy Troiswell, Ira and Elmer Turner, Daisy and Maude Walker, and members of the Bowser, Burton, Clark, Crocker, Funk and Hallmark families.


Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1923
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 includes photographs of families and homes, a map of the state, United States and the world and departments devoted to general information.


Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Morris County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1901
A plat book of the villages, cities and townships of Morris County, Kansas. Township plats show names of landholders. A patrons' directory and portraits are included.


White City Centennial stamp cancellation

White City Centennial stamp cancellation
Date: 1985
This is an envelope with a White City Centennial stamp cancellation.


White City Kansas Band

White City Kansas Band
Date: Between Janaury 01, 1900 and December 31, 1919
White City Band.


William Ross Bigham

William Ross Bigham
Creator: Rolfe & Colville
Date: Between 1899 and 1900
This cabinet card shows William Ross Bigham. A native of Hamilton, Ohio, Bigham served during the Civil War with the Fourth Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. After the war he moved to El Paso, Illinois, and was elected to three terms as mayor of the town before moving, in 1875, to White City, Kansas. For a number of years Bigham was a merchant in the White City area until he was elected, in 1898, to the Kansas House of Representatives as a Republican from the Sixtieth District of Morris, County, Kansas. Bigham served two terms in the House from 1899 to 1901 and was chairman of the state library committee.


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