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A "Round-up"

A "Round-up"
Creator: Castaigne, A.
Date: June 1892
Cattle round-up sketched by A. Castaigne copied from Scribners Magazine, June 1892.


A Stampeded Herd

A Stampeded Herd
Creator: Castaigne, A.
Date: June 1892
Stampeded herd sketched by A. Castaigne copied from the June 1892 issue of Scribners Magazine. This image shows cowboys in the midst of a stampeding herd of cattle.


Abstract of the Lantry Ranch in Chase County, Kansas

Abstract of the Lantry Ranch in Chase County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1925
Abstract of deed information concerning the Bernie Lantry Ranch in Chase County, Kansas. The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve includes much of the land that was part of the Lantry Ranch. The original document is owned by the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.


A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas

A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas
Creator: Baker, Fred
Date: 1918
This is a local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas, as recollected by Fred Baker, Gove City, Kansas. Baker wrote this sketch and submitted it in March 1918 to the Golden Belt Educational Association at Hays, Kansas, and was awarded a prize. Also included is a letter from Judge J.C. Ruppenthal, Russell, Kansas, to William Connelly, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, who received the sketch from Baker and wished for it to be donated into the Society's holdings.


B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas

B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
This is a view of cowboys eating a meal by the B. R. Grime's chuck wagon in Ashland, Kansas.


Benjamin Franklin Akers

Benjamin Franklin Akers
Date: Between 1854 and 1859
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Akers (1829-1880), from Yorkshire, England, who came to America with his parents in 1842 and lived them in Ohio. He married Rosetta Maria Hungerford on November 12, 1851. In the early 1860s, Akers opened a livery stable in Leavenworth, Kansas, where he supplied horses to the army and ran mule and oxen freight trains to Denver. At the close of the Civil War, he entered into a partnership with Colonel Amasa Sprague. They purchased a tract of land adjoining the city of Lawrence, Kansas, and established the Kansas Stock Farm. Sprague and Akers erected stables, built a training course, and purchased the famous trotting stallion, Ethan Allen. After Akers' death in 1880, his wife Rosetta lost the farm. The land was sold and developed, but their house remains at 1645 Louisiana Street in Lawrence, Kansas.


Bradford Robbins Grimes and Captain "Dick" Grimes, grandfather

Bradford Robbins Grimes and Captain "Dick" Grimes, grandfather
Creator: Grimes, Daisy Ferguson
Date: Unknown
This is a history of Bradford Robbins Grimes and his grandfather, Captain "Dick" Grimes. The history covers cattle and cattle drives and the Indian presence that both men encountered.


Branding cattle

Branding cattle
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
This is a view of men branding cattle in Seward County, Kansas, or in Oklahoma.


Branding cattle in Wichita County, Kansas

Branding cattle in Wichita County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows ranchers branding cattle on Charley Sims' ranch in Wichita County, Kansas. A windmill and a barn/shed are visible in the background.


Branding cattle on the Nick Kramer Ranch, Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas

Branding cattle on the Nick Kramer Ranch, Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photographs show men branding cattle on Nick Kramer's Ranch in Pierceville, Finney County, Kansas.


C. D. Perry's thoroughbred Herefords near Englewood, Kansas

C. D. Perry's thoroughbred Herefords near Englewood, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1896
View of Hereford cattle belonging to Clarence D. Perry of Englewood, Kansas.


Cattle branding

Cattle branding
Date: Between 1880 and 1919
Cattle branding on the Great Plains.


Cattle drive

Cattle drive
Date: Between 1870 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a cattle drive at the 101 Ranch in Hunnewell, Kansas.


Cattle drive on the Great Plains

Cattle drive on the Great Plains
Creator: Castaigne, J. Andre
Date: June, 1892
A magazine illustration showing a cattle drive on the Great Plains copied from Scribner's.


Cattle round-up

Cattle round-up
Date: Between 1870 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a cattle round-up at the 101 Ranch, Hunnewell, Kansas.


Cattle round-up on M. C. Campbell's ranch near Ashland, Kansas

Cattle round-up on M. C. Campbell's ranch near Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
This is a herd of cattle on the M. C. Campbell ranch near Ashland, Kansas. Also visible are a horse-drawn carriage and cowboys on horses.


Cattle round-up on the Medicine River, Kiowa County, Kansas

Cattle round-up on the Medicine River, Kiowa County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
View of the round-up of about 2,000 head of cattle, owned by C. P. Fullington of Belvidere, Kansas, near the Medicine River, Kiowa County, Kansas. People seated in a horse-drawn carriage are visible in the foreground.


Cattle round up

Cattle round up
Date: Between 1880 and 1909
Photograph of a cattle round up at an unidentified location.


Cattle standing in a farm pond, Haskell County, Kansas

Cattle standing in a farm pond, Haskell County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1912
This is a view of cattle standing in an unidentified farm pond in Haskell County, Kansas. A windmill and several buildings are visible in the background.


Chalkey McCarty Beeson

Chalkey McCarty Beeson
Date: Between 1895 and 1900
A photograph showing Chalkey McCarty Beeson seated on his horse. He came to Dodge City from Colorado in 1875. During his life, he owned the Long Branch Saloon and a cattle ranch, organized the Cowboy Band, served as sheriff and was a state legislator representing District 101 Dodge City and Ford County for the sessions 1903, SS1903, 1905, 1907, SS1908.


Co-op tour group from Alta Vista, Kansas

Co-op tour group from Alta Vista, Kansas
Date: January 30, 1958
A large group of Alta Vista farmers and ranchers stop at the Co-op offices in Kansas City while on a bus tour in 1958. Identified from left to right, first row: Vernon Zeckser, Oral Weeks, Homer Roberts, Walter Kraus, Vernon Richter, Clyde Thomas, Albert Meinhardt, Theodore Jones, Victor Zimmerman, and Virgil Bryant. Second row: Aaron Unruh, Harlow Crowell, O.H.Swenson, George Eberle, Roy Carlton, Wayne Horne, Dale Fechner, Emmit Furney, and Walter Rutledge. Third row: Charles Wrenn (bus driver), Carl Ziegenhirt, Purley Horne, Bert Sisson, Arthur Kahle, T.W. Hodge, W.R. Zimmerman, Henry Andret, M.W. Andres, and Walter Swartz. Fourth row: Roy Reed, John Little, Maurice Cashman, Wallace Cripps, Dan Cashman, William Reineke, Benjaman Pape, C.E. Ensiminger, and Ed Newmeyer.


Col. O.W. Wheeler's cattle herd

Col. O.W. Wheeler's cattle herd
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
View of Col. O. W. Wheeler's herd en route to the Kansas Pacific Railway in 1867. The illustration was copied from "Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade" by Joseph McCoy published in 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Conrardy Seed Company, Kingman, Kansas

Conrardy Seed Company, Kingman, Kansas
Creator: Worley, Barry J
Date: June 1998
These photographs are part of the Kansas State Historical Society's online exhibit, "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest." This exhibit focuses on the people who have built Kansas' agricultural reputation. In June 1998, the KSHS staff followed harvesters from the Oklahoma border to far northwestern Kansas. They photographed and interviewed families from the top twenty wheat-producing counties in Kansas. The photographs featured here are of Paul and Steve Conrardy and the Conrardy Seed Company in Kingman, Kansas.


Cowboy and dead cow

Cowboy and dead cow
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a cowboy pulling a dead cow out of the water.


Cowboys, Barber County, Kansas

Cowboys, Barber County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1899
This black and white photograph shows a view of cowboys on horseback working on the Salt Fork, Barber County, Kansas.


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