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Box kite, Monument, Kansas

Box kite, Monument, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a group of men gathered around a box kite in Monument, Kansas.


Dust storm so severe Kansans were lost in yard of own farm home

Dust storm so severe Kansans were lost in yard of own farm home
Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: March 23, 1935
This article recounts the harrowing experience of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Blender of Monument, Logan County, who were caught unprepared during a dust storm in 1935. The couple was trying to round up their chickens to put them in the hen house when the storm hit, and they quickly became disoriented by the dense, blowing dirt. Luckily they safely found their way to the house.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subject feedlots - grain elevators
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 subjects included in this part of the collection are feedlots, festivals, fire stations, forts, geological formations, golf courses, and grain elevators.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Leavenworth-Norway

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Leavenworth-Norway
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1988-2001
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: Leavenworth, Ludell, Luray, Lyndon, Lyons, Manchester, Manter, Marion, Mayetta, McCune, McDonald, McFarland, McPherson, Medicine Lodge, Melvern, Menlo, Meriden, Merriam, Milan, Miltonvale, Mission, Moline, Monument, Morganville, Morrill, Moscow, Mulberry, Mullinvale, Mulvane, Munden, Narka, Natoma, Nekoma, Neodesha, Neosho Falls, Neosho Rapids, Netawaka, New Albany, Newton, Nicodemus, Norcatur, Norton, Nortonville, and Norway. 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 some aerial photographs for McFarland and Melvern.


Lola Moore's map of Township 11 South, Range 33 West, Logan County

Lola Moore's map of Township 11 South, Range 33 West, Logan County
Creator: Moore, Lola M., 1897-1924
Date: Between 1907 and 1914
A map by Lola Moore showing creeks, the Union Pacific Railroad, and the towns in 11 South, Range 33 West (in Monument and Oakley townships), Logan county. Lola also includes a history of Monument. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."


Moeder's 5M Band, Monument, Kansas

Moeder's 5M Band, Monument, Kansas
Date: 1973
This is a photograph of the Moeder family's 5-M band of Monument, Kansas.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Monument, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Monument, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot at Monument, Kansas. The wooden structure no longer stands.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Monument, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Monument, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
These two photographs show the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot at Monument, Kansas. In the first image three individuals have gathered in front of the depot. The second photograph shows people seated in automobiles and a small group of people gathered in front the wooden structure.


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