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Burning the Cheyenne village near Fort Larned, Kansas

Burning the Cheyenne village near Fort Larned, Kansas
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Date: April 19, 1867
This illustration portrays soldiers under the command of General Winfield S. Hancock burning a Cheyenne village on Pawnee Fork, thirty miles west of Fort Larned. The illustration was drawn by Theodore Davis and published in Harpers Weekly, April 19, 1867.


Captain Edward A. Jacobs to John Jacobs

Captain Edward A. Jacobs to John Jacobs
Creator: Jacobs, Edward A.
Date: November 13, 1864
A letter from Captain Edward A. Jacobs, Fort Larned, to John Jacobs, Clinton, Kansas, November 13, 1864. The letter was written 16 days prior to the Sand Creek Massacre in southeast Colorado on November 29, 1864.


Charles H. Hoyt

Charles H. Hoyt
Date: Between 1861 and 1869
A portrait of Charles H. Hoyt, a resident of Lawrence, Kansas, who was a Lieutenant in Company D, Nineteenth Volunteer Kansas Cavalry.


Commanding officer's quarters at Fort Larned, March, 1875.

Commanding officer's quarters at Fort Larned, March, 1875.
Date: March 1875
View of the commanding officer's quarters at Fort Larned, March, 1875. Col. Lyster was the commanding officer.


Commanding officer's residence at Fort Larned

Commanding officer's residence at Fort Larned
Date: Between 1879 and 1889
Photo of the commanding officer's quarters at Fort Larned.


Enlisted men's barracks and kitchen, Fort Larned, Kansas

Enlisted men's barracks and kitchen, Fort Larned, Kansas
Date: Between 1875 and 1880
Exterior view of the enlisted men's barracks and kitchens, Fort Larned. The storage cellars were located under the kitchens.


Fort Larned bakery

Fort Larned bakery
Date: 1956
These photographs show the old bakery and old shop buildings on the Frizell Ranch at Fort Larned. The photos were copied from a thesis by William E. Unrau.


Fort Larned barracks

Fort Larned barracks
Date: Between 1879 and 1889
A black and white postcard view of the soldiers' barracks at Fort Larned.


Fort Larned barracks

Fort Larned barracks
Date: Between 1879 and 1889
Cabinet card of the Fort Larned barracks. The back of the card contains advertisement for J.R. Riddle, photographic view artist with Leonard & Martin.


Fort Larned Belles

Fort Larned Belles
Date: 1961
These photos show members of the Fort Larned Belles (in period costume) at the fort, 'preparing a typical pioneer (Kansas) Sunday dinner'. The Belles submitted the menu in a state-wide contest sponsored by the Kansas Press Association for the Kansas Centennial celebrations and won. An accompanying letter gives the complete menu and details of the contest and winners, and identifies the women and the activity happening in each photo. See Text Version below for a complete description of the photos. Additional photos of activities (located in file, Unit ID 216972, catalog # FK2.P1 F.52 Cen.1961 *12-15)) are also described in this letter. Photos were taken by Cliff's Studio.


Fort Larned buildings

Fort Larned buildings
Creator: Sohl, Stanley D, 1924-1998
Date: 1956
This photograph shows the historic Sutlers store.


Fort Larned buildings

Fort Larned buildings
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
These postcards show the buildings and signs at Fort Larned in Pawnee County, Kansas.


Fort Larned buildings

Fort Larned buildings
Date: 1962
Views of historic Fort Larned enlisted men's barracks and officer's quarters.


Fort  Larned, copied from Harper's Weekly

Fort Larned, copied from Harper's Weekly
Date: June 8, 1867
A sketch of Fort Larned copied from Harper's Weekly, June 8, 1867


Fort Larned dedication ceremony

Fort Larned dedication ceremony
Date: June 18, 1961
Photos of ceremonies at the dedication of Fort Larned as a National Historic Landmark on June 18, 1961. Photos 1, 2, 4, and 6 are of the crowds watching military formations on the parade grounds. Photo 3 is of Governor John Anderson speaking. Photo 5 shows some of the crowd. Photo 7 is of an older couple in period dress on a covered wagon drawn by mules.


Fort Larned  historic activities

Fort Larned historic activities
Date: Between 1957 and 1967
These color prints show a reenactment of daily activities of the early days at Fort Larned.


Fort Larned historic activities

Fort Larned historic activities
Date: Between 1957 and 1967
These color prints are portrayals of early life in Fort Larned.


Fort Larned historic activities

Fort Larned historic activities
Date: Between 1957 and 1967
These color photographs show activities at the fort as they would have been in 1800's.


Fort Larned historic buildings

Fort Larned historic buildings
Date: 1965
Postcard view of the enlisted men's barracks (west) at Fort Larned. The photograph was taken in July, 1965, by David von Riesen, when the buildings were used as a curio store called "The Sutler's Store."


Fort Larned in Kansas

Fort Larned in Kansas
Creator: Walker, Russell W.
Date: 1948
Photo #1 is of a building on the north side of Fort Larned. Photo #2 is a building on the south side of Fort Larned, built in 1866. The photos are stamped Nov. 30, 1948 by photographer Russell W. Walker, St. John, Kansas.


Fort Larned in Kansas

Fort Larned in Kansas
Date: 1982
Aerial view of the Fort Larned National Historic Site, taken in 1982.


Fort Larned in Pawnee County

Fort Larned in Pawnee County
Date: 1950-1956
Two aerial views of Fort Larned, on U.S. 156 highway, 6-7 miles west of Larned, Kansas, showing the remaining original fort buildings being used on the Frizell Ranch. The photograph does not show the bridge that is pictured in the accompanying color postcard by Don Smithson of Larned, Kansas.


Fort Larned, Kansas

Fort Larned, Kansas
Date: May 19, 1957
Five photos of the dedication of Fort Larned Museum, May 19, 1957. Photos 1 And 2 are different views of a reenactment of a Native American dance on the grounds of the museum with fort buildings in the background. Photos 3 and 4 are of visitors in front of fort buildings. The back of photo #5 is labeled 'staff' and is a posed picture of five individuals, four of them in period dress.


Fort Larned, Kansas

Fort Larned, Kansas
Date: 1886
View of Fort Larned looking northwest, 1886.


Fort Larned, Kansas

Fort Larned, Kansas
Date: 1860-1878
View of block house and parade ground of early Fort Larned.


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