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Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, Kansas
Date: 1875
A photograph showing Broadway Avenue, looking north in Abilene, Kansas.


A - D

A - D
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876


Agricultural College : Board of Regents

Agricultural College : Board of Regents
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873-1877


Agricultural College, Kansas State

Agricultural College, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873, 1875


Appointments

Appointments
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875, 1876


Arbor Day in Topeka, Kansas

Arbor Day in Topeka, Kansas
Date: April 22, 1875
This a photograph of Arbor Day activities at 8th & Jackson streets on the Statehouse grounds in Topeka, Kansas. Over 800 trees were planted on the statehouse grounds to commemorate the occasion; however, only a few lived through the summer.


Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph

Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph
Creator: Knight, J. Lee
Date: 1875
This is a carte de visite showing Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 11, 1875 to January 8, 1877.


Assistant superintendent for the St. Louis, Lawrence and Western Railroad appointed

Assistant superintendent for the St. Louis, Lawrence and Western Railroad appointed
Creator: St. Louis, Lawrence and Western Railroad
Date: August 21, 1875
This is a general order from E. C. Devereux of the St. Louis, Lawrence and Western Railroad announcing the appointment of W. H. Bancroft as the Assistant Superintendent.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1875


Auditor, State

Auditor, State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1874 - 1875


August Schulz diary

August Schulz diary
Date: 1872-1878
This diary was written by August(us) Schulz, who resided in McPherson County, Kansas. The diary describes the work and events that took place on the family farm in Canton Township, McPherson County. Schulz and his wife Luisa were born in Germany, according to the 1880 U. S. census. Augustus's age was listed as 54 and Luisa was 58. The first two pages of content labeled 1872 and 1873 are in German. They have four children, The two girls were Agnes, 24 years old, and Ottilie, age 16. The two boys were Alexander (23) and Hugo (20). In 1880 they were all living at home. Schulz provides details about the crops he is planting and several entries describe planting several hundred trees. The diary also mentions establishing land claims for the older children.


A view of the Dodge City,  Kansas, business district in 1875

A view of the Dodge City, Kansas, business district in 1875
Date: Between 1874 and 1876
This black and white photograph shows the Dodge City Kansas business district : Chas Rath & Co. General Outfittings, Long Branch Saloon, and Geo. M. Hoover's Wholesale Wines, Liquors, & Cigars.


A. W. Johnson and Isabella Johnson to Robert S. Wickizer

A. W. Johnson and Isabella Johnson to Robert S. Wickizer
Creator: Johnson, A. W.
Date: March 24, 1875
In this letter to his cousin, A. W. Johnson relates news from his homestead near Osage Mission, Neosho County. Johnson describes the grasshopper plague in vivid terms, and also mentions how the recent hard times in Kansas should not discourage emigration into the state. In fact, he goes so far as to state that now is the time to come, since land is cheap and the spring weather is "deliteful[sic]." Johnson also states, however, that the price of corn is high, and that high prices on goods make it difficult for him to support his family.


Barbara Ketchum

Barbara Ketchum
Date: 1875
Mounted tintype portrait of Barbara Ketchum, daughter of Lewis Ketchum a Wyandotte Indian.


Bird's Eye View of Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1875
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Great Bend, the county seat of Barton County. Great Bend is located on the Arkansas River and the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. The Courthouse is visible in its own "square." The image also shows the business district, churches, a school, and residences but no buildings are identified. Street names are given. This lithograph was done fairly early in the town's existence. The image was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Blind Asylum : trustee

Blind Asylum : trustee
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873-1877


Blind, Institution for the

Blind, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875 - 1876


Bonds (State, county, etc.)

Bonds (State, county, etc.)
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1874 - 1876


Brown's Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine Company stock certificate

Brown's Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine Company stock certificate
Date: February 13, 1875
This stock certificate entitles H. B. Cullum, receiver for the First National Bank in Topeka, Kansas, to 165 shares in capital stock of Brown's Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.


Buildings in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas

Buildings in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas
Date: 1875
This is a photograph showing businesses including the Strong City Bank and grocery stores in the 300 block of Cottonwood Street in Strong City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is construction on a building at the end of the block.


Captain Lewis Hanback's final report

Captain Lewis Hanback's final report
Creator: Hanback, Lewis
Date: 1875
This document is Captain Lewis Hanback's final report of an 1875 investigation into a conflict between Captain Ricker's company of state militia and a band of Osage Indians that occurred in 1874. The Osage Indians had filed a complaint with the Department of the Interior, claiming that the U. S. military had attacked a peaceful Indian encampment and stolen their horses and other property. Captain Lewis Hanback was ordered to take down testimonies and determine the circumstances surrounding the conflict. This final report summarizes these testimonies and includes a short history of Barbour County where the altercation took place.


C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson

C.B. Schmidt to Colonel A.S. Johnson
Creator: Schmidt, C. B.
Date: March 23, 1875
This letter is from C.B. Schmidt, foreign agent for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad to Colonel A.S. Johnson of the Land Commission. Schmidt writes about stopping in Prussia to get information on the local Mennonites and what their feelings are on immigrating to the United States.


Centennial Managers, Board of

Centennial Managers, Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875


Charitable and correctional institutions

Charitable and correctional institutions
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876


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