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18th Infantry Band, Fort Hays, Kansas

18th Infantry Band, Fort Hays, Kansas
Date: 1886
This is a view of the members of the 18th Infantry Band at Fort Hays, Kansas. Fort Hays was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.


A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin

A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin
Creator: Campbell, A. B.
Date: April 4, 1886
The Kansas adjutant general at Parsons sends a telegram to Governor John Martin of Topeka asking the governor for permission to furnish the mayor of Parsons with one hundred guns to preserve peace in the city. A strike of railroad workers on the Missouri Pacific Railroad at Parsons led company and city officials to ask the governor to arm citizens and for call out the militia.


A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin

A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin
Creator: Campbell, A. B.
Date: April 1, 1886
A.B. Campbell, Kansas Adjutant General, of Parsons, telegrams Kansas Governor John Martin, of Topeka, stating that another railroad engine has been killed and that he is leaving to investigate. This is in response to the local authority's request for National Guard troops during the railroad strike in the three state area.


A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin

A.B. Campbell to Governor John Martin
Creator: Campbell, A. B.
Date: April 9, 1886
Adjutant General Colonel A. B. Campbell of Parsons, Kansas, writes Kansas Governor John Martin of Topeka. He informs the governor that citizens are putting together a force of fifty special police to respond to striking railroad workers. Railroad employees at Parsons were striking and the governor granted permission to provide citizens with arms to keep the peace.


Abilene, Kansas, looking northwest from the Courthouse

Abilene, Kansas, looking northwest from the Courthouse
Date: 1886
Photograph of Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County, looking northwest from the Courthouse, 1886.


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Adjutant general & National Guard

Adjutant general & National Guard
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Aerial Navigation

Aerial Navigation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1888


Agricultural College

Agricultural College
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Agricultural College, Kansas State

Agricultural College, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Agriculture, State Board of

Agriculture, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.

An address to the employees of the Missouri Pacific Railway Co.
Creator: Hoxie, H.M.
Date: March 8, 1886
In this address, H.M. Hoxie, First Vice President of the Union Pacific Railway Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, informs the employees of events that have led up to the strike involving several railway systems throughout the country. On December 16, 1885, the United States Court took possession of the Texas and Pacific Railway making the employees of the railroad employees of the agents of the court. In March, 1886 these employees inaugurated a strike and the Knights of Labor notified superintendents of the railroads down the line that they would appoint and place their own watchmen to protect railroad property from loss and damage.


A.O. Brown to Governor John Martin

A.O. Brown to Governor John Martin
Creator: Brown, A.O.
Date: March 30, 1886
A.O. Brown, mayor of Parsons, Kansas, telegrams Kansas Governor john Martin, of Topeka, requesting immediate help from the "troops" over a labor dispute. Strikers had driven a freight train off the tracks near Parsons. In February 1885, railroad shop workers walked off the job because of a cut in pay and reduced hours of work. Governor Martin was able to negotiate a settlement to the strike but problems continued throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.


Appointments, Acknowledgements of

Appointments, Acknowledgements of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Appraisers of Salt Spring Lands

Appraisers of Salt Spring Lands
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


April 1886

April 1886
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: April 1886


Arbor Day

Arbor Day
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Architect, State

Architect, State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school

Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school
Date: 1886
View of the Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school in Topeka, Kansas.


A story of the Shawanoes (Shawnee)

A story of the Shawanoes (Shawnee)
Creator: Rayner, John Allen
Date: 1886
This reminiscence by George Bluejacket, a Shawnee (Shawanoe) Indian originally from Ohio, tells the creation story of the Shawnee people as well as the history of his own tribe. Although his story ends before the Shawnee were relocated to Kansas (then called Indian Territory), it appears that he relocated with the rest of his tribe. The reminiscence was recorded by John Allen Rayner, and the first page of the document is an explanatory letter written by Rayner.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depots, Raymond, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depots, Raymond, California
Date: 1886
This photograph shows a steam locomotive at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depots in Raymond, California. A new depot is in the process of being built.


Atchison, Topeka and  Santa Fe Railway Company's McQueen switch engine Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's McQueen switch engine Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1886
This photograph shows the first Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's McQueen switch engine arriving in Topeka, Kansas. A group of men are standing in front of the engine.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Railway Company depot, Lawrence, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Railway Company depot, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1886
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. It shows a large two story brick building with railroad tracks in the foreground and two carriages parked near the building.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages, Winslow, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages, Winslow, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: June 11, 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages nos. ten and eleven, built in 1886, at Winslow, Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages, Winslow, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages, Winslow, Arizona
Date: June 11, 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company cottages nos. twelve and thirteen built in 1886 at Winslow, Arizona


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