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A complete set of surveys and plats or properties in Wyandotte County and Kansas City Kansas

A complete set of surveys and plats or properties in Wyandotte County and Kansas City Kansas
Creator: G.M. Hopkins & Co
Date: [c1887]
An atlas of Wyandotte County, Kansas, with owners of township property listed. It shows the railroad lands and various businesses.


Alfred M. Landon as an infant

Alfred M. Landon as an infant
Creator: Neiler, J. P.
Date: 1887
This is a cabinet card showing Alfred M. Landon as an infant.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #28

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #28
Date: 1887
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #28 at Crosby, Kansas, now known as Selkirk, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #504

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #504
Creator: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 22, 1887
This photograph shows William Beller and William Rain standing beside the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's steam locomotive #504, a Rhode Island type, in Wichita, Kansas. The gentleman standing at the back of the cab, Frank Galletly, later became an engineer on the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway and was killed while on duty.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Escondido, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Escondido, California
Creator: Slocum, J E
Date: Between 1887 and 1899
This sepia colored photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Escondido, California. The one-story wooden structure, built in 1887, provided passenger service until it closed in 1978. In 1985, the depot was moved to Grape Day Park in Escondido, California.


Bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue, Montclaire, near Denver, Colorado

Bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue, Montclaire, near Denver, Colorado
Creator: Denver Lithograph Company
Date: 1887
This lithographic souvenir of Arbor Day in 1887 shows a bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue from Montclair 350 feet above Denver, Colorado. Real estate dealer W. B. von Richthofen presented the souvenir which was printed by the Denver Lithograph Company. The map identifies Long's Peak and many sections of the city including City Park, Rohling's Addition, Hartman's Addition, Bellevue, Park Hill, Colfax Heights, Downington, Colfax Terrace, Von Richthofen's, addition to Montclair, the Zoological Gardens, Kensington, Montclair Gardens, Colfax Gardens, Hayden Dickinson's Subdivision, Montrose, and Garden City.


Bird's eye view of Denver, Colorado

Bird's eye view of Denver, Colorado
Date: 1887
This black and white drawing shows structures throughout Denver, Colorado, in 1887. There is a key at the bottom that gives numbers for specific structures such as the State Capitol, the county court house, churches, schools, hotels, office buildings, smelters, etc. However, the numbers can be difficult to locate.


Bird's eye view of the city of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of the city of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
Date: 1887
Tlhis lithograph is a bird's eye view of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas. It is an advertisement for the sale of land by Strickler, Daniels, & Pounds, real estate, loans, and investments and by the Investment Banking Company. The same people are involved in both business. Buildings/institutions identified in the legend at the bottom include the State Capitol, Bethany College, the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad shops, the State Reform School, Washburn College, State Insane Asylum, Potwin Place, and the State Fair Grounds. Some parts of the lithograph show detail on buildings and other are not very distinct. A number of other railroad lines are shown, in addition to AT&SF. The Kansas River runs through the northern portion of Topeka. Two areas, Washburn Place and Euclid Park, are shown and they are possibly real estate developments for the company producing the lithograph.


Bostwick Stock Farm

Bostwick Stock Farm
Date: 1887
This photograph represents an aerial view of John A. Bostwick's residence and farm near Kinsley, Kansas. The photograph was copied from the Official State Atlas of Kansas, L.H. Everts & Co., 1887, p. 245.


Burrell soddy, Ness County, Kansas

Burrell soddy, Ness County, Kansas
Date: Between 1886 and 1887
This photograph shows Frank, Henry and Otis Burrell with their dogs in front of the Burrell homestead in Ness County, Kansas. The sod house was located in northern Ness County and was built by Warren Burrell across the corner of three quarters of land.


Businesses in Garden City, Kansas

Businesses in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Garden City Sentinel
Date: 1887
This is a photograph showing the following businesses on Grant Block in downtown Garden City: A. H. Allinson Real Estate & Loans; J. D. Lathrop; Ohio Land Office; Bagby, Stubbs & Co. Real Estate, Loans & Abstracts; and Case & Lane, Land Loans & Law Office.


Capitol's library room, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol's library room, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1887
This sepia colored photograph shows the construction of the library room at the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. Located on twenty acres of land once owned by Cyrus K. Holliday, work began on the capitol October 17, 1866 when the cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse, an example of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1887
This black and white photograph shows three men shaping pieces of limestone for the construction of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. In the background sections of the stone are waiting to be assembled into columns. Work began on the capitol October 17, 1866 when the first cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.


Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railroad Bond Certificate

Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railroad Bond Certificate
Creator: Wichita (Kan.)
Date: 1887
This is certificate number 1 for the Chicago, Kansas, and Nebraska Railway Company in the sum of $1,000 in 1887. It is signed by J.P. Allen. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


City Drug Store, Dodge City, Kansas

City Drug Store, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: 1887
These photographs show interior views of the City Drug Store located on the northwest corner of Front and 2nd Avenue in Dodge City, Kansas. The first photograph shows Dr. Walter F. Pine, Dr. T. L. McCarty, and Dr. C. A. Milton standing in the store with various items on display on the shelves in the background. The second photograph shows several employees and customers in the store. The people pictured are (from left to right): Druggist Mervin, Mrs. J. H. Phillips, an unidentified lady, Dr. Walter F. Pine, Dr. Claude E. McCarty, Dr. T. L. McCarty, and Lutie Welch.


Colton, California

Colton, California
Creator: Elliott, W. W.
Date: 1887
This is a photograph showing a lithograph of Colton, California.


Complimentary admission ticket

Complimentary admission ticket
Creator: Western National Fair Association
Date: 1887
This complimentary press ticket was to "admit one Gentleman and one Lady" from "The Weekly Mail." The Western National Fair was held September 5-10, 1887, at Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, Kansas.


Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Kansas

Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1887
This photograph represents an illustration from "The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine", Volume 34, page 369 of Constitution Hall in Lecompton, Kansas. Lecompton Constitution Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, and as a National Historic Landmark in 1974.


Council Grove waterworks plant

Council Grove waterworks plant
Date: 1887
This photograph shows an early view of the Council Grove waterworks plant built in 1887.


Cowley County fair

Cowley County fair
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 05, 1887-September 09, 1887
A poster for the Cowley County fair to be held in Winfield, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include: races; an exposition; and excursion rates on railroads. Fair officers are S. P. Strong, president; W. J. Wilson, secretary; and A. H. Doane, treasurer.


Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas

Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
This poster announces a Cowley County fair to be held at Winfield, Kansas. The majority of the poster includes a color illustration of a livestock show.


Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas

Cowley County fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
A poster announcing a Cowley County fair in Winfield, Kansas. The poster includes a color illustration of a sulky race.


Cowley County fair, licensed hack

Cowley County fair, licensed hack
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: 1887
A poster advertising a licensed hack for the 1887 Cowley County fair. The fair is sponsored by the Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association. W.J. Wilson is listed as secretary to the association.


Cowley county fair, Winfield, Kansas

Cowley county fair, Winfield, Kansas
Creator: Cowley County Fair and Driving Park Association
Date: September 5 - 9, 1887
This poster for the Cowley County fair in Winfield, Kansas, proclaims that all farmers, artisans, and strangers should not forget the date of the fair.


Crawford County Fair, Girard, Kansas

Crawford County Fair, Girard, Kansas
Creator: Crawford County Agricultural Society
Date: October 4-7, 1887
A poster advertising livestock, horse racing, and entertainment events for the fourteenth annual exhibition of the Crawford County Fair Agricultural Society in Girard, Kansas. The same artwork is used for the Cowley County Fair poster in Winfield, Kansas, for 1886 (item 210470).


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