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1888 Missouri Pacific railway system map

1888 Missouri Pacific railway system map
Creator: Rand McNally & Co., Engravers, Chicago
Date: 1888
This 1888 map illustrates the following rail lines: Mo.Pac, St. L., I, MT'N & S'N, MO., Kan. & Tex, Cent, BR. Un. Pac, INT & GT, and North'N, Texas & Pacific.


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


Aerial photographs Stafford, Kansas

Aerial photographs Stafford, Kansas
Date: 1888
These two photographs represent different aerial views of Stafford, Kansas from 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


A history of the National Army of Rescue

A history of the National Army of Rescue
Creator: Culverwell, James
Date: October, 1888
James Culverwell was a resident of Dentonia in Jewell County, Kansas. He was involved with organizing the Dentonia Union Labor Club, which was a predecessor to the Populist party. This pamphlet contains information about the activities of the Dentonia Union Labor Club as well as Culverwell's ideas concerning a National Army of Rescue. Culverwell wrote about his idea for an army to rescue the men imprisoned in Illinois for the Haymarket Massacre of 1886 if the membership of the group numbered "from one hundred thousand to five hundred thousand." The original paper was circulated and caused controversy in the county. This pamphlet contains Mr. Culverwell's accounts of these events.


Albert H. Thayer, Tariff Truths

Albert H. Thayer, Tariff Truths
Creator: Thayer, Albert H.
Date: August 1888
Albert F. Thayer of Maple Hill, Kansas, wrote this pamphlet addressed to the farmers of Wabaunsee County to explain why he was going to vote a Democratic ticket in the upcoming election. He wrote that he had voted for Republicans since 1861. The pamphlet deals with tariff issues from what became the Populist perspective. He gives examples of the cost of groceries and clothing with and without protective tariffs.


And we will be there, at Greenleaf's big fair

And we will be there, at Greenleaf's big fair
Creator: Washington County Agricultural and Mechanical Assocition
Date: September 12, 1888-September 14, 1888
This Greenleaf, Kansas, fair poster features two girls holding a hand fan.


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 1888

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


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


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's general office building, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's general office building, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1888
Employees standing in front of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's general office building, Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger depot, Fort Madison, Iowa

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger depot, Fort Madison, Iowa
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: January 02, 1888
This architectural drawing shows the first floor plan of the C. S. F. & C. Railway (a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company) passenger depot in Fort Madison, Iowa.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger depot, Fort Madison, Iowa.

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger depot, Fort Madison, Iowa.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: September 05, 1888
This architectural drawing scaled at 1/4" to the foot shows the first floor plan of the passenger deport for the C. S. F. & Co. Railway (a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway) in Fort Madison, Iowa.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1888


Auditor, Register of State Lands

Auditor, Register of State Lands
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889


August 1888

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


Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1888

Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1888
Creator: Kansas. State Charitable Institutions
Date: 1888
The Kansas State Reform School, also known as the Industrial School for Boys, was established in 1879 by a legislative act that appropriated $35,000 for the erection of buildings, etc., in Topeka, Kansas. Control and supervision of the school was placed in the hands of the Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. The school was located 3 miles north of the capitol building on an original tract of 170 acres that was given by the city of Topeka. The west wing of the main building was opened on June 1, 1881. The school taught boys the rudiments of useful employment as a means of supporting themselves after being discharged from the facility. The boys learned, among other things, tailoring, shoe and harness making, woodworking of various kinds, baking, and printing. Information included in this item is the treasurer's report, superintendent's report, and physician's report. Also included are tables that list movement of population, what crimes the child committed, at what age they were committed, nativity, and from what county.


Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas

Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: September 3 - 8, 1883
A poster announcing the Bismarck fair to be held at Lawrence, Kansas. Highlights of the fair include races, $2,500 in prizes, and no stall fees. The poster includes a color illustration of a horse race.


Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas

Bismarck fair, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: September 3 - 8, 1888
This poster announces the Bismarck Fair to be held in Lawrence, Kansas. The poster includes color illustrations of livestock.


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