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A boquet of flowers in rhyme on the liquor trade

A boquet of flowers in rhyme on the liquor trade
Creator: Hampe, H. W.
Date: 1890
A small pamphlet written by Reverend H.W. Hampe on the duty and work of the Gospel Ministry to "strike at the root of all evils in Church", one being the liquor trade, and the need for all to be independent from "King Alcohol".


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1893
Letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey about the appointment of Adjutant General. There are letters from individuals writing to the Governor to request General J. N. Roberts be appointed as Adjutant General. In addition, a petition from African American citizens requests Governor Humphrey appoint S. M. Lanham, Clerk in the Adjutant Office, the position as Adjutant General of Kansas. Adjutant General is the highest-ranking official in the State and is subordinate to the Governor. Adjutant is also a member of the Governor's Cabinet and advises the Governor on military and emergency management matters.


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1892
This file contains correspondence between the Adjutant General, J. A. Roberts, and Kansas Governor Humphrey concerning various military matters in the State of Kansas. A letter from J. A. Roberts provides the Governor with a report on the meeting of the National Guard Association held in Washington D. C. on February 5th and 6th, 1890. In the letter J. A. advises the Governor of a bill being presented before the United States Congress called the Henderson bill, he also advises of the situation pertaining to firearms for the State. Other letters are from Governor Humphrey writing to J. A. Roberts to respond to a letter concerning the Price Raid, as well as, providing arms for cities in Kansas.


Agent, state

Agent, state
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1890-1891
A letter from Samuel J. Crawford, Agent of the State, informs Kansas Governor Humphrey that he has introduced a bill to the House of Representatives and requests the Governor look over the bill and make any necessary changes. A bill, H. R. 6429, introduced from Mr. Funston in the House of Representatives on February 6, 1890, which requests to reimburse the State of Kansas for money expended in the adjustment and settlement of citizens of the said State for property captured or destroyed by the Confederate forces during the late war, and for other reasons. A separate letter from Samuel J. Crawford informs the Governor he has secured an adjustment of the Kansas sales of public land. A telegram from Crawford informs the Governor the bill passed and is now before the President.


Agricultural College, Board of Regents

Agricultural College, Board of Regents
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1892
This file includes letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey concerning the appointment of Regent for the Agricultural College in Kansas. There are several letters and a petition that requests the Governor appoint R. P. Kelley of Eureka, Kansas, as the Regent of the Agricultural College. A separate petition requests the Governor appoint Charles H. Lewis of Miami County, Kansas, as one of the Board of Regents of the Agricultural College.


Agricultural College, Kansas State

Agricultural College, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1892
A letter on March 7, 1889, from Morgan Caraway, informs Kansas Governor he received the commission as Regent of the Agricultural College and gives thanks to the Governor for the appointment. A formal invitation from G. T. Fairchild asks the Governor to attend and give a speech at the Annual Commencement week for the Agricultural College. A letter on April 20, 1890, from F. P. Moore, acknowledges his appointment as Regent of the State Agricultural College. A document from the Department of the Interior on September 22, 1890, calls attention to an Act, entitled "An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862".


Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: 1890
This photograph captures a young Alfred Mossman Landon at the age of two. In the photograph, he is wearing a straw hat with a toy sailboat in a barrel filled with water. Landon would go on to be Kansas governor from 1933 to 1937, and run in the 1936 Republican Presidential election, losing to President Franklin Roosevelt.


American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas

American National Bank Building, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the American National Bank Building in Arkansas City, Kansas. A horse drawn street car is in the foreground.


Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas

Arkansas City Milling Company, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Arkansas City Milling Company and canal in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 in Atchison, Kansas

Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 in Atchison, Kansas
Date: 1890
This is a photograph showing Atchison Railway Light and Power Company's car #5 possibly at the Forrest Park turnaround in west Atchison, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Arkansas City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
This sepia colored photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Arkansas City, Kansas. A steam locomotive and rolling stock are visible in front of the depot.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Arkansas City, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1890 and 1931
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot and eating house in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Spearville, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Spearville, Kansas
Creator: Soule, A.L.
Date: c1890
This photograph shows a group of men gathered in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Spearville, Kansas. The one-story wooden structure with batten siding still stands and has been relocated south of the tracks on Main Street where it operates as a museum.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wichita, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1890
This photograph shows the second Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Wichita, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge in Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Reaugh, James
Date: 1890
A photograph of a Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge over the Kansas River in Topeka, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yards and round house in Arkansas City, Kansas.


Atlantic & Pacific Railroad roundhouse, Needles, California

Atlantic & Pacific Railroad roundhouse, Needles, California
Date: 1890
This photograph shows the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad roundhouse in Needles, California. To the right of the roundhouse is the sand house and the west end of the coal chute. The machine shop was in the right or east end of the roundhouse.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1892
This file contains correspondence to Kansas Governor Humphrey relating to matters in the Office of Attorney General. A letter concerning the reward offered under the proclamation of Governor Martin for the arrest and conviction of the murderer Thomas Cody. A letter from the Sheriff of Sedgwick County, Kansas, requests the Governor issue requisition papers to Kansas City, Missouri for the arrest of S. H. England. A separate letter from L. B. Kellogg Attorney General, informs the Governor he agrees with the decision that Notary Public of Wallace County would remain as Notary Public until the said county is organized, and a clerk of the district court is elected. Additional letters pertain to requisition papers for fugitives, acknowledgment of communications concerning various matters, and investigation requests regarding many issues. The Attorney General provides legal services to state agencies and board, promotes open and accountable government, issues opinions, protects consumers from fraud, and assists the victims of crime as well as defends the state in civil proceedings.


Auditor, state

Auditor, state
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1890-1892
This file contains letters from T. McCarthy, Auditor for the State of Kansas, concerning war loan bonds. Also included are certificates of audited claims for raid losses and statements showing the balance in the State Treasury on July 1, 1890, amount received (including the balance) for the six months, and balance in the Treasury at the close of business December 31, 1890. A letter from Edward Jaquins asks the Governor to determine the validity and worth of the Stevens Company funding bonds.


Augusta Bruchmiller memorandum book

Augusta Bruchmiller memorandum book
Creator: Bruchmiller, Augusta
Date: Between January 1890 and March 1896
Augusta Bruchmiller recorded income and expenditures for the family farm from 1890 through 1896 in this ledger book. Otto (husband) and Carl (son) may also have made entries. Expenditures are very detailed and illustrate the types of products and supplies purchased by this farm family. Items purchased include fabric, furniture, magazines, shoes, toothpicks, photographs, soap, starch, and numerous other items. Food supplies that were purchased include baking powder, soda, cranberries, coffee, tea, chocolate, etc. According to the donor, in November 1895, daughter Vera died of "inflammation of the stomach" and entries in the book reflect expenses for a doctor and the graveyard. Income came from the sale of butter, eggs, and other items grown on the farm as well as money earned by the children. The family lived in Sarcoxie Township, Jefferson County, ten miles north of Lawrence, Kansas. Brookmiller was an alternate form of the surname Bruchmiller. This book was loaned for copying by family members.


August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks

August Utermann's Central Livery and Feed Stable, 316 Missouri, Alma, Ks
Date: 1890
This is a photograph of August Utermann's Central Livery Stable at 316 Missouri, Alma, Kansas. It was built in 1884 and this view is from 1890. Around 1900, Utermann built a new livery stable at 504 Missouri, where the American Legion building was constructed in 1936. There is one horse drawn carriage and several people shown in the photograph.


Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota

Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota
Date: 1890
Postcard showing members of the Lakota Sioux tribe surrendering to the U.S. Seventh Cavalry after the Battle of Wounded Knee. The December 29, 1890, battle was considered the last major conflict between U.S. troops and Native Americans.


Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1890

Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1890
Creator: Kansas. State Charitable Institutions
Date: 1890
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 are statistical tables on the Boys Reform School as well as tables for the other charitable institution operated by the State. These include the Topeka Insane Asylum, Osawatomie Insane Asylum, Institution for Deaf and Dumb, Intuition of the Blind, Soldiers' Orphan's Home, Asylum for the Idiotic and Imbecile Youth, and the Industrial School for Girls.


Blind, Institution for the

Blind, Institution for the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
Several letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey request the reappointment of George Miller as the Superintendent at the Wyandotte Asylum. The individuals of the letters express their support as well as their belief in Millers' ability. A letter from John Walker asks the Governor to keep Mrs. Chase, a teacher at the Institution for the Blind he informs the Governor that she has only been reprimanded once by the Superintendent and has not repeated her actions. Additional letters concern the appointment of positions within the Board as well as Superintendent.


Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the

Blind, Kansas Institution for the Education of the
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1891
This file contains correspondence from the members of the Kansas Institution for the Education of the Blind to Kansas Governor Humphrey. The letters provide the Governor with reports and updates on the education and instruction of the students at the school. A letter from Allen Buckner, Superintendent, informs the Governor of the total number of students enrolled in the school. Buckner also advises the Governor that students are learning to use the typewriter. A separate letter from Lewis, the Music Teacher, provides the Governor with an outline of the student's curriculum. Other letters discuss appointments and reappointments of certain positions, and a letter from Buckner recommends the school obtain a good oculist.


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