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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".


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 & 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Businesses in Manhattan, Kansas

Businesses in Manhattan, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
This is a stereograph showing businesses in Manhattan, Kansas. The building on the left might be Carl Engel's general merchandise store.


Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske

Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1890
This is a studio portrait cabinet card of Minnie Palenske Zwanziger, the daughter of Louis and Emma Palenske of Alma, Kansas. Two versions of the same photograph are displayed here. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske

Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1890
This is a studio portrait cabinet card of Minnie Palenske Zwanziger, the daughter of Louis and Emma Palenske of Alma, Kansas. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card of Minnie and Fred Palenske

Cabinet card of Minnie and Fred Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1890
This is a studio portrait cabinet card of Minnie and Fred Palenske, the children of Louis and Emma Palenske of Alma, Kansas. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card of Minnie and Max Palenske

Cabinet card of Minnie and Max Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1890
This is a studio portrait cabinet card of Max Palenske, left, and his sister, Minnie, with a doll carriage. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card of Minnie and Max Palenske

Cabinet card of Minnie and Max Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1890
This is a studio portrait cabinet card of Minnie Palenske, left, and her brother, Max Palenske of Alma, Kansas, photographed by their father, Louis Palenske. Max is holding a pencil and paper, and Minnie appears to be holding a photograph. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Carl A. Swensson

Carl A. Swensson
Date: Between 1889 and 1890
This black and white photograph shows Reverend Dr. Carl A. Swensson. He was the leader of the Swedish Lutheran Church and founder of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. The photograph was taken by Bror Gustaf Grondal in Lindsborg, Kansas.


Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Dodge City, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: 1890
This photograph shows a general view of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad depot in Dodge City, Kansas. In the foreground two men are visibly standing on the platform. The depot with clapboard siding has been moved and is privately owned.


Colorado Building, Arkansas City, Kansas

Colorado Building, Arkansas City, Kansas
Creator: Croft & Cusick
Date: May 1890
A sepia colored photograph of the Colorado Building in Arkansas City, Kansas. On the left hand side of the photograph, a sign advertising The Strong & Ross Banking Company is visible.


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