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6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas

6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: 1900
View of the mounted 6th Cavalry Band at Fort Riley, Kansas.


6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas

6th Cavalry Band, Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: 1900
View of members of the 6th Cavalry Band of Fort Riley, Kansas, posed with their instruments on the wooden steps of a stone building.


A Sunday with Pastor Sheldon article

A Sunday with Pastor Sheldon article
Date: March 07, 1900
A sheet from The Christian Herald and Signs Of Our Times featuring an article on Charles Sheldon, A Sunday with Pastor Sheldon.


About labor trusts

About labor trusts
Creator: Martin, George W. (George Washington), 1841-1914
Date: June 6, 1900
A letter written by George W. Martin of Kansas, to Representative Chester I. Long in Washington, D.C., on labor trusts and their economic impact on the nation.


African American children, Topeka, Kansas

African American children, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Gates, W.A.
Date: June 20, 1900
This sepia colored photograph shows a group of African American children gathered in front of a home in the Tennessee Town neighborhood in Topeka, Kansas. The neighborhood was located southwest of the Capitol building. Some "exodusters" settled in this area of Topeka.


A group of Swedish men and women, Greeley County, Kansas

A group of Swedish men and women, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: 1900
An unidentified group of thirteen Swedish men and women seated in front of a chalkboard, Greeley County, Kansas. The chalkboard reads, "We are the people!?-: Us and Co.," between two illustrations of round faces. An inscription on the photograph reads, "!Dontcher know?"


Albert Dwight Searl

Albert Dwight Searl
Creator: Storm, F. D.
Date: About 1900
This cabinet card shows Albert Dwight Searl, (1831-1902), a surveyor and Civil War solider. He arrived in Lawrence, Kansas, on September 15, 1854 with the second party of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. A surveyor by profession, Searl went to work laying out the entire city of Lawrence and the city of Topeka, Kansas. He also surveyed the Kansas towns of Manhattan, Burlington, El Dorado, and Osawatomie before the start of the Civil War. In 1861, Searl enlisted as a private in the Eighth Kansas Volunteers and within a short period of time he was promoted to second lieutenant and later a first lieutenant of Company D. During the final years of the war, Searl transferred to the 9th Kansas Calvary before he mustered out of service. After the war, Searl resumed his career by surveying towns along the Union Pacific Railroad and he became the chief engineer for the St. Louis, Lawrence & Denver Railroad and the St. Louis, Lawrence & Western Railroad. As construction on the railroad moved across Kansas and into the Colorado territory, Searl found himself moving from Lawrence in 1872 to Leadville, Colorado. In Colorado, he surveyed the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad and was engaged in a number of mining ventures. On October 20, 1902 Albert Dwight Searl died at his home in Leadville, Colorado, at the age of seventy-one. Burial was in Lawrence, Kansas.


Amos Bull's golden anniversary, Logan County, Kansas

Amos Bull's golden anniversary, Logan County, Kansas
Date: 1900
This photograph shows Amos Bull and his wife surrounded by family and friends celebrating their golden wedding anniversary at their home in Logan County, Kansas.


Andrew Bahr and family

Andrew Bahr and family
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1900
This is a photograph of Andrew Bahr and family copied from the Standard Atlas of Clay County, Kansas.


An important letter to T.C.T.A.U. crusaders

An important letter to T.C.T.A.U. crusaders
Creator: Twentieth Century Total Abstinence Union
Date: July 31, 1900
A letter sent to members of the Twentieth Century Total Abstinence Crusade that informs them how to recruit and secure new members. Accompanying the letter would be a packet of material full of pledge cards, badges, and literature promoting the organization and its cause, abstinence from liquor consumption.


Anna Hittle souvenirs

Anna Hittle souvenirs
Date: 1900-1903
This series of high school souvenirs are from Jackson County, Kansas. Included with the souvenirs is a program and a merit certificate.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part eleven of twelve. Views of Bridal Veil Park in Fort Scott, the Kansas City stock yards, and Washburn College in Topeka are some of the featured photographs.


Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr.

Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr.
Date: Between 1899 and 1900
This is a cabinet card showing Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr., who served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1899-1900. Stanley, a Republican, represented District 86 in Lincoln County. He read law under the tutelage of a local lawyer in Lincoln, Kansas and was admitted to the Kansas Bar. Stanley moved his family to Kansas City, Kansas in 1911 where he practiced law for 44 years. In 1921, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Sr. served in the Kansas House of Representatives where he represented District 8, Kansas City, Kansas. His son, Arthur Jehu Stanley, Jr., joined his father in private practice in 1928 and later became a U.S. District Judge for the state of Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway pass

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway pass
Date: 1900
This Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway pass belonged to Louis Palenske. It was given to Palenske during his terms in the Kansas State Legislature, and it allowed him to ride to all ATSF stations in Kansas for free. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Ashland, Kansas
Date: 1900
This photograph shows a group of people gathered in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Ashland, Kansas. In the background a steam locomotive is pulling into the station.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Hutchinson, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between January 1900 and December 31, 1929
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harvey House and the Bisonte Hotel in Hutchinson, Kansas. These buildings were designed by architect J.G. Holland The facilities opened in November of 1897 and provided services for a number of years until closing in the late 1940s due to the decline in rail services. The hotel was razed between 1964 and 1965.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Wilmore, Kansas
Date: 1900
This sepia-colored photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Wilmore, Kansas. In the background, a steam locomotive and water tank are visible.


Band, Strong City, Kansas

Band, Strong City, Kansas
Date: Between January 01, 1890 and December 31, 1900
Band riding on horse-drawn wagon in Strong City, Kansas


Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1900

Biennial report of the State Reform School, 1900
Creator: Kansas. State Charitable Institutions
Date: 1900
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 reports from the superintendent, engineer, and physician, as well as general statistics on the reform school.


Boys Council, Hays, Kansas

Boys Council, Hays, Kansas
Date: 1900
This photograph represents the City Council of Hays, Kansas in 1900. Nicknamed the "Boys Council", members include: Will Carrick, Fred Haffamier, Frank Havemann, John Basgall, Fred Schwaller and Alex Bissing.


Boys, Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory

Boys, Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1900
View of three Native American boys seated on their horses in the middle of Cash Creek, near Fort Sill, Oklahoma Territory.


Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske

Cabinet card, Minnie Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1900
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 Palenske

Cabinet card of Minnie Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1900
This is a studio portrait of Minnie Palenske, 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 Palenske, Rosie Noller, and Laura Thoes

Cabinet card of Minnie Palenske, Rosie Noller, and Laura Thoes
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1900
This is a cabinet card showing, from top to bottom, Minnie Palenske Zwanziger, Rosie Noller Eck, and Laura Thoes. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card of Minnie Palenske Zwanziger

Cabinet card of Minnie Palenske Zwanziger
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1900
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.


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