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11th - 17th Annual Kansas Day Meetings

11th - 17th Annual Kansas Day Meetings
Creator: Ackerman, Gertrude
Date: 1902-1908
This series of documents represents officer and program listings for the 11th through 17th Annual Kansas Day banquets. This is part of a bigger collection from Gertrude Ackerman.


1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas

1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1903
Here are twelve photographs showing the 1903 flood in Topeka, Kansas.


Ancient Order of United Workmen baseball team in Shawnee, Kansas

Ancient Order of United Workmen baseball team in Shawnee, Kansas
Date: October 04, 1903
This is a photograph of the AOUW (Ancient Order of United Workmen) 394 baseball team in Shawnee, Kansas. People in the photograph are (standing left to right) Dan Bousman, Theo. Wertz, Chas. Van Bebber, Dr. Harvey Maloney, Bert Keeran, Carl Gillespie and seated (left to right) Earl Hughes, Frank Keeran, Harvey Kiser, and Frank Wendt. The Ancient Order of United Workmen was a fraternal, charitable, beneficial, benevolent society, organized for the promotion of the welfare of its members and those dependent on them. It was formed in response to individuals moving from farms into urban areas during the late nineteenth century, providing a social network among those migrants. The organization held lectures, read essays, discussed news, encouraged research and the arts, and provided financial aid for the support and improvement of its members.


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.


Arkansas City residents to Governor Willis Bailey

Arkansas City residents to Governor Willis Bailey
Creator: Commercial Club of Arkansas City
Date: March 17, 1903
Community residents and members of the Commercial Club of Arkansas City send a resolution to Governor Bailey recommending the retention of ex-attorney General Goddard in the case of Kansas vs Colorado now pending in the United States Supreme Court.


Army maneuvers at Camp William Gary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas

Army maneuvers at Camp William Gary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922
Date: October 1903
This is a view of tents at Camp William Gary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe passenger train, Topeka, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe passenger train, Topeka, Kansas
Date: October 11, 1903
A photograph showing an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway passenger train departing from Topeka, Kansas.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Chanute, Kansas
Date: Between 1903 and 1919
These series of photographs show the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Chanute, Kansas. The first and third photographs show a street view of the depot, and the second image shows a west view of the tracks. The two-story red-brick building completed in 1903 is designed in the Richardsonian-Romanesque style and includes a passenger depot, with a Harvey House. In 1987, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The structure currently houses the Osa and Martin Johnson Safari Museum and the Chanute Public Library.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Osage City, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 08, 1903
This photograph from a postcard shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Osage City, Kansas.


Bank of Tescott, Tescott, Kansas

Bank of Tescott, Tescott, Kansas
Creator: Bank of Tescott (Tescott, Kan.)
Date: 1903-1974
This series of photographs contains reproductions of the Bank of Tescott in Tescott, Kansas, between 1903 and 1974. Reproductions include the Flood of 1903, construction of a new bank building in 1911, interior views of the bank, and the bank as it appeared in the 1970s.


Bell Grade School in Atchison County, Kansas

Bell Grade School in Atchison County, Kansas
Date: 1903-1905
This is a photo of Bell Grade School #59 students and teacher, Lancaster Township, Atchison County. The photo is for the 1904-05 school year. The school was two miles north of Lancaster. There is also a souvenier program for the 1903-04 school year. The students are listed as Eddie Dorssom, George Dorssom, Albert Dorssom, Julia Dorssom, Willie Dorssom, Ruth Dorssom, Louis Buttron, Edna Fuhrman, Laura Fuhrman, Clara Gigstad, Gena Gigstad, Harry Gigstad, Gilbert Gigstad, Julia Gigstad, Elsie Keithline, Anna Hegland, Grant Hegland, Susie Hegland, Josie Buckles, Gladness Cole, Alice Burns, Nettie Burns, Joe Hartman, Adolph Kloepper, Freddie Kloepper, Clara Petersen, Elsie Petersen, Grace Petersen, Lotta Petersen, Fred Matthias, Dessa Matthias, Willie Matthias, Max Matthias, Gladys Nettleton, Edna Nettleton, Oliver Nettleton, Robert Nettleton, William Nettleton, Guy Rule, Leon Rule, Martin Trainer. The teacher is Henry L. McLenon.


By-laws and trade rules of Carpenter's Union No. 1212

By-laws and trade rules of Carpenter's Union No. 1212
Creator: Carpenters' Union
Date: July 25, 1903
The by-laws and trade rules of Carpenter's Union No. 1212 in Coffeyville, Kansas.


Cabinet card of Laura Palenske

Cabinet card of Laura Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1903
This studio portrait cabinet card was created as a double exposure by Alma photographer Gus Meier, featuring two views of Laura Palenske. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Cabinet card of Laura Palenske

Cabinet card of Laura Palenske
Creator: Meier, Gustav H., 1865-1941
Date: Around 1903
This is a cabinet card portrait of Laura Palenske. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas

Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Pennell, Joseph Judd, 1866-1922
Date: October 1903
Members of Co. L, First Kansas at Camp William Cary Sanger, Fort Riley, Kansas. The soldiers are in formation in front of tents. Railroad passenger cars are visible in the background.


Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

Capitol, Topeka, Kansas
Date: July 27, 1903
This black and white photograph from a glass plate negative, shows the capitol from 10th and Van Buren Streets 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, a reflection of French Renaissance architecture and Corinthian details, was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.


Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store; Manhattan, Kansas

Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store; Manhattan, Kansas
Date: 1902-1903
These photographs show the Carl Engel Drug, Grocery, and Hardware Store located in the 200 block of Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan, Kansas. The first photograph shows an interior view of the drug and grocery store. There are several men and women standing in the store, and display cases and shelves full of items for sale are also visible. The second photograph shows an interior view of the Engel Hardware Store. There are three men standing in the store, and visible hardware items include metal pots, kettles, cans, a display case full of scissors, brooms, and many other items. The third photograph shows an interior view of the drug and grocery store. There are three men and a woman standing in the store, and display cases and shelves full of items for sale are also visible. There is also a large potted plant visible on the left side of the picture. The fourth photograph is an exterior view of the Carl Engel Drug Store during the 1903 flood. Several men are visible standing on what appear to be rafts on the water in front of the store. One man is seen standing in the water with the water nearly up to his waist. The top of the building shows a construction date of 1885.


Carry Nation's bible

Carry Nation's bible
Creator: American Bible Society
Date: 1903
Inscribed black leather Bible once owned by Carry A. Nation, a devout Christian and nationally recognized temperance advocate. Nation gave this Bible to her nephew, Joseph Moore. Nation, a resident of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, was known to enter establishments that served alcohol illegally and attack the bar with a hatchet to discourage drinking. She was frequently jailed for vandalism. The Bible's inscription reads, "To my dear nephew Joe from Aunt Carry A. Nation. Remember dear who gave you this in other days to come. When she who penned there lives sleeps in her narrow home. This is the way of life, walk in it."


Catholic school group in Alma, Kansas

Catholic school group in Alma, Kansas
Date: 1903
This is a studio portrait of a group of students and staff from the Catholic School in Alma, Kansas.


Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: May 30, 1903
This black and white photograph shows a group of people escaping from rising waters in Cedar Point, Kansas. The extremely heavy rains from May 30th to June 1st of 1903 caused a great deal of flooding to the Kansas River Basin and to the Kansas and Missouri Republican River Basin.


Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway train wreck, McFarland, Kansas

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway train wreck, McFarland, Kansas
Creator: McCoy, W. A.
Date: 1903
Two photographs of men atop the wreckage of a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway train that fell into Mill Creek at Hendricks Creek after a 1903 flood washed away one of the railroad bridges in McFarland, Kansas.


Clarence White, prisoner 910

Clarence White, prisoner 910
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: November 24, 1903
This photograph shows inmate Clarence White, prisoner 910. He was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on November 24, 1903 from Labette County, Kansas for breaking out of jail.


Cleaning up after a flood, Topeka, Kansas

Cleaning up after a flood, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kilburn, B. W.
Date: 1903
A photograph showing people cleaning up after the 1903 flood in North Topeka, Kansas.


Coffeyville Vitrified Brick & Tile Company, Chanute, Kansas

Coffeyville Vitrified Brick & Tile Company, Chanute, Kansas
Date: May 15, 1903
This photograph shows a group of workmen from the Coffeyville Vitrified Brick & Tile Company in Chanute, Kansas.


Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Kansas

Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Kansas
Creator: Strickrott, John F.
Date: 1903
View of Constitution Hall in Lecompton, Kansas.


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