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Abel Alcala's VFW Membership Card

Abel Alcala's VFW Membership Card
Date: 1950
This is a photograph of Abel Alcala's Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) 1951 membership card for post number 1650 in Topeka, Kansas.


Aerial view of Hesston Sales Company, Hesston, Kansas

Aerial view of Hesston Sales Company, Hesston, Kansas
Creator: Hesston Corporation
Date: March 1, 1950
This photograph is an aerial view of Hesston Sales Company's new and used implements in Hesston, Kansas. It also shows the sales pavilion and livestock pens that held sales every Tuesday. This publication funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Aerial View of Johnson County, Kansas

Aerial View of Johnson County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transportation
Date: July 12, 1954
This aerial photograph, taken by the Kansas Department of Transportation, shows the area between 95th Street and 103rd Street in Johnson County, Kansas.


Aerial view of Menninger Clinic Children's Division, Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of Menninger Clinic Children's Division, Topeka, Kansas
Date: March 1950
This is an aerial view of Southard, the Menninger Clinic's facilities for children. It shows the Carriage House in the upper center of the photo, the North House with the many dormers in the middle, and the South House and craft shop in the lower area of the photograph. Topeka's Sixth Street is the street running through the middle of the photograph.


Aerial view of the early Menninger Clinic Children's Division in Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of the early Menninger Clinic Children's Division in Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1950
This view shows the Carriage House, the old Southard School and the South House located on West Sixth Avenue in Topeka. These were part of the initial Children's division of the Menninger Clinic. The Southard School was inspired by Ernest Southard, M.D. telling Dr. Karl "Don't forget the children!" It was established in 1925.


Arthur Capper

Arthur Capper
Date: 1945-1950
This photograph shows U.S. Senator Arthur Capper in front of a microphone with a script on the table near the end of his term as Senator which he held from 1919 to 1949 after being Kansas Governor from 1915 to 1919.


Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House, Los Angeles, California.

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House, Los Angeles, California.
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This recently expanded Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Freight House is located at Second Street and Santa Fe Avenue in Los Angeles, California. A Pensick & Gordon Toy Wholesalers building is in the background.


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 1951 and 1959
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Arkansas City, Kansas. The modern design depot , dedicated on April 27, 1951, features a flat roof, with corner windows and square panes of glass.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Carlsbad, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This photograph shows a view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway locomotive #82 at the depot in Carlsbad, New Mexico. The train connected with the San Francisco Chief at Clovis, New Mexico.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: June 19, 1950
This photograph shows a group of people waiting along the platform in front of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Dodge City, Kansas. The two-story red-brick structure, built in 1898, and designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style includes a passenger depot and railroad offices. In 2000, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the building is operated as a Amtrak stop but service is limited with two daily trains.


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: 1950
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, San Diego, California

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, San Diego, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This photograph shows the San Diegan passenger train arriving from Los Angeles at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in San Diego, California.


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

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Stafford, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Stafford, Kansas. The one-story "county seat" style depot built in 1911 features a gabled roof with a operator's bay and a enclosed freight room. At the pitch of the roof is the Santa Fe emblems which are commonly associated with a county seat depot. The structure was razed in November of 2016.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company reading room, Waynoka, Oklahoma

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company reading room, Waynoka, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This black and white photograph shows the interior of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's new Reading Room at Waynoka, Oklahoma. It was the former Harvey lunchroom. People gathered in the room are identified as (left to right): W. C. Smelcer, call boy; L. T. Miller (wearing cap), engineer, Wellington; J. A. Stinson, local Santa Fe agent; G. T. Snyder, utility clerk; E. E. Wood, brakeman, Wellington; J. M. Robinson, manager of the Reading Room, and H. C. Barber, National Car Loading expeditor. Mrs. L. Fry, stands behind the cigar counter.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1945 and 1950
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's diesel shop at 21st and Purple Streets in Chicago, Illinois. The shop was equipped to make all repairs to diesel-electric locomotives.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's dome car

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's dome car
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1950; copyright 1959
This photograph shows passengers on the top level of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's dome car. That level featured fifty-seven angled sightseeing seats. A solar control automatically regulated the dome temperatures in relation to the amount of sunlight.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shop, Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shop, Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
An interior view shows a 1900 class steam locomotive and streamlined diesels at the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops at Cleburne, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops, Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company shops, Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This interior view shows steam and diesel locomotives at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company shops at Cleburne, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shops, Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shops, Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
An interior view of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company's locomotive shop, at Cleburne, Texas, shows a partially dismantled 1900 class steam locomotive in the foreground. The steam locomotives were forced out of operation by the streamlined diesels. This photograph shows a stark contrast between the gleaming, modern diesels and the old steam locomotive.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Higgins, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Higgins, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company depot at Higgins, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company local freight, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company local freight, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company train carrying local freight through northern Arizona.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's dining car

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's dining car
Date: 1950
This black and white photograph shows passengers enjoying a meal on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Centennial Lounge on the Kansas City Chief.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Hotel, Waynoka, Oklahoma

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Hotel, Waynoka, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1950
This photograph shows the interior of a three bed crew room at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey Hotel in Waynoka, Oklahoma. The hotel closed in 1937.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's San Francisco Chief, Amarillo, Texas,

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's San Francisco Chief, Amarillo, Texas,
Date: 1950
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger train, the San Francisco Chief, at the depot in Amarillo Texas.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's San Francisco Chief, Arizona

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's San Francisco Chief, Arizona
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1955
This black and white photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger train the No. 1 San Francisco Chief, being pulled by Engine 17 in eastern Arizona.


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