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Ada Sage Laverty home at Alma, Kansas

Ada Sage Laverty home at Alma, Kansas
Date: 1979
This exterior view of the home of Ada Sage Laverty, located at 403 E. 4th Street in Alma, Kansas, is dated 1979. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


American Agriculture Movement protest in Washington, D. C.

American Agriculture Movement protest in Washington, D. C.
Creator: Anderson, Marsha
Date: February 05, 1979
A photograph of a burned tractor near the capitol in Washington, D.C. Vernon Deines and others from Kansas transported the tractor to Washington and set it on fire as part of the American Agriculture Movement protesting unfair crop prices. On February 5, 1979, thousands of farmers and tractors converged on the city. Before the day was out, 19 farmers had been arrested, 17 tractors impounded, and police had penned the farmers into an involuntary prison camp on the Washington Mall.


American Legion baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas

American Legion baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas
Date: 1979
This photograph from 1979 shows the American Legion Post 160 baseball team from Silver Lake, Kansas. The team won the Class AA American Legion state championship by defeating Manhattan in the title game played in Concordia. Pictured in the back row are (l to r): Tim Cunningham; Ron Drake; Shane Saia; Jerry Kruger; Billy Childs; Jon McCormick; Vic Saia (coach); and, Sheldon Pokorney (head coach). In the front are (l to r): Tom Hinson; David Workman; Dudley Brooks; Bruce Ferguson; Alan Cunningham; Shannon Saia; Bryan Ferguson; and, Alan Martinek. Digital reproduction of the photo was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.


An Agrarian Site in Phillips County, 14PH315

An Agrarian Site in Phillips County, 14PH315
Date: 1979
Shown are the remains of a limestone foundation and wall as they stood when the slide was shot in 1979 by a Kansas Historical Society archeologist. Each stone had tool dressing marks on from hand quarrying. The highest portion of the wall was 3 feet and it is estimated that the structure, purpose unknown, measured 16 feet by 10 feet.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's exchange building, Chicago, Illinois

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's exchange building, Chicago, Illinois
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: December 1979
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's exchange building during a snow storm in Chicago, Illinois.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company autoveyor

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company autoveyor
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: May 1979
This color transparency shows the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's autoveyor ETTX 853613.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company rail yard, Barstow, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company rail yard, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: July 1979
This slide shows a sunset over the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company rail yard at Barstow, California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe shop workers in Cleburne, Texas

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe shop workers in Cleburne, Texas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
A slide of ATSF workers in front of a locomotive in Cleburne, Texas.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe coal train heading to York Canyon Mine for loading
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: October 1979
A slide of an ATSF empty coal train heading to York Canyon Mine in New Mexico, for loading.


Autoveyor car interior, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor car interior, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
Interior view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor car as a new automobile is loaded into it at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars lined up to load new automobiles at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
Aerial view of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars lined up to load new automobiles at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
This aerial view shows a three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's autoveyor cars at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars as new automobiles are loaded into them via ramps at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars as new automobiles are loaded into them via ramps at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Barstow Diesel Facility, Barstow, California

Barstow Diesel Facility, Barstow, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: November 1979
A slide of the Barstow diesel facility in Barstow, California.


Bird's eye view of Oak Dale Park, Salina, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Oak Dale Park, Salina, Kansas
Creator: Ramsey, Millett & Hudson Lith., Kansas City, MO.
Date: 1879
Artist Augustus Koch drew this bird's eye view of Oak Dale Park in Salina, Kansas, in the 1870s and Ramsey, Millett & Hudsen, lithographers of Kansas City, Missouri, created this print in 1879. The print shows the park confined within a bow of the Smoky Hill River outside of Salina. W. R. Geis owned the property and was secretary and manager of the Kansas State Tournament which was held at the park from October 7 - 11, 1879. Besides Geis, tournament organizers included L. C. Wasson, Ottawa; C. J. Kendall, Osage City; J. D. Patterson, Lawrence; Willis Kesler, Salina; D. R. Wagstaff, Salina; W. S. Stambaugh, Abilene. The park included a Swiss cottage (park hotel), a bowling alley, an exposition hall, a flying dutchman merry-go-round, a grand stand and half-mile track, a judge's stand, Vahn's greenhouse, training stables, a ticket office, bird traps and shooting stand, and a river boat steamer called the "Belle of Salina." Since 1977 the park has been home to the annual Smoky Hill River Festival arts fair.


Bluff at "100 Head Draw," Rawlins County, Kansas

Bluff at "100 Head Draw," Rawlins County, Kansas
Creator: Piper, William C.
Date: 1979
This photograph shows the bluff at "100 Head Draw" in Rawlins County, Kansas. This area is related to the Last Indian Raid in Kansas, September 30, 1878.


Bourgmont's route to central Kansas

Bourgmont's route to central Kansas
Creator: Reichart, Milton
Date: September 15, 1979
Milton Reichart created this map to accompany his article on Etienne de Bourgmont's route to central Kansas which appeared in the Summer 1979 issue of Kansas History (Vol. 2, no. 2). Reichart adapted the map from the State Geological Survey of Kansas, 1964 M-1.


Car on Main Street in Lindsborg, Kansas

Car on Main Street in Lindsborg, Kansas
Creator: Klocke, Laura
Date: Between 1978 and 1979
This photograph represents Terry Wierman posing with a car on the Main Street in Lindsborg, Kansas.


Excerpts from taped interviews with John Stadler

Excerpts from taped interviews with John Stadler
Creator: Stadler, John
Date: 1979
This oral history interview with John Stadler, Stevens County, describes his experiences during the dust bowl of the 1930s. He devotes much of the interview to reminiscing about how these dust storms interrupted the daily routines of those living in western Kansas. Stadler worked for the local gas company, and he also supervised the drilling of 443 wells near Hugoton. Copied from Dust Storms as Remembered by Hugoton Citizens.


Fienhage family in Axtell, Kansas

Fienhage family in Axtell, Kansas
Date: November 1979
This is a photograph showing members of the Fienhage family (left to right): Jean (Fienhage) Holthaus, Bill Fienhage, Wilfred J. Fienhage, John Fienhage, Rita (Henry) Fienhage, Mary (Fienhage) Neal, and Diane Fienhage in Axtell, Kansas.


Governor Carlin notes on 1979 China trip

Governor Carlin notes on 1979 China trip
Creator: Carlin, John, 1940-
Date: August 1979
Governor Carlin's observations about the 1979 Kansas trade mission to China. He describes trip logistics (hotels, flights, food, etc.), identifies the major challenges facing China, and lists the highlights and benefits of the trip. Governor Carlin led this and two other trips to China (in 1984 and 1986) to explore potential economic, educational, scientific, and cultural exchanges between Kansas and the Peoples Republic of China.


Governor John Carlin

Governor John Carlin
Date: January 08, 1979
This is a photo of Governor John Carlin speaking at his inaugural ceremony at the Topeka Auditorium in Topeka, Kansas.


Governor John Carlin

Governor John Carlin
Date: January 08, 1979
This is a photograph of Governor John Carlin at his inaugural ceremony at the Topeka Auditorium in Topeka, Kansas. Former Governor Robert Bennett is also shown in the photo.


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