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A. Cutler residence in Council, Grove, Kansas

A. Cutler residence in Council, Grove, Kansas
Creator: Anderson, Walt
Date: December 09, 1897
This photograph shows the Cutlers standing on the back porch of their home in Council Grove, Kansas.


A. D. Gise home in Coffeyville, Kansas

A. D. Gise home in Coffeyville, Kansas
Date: 1917
This is a photograph of A. D. Gise's home probably located at 611 Spruce in Coffeyville, Kansas. A. D. Gise owned the A. D. Gise Motor Company.


A.S. Parsons' residence, Finney County, Kansas

A.S. Parsons' residence, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a view of A. S. Parsons' residence in Finney County, Kansas. In addition to the residence, an outbuilding is visible on the left side of the photo.


Ada Laverty residence in Alma, Kansas

Ada Laverty residence in Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1975 and 1985
Photograph of the stone house located at 403 East 4th Street in Alma, Kansas. Ada Laverty (1906-2003) lived in this house for nearly a century.


Aerial view of McFarland, Kansas

Aerial view of McFarland, Kansas
Date: August 17, 1962
An aerial view of the town of McFarland, Kansas.


Aerial view of Prospect Hills, Topeka, Kansas

Aerial view of Prospect Hills, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1955 and 1960
This is an aerial view of Prospect Hills, Topeka, Kansas. The residential subdivision was located west of Gage Boulevard, south of the Kansas River, east of Fairlawn Road, and north of Sixth Avenue. This photograph was taken prior to the streets being paved.


Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transporation
Date: November 30, 1956
A series of aerial photographs showing construction of I-70 Interstate west of Gage Boulevard. Also, the areas east of Gage Boulevard to MacVicar Avenue, where I-70 was eventually built. Recognizable sites include: West Hills residential area; Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; sand and concrete company; and Union Pacific Railroad tracks.


Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Department of Transporation
Date: February 27, 1957
A series of aerial photographs showing areas adjacent to the Kansas River, prior to the construction of I-70 Interstate, and east of downtown Topeka. Recognizable sites include: the Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; Union Pacific Railroad tracks and bridge; Topeka State Hospital grounds; Ward-Mead home; Topeka Avenue bridge; Kansas Avenue bridge; business buildings north of Fourth Street; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shops, tracks and bridge; and Auburndale, Potwin, East Topeka and Oakland residential areas.


Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas

Aerial views of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Dept. of Transporation
Date: February 27, 1957
A series of aerial photographs showing areas adjacent to the Kansas River, prior to the construction of I-70 Interstate, and east of downtown Topeka. Recognizable sites include: Highway 75; Lower Silver Lake Road; Kansas River; Topeka Water Department treatment plant; Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad tracks and bridge; Ward-Mead home; Topeka Avenue bridge; Kansas Avenue bridge; business buildings north of Fourth Street; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway shops, track and bridge; and East Topeka and Oakland residential areas.


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 gathering at Jonathan Erickson's home, Russell County, Kansas

A gathering at Jonathan Erickson's home, Russell County, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 12, 1913
View of people gathered at Jonathan Erickson's home in Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are a carriage and many automobiles parked in the front yard, and a large group of people standing either on the porch or in the yard.


A group of women on a porch, Rossville, Kansas

A group of women on a porch, Rossville, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1910
Pictured left to right on the front porch are Beulah McIntyre, Grace White, Gwen Kramer, Mable Bruce, and Mildred McCollough. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.


Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas

Album with photographs of Marion, Kansas
Creator: Hannaford, Ed
Date: 1901
This is an album containing photographs of Marion, Kansas, and the Coble family. Included in the album are photographs of Governor Edward Hoch's house, a picnic in Central Park, Mr. and Mrs. Trenner and their house, L. F. Keller's house, the Frazier family, the Marion Presbyterian Church and parsonage, Bessie Thompson's children, William and Aline Frazier in a lilly pond, and an outing to Chingawasa Springs on the Marion Belt and Chingawasa Springs Railroad .


Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951

Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951
Date: July 1951
These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.


Alta Vista skyline

Alta Vista skyline
Date: 1900-1910
Two views of the skyline of Alta Vista, Kansas.


A residence in Prospect Hills, Topeka, Kansas

A residence in Prospect Hills, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Jasperson, Harold G
Date: Between 1970 and 1975
A photograph showing an unidentified house in the Prospect Hills residential subdivision, Topeka, Kansas. Prospect Hills was located west of Gage Boulevard, south of the Kansas River, and north of Sixth Avenue.


Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas

Arma mining camp, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: 1905-1943
Photographs and postcards of the mining camp, businesses, community interests, residents, and buildings in Arma, Kansas. The city of Arma was incorporated in 1909 and is located in Crawford County about nine miles north of Pittsburg. Previously the area was known as Rust, a small coal camp laid out in 1886. The town was inhabited by miners from many of the surrounding mines. Arma continues today and is home to a few businesses, a grade school and a high school.


Auto repair, Nekoma, Kansas

Auto repair, Nekoma, Kansas
Date: Between 1919 and 1929
This photograph shows a man repairing a tire in Nekoma, Kansas. Written on the front of the photograph is "Uncle Harvey Carr, Nekoma, Kansas".


Avenue A in Cimarron, Kansas

Avenue A in Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This photograph shows Avenue A (US Highway 50) looking from the west toward the business district of Cimarron, Kansas. The house on the left became the Cimarron Crossing Bed and Breakfast and the address is 307 West Avenue A.


Bartholomew Buchli home in Alma, Kansas

Bartholomew Buchli home in Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1980 and 1990
Photograph of the home originally owned by Bartholomew Buchli in Alma, Kansas. Buchli was the county surveyor from 1891 until his death. In modern times, the house was owned by Arnold Schmitz, grandson of Henry Schmitz, one of the founders of Alma.


Bedrooms at the Dunn House

Bedrooms at the Dunn House
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
Two views of the bedrooms at the Dunn House in Ottawa. The house is located on the northeast corner of Sixth and Cedar. These photographs were donated by the Franklin County Historical Society.


Benton residence, Oberlin, Kansas

Benton residence, Oberlin, Kansas
Date: December 29, 1912
A postcard showing the Benton residence in Oberlin, Kansas. The postcard is addressed to Flora Albin of Greenfield, Kansas.


Bible school in Houston, Texas

Bible school in Houston, Texas
Date: 1906
This is a photograph showing the house where Charles Fox Parham held his Bible school in Houston, Texas. Parham was the central figure in the development of the Pentecostal faith. He moved to Kansas with his family as a child. As an adult, his religious activities were headquartered in Topeka, Kansas. The photograph was copied from The Life of Charles F. Parham Founder of the Apostolic Faith Movement by Sarah E. Parham.


Bird's-eye view of Abilene, Kansas

Bird's-eye view of Abilene, Kansas
Date: 1886
This bird's-eye view shows Abilene, Kansas, possibly as early as 1886.


Bird's-eye view of Cottonwood River flood in Marion, Kansas

Bird's-eye view of Cottonwood River flood in Marion, Kansas
Creator: Ogden
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a bird's-eye view of Marion in Marion County, Kansas, when the Cottonwood River was flooding much of the town.


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