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34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Creator: Harden, Homer Thomas, 1882-1939
Date: October 20, 1925-October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the attendees of the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church building.


34th Western District Mennonite Conference

34th Western District Mennonite Conference
Date: October 20 - October 23, 1925
This is a panoramic photo of the delegates to the 34th Western District Mennonite Conference in Buhler, Kansas, standing outside a tent and a church.


Adobe church

Adobe church
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This photograph shows a group of men possible repairing an unidentified adobe church. In the foreground a short adobe wall is visible. While in the background other adobe dwellings and a rolling hillside are visible on the horizon.


Associate Presbyterian Church near Richmond, Kansas

Associate Presbyterian Church near Richmond, Kansas
Date: 1917
A photograph showing the Associate Presbyterian Church located near Richmond, Kansas.


Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school

Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school
Date: 1886
View of the Assumption Catholic Church and parochial school in Topeka, Kansas.


Baptist Church, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas

Baptist Church, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
A view of the basement and partial above-ground construction of the Colby, Kansas Baptist Church. The church was located at Webster and Grant streets in Colby. It is unknown if this shows the building under construction or after destruction.


Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas

Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Baptist Church, Horace, Greeley County, Kansas.


Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee, Kansas

Beecher Bible and Rifle Church, Wabaunsee, Kansas
Date: 1862-1980
Six photographs of the Beecher Bible and Rifle Church in Wabaunsee, Kansas.


Bird's Eye View of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas
Creator: Stoner, J. J.
Date: 1879
This lithograph is a bird's eye view of Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas. The legend at the bottom identifies the following: Concordia College, the high school, the Courthouse, several churches including a Swedish Baptist Church, hotels, a livery stable, a feed stable, the U. S. Land Office, two commercial land offices, two law offices, and the Concordia Mill. Street names are given. A railroad is shown but the company is not identified. The lithograph was published by J. J. Stoner of Madison, Wisconsin.


Bird's Eye View of Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1875
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Great Bend, the county seat of Barton County. Great Bend is located on the Arkansas River and the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad. The Courthouse is visible in its own "square." The image also shows the business district, churches, a school, and residences but no buildings are identified. Street names are given. This lithograph was done fairly early in the town's existence. The image was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's Eye View of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas

Bird's Eye View of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1878
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas. It is on the route of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad and the Little Arkansas River runs near the town. The structures identified in the legend include a school, Mennonite Church, hotels, depot, newspaper office, the Halstead Flour Mill, an elevator, lumder yard, and wagon shops. Street names are given. The lithograph was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Lott & Zeuch Lithograph, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado

Bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado
Creator: Stoner, J. J.
Date: 1882
This lithograph is a bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado. The population was 5,500 in 1882. The legend identifies the following: Court House, Jail, schools, 2 railroad depots, 2 banks, The Gunnison Valley Planing Mill, the Post Office, Water works, Gas works, newspapers, hotels, and churches. Several mountain peaks in the background are identified. The insets on the lower left show a railroad round house and the Lewis House. The insets on the lower right show Buck's addition and the Georgia Avenue School. The street names are shown. The publisher of the lithograph was J. J. Stoner of Madison, Wisconsin, and the printer wa Beck & Paul Lithograph, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Morse, D. D
Date: 1880
This colored lithograph presents a bird's eye view of Lawrence, Kansas. The Kansas River runs through the fore ground of the image. Street names are easily visible. The lithograph has two legends. The one on the left is titled "The New" and the one on the right is "The Old." The "new" legend identifies churches, businesses, manufacturing,railroad depots, schools, and "Kansas State University," which is actually the University of Kansas. The "old" legend includes the first house in Lawrence and homes of early settlers, structures related to the New England Emigrant Aid Society, newspapers, hotels, churches, and other early structures. An inset in the lower right corner depicts Lawrence in 1855. Bismarck Grove, a park and fair ground, is in the lower left insert on the image. The bird's eye view was drawn by D. D. Morse and published by Wm. Zeuch & Co., Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Woodson County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Woodson County, Kansas
Creator: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon), 1844-1920
Date: 1871
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Neosho Falls, Kansas. The county court house, churches, a school, a railroad depot and land office for the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad, and several hotels have been identified in the bottom reference area. The Neosho River runs through the community. The Crescent Lake is in the lower left corner. The image was drawn by E. S. Glover and published by the Merchants Litho Company, Chicago, Illinois.


Bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas
Creator: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon), 1844-1920
Date: 1873
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Paola, Miami County, Kansas. The references at the bottom identify the Paola High School; two railroad depots for the Missouri, Kansas and Texas and the Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Galveston; a cemetery; and several churches including an African American Baptist church. The business district is distinct but specific businesses are not identified. Steet names are shown. It was drawn by E. S. Glover and published by Strobridge & Co. Lithograph, Cincinnati, Ohio.


Bird's eye view of the city of Atchison, Kansas

Bird's eye view of the city of Atchison, Kansas
Date: 1869
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Atchison, Kansas, the county seat of Atchison County. The legend at the bottom of the image lists the Court House, Jail, the Public School, St. Benedict's College (Benedictine), Turner Hall, the shops of the Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad, the Missouri Valley Railroad depot, and a number of churches. Two African American churches are included in the list. Several of the numbers from the legend are difficult to locate on the lithograph. The name of the artist and the publisher of the lithograph are not legible. The Missouri River forms the eastern boundary of Atchison and Winthrop, Missouri, is across the river from Atchison. A number of steamboats are shown on the river including the N. S. Turner.


Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas

Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph of the Bison Methodist Church in Bison, Kansas.


Buildings in Wichita, Kansas

Buildings in Wichita, Kansas
Creator: C. A. Tanner & Company
Date: November 27, 1905
This is a postcard showing three buildings in Wichita, Kansas. The buildings are: Friend's University, St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, and the Post Office.


Business directory, Coronado, Kansas

Business directory, Coronado, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
This image shows a photographic business directory titled, "Coronado, the Railroad Town of Wichita County, Kansas." There are 25 photographs of business buildings with a list of the businesses below the pictures. Business number 2 (pictured on the top row, second from the left) is listed as "A. J. Wright Drugs, Stationery, Perfumes, Holiday articles." Other businesses listed include a bank, hardware stores, grocery stores, general merchandise stores, a church, livery barns, a contractor, a barber shop, lumber yards, a law office, a hotel, a meat market, and a blacksmith.


Catholic Cathedral, Leavenworth, Kansas. 309 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.

Catholic Cathedral, Leavenworth, Kansas. 309 miles west of St. Louis, Mo.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This stereograph shows the Catholic Cathedral during construction, Leavenworth, Kansas. The image is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


Catholic Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas

Catholic Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas
Creator: South-West News Company
Date: October 15, 1908
This is a photograph of an artist's depiction of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas. The postcard was addressed to Miss Laura Wolverton in Batavia, Illinois.


Catholic Church, Ness County, Kansas

Catholic Church, Ness County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This is a view of a large wood/frame Catholic church and its congregation in Ness County, Kansas. Also visible are parked automobiles, a post and wire fence, and utility poles and power lines.


Catholic Church in Newbury, Kansas

Catholic Church in Newbury, Kansas
Date: 1900-1910
Photograph of the Catholic Church in Newbury, Kansas. The church was built in 1884 and burned in 1921.


Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas

Central Congregational Church, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is an exterior view of Central Congregational Church, 1248 SW Buchanan, Topeka, Kansas. This is where Reverend Charles Sheldon first read his book In His Steps.


Central Congregational Church and Charles M. Sheldon Memorial Community House in Topeka, Kansas

Central Congregational Church and Charles M. Sheldon Memorial Community House in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Crabb, John A., 1869-1961
Date: December 11, 1938
This is a photograph of the Central Congregational Church and Charles M. Sheldon Memorial Community House located at 1248 SW Buchanan in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. John A. Crabb, Cora J. Crabb, Ray J. Crabb, Herbert Crabb, and Emma B. Crabb presented the photograph to the church on its 50th anniversary. The Crabb family joined the church on April 5, 1903.


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