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1951 flood in northeast Kansas

1951 flood in northeast Kansas
Date: 1951
Here are twelve photographs, possibly used to illustrate a publication, showing the 1951 flood in the towns of Topeka, Lecompton, Lawrence, and Perry.


$5,000 Reward, Dead or Alive!

$5,000 Reward, Dead or Alive!
Creator: Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
Date: Between 1898 and 1902
View of "$5,000 Reward, Dead or Alive!" drawing by Frederic Remington.


A Christmas carol

A Christmas carol
Creator: Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
Date: Between 1898 and 1902
View of "A Christmas Carol" drawing by Frederic Remington.


"A Movie" of the Story of Paw and Maw

"A Movie" of the Story of Paw and Maw
Creator: Brinkley, John Richard, 1885-1942
Date: 1939
The Story of Paw and Maw: "A Movie" is an illustration copied from Dr. Brinkley's Doctor Book. Dr. John R. Brinkley was an unothodox medical doctor and a pioneer in using the radio to publicize his views. This illustration refers to XERA, a radio station in Villa Acuna, Mexico.


Aaron Dwight Stevens

Aaron Dwight Stevens
Creator: Hinton, Richard J. (Richard Josiah), 1830-1901
Date: 1856
A pen sketch of Aaron Dwight Stevens, 1831-1860, published in Richard Hinton's book, "John Brown and His Men." Stevens, reported to be one of abolitionist John Brown's bravest men, used the alias Captain Charles Whipple while following Brown. Stevens was convicted of treason and conspiring with slaves for his part in Brown's October 16, 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and was hung at Charles Town, Virginia on March 16, 1860.


Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, Kansas
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
An illustration, titled "Abilene in its Glory," of crowds of people at the railroad depot in Abilene, Kansas. Also visible are a train drawn by a steam locomotive, people on foot and on horseback, a telegraph wire, a horse-drawn carriage, and buildings. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Abilene in its glory

Abilene in its glory
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
An illustration of a train of cattle leaving Abilene, Kansas. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall


Adolphus Dauphin Thompson

Adolphus Dauphin Thompson
Creator: Hinton, Richard J . (Richard Josiah), 1830-1901
Date: 1859
Sketch of Adolphus Thompson for illustration in Richard Hinton's book; John Brown and His Men. He was killed at Harpers Ferry. Two of his siblings were married to Brown's children.


Albert G. Patrick

Albert G. Patrick
Date: Between 1865 and 1869
This is an engraving of Albert G. Patrick, who came to Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, on February 12, 1856. He became involved in the free-state party. Patrick joined Captain Wright's Stranger Creek company and participated in the Hickory Point engagement on September 14, 1856. He was captured by United States troops and sent to Lecompton where he was held by Governor Geary under indictment for murder. He was later acquitted. In the summer of 1857, he was elected clerk of the Supreme Court and, in the fall of that year, was elected to the Council of the first Free-state Legislature, serving two years. Although a free-state man, he was elected to the Senate under the Lecompton constitution. In 1867 he was elected to the legislature from Marshall County. Patrick moved to Jefferson County in 1868 and, in 1869, he was elected clerk of the county, serving two years. He owned and published the Valley Falls New Era newspaper.


Arrival of the Caravan at Santa Fe

Arrival of the Caravan at Santa Fe
Date: Between 1844 and 1845
This illustration from Josiah Gregg's Commerce on the Prairies depicts a caravan of Americans arriving in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Santa Fe Trail, opened in 1821 by William Bucknell, served as a freight route and passed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico.


Arrival of wagon caravan at Santa Fe

Arrival of wagon caravan at Santa Fe
Date: 1844--1845
Photo of an illustration "Arrival of the caravan at Santa Fe" from Josiah Gregg's Commerce of the Prairies.


A wilderness Family

A wilderness Family
Creator: Albert D. Richardson
Date: 1867
This is a sketch of a "Wilderness Family" from Albert D. Richardson from "Beyond the Mississippi" (German edition).


Battle of the Marais Des Cygnes or Osage or Mine Creek

Battle of the Marais Des Cygnes or Osage or Mine Creek
Creator: Scott, William Forse
Date: October 25, 1864
This is a map showing the Battle of Marais Des Cygnes or Osage or Mine Creek. The map was copied from The Story of a Cavalry Regiment, The Career of the Fourth Iowa Veteran Volunteers, from Kansas to Georgia, 1861-1865.


Border ruffians

Border ruffians
Creator: Holloway, J. N.
Date: May 1856
Illustration showing border ruffians marching on Lawrence, Kansas Territory, copied from History of Kansas by J. N. Holloway.


Boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas

Boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1925-1926
A book illustration showing the boys' battalion at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.


British Royal Air Force plane flown by Robert S. Raymond

British Royal Air Force plane flown by Robert S. Raymond
Creator: Raymond, Robert S
Date: 1943
This is a photograph of the British Royal Air Force plane flown by Robert S. Raymond. The plane's logo was a Jayhawk standing on a bomb. The bomb doors were damaged over Hamburg, Germany. In the spring of 1940, he joined the American Volunteer Ambulance Corps and went to France. He drove ambulances into unoccupied France where they became trapped by the German army and escaped through Spain and Portugal. Raymond traveled to England where he joined the Royal Air Force and became a bomber pilot. Later, he was transferred to the United States Army Air Force in England and shipped back the U. S. where he learned to fly B-17s and B-24s. This photograph appears in Diary Of A Volunteer, 1940-1943, by Robert S. Raymond.


Businesses in the Veale & Thompson block in Topeka, Kansas

Businesses in the Veale & Thompson block in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Art Publishing Company
Date: 1888
This is a photograph showing businesses in the Veale & Thompson block located at 617-627 Quincy in Topeka, Kansas. J. G. Haskell was the architect for the Veale & Thompson block. The illustration was removed from The Capital City published by Art Publishing Company.


Camp Comanche

Camp Comanche
Creator: Gregg, Josiah, 1806-1850
Date: Between 1831 and 1840
Camp Comanche, an illustration copied from Commerce Of The Prairies by Josiah Gregg.


Campus improvement at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Campus improvement at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Emergency Relief Committee
Date: 1935
A photograph showing improvements to the University of Kansas campus performed by relief workers. This project was administered by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee with funds from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. During the Depression when people could not find employment, both Kansas and the Federal governments preferred the use of work relief over direct subsistence payments. The workers employed by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee built public structures, lakes, planted shelterbelts, and made road improvements. The photograph was copied from Public Welfare Service In Kansas, 1935.


Camp wagon on the trail

Camp wagon on the trail
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
This photograph shows an illustration of a camp wagon on the trail. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Cattle drive of Longhorns

Cattle drive of Longhorns
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
"Midnight Storm and Stampede" copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Charles Plummer Tidd

Charles Plummer Tidd
Creator: Hinton, Richard J . (Richard Josiah), 1830-1901
Date: 1859
A pen and ink sketch of Charles Plummer Tidd used as an illustration in Hinton's book, John Brown and His Men. Tidd, a John Brown follower, escaped the Harpers Ferry raid and returned to Kansas.


Chief of the Iowas drawing

Chief of the Iowas drawing
Creator: McKenney, Thomas Loraine, 1785-1859
Date: 1933
This is a drawing of Mahaskah, Chief of the Iowas, and son of Chief Mahaska and Rantchewaime. On the death of his father, Mahaskah was unanimously elected chief of the Iowas. The bear claws worn around his neck in this drawing belonged to his father. The drawing was copied from "The Indian Tribes Of North America with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs" by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, new edition, edited by Frederick Webb Hodge.


City library building in Topeka, Kansas

City library building in Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Art Publishing Company
Date: 1888
A book illustration showing the Topeka City Library located on the Kansas capitol grounds in Topeka, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is the north wing of the Kansas capitol, which is under construction, and the First Presbyterian Church. The illustration was removed from The Capital City published by Art Publishing Company.


Col. O.W. Wheeler's cattle herd

Col. O.W. Wheeler's cattle herd
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
View of Col. O. W. Wheeler's herd en route to the Kansas Pacific Railway in 1867. The illustration was copied from "Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade" by Joseph McCoy published in 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


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