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Address before the Old Settler's Reunion, Lincoln, Kansas

Address before the Old Settler's Reunion, Lincoln, Kansas
Creator: Stanley, Arthur Jehu, 1874-1967
Date: September 17, 1915
An address given by Arthur Stanley before the Old Settler's Reunion in Lincoln, Kansas. Stanley recounts life in Lincoln, of living in a dugout, the fear of prairie fires, prairie schooners passing through, the naming and meaning of places in Lincoln, and many other stories of the county and prairie life in general.


Anna Margaret Watson Randolph, diary

Anna Margaret Watson Randolph, diary
Creator: Randolph, Anna Margaret Watson, 1838-1917
Date: August 17, 1858 - August 22, 1858
This brief diary, kept by Anna Margaret (Watson) Randolph, begins with her move to Kansas in an entry dated August 17, 1858. These six entries at the beginning of her diary provide details about her family's journey from Ohio to Kansas Territory, included a number of interesting accounts of their journey on a riverboat. Their boat ran aground several times and, interspersed among her descriptions of these difficulties, Anna wrote about her sister Mary Jane, the weather, and her personal observances of other passengers. She also filled her diary with her frustrations and concerns during their arduous journey west.


Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas

Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1909
This is a photograph of people in a boat on the Arkansas River, Syracuse, Kansas. Visible in the background is a bridge.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight operations

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's freight operations
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1946 and 1956
This composite photograph shows the modes of freight services offered by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company.


Battle of North Borneo

Battle of North Borneo
Creator: United States Navy
Date: June 10, 1945
This black and white photograph shows American and Australian troops making a surprise landing during the Labuan Island-Brunei Operation of World War II.


Beauty contestants, Manhattan, Kansas

Beauty contestants, Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Boeger, Paul
Date: September 25, 1932
This series of photographs show beauty contestants at the Blue Valley Outboard Association held in Manhattan, Kansas. The women's sashes may represent local sponsors.


Boaters on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boaters on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a stereograph showing people boating on the Kansas River east of Manhattan, Kansas.


Boating

Boating
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This is a view of a boating party and two power boats at a boat dock at an unknown location.


Boating

Boating
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a view of two men boating on Tom Pratt's farm in Sheridan County, Kansas.


Boating club, Topeka, Kansas

Boating club, Topeka, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This sepia colored photograph shows the members of the Topeka Boating Club standing beside their boat the "Outing". In the background, a truss designed bridge commonly associated with railroad transportation is visible.


Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: 1898
This is a stereograph showing a boat landing on the Kansas River east of Manhattan, Kansas.


Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas

Boats on the Kansas River near Manhattan, Kansas
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
This is a stereograph showing boats on the Kansas River east of downtown Manhattan, Kansas.


Cedar Point, Kansas

Cedar Point, Kansas
Date: May 30, 1903
This black and white photograph shows a group of people escaping from rising waters in Cedar Point, Kansas. The extremely heavy rains from May 30th to June 1st of 1903 caused a great deal of flooding to the Kansas River Basin and to the Kansas and Missouri Republican River Basin.


Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan

Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan
Creator: United States Coast Guard
Date: Between June 15, 1944 and July 19, 1944
This black and white photograph shows the United States Coast Guard at the controls of a LCVP boat filled with U.S. Marines near the waters of Saipan, Japan. The Marines are showing the "V" for Victory" sign after the Battle of Saipan that cost nearly 10,000 American casualties.


Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan

Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan
Date: Between June 15, 1944 and July 09, 1944
This black and white photograph shows a number of United States Coast Guard Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel, (LCVP's), navigating the waters near Saipan, Japan after the Battle of Saipan.


Dorothea Dix correspondence

Dorothea Dix correspondence
Creator: Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887
Date: undated, circa 1826-1963 (bulk 1853-1860s)
Dorothea Dix's papers consist of correspondence from Miss Dix to various people, as well as some correspondence in which Miss Dix was concerned, but not directly involved. Dix was an advocate for social welfare, particularly supporting the establishment and maintenance of mental hospitals for the mentally ill, disabled, or poor. She was instrumental in the proposed legislation of the "Bill for the Benefit of the Indigent Insane." During the Civil War, Dix was appointed Superintendent of Army Nurses. Much of the correspondence concerns Dix's efforts to bring lifeboats and other help to Sable Island in Nova Scotia, an area known for shipwrecks and where many with mental illnesses were sent, sometimes against their will. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.


Duane Everhart with his boat at Lake Quivira, Kansas

Duane Everhart with his boat at Lake Quivira, Kansas
Date: May 16, 1955
This is a photograph showing Duane Everhart with his boat at Lake Quivira, Kansas. Lake Quivira had 900 acres of restricted residentail and recreational property.


Family in rowboat, Bourbon County, Kansas

Family in rowboat, Bourbon County, Kansas
Date: 1910
This black and white photograph shows a family in a rowboat on dry land in Bourbon County, Kansas.


Fishing and boating

Fishing and boating
Date: 1900
View of several people fishing at the bend of the Blue River at Bluemont Hill. Charles Engle is visible in the first gasoline driven boat on the Blue River.


Flood, Rossville, Kansas

Flood, Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1903
A photograph of Paul Patell standing in his boat with other men after a 1903 flood. Several men are standing in the flood waters which reached to their knees. 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.


Flood in Florence, Kansas

Flood in Florence, Kansas
Date: 1906
This is a postcard showing two men in a boat during a flood in Florence, Kansas. The postcard was addressed to Miss Grace Griffiths in Peabody, Kansas.


Flood in Kansas City, Kansas

Flood in Kansas City, Kansas
Date: July 1951
This is a photograph showing rescue boats coming to the 7th street viaduct during the height of the 1951 flood in Kansas City, Kansas.


Flood in Ottawa, Kansas

Flood in Ottawa, Kansas
Creator: Martin, William H., 1865-1940
Date: May 16, 1898
A photograph showing men rowing a boat in flood waters at Ottawa, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are children wading through water in front of a mill.


Flood in Rossville, Kansas

Flood in Rossville, Kansas
Date: 1903
People in Rossville, Kansas, at the south end of Main Street after the 1903 flood. Horses, buggies, and boats are visible. 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.


Flooding, Topeka, Kansas

Flooding, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1951
This is a photo of men in boats rescuing people from flooding in the north end of Topeka Avenue, Topeka, Ks.


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