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A. Venard to Thaddeus Hyatt

A. Venard to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Venard, A.
Date: October 3, 1860
This letter is from A. Venard, a medical doctor from Pleasant Grove, Kansas Territory, who wrote to Thaddeus Hyatt, president of the National Kansas Committee. The letter described the sickness and disease that plagued the settlers along the Verdigris River in southeast Kansas. Dr. Venard had worked diligently to aid the settlers, even using funds from his own pocket to purchase medicine, but he requested that the committee give him 100 dollars worth of drugs. Attached to this letter is an itemized list of the drugs he wished purchased with the requested funds.


Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1869-1876
This is a view across the Verdigris River of Guilford's' first mill, the Aiken and Sons Mill, in Wilson County, Kansas.


Bridge over Verdigris River near Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

Bridge over Verdigris River near Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1920
This is a distant view of an iron bridge over the Verdigris River near Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas. People are standing on the bridge and a horse and buggy is parked on it.


Fayetteville road

Fayetteville road
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
These letters, maps, and reminiscences relate to the Fayetteville road, also known as the Fayetteville Emigrant Trail. This trail started at Arkansas Post in Arkansas, then headed towards the northeast corner of Oklahoma, crossing the Neosho River, entering the state of Kansas in what is now Montgomery County. The trail crossed the Verdigris River about two miles north of the Kansas state line, went through the present-day site of Coffeyville making its way northwest, finally meeting with the Santa Fe Trail at Turkey Creek in McPherson County, Kansas. In total, this trail crossed the following Kansas counties: Montgomery, Chautauqua, Elk, Butler, Harvey, Marion and McPherson.


Ferries in Kansas

Ferries in Kansas
Date: 1880-1935
Letters and notes to George A. Root concerning ferries and ferry companies that operated in Kansas. Included among the letters is a map of several ferry crossings near Shawnee County along the Kansas River and another map of ferries along the Neosho River.


Flooding on the Kansas River

Flooding on the Kansas River
Creator: USDA United States Department of Agriculture
Date: July 1951
An aerial view from a Kansas National Guard plane piloted by Joe Rosacker, shows flooding at an unidentified location along the Kansas River. During June and July of 1951, extremely heavy rains caused some of the greatest flooding ever seen in Kansas history. These high waters affected all the river basins of the Kansas, Neosho, Marais des Cygnes and Verdigris Rivers.


Flooding on the Kansas River

Flooding on the Kansas River
Creator: USDA United States Department of Agriculture
Date: July 1951
An aerial view from a Kansas National Guard plane, piloted by Joe Rosacker, shows flooding along the Kansas River. At the unidentified location, a building is submerged underwater, a road is washed out, and crop land is destroyed by the rising waters. During June and July of 1951, extremely heavy rains caused some of the greatest flooding ever seen in Kansas history. These high waters affected all the river basins of the Kansas, Neosho, Marais des Cygnes and Verdigris.


Flooding on the Kansas River

Flooding on the Kansas River
Creator: USDA United States Department of Agriculture
Date: July 1951
An aerial view from a Kansas National Guard plane piloted by Joe Rosacker shows flooding at a unidentified location along the Kansas River. During June and July of 1951 extremely heavy rains caused some of the greatest flooding ever seen in Kansas history. These high waters affected all the river basins of the Kansas, Neosho, Marais des Cygnes and Verdigris rivers.


Flooding on the Kansas River, Topeka, Kansas

Flooding on the Kansas River, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Lyle, Kent
Date: 1951
The extremely heavy rains during June and July of 1951 caused some of the greatest flooding ever seen in Kansas history. These high waters affected all the area river basins of the Kansas, Neosho, Marais des Cygnes and Verdigris. This photograph shows flooding below a railroad bridge on the Kansas River.


Frisco railroad bridge over the Verdigris River, Wilson County, Kansas

Frisco railroad bridge over the Verdigris River, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1930
This is a photograph of the Frisco (St. Louis-San Francisco Railway) railroad bridge, taken from the bank of the Verdigris River in Wilson County, Kansas.


Handbook of Wilson County, Kansas

Handbook of Wilson County, Kansas
Creator: C. S. Burch Publishing Company
Date: 1886
This handbook was published for possible immigrants to Kansas. It encouraged agricultural settlement in Wilson County by extolling the virtues of this 'beautiful Verdigris and Fall River region of Southeastern Kansas" and providing "a fair picture of the education, social, commercial, industrial and professional life, railways, markets and rapid material progress of a splendid country."


Old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas

Old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: Unknown
This photograph shows an old mill on the Verdigris River at Altoona, Wilson County, Kansas.


Parker bridge, Coffeyville, Kansas

Parker bridge, Coffeyville, Kansas
Date: 1911
A postcard view showing men loading water from the Verdigris River onto a wagon at the Parker bridge, Coffeyville, Kansas.


Territory of Kansas and Indian Territory

Territory of Kansas and Indian Territory
Creator: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Date: 1857
This map, drawn by Henry Rogers and Alexander Keith Johnston in 1857, details Kansas Territory and Indian Territory. Kansas Territory included portions of what would become eastern Colorado. Indian Territory later became Oklahoma. The map traces the route of the Santa Fe Trail, proposed routes for the Pacific Railway, and identifies military forts. The maps also provides information on geographical features.


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