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32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Anderson
Date: September 16, 1938
A panoramic photo of a reunion of the 32nd United States Volunteer Infantry Association, 1899-1901, Fort Leavenworth. There is a monument as well as several flags in the photo. Benton Roy Hanan is in the first row, 7th from the left.


Ceremony at the Unknown Kaw Indian Monument

Ceremony at the Unknown Kaw Indian Monument
Date: Between January 01, 1930 and December 31, 1950
In this photograph a wreath is presented at the Unknown Kaw Indian Monument in Council Grove, Kansas.


Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas

Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1890-1931
These two photographs show people gathered at the Father Padilla Monument near Council Grove, Kansas before it was made permanent with mortar. The only identified people are George P. Morehouse (labeled #1) and Frank Lowes (#2) in photograph *16, which was probably taken in the 1890s. Photograph *17 was taken between 1925 and 1931.


Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas

Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1930s
This photograph shows the Monument to Father Padilla in Council Grove, Kansas. Juan Padilla was a Spanish missionary to Quivira in 1542.


Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas

Father Padilla Monument, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1931
This postcard shows the Father Padilla Monument in Council Grove, Kansas after it was restored in October of 1931.


Grave marker, Rawlins County, Kansas

Grave marker, Rawlins County, Kansas
Date: 1979
The "Indian Boy" monument, marking the grave of a victim of the Northern Cheyenne attack on Sappa Creek, Rawlins County, Kansas, September 30, 1878, commonly referred to at the Last Indian Raid in Kansas. The photos were taken by William C. Piper.


Madonna of the Trail, Council Grove, Kansas

Madonna of the Trail, Council Grove, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1957
This photograph shows the Madonna of the Trail monument in Council Grove, Kansas. The National Society of the American Daughters of the Revolution (N.S.D.A.R.) commissioned the monument, which was dedicated to the "pioneer mothers of the covered wagon days" on September 7, 1928. The sculpture of a pioneer woman carrying an infant with a young child clinging to her skirt created by August Leimbach was placed in twelve states along the National Old Trails Road.


Monuments, Finney County, Kansas

Monuments, Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1960
These photographs show "The Indian and the Buffalo," a Kansas Historical Marker located east of Garden City, in Finney County, Kansas.


Monument to Major Ogden near Fort Riley, Kansas. 420 miles west of St. Louis Mo.

Monument to Major Ogden near Fort Riley, Kansas. 420 miles west of St. Louis Mo.
Creator: Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Date: 1867
This stereograph shows the Major Edmund Augustus Ogden monument at Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas. There are two men standing and one man on horseback by the fence rail around the monument. It is from Alexander Gardner's series, Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division.


Mount Rushmore, South Dakota under Construction

Mount Rushmore, South Dakota under Construction
Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: 1936-1938
While on one of his two photographic excursions to South Dakota, Louis Palenske photographed the construction of Mount Rushmore. In an unusual instance, Palenske rotated the Korona Panoramic View Camera vertically when he photographed the monument. Notice that workers are sculpting Lincoln's face in this view. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Multiple views of Ottawa Kansas in  1910

Multiple views of Ottawa Kansas in 1910
Date: 1910
A "Multiple View Card" showing the Lily Pond, Baptist Church, Main Street, Methodist Church, the Rohrbaugh theater, Washington School, Main Street Bridge, Marais des Cygnes River, Ottawa University, Library, Presbyterian Church, Jail and the Memorial Gate.


Ogden monument at Fort Riley, Kansas

Ogden monument at Fort Riley, Kansas
Creator: Post Exchange, Fort Riley, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a postcard showing Ogden Monument at Fort Riley, Kansas. The postcard indicates the monument is the geographical center of the United States.


Old Bell Monument, Council Grove, Kansas

Old Bell Monument, Council Grove, Kansas
Creator: Walker, Russell W.
Date: 1940s
This photograph shows a view of the Old Bell Monument, probably in the 1940s. The bell was brought from Leavenworth by ox-team between 1861 and 1863. The bell wasn't properly hung in the hilltop Belfry Tower until 1867. Before that residents struck it with a rock. Legend goes that it was once used as a warning bell, but later it was rung as a church and school bell and for a variety of community occasions until it was broken in 1884. The monument's cornerstone was laid on September 19, 1901.


Old Bell Monument, Council Grove, Kansas

Old Bell Monument, Council Grove, Kansas
Date: 1901
These photographs show two views of the Old Bell Monument in 1901. The bell was brought from Leavenworth by ox-team between 1861 and 1863. The bell wasn't properly hung in the hilltop Belfry Tower until 1867. Before that residents struck it with a rock. Legend goes that it was once used as a warning bell, but later it was rung as a church and school bell and for a variety of community occasions until it was broken in 1884. The monument's cornerstone was laid on September 19, 1901.


Soldier's Monument, Kinsley, Kansas

Soldier's Monument, Kinsley, Kansas
Date: 1917
This photograph represents the Soldier's Monument in Kinsley, Kansas. The monument was unveiled and decorated in 1917. Standing 24 feet high with an eight foot base, the monument is made of concrete and designed and erected by D.A. Lester.


Soldiers Monument, Cowley County, Kansas

Soldiers Monument, Cowley County, Kansas
Date: 1908
This photograph is a representation of the Soldiers Monument at Hope Cemetery in Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas. The monument is made of granite, standing seventeen feet tall from the base of the square column to the soldier's cap. Inscribed on the monument is, "To The Memory Of the Unknown Soldiers, Sailors And Marines, Form '61 to '65". Dedicated on October 24, 1907, the monument cost $1,000 at time of creation and was erected by the Sunflower Club. The main address at the dedication was by Governor W.E. Stanley (1844-1910) who held office from 1899-1903.


Views of Junction City, Kansas

Views of Junction City, Kansas
Creator: Wheeler and Teitzel
Date: Between 1890 and 1897
This small photograph album was produced by Wheeler and Teitzel, photographers in Junction City, Kansas. It contains thirty-one photographs showing exterior views of buildings and structures in or near Junction City. The album includes pictures of the city hall and opera house, fifteen scenes of various business buildings, four railroad depots, two churches, three schoolhouses, a court house, the Ogden's Monument, the electric light and mill, and a view of Fort Riley.


World War I monument in Leavenworth, Kansas

World War I monument in Leavenworth, Kansas
Creator: Tarr, Blair D., b. 1957
Date: July 19, 2003
This is a photograph of a World War I monument in Leavenworth, Kansas. An inscription at the bottom reads "In Grateful Memory of Our Veterans of All American Wars".


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