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Bird's eye view of Ottawa, Kansas

Bird's eye view of Ottawa, Kansas
Creator: Glover, E. S. (Eli Sheldon), 1844-1920
Date: 1872
This colored lithograph is a bird's eye view of Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas. It shows an extensive community and the references (legends) identify schools, churches, manufacturing plants, and railroads. The population of Ottawa at this time was 4000. The lithograph shows an extensive railroad machine shops for the Lawrence, Leavenworth, and Galveston Railroad. Insets across the bottom from left to right show: Union School, Ludington House, Hamblin's block including the 1st National Bank, and Ottawa University. The title section of the illustration identifies George W. Hamblin as land agent. Forest Park is shown. The Marais des Cygnes River flows the Ottawa north of the business district. The lithograph was drawn by E. S. Glover and published by the Strobridge & Co. Lith., Cincinnati, Ohio.


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.


Flood in Ottawa, Kansas

Flood in Ottawa, Kansas
Creator: Martin, William H., 1865-1940
Date: May 16, 1898
A photograph showing people standing on and next to a bridge watching flood waters in Ottawa, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are business buildings.


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

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, 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.


Franklin County bridges

Franklin County bridges
Date: Between 1950 and 1960
This photograph shows twin span bridges over railroad tracks and the Marais des Cygnes river near Ottawa on Interstate 35.


Marais des Cygnes census report

Marais des Cygnes census report
Date: 1857
This census report lists the total number of residents along the Marais des Cygnes River, commencing at the state line, including free state residents, proslavery residents, and free state residents "in distress." It also contains brief accounts of specific individuals and information about the surrounding area, such as the availability of land claims.


Settlers on the Marais des Cygnes River

Settlers on the Marais des Cygnes River
Creator: Stewart, John E.
Date: c. 1856 or 1857
This document, presumably compiled by John E. Stewart at the request of Thaddeus Hyatt, lists the pro-slavery and free state settlers who resided on the Marais des Cygnes River in Kansas Territory. The author also included a listing of where the free-state settlers lived before coming to 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.


The Kansas guide. Facts and practical suggestions to those who intend seeking new homes in the "far west"

The Kansas guide. Facts and practical suggestions to those who intend seeking new homes in the "far west"
Creator: Hamblin, George W.
Date: 1871
A guide with information on living in the state of Kansas. This booklet focuses on topics such as climate, soil, schools, and rivers in Kansas. It does have strong focus on Franklin County, the place where the booklet was published.


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