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Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon
Date: Between 1934 and 1936
This photograph shows Kansas Governor Alfred Mossman Landon fly fishing.


Amazon ditch near Garden City, Kansas

Amazon ditch near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing a man fishing in the Amazon ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


Ann Pichler holding a line of fish, Crawford County, Kansas

Ann Pichler holding a line of fish, Crawford County, Kansas
Date: June 1966
This is a photograph of Ann Pichler holding a line of fish, most likely in Crawford County. Ann and her husband Charlie Pichler were the founders of Chicken Annie's Original restaurant in Frontenac, Kansas.


Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas

Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas
Date: 1920s or 1930s
Bill Maxwell and Ken Lewis with a big fish caught at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas.


Bill and Bob Maxwell at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas

Bill and Bob Maxwell at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas
Date: 1920s or 1930s
Bill and Bob Maxwell with a big fish caught at Lake View [Lakeview] in Douglas County, Kansas.


Blue River Valley in Riley County, Kansas

Blue River Valley in Riley County, Kansas
Creator: Meyer, Philip
Date: 1956
Philip Meyer took a series of photographs showing residents of the Blue River Valley as they prepared to move from their homes and farms as part of the Tuttle Creek reservoir and dam relocation project. This is a photograph of Dr. Burkman and his father fishing. He captioned this photograph "paid a final visit to a favorite fishing hole on Baldwin Creek, one of the tributaries that will become part of the huge reservoir."


Boy fishing, Marysville, Kansas

Boy fishing, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: 1929
This photograph shows a young boy fishing south of the dam on the Big Blue River in Marysville, Kansas.


Boy fishing at Gage Park, Topeka, Kansas

Boy fishing at Gage Park, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These two black and white photographs show a young boy fishing at Gage Park in Topeka, Kansas.


Boys with fishing poles, Topeka, Kansas

Boys with fishing poles, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows four young boys with their fishing poles at Gage Park in Topeka, Kansas.


Boy with fish

Boy with fish
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph showing a young boy carrying a large fish in Volland, Kansas.


C. H. Way with a large fish

C. H. Way with a large fish
Date: Between 1910 and 1920
This is a photograph showing C. H. Way with a large fish. The photograph was taken while Way was on vacation in Florida.


Camping scene

Camping scene
Date: Between 1890 and 1920
A photograph of three people camping in Sedgwick County, Kansas. Bicycles, guns, fishing poles, a dog, and a pelt are visible.


Camping scene

Camping scene
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
View of a camping scene in Kansas or Oklahoma. Four men are visable with guns, fishing poles, a tent, a boat, and game.


Catfish, Burlington, Kansas

Catfish, Burlington, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
This photograph shows a general view of a man standing between two flat headed yellow catfish taken from the Neosho River in Burlington, Kansas. In the background a group of men are visibly standing.


Cattle grazing in Comanche County, Kansas

Cattle grazing in Comanche County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1895 and 1900
Cattle grazing and people fishing on a ranch in Comanche County, Kansas.


Charles Hazen farm in Sheridan County, Kansas

Charles Hazen farm in Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1885 and 1910
This photograph is of the Charles Hazen farm located one mile east of Studley. The photo was possibly taken in 1889. There is a creek in the foreground with two children fishing.


Children, Sedgwick County, Kansas

Children, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black and white photograph shows a boy and a girl posing with a string of fishes in Sedgwick County, Kansas.


Colorado for the tourist

Colorado for the tourist
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful scenery provided to the tourist in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.


Couple fishing

Couple fishing
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows a couple with their back to the camera fishing at an unidentified lake.


Cyrus Leland, Jr.

Cyrus Leland, Jr.
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
This photo shows Cyrus Leland, Jr. (b. 1841, d. 1917) holding a string of fish and a fishing pole. He was born in Sauk County, Wisconsin, and came to Kansas in 1858. He served as a lieutenant with Company F of the Tenth Kansas Infantry. He was a member of the Kansas legislature in 1865-1866 and again in 1903-1907. Beginning in 1866, he operated a store in Troy and served many years as county commissioner and as a member of the Republican National Committee. He was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison to be collector of internal revenue for Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Indian Territory for 1889-1893. Leland was named Missouri Valley pension agent by President William McKinley, a position he held from 1897 until 1901. Leland was a dominant force in Kansas politics and government. He died in a St. Joseph, Missouri, hospital.


Doug Smith with large catfish

Doug Smith with large catfish
Date: 1915
An informal portrait of fisherman Doug Smith and the 120 pound catfish he'd caught in the Kansas River.


Eva Michaelis, Bertha Havel, Herbert Michaelis and Paul Havel with their fish

Eva Michaelis, Bertha Havel, Herbert Michaelis and Paul Havel with their fish
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
This is a slide showing (left to right) Eva Michaelis, Bertha Havel, Herbert Michaelis and Paul Havel with the catfish they caught, possibly in Russell County, Kansas.


Eva Michaelis and Bertha Havel on a fishing trip

Eva Michaelis and Bertha Havel on a fishing trip
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
This is a slide showing Eva Michaelis, seated in car trunk, and Bertha Havel on a fishing trip possibly in Russell County, Kansas.


F. J. Birdsall's grandson, Custer, Oklahoma, Territory

F. J. Birdsall's grandson, Custer, Oklahoma, Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
View of F. J. Birdsall's grandson fishing in Custer, Oklahoma Territory. A dog and horse are present with the boy in the foreground, and unidentified buildings are visible on top of the hill in the background.


Fish and Game Dept.

Fish and Game Dept.
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence about Kansas Fish and Game Department. Topics included but not limited to in the correspondence is Deputy Fish and Game Warden appointments, fish hatcheries, and railway transportation and cars of fish. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


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