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101 Ranch Cowboy Band, Wichita, Kansas

101 Ranch Cowboy Band, Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1909
A photograph of a parade taken at the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Main Street in Wichita, Kansas. Visible is the float for the 101 Ranch Cowboy Band of Bliss, Oklahoma, as well as the Manhattan Cigar Company store and several other buildings and businesses along the city streets.

Clowns, Marysville, Kansas

Clowns, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: Between 1925 and 1935
This is a view of six men, dressed as clowns, who are identified as members of a clown band that participated in a parade in Marysville, Kansas. Also visible are band instruments, a gun held by the man at the left, an American flag, welcome flags, bunting, a billboard advertisement for the 5 cent Sincerity Cigar, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.

Commemorative spoon

Commemorative spoon
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Sterling commemorative spoon. Scene of the "Cigar Factory Marysville, Kans." engraved in bowl. Charles F. Pusch founded his cigar factory in Marysville in 1872, and by 1887 they were the third largest manufacturer in Kansas. They operated into the 1920s.

Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas

Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas
Date: 1878
A photograph of several businesses on Douglas Avenue in Wichita, Kansas. The business three doors to the right is Fritz Schnitzler's Saloon with a portrait of him above the porch.

Geo. Burghart cigar manufacturer, Topeka, Kansas

Geo. Burghart cigar manufacturer, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1919
A view of the two story Geo. Burghart building located on 8th Street in Topeka, Kansas. Burghart was a manufacturer of 5 and 10 cent cigars. The building was originally the Fry Giles' home.

West Harvey Avenue, Wellington, Kansas

West Harvey Avenue, Wellington, Kansas
Date: Between 1870 and 1889
This black and white photograph shows a group of men and boys standing in front a bakery and cigar manufacturer along West Harvey Avenue in Wellington, Kansas.

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