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8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry flag

8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry flag
Date: between 1862 and 1866
This flag belonged to Eighth Kansas Volunteer Regiment, which was recruited in 1862 and mustered out in 1866. The Eighth Kansas went farther east than any other Kansas unit, fighting in the battles of Chickmauga and Chattanooga, and taking part in the Atlanta campaign.


Army unit, Cimarron, Kansas

Army unit, Cimarron, Kansas
Creator: Hungate, Frank
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This is a photograph of an unidentified Army unit, possibly National Guard, posed with their weapons and a United States' flag in Cimarron, Kansas.


Confederate States of America flag

Confederate States of America flag
Date: between 1861 and 1863
A cotton and wool Confederate States of America flag, it's history has been lost. The phrase, "Emblem of the Lost Cause," was added after the war. The flag is based on the Confederate First National pattern. The flag was received by the Historical Society from Alfred J. Diehl, a color sergeant in the 86th Illinois Infantry.


Finney County Fair Exhibits, Finney County, Kansas

Finney County Fair Exhibits, Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photographs show the produce exhibit and the art exhibit at the Finney County Fair, Kansas.


First reunion of the 32nd U. S. Volunteer Association, Fort Leavenworth

First reunion of the 32nd U. S. Volunteer Association, Fort Leavenworth
Date: September 15, 1934
A panoramic view of the first reunion of the United States Volunteer Association, Campground, Fort Leavenworth. There are men and women in the photo as well as a boy's band. There are also two flags. Benton Ray Hanan is the first man squatting in the second row on the left wearing a white hat.


Japanese flag

Japanese flag
Date: 1944
White silk inscribed Japanese flag. These flags were given to Japanese soldiers during World War II. Carried for good luck, the flags were adorned with patriotic phrases by family and friends. Allied soldiers in the Pacific Theater often captured the flags and brought them home as trophies. Markings indicate this flag belonged to a Japanese Naval officer stationed at Nanjing, China, and Kure Naval Base, Japan. The flag was acquired in Leyte, Philippines, site of a major battle between Japanese and Allied forces in 1944.


Southwestern Kansas Exposition, Finney County, Kansas

Southwestern Kansas Exposition, Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
The photograph shows the Southwestern Kansas Exposition in Finney County, Kansas.


Transferring civil war flags

Transferring civil war flags
Creator: Wolcott
Date: May 27, 1914
This is a photo of veterans transferring the civil war flags from the Kansas Statehouse to the GAR Memorial Hall in Topeka, Kansas.


Veterans, Cimarron, Kansas

Veterans, Cimarron, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This is a photograph showing nine veterans posed in front of a flag in Cimarron, Kansas.


Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cimarron, Kansas

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cimarron, Kansas
Creator: Hungate, Frank
Date: Between 1940 and 1945
This photograph shows a Veterans of Foreign Wars' parade float pulled by a military jeep in Cimarron, Kansas. Four soldiers are on the float.


World War I toy soldier

World War I toy soldier
Date: between 1914 and 1925
This figure represents a World War I soldier carrying an American flag. Made of lead, he is part of a set of toy soldiers dating from 1914 to 1925.


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