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$1,000,000 beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas

$1,000,000 beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory. In front of the factory is an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe train advertising The Great Western Land Co. The train is pulled by locomotive No. 2170.


Archer Daniels Midland Company, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

Archer Daniels Midland Company, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1928-1966
These two photographs show the exterior doorway of the Archer Daniels Midland Company, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas, and the machinery inside the plant. The Archer Daniels Midland Company was incorporated in Kansas in 1928 to produce vegetable oils and related products.


Beet sugar dump in Garden City, Kansas

Beet sugar dump in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing horse drawn wagons lined up at the beet sugar dump. Visible in the photograph is an automobile and an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroad car.


Beet sugar dump U. S. Sugar & Land Co. in Garden City, Kansas

Beet sugar dump U. S. Sugar & Land Co. in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing where railroad cars dumped sugar beets at the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Cotton gin

Cotton gin
Creator: Southern Cotton Gin Company
Date: between 1860 and 1865
The Southern Cotton Gin Company of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, manufactured this wood and cast metal cotton gin. Joseph Piazzek, a Polish immigrant living in Valley Falls, Kansas, purchased it for $60. Although not a significant crop in Kansas, cotton was grown more frequently during the Civil War when southern cotton was scarce. Piazzek processed bolls from as far away as Fort Scott in southeastern Kansas, typically accepting one-fifth of the finished product as his fee.


Factory sugar room with a capacity of 150,000 bags

Factory sugar room with a capacity of 150,000 bags
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing workers with bags of sugar at the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory. Visible in the photograph is a belt conveyor.


Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection

Golden Charles Dresher photograph collection
Creator: Dresher, G. C.
Date: Between 1870 and 1940
This collection consists of 326 photographs taken by G. C. (Golden Charles) Dresher of Canton, McPherson County, Kansas. The photos mostly concern the Dresher family, their friends and the surrounding area. Photographs of McPherson College students and the flooding of Cow Creek are also included. Dorothy May (Dresher) Richards, the daughter of G. C. Dresher, donated the original glass plate negatives to the Kansas Historical Society in 1999.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, wheat

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, wheat
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to wheat. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to wheat producers in the southern Great Plains, wheat protein laboratories in Western Kansas, and wheat elevator locations for preparation for final market. File is incomplete, because the responses by Governor Clyde have been removed prior to arriving at the Kansas Historical Society. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Greeting from Fort Scott, Kansas

Greeting from Fort Scott, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photocard with photographs of the sugar refinery and the Missouri Pacific Railroad shops in Fort Scott, Kansas.


Harvesting wheat in Garden City, Kansas

Harvesting wheat in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph showing farmers harvesting wheat from a field near the beet sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Office force in sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas

Office force in sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory office staff in Garden City, Kansas.


Office of the Great Western Land Company in Garden City, Kansas

Office of the Great Western Land Company in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
An interior view of Great Western Land Company's office showing employees at work in Garden City, Kansas.


Partial interior of million dollar sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas

Partial interior of million dollar sugar factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
An interior view of the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Sugar beet factory, Garden City, Kansas

Sugar beet factory, Garden City, Kansas
Date: 1910
The photograph shows a sugar beet plant in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, in about 1910. In front of the building there are people, horses, buggies, and wagons. The photograph also shows a train and railroad tracks in front of the sugar beet plant.


Sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas

Sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory showing twenty-five wells, twenty-five airlift wells and cement pulp silos. The beet factory was located in Garden City, Kansas.


Sugar beets at the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory, Garden City, Kansas

Sugar beets at the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory, Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing a sugar beet dumping area at the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Sugar Company plant in Garden City, Kansas

Sugar Company plant in Garden City, Kansas
Date: 1910
The photographs show views of the sugar beet factory in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, about 1910. The photographs also show people, wagons, buggies, horses, and a railroad track in front of the sugar beet factory.


Unidentified structure at the United States Sugar and Land Company in Garden City, Kansas

Unidentified structure at the United States Sugar and Land Company in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing a structure at the United States Sugar and Land Company in Garden City, Kansas. In the foreground, is a man in a horse drawn wagon filled with sugar beets.


U. S. Sugar & Land Company in Garden City, Kansas

U. S. Sugar & Land Company in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph of the sugar beet dump at the U. S. Sugar & Land Company in Garden City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are horse-drawn wagons filled with beets.


View of sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas

View of sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This photograph shows people seated in three automobiles in front of the United States Sugar and Land Company sugar beet factory in Garden City, Kansas.


Wildwood headquarters of the U. S. Sugar & Land Co. in Garden City, Kansas

Wildwood headquarters of the U. S. Sugar & Land Co. in Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1907
A photograph of Wildwood, headquarters for United States Sugar and Land Company in Garden City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are three men seated in an automobile parked in front of the headquarters.


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