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David Paul home, Weskan, Kansas

David Paul home, Weskan, Kansas
Creator: Steele
Date: 1923
This black and white photograph shows a group of people standing beside an automobile as cattle roam nearby. In the background the homestead of Mr. and Mrs. David Paul is visible. The two-story structure was original a hotel for men in 1888. For a number of years Fourth of July celebrations were held in the grove of trees. There is a windmill by the house. The photo is near Weskan, Wallace County.


Gustaf Berquist's Blacksmith Shop, Weskan, Kansas

Gustaf Berquist's Blacksmith Shop, Weskan, Kansas
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
This black and white photograph shows an interior view of Gustaf Berquist's Blacksmith Shop in Weskan, Kansas.


J. C. Ruppenthal to Professor William Picken

J. C. Ruppenthal to Professor William Picken
Creator: Ruppenthal, J. C. (Jacob Christian), 1869-1964
Date: May 12, 1910
This is a letter written by Judge J.C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas addressing the misplacement of a map from a map contest he organized between the years 1907 to 1914 in his 23rd judicial district. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing." The map referred to in the letter is of Wallace County, Township 15 South, Range 42 West, from Axel Lindberg, and is Kansas Memory Item 309727.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Talmage - Zurich
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1990-1992
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Talmage and ending with Zurich. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Talmage, Talmo, Tasco, Tescott, Topeka, Toronto, Tribune, Troy, Tyro, Ulysses, Uniontown, Utica, Valley Falls, Vassar, Vinland, Virgil, Volland, Wakarusa, Walnut, Wamego, Washington, Waterville, Wathena, Waverly, Weir, Weskan, Westfall, West Mineral, Westmoreland, Westphalia, Wheaton, Wheeler, White Cloud, Whitewater, Whiting, Wichita, Williamsburg, Winchester, Windthorst, Winoa, Worden, Yates Center, Yoder, and Zurich. Photos of courthouses are included for several communities. Some of the photos of communities show churches, grain elevators, water towers, parks, public/government buildings, railroad depots and tracks, and residences. There are aerial photographs for Valley Falls and interior photographs of the Columbian Theater in Wamego. There is a folder for Weston, Missouri, in this group of materials.


Standard atlas of Wallace County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Wallace County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1908
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, portraits, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Weskan, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad Company depot, Weskan, Kansas
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This photograph shows the Union Pacific Railroad Company depot in Weskan, Kansas.


Union Pacific Railroad depot, Weskan, Kansas

Union Pacific Railroad depot, Weskan, Kansas
Date: Between 1920 and 1930
This photograph shows two men standing outside of the Union Pacific Railroad depot in Weskan, Kansas.


Weskan post office, Wallace, Kansas

Weskan post office, Wallace, Kansas
Creator: Steele
Date: 1920s
This black and white photograph shows a couple standing before the Weskan Post Office in Wallace County, Kansas. In the foreground two Rural Free Delivery (R.F.D.) mail carriers pose with their mud covered vehicles.


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