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1951 flood, Neosho County, Kansas

1951 flood, Neosho County, Kansas
Date: July 6, 1951
These are two aerial views of Neosho County, Kansas, that were taken by and published in the Chanute Tribune newspaper. The two photographs show a flooded oil storage facility and farmstead.


A Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences (CABS) executive seminar on the river

A Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences (CABS) executive seminar on the river
Date: Unknown
These colored photographs show a River Seminar sponsored by CABS, of the Menninger Foundation. It took place on the Colorado River in Utah. Menninger is a leading force in advancing mental health care through research and preventive mental health care. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas.


ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas

ATSF locomotive #3457 train derailment, Lecompton, Kansas
Date: 1941
Two views of the derailment of ATSF locomotive #3457, train #27, in Lecompton, Kansas. The Kansas River can be seen in the background.


A dam at Minneapolis, Kansas

A dam at Minneapolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
A postcard showing a dam on the Solomon River at Minneapolis, Kansas.


Aerial photograph of Atchison, Kansas

Aerial photograph of Atchison, Kansas
Creator: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Date: June 16, 1981
This is an aerial view of Atchison, Kansas taken by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. A portion of the Missouri River is visible.


Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas

Aiken and Sons Mill, Guilford, Wilson County, Kansas
Date: 1869-1876
This is a view across the Verdigris River of Guilford's' first mill, the Aiken and Sons Mill, in Wilson County, Kansas.


Alibates Flakes from 14KW401

Alibates Flakes from 14KW401
Date: Unknown
These six flakes of Alibates chert were recovered from a hill top camp site, 14KW401, in Kiowa County. The debitage, waste flakes from tool making, were made on Alibates chert, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River in the Texas panhandle. The dark piece has been burned in a fire.


Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951

Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951
Date: July 1951
These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.


American Falls, Snake River Idaho

American Falls, Snake River Idaho
Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: 1930-1935
This panorama of the American Falls on the Snake River in Idaho notes the "present look" of the falls in the early 1930s. On the reverse in rubber stamp reads, "Photo by L. Palenske, Alma, Kansas. Large Santa Fe Trail, Oregon Trail, Old Mining Camps, Rocky Mountain Views, For Sale. Write for Information." Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


American Indian Site in Hodgeman County, 14HO306

American Indian Site in Hodgeman County, 14HO306
Date: 1985
Shown are two views from slides of an American Indian site located in a valley in Hodgeman County. The site, in the Pawnee River basin, had bison bone exposed from a later component at the site. Charcoal recovered from the site yielded two dates: an Archaic occupation dating to 3080 - 2400 BCE and a possible Keith variant occupation dating to 1300 - 1420 CE.


Anna Margaret Watson Randolph, diary

Anna Margaret Watson Randolph, diary
Creator: Randolph, Anna Margaret Watson, 1838-1917
Date: August 17, 1858 - August 22, 1858
This brief diary, kept by Anna Margaret (Watson) Randolph, begins with her move to Kansas in an entry dated August 17, 1858. These six entries at the beginning of her diary provide details about her family's journey from Ohio to Kansas Territory, included a number of interesting accounts of their journey on a riverboat. Their boat ran aground several times and, interspersed among her descriptions of these difficulties, Anna wrote about her sister Mary Jane, the weather, and her personal observances of other passengers. She also filled her diary with her frustrations and concerns during their arduous journey west.


Arkansas City residents to Governor Willis Bailey

Arkansas City residents to Governor Willis Bailey
Creator: Commercial Club of Arkansas City
Date: March 17, 1903
Community residents and members of the Commercial Club of Arkansas City send a resolution to Governor Bailey recommending the retention of ex-attorney General Goddard in the case of Kansas vs Colorado now pending in the United States Supreme Court.


Arkansas River, Dodge City, Kansas

Arkansas River, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1919
This black-and-white photograph shows a horse-drawn wagon hauling hay across the steel girder bridge over the Arkansas River in Dodge City, Kansas.


Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas

Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas
Date: Between 1870s and 1890s
This photograph shows a lack of water in the Arkansas River in Garden City, Kansas. Several people can be seen standing on the bridge.


Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas

Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas
Date: July 1878
This photograph shows a view of the Arkansas River in Garden City, Kansas.


Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas

Arkansas River, Garden City, Kansas
Date: Between 1870s and 1890s
This photograph shows a group of people standing on a bridge over the Arkansas River in Garden City, Kansas. The river is full of water in the spring due to the melting snows in the Colorado mountains.


Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas

Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1909
This is a photograph of people in a boat on the Arkansas River, Syracuse, Kansas. Visible in the background is a bridge.


Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas

Arkansas River, Syracuse, Hamilton County, Kansas
Creator: Kidwell, W. W.
Date: October 20, 1908
This is a photograph of the Arkansas River, Syracuse, Kansas. A bridge is visible in the background.


Arkansas River bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Arkansas River bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Arkansas River Bridge in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. The photograph shows people on the bridge. The inside rails of the bridge are inscribed with advertisements or signs of some type.


Arkansas River bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Arkansas River bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Arkansas River bridge in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. Several people are visible on and near the bridge.


Arkansas River from bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Arkansas River from bridge, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photograph shows a view of the Arkansas River from a bridge in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas.


Arkansas River near Mount Hope, Kansas

Arkansas River near Mount Hope, Kansas
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a postcard view of the Arkansas River near Mount Hope, Kansas.


Arkansas River scene, Kansas

Arkansas River scene, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
This is a photograph of the Arkansas River showing sandbars and tree-lined banks.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part seven of twelve. The stockyards in Kansas City, Kansas, the Soldier's Home in Leavenworth, and Ft. Scott High School are some of the featured photographs.


Art Work on Eastern Kansas

Art Work on Eastern Kansas
Creator: Western Photogravure Company
Date: 1900
This pictorial book gives a brief overview of eastern Kansas. This is part one of twelve. Views from Calhoun Bluff near Topeka, Argentine from the Kaw River, Fraser Hall at the University of Kansas, Labette Creek in Parsons, and Fort Leavenworth are some of the featured photographs.


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