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Aerial photos of southwest Neosho County, Kansas, in the Thayer Lake area

Aerial photos of southwest Neosho County, Kansas, in the Thayer Lake area
Date: 1935-1940
These two aerial photos show southwest Neosho County, Kansas, in the area near Thayer Lake. These might have been taken before Thayer Lake was built.


A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas

A local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas
Creator: Baker, Fred
Date: 1918
This is a local history of Jerome Township, Gove County, Kansas, as recollected by Fred Baker, Gove City, Kansas. Baker wrote this sketch and submitted it in March 1918 to the Golden Belt Educational Association at Hays, Kansas, and was awarded a prize. Also included is a letter from Judge J.C. Ruppenthal, Russell, Kansas, to William Connelly, Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas, who received the sketch from Baker and wished for it to be donated into the Society's holdings.


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.


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 eight of twelve. Views from Burnett's Mound in Topeka, the Republican River in Junction City, and the Goodlander hotel in Fort Scott are some of the featured photographs.


Automobile stuck in the mud

Automobile stuck in the mud
Date: March 26, 1919
This photograph shows an automobile stranded in mud in Morris County.


Big Creek in Ellis, Kansas

Big Creek in Ellis, Kansas
Creator: Bowers, John
Date: Between 1907 and 1910
A postcard showing a bridge over Big Creek at Ellis, Kansas.


Bridge over Walnut Creek near Rush Center, Kansas

Bridge over Walnut Creek near Rush Center, Kansas
Creator: Wittick, George B.
Date: Between 1879 and 1880
This is a stereograph showing a bridge over Walnut Creek near Rush Center, Kansas.


C. D. Perry's thoroughbred Herefords near Englewood, Kansas

C. D. Perry's thoroughbred Herefords near Englewood, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1896
View of Hereford cattle belonging to Clarence D. Perry of Englewood, Kansas.


Cattle toll crossing in Hodgeman Co.; Parker's Ranch toll crossing

Cattle toll crossing in Hodgeman Co.; Parker's Ranch toll crossing
Creator: Holbrook, Eloise
Date: Between 1930 and 1938
A history of the cattle toll crossing and Parker's Ranch toll crossing in Hodgeman County. Included in this history is a description of the ranch's land and the amount of cattle that came through in one summer's drive.


Colorado for the tourist

Colorado for the tourist
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1920s
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful scenery provided to the tourist in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.


Creek Near Battery Negre

Creek Near Battery Negre
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: March 1918
Seven soldiers crossing a shallow creek in the woods. James C. Hughes was stationed at Fort Sill from January 18 to May 18, 1918. He was a student and then from March 22 to May 1 he was an instructor at the School of Fire, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Cutting and hauling ice, Pipe Creek, Ottawa County, Kansas

Cutting and hauling ice, Pipe Creek, Ottawa County, Kansas
Date: Unknown
This is a photograph of a large group of men cutting and hauling ice for storage, Pipe Creek, Ottawa County, Kansas. There is a long mechanized ramp to raise the chunks of ice from the creek bed to the level of the farm.


Cutting ice, Ransom, Kansas

Cutting ice, Ransom, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1909
This photograph shows a group of men cutting ice on Sand Creek in Ransom, Kansas. One of the men is O.C. Schreiber.


Diamond Creek during drought

Diamond Creek during drought
Date: 1934
In this photograph a man pumps water from Diamond Creek into a water tank chained to the bed of his truck.


Drainage canal in Wichita, Kansas

Drainage canal in Wichita, Kansas
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior
Date: April 1959
Two photographs of a drainage canal in Wichita, Kansas. One photograph shows the canal looking upstream from the Ninth street bridge and the other looking upstream from the Lincoln street bridge. The photographs were removed from a United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey, Wichita Drainage Canal, Kansas, April, 1959, publication.


Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands

Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: April 1871
A railroad company advertisement to emigrants promising cheap, abundant and good land for agricultural purposes.


Fishing and hunting

Fishing and hunting
Date: Between 1900 and 1920
View of two men fishing and hunting along a creek.


Fishing in Colorado and Wyoming

Fishing in Colorado and Wyoming
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1912
This Union Pacific Railroad Company promotional advertisement describes the beautiful and rustic scenery enjoyed in camp life and fishing as experienced in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and Wyoming.


Fishing scene

Fishing scene
Date: Between 1890 and 1910
View of men and women fishing along a unidentified creek.


Flood, Clyde, Kansas

Flood, Clyde, Kansas
Date: 1915
This is a view of people standing on porches or in the flood waters around two residences located west of Elk Creek bridge in Clyde, Kansas.


Flood, Clyde, Kansas

Flood, Clyde, Kansas
Date: 1915
This is a view of two men standing on the Elk Creek bridge during a flood in Clyde, Kansas. Also visible are a wooden sidewalk, a wagon, people standing on the opposite side of the flooded creek, utility poles and power lines, and the buildings and businesses of downtown Clyde.


Flooding, Saline County, Kansas

Flooding, Saline County, Kansas
Date: 1950
This aerial photo shows what is above water on a farm northwest of Salina, Kansas, where water from uncontrolled tributary creeks of the Smoky Hill River inundated the countryside around 1950.


Flood scene, Gypsum, Kansas

Flood scene, Gypsum, Kansas
Date: 1951
This aerial photograph shows flood waters covering the town of Gypsum, Kansas,


Flood scene, Salina, Kanas

Flood scene, Salina, Kanas
Date: 1951
This aerial photograph show flooding in Salina, Kansas from the Dry and Mulberry Creeks.


Foot bridge, Marion, Kansas

Foot bridge, Marion, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
These three photographs show a foot bridge across a creek in a wooded park in Marion, Marion County, Kansas. Two were taken after a flood.


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