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Company B. Kansas Signal Corps, Iola, Kansas

Company B. Kansas Signal Corps, Iola, Kansas
Date: Between 1914 and 1919
This sepia colored photograph shows a group of World War I soldiers from the unit of Company B. Kansas Signal Corps in Iola, Kansas. The military unit was previously know as Company B. First Kansas Field Signal Battalion, Kansas National Guard. Munds Drug Store of Iola, Kansas, is also referred to on the photo.


Eighth annual fair, southwestern Kansas district, Wichita, Kansas

Eighth annual fair, southwestern Kansas district, Wichita, Kansas
Creator: Sedgwick County Agricultural Association
Date: September 14 - 17, 1880
This poster announces the eighth annual fair at Wichita, Kansas, sponsored by the Sedgwick County Agricultural Association. Highlights of the fair include races, the Kansas State Militia, and reduced railroad rates. The poster includes an illustration of a sulky race with horses and riders.


Flood sandbagging, Topeka, Kansas

Flood sandbagging, Topeka, Kansas
Date: 1951
This is a photograph of several men passing sandbags at the Topeka Waterworks during the 1951 flood.


General Order No. 1, 18th Kansas Cavalry

General Order No. 1, 18th Kansas Cavalry
Creator: Moore, Horace L. (Horace Ladd), 1837-1914
Date: July 17, 1867
This order for the 18th Kansas Cavalry, located at Fort Harker, regulates the maintenance of cavalry horses. Fort Harker was established to provide protection for the Kansas Stage Line and the military supply trains traveling the Smoky Hill Trail and the Fort Riley Road. As stated in the order, these regulations are essential because "the efficiency of every cavalry command depends much upon the condition of its horses."


General Order No. 2, 19th Kansas Cavalry

General Order No. 2, 19th Kansas Cavalry
Date: October 29, 1868
This order establishes the 19th Kansas Cavalry at Camp Crawford, which was located outside Topeka, Kansas. This camp had been named after Samuel Crawford, the former governor of Kansas who took command of this cavalry regiment in 1868. It also laid out the regulations that must be obeyed by officers and enlisted men and established the daily routine (including the calls of reveille, meals, and taps) that must be observed by these soldiers. The 19th Kansas Cavalry was organized to fight against various Indian tribes in the Great Plains.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Adjutant General

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Adjutant General. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to candidacy for assistant Adjutant Generals, office employment, and Adjutant General re-appointment. 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.


Henry C. Lindsey's portfolio of personal, military & civil history

Henry C. Lindsey's portfolio of personal, military & civil history
Creator: Lindsey, Henry C. (Henry Carlton)
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
Certificates, newspaper articles, photographs, and other materials relating to Colonel Henry Clay Lindsey, a resident of Topeka, Kansas. He had a long military and public career serving in the Civil War, Indian campaigns in Western Kansas, and the Spanish-American War. Colonel Lindsey's public service includes four terms as Topeka police chief, first elected in 1871 and serving four years as deputy chief. He was Shawnee County commissioner for six years and during that time he was chairman of the board for three years.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1888
This is correspondence received by Kansas Adjutant General Alexander B. Campbell. Frequent correspondents include S.L. Patrick, M.C. Reville, J.F. Morrison, P.W. Kreskey, C.T. Kelton, and Ben L. Henderson, among others. Many of these men were members of the Kansas National Guard who were employed as lawyers, some specializing in military pension claims.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1890
Correspondence sent and received by Kansas Adjutant General John N. Roberts. Frequent correspondents include James White Frierson Hughes, James W. Forsyth, Ezra B. Fuller, Willis Metcalf, and George W. Jackson. Includes a letter from the newly appointed chaplain of the Second Regiment, J.H. Boggess, and a petition for elected officers of the infantry of the Third Regiment in Greenwood County. Several applications for honorable discharge can be found in this correspondence, including several members of Company D of the Second Regiment, George W. Boland of Christian County, Missouri, John Kernal of Company G of the 83rd U.S. Colored Troops, and several members of Company C of the Fourth Regiment.


Kansas National Guardsman at the southeast Kansas coal fields

Kansas National Guardsman at the southeast Kansas coal fields
Date: 1919
This photograph shows a Kansas National Guardsman holding a rifle during the 1919 coal strikes in southeast Kansas.


Kansas National Guardsman in the southeast Kansas coal fields

Kansas National Guardsman in the southeast Kansas coal fields
Date: 1919
This photograph shows a Kansas National Guardsman in southeast Kansas during the coal strikes of 1919.


National Guard - Disposition of Stored Uniforms

National Guard - Disposition of Stored Uniforms
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to the disposition of stored uniforms for the National Guard. The exchange of correspondence between George Crawford, Governor Capper's office, and the Adjutant General discusses the possibility of Boy Scout Troop No. 13 to use the National Guard uniforms that are in the basement of the State House. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


National Guard - Request for Unit in Arkansas City

National Guard - Request for Unit in Arkansas City
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to a request for a unit of the National Guard in Arkansas City, Kansas, with the assistance of the Adjutant General. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Price List of Clothing, 19th Kansas Cavalry

Price List of Clothing, 19th Kansas Cavalry
Date: 1868
This balance sheet outlines the articles of clothing issued to Company 9 of the 19th Kansas Cavalry as well as their prices. Although the sheet is titled "Price List of Clothing," it also includes the prices of other items such as knapsacks, canteens, and blankets. It is not clear whether these prices are for single items or for multiple items.


Roster and Equipment, 19th Kansas Cavalry, Company D

Roster and Equipment, 19th Kansas Cavalry, Company D
Date: 1869
This table lists the equipment issued to soldiers of the 19th Kansas Cavalry, Company D, from Douglas County, Kansas. It includes the soldier's name, their firearms, and their cavalry supplies (saddle, bridle, etc.), in addition to other belongings such as blankets, swords, and belts.


Tenth annual exhibition of the Saline County Fair Association

Tenth annual exhibition of the Saline County Fair Association
Creator: Saline County Fair Association
Date: September 9 - 11, 1891
This poster announces the tenth annual fair at Salina, Kansas, sponsored by the Saline County Fair Association. Highlights include $2,500 in premiums, fruit and vegetable displays, several bands of music, the Fourth Regiment of the Kansas National Guard, and good races each day.


The tenth annual exhibition of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association

The tenth annual exhibition of the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association
Creator: Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association
Date: September 8 - 11, 1891
This poster announces the tenth annual exhibition at Saline County, Kansas, sponsored by the Saline County Agricultural, Horticultural, and Mechanical Association. Highlights of the fair include trotting and racing daily, a band of music, first class exhibitions, the Fourth Regiment of the Kansas National Guards, and the finest natural park in Kansas.


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