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1958 Chevrolet Impala

1958 Chevrolet Impala
Date: 1958
This is a photograph of a 1958 Chevrolet Impala, location unknown.


300 Mile Race over New Santa Fe Trail

300 Mile Race over New Santa Fe Trail
Creator: Moore Studio
Date: May 26, 1913
This black and white photograph shows one of the three Buick cars used during the 300-mile race over the new Santa Fe Trail in front of the Kansas City Star newspaper office. The three automobiles left the Hutchinson News office at 5:01 a.m., arriving at the Kansas City Star office at 4:24 p.m. proving a 300-mile automobile trip could be made on Kansas dirt highways in twelve hours. The only stop during the race was for lunch in Emporia, Kansas. Seated in the Buick are the following individuals from left to right: M.P. Newton, O.M. Wilhite, Ralph Faxton, in the middle, Kansas Governor George H. Hodges, and Fred Trigg.


A Sellers Motor Car Company automobile, Hutchinson, Kansas

A Sellers Motor Car Company automobile, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: 1909
William Nelson Benninghoff testing an automobile for Sellers Motor Car Company, Hutchinson, Kansas.


Adam and Fred Thielen and friends in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Adam and Fred Thielen and friends in an automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: May 7, 1911
View of four people seated in the open 1908 Reo automobile, and three people posed next to the auto, in Russell County, Kansas. The two men seated in the automobile may be Adam and Fred Thielen. One of the young women is seated on an American motorcycle. The Reo auto was noted as a 2 cylinder, chain drive car, with two seats in front and a small jump seat on the back.


Advance sheet of the 1907 Great Smith car

Advance sheet of the 1907 Great Smith car
Creator: Smith Automobile Company
Date: 1907
A small catalog giving the specifications of the Great Smith car. The Smith Automobile Company built cars in Topeka, Kansas, from 1902-1911.


After 140 mile test in the mud, a Sellers Motor Car Company automobile

After 140 mile test in the mud, a Sellers Motor Car Company automobile
Creator: Bailey, Marion W.
Date: Between 1909 and 1910
A Sellers Motor Car Company automobile after a 140 mile endurance test, Hutchinson, Kan. William Nelson Benninghoff is seated beside the driver.


All the way from Topeka, Kansas, U.S.A. The Smith Automobile Company

All the way from Topeka, Kansas, U.S.A. The Smith Automobile Company
Creator: Smith Automobile Company
Date: 1905
The March 1905 brochure of the Smith Automobile Company. The Smith Automobile Company built cars in Topeka, Kansas, from 1902-1911.


An automobile made by the Sellers Motor Car Company, Hutchinson, Kansas

An automobile made by the Sellers Motor Car Company, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1909 and 1910
Four men seated and one man standing on the running board of an automobile made by the Sellers Motor Car Company, Hutchinson, Kan. The automobile is parked on a business street.


Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas

Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: December 13, 1927
This is a view of people looking at advertisements for new Ford automobiles and trucks at the Arbuthnot Motor Company showroom at 709 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. The advertisements provide photographs and prices for the several available models.


Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas

Arbuthnot Motor Company, Marysville, Kansas
Creator: Hawkins, Omar F. (Omar Finlay), 1890-1967
Date: December 13, 1927
This is a view of men inspecting the first Model A Ford in the Arbuthnot Motor Company showroom located at 709 Broadway in Marysville, Kansas. Advertisements for other Ford models are displayed on the wall.


Arthur Capper in his new 1934 Chevrolet

Arthur Capper in his new 1934 Chevrolet
Date: January 21, 1934
Arthur Capper, 1865-1951, U. S. Senator from Kansas, seated in his new 1934 Chevrolet parked at the base of the steps at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C. Capper, a Garnett, Kansas, native, served Kansas as Governor, 1915-1919, and as U. S. Senator, 1919-1949.


A tribute to Kansas

A tribute to Kansas
Creator: General Motors
Date: September 19, 1932
A program for the musical production "The Parade of the States" presented by General Motors. The show featured both an orchestra and choir, playing popular songs of Kansas, state and college songs, and a tribute to the Indians of Kansas.


Autoveyor car interior, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor car interior, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
Interior view of an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor car as a new automobile is loaded into it at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
This aerial view shows a three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's autoveyor cars at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars lined up to load new automobiles at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
Aerial view of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars lined up to load new automobiles at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars as new automobiles are loaded into them via ramps at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Autoveyor cars and ramps, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1979
View of three-tiered Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway autoveyor cars as new automobiles are loaded into them via ramps at the General Motors plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Bucking Ford in Russell, Kansas

Bucking Ford in Russell, Kansas
Date: Between 1945 and 1949
This is a slide showing a "bucking Ford" in Russell, Kansas. The back wheels were off set to make the barrell buck. It was driven in parades and other local events. It was probably built by Fred "Fritz" Strecker.


Buick automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Buick automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: September 8, 1910
View of a Buick coupe automobile parked on a street in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas. Also visible are houses, barns, windmills, a church and steeple, and stone post and wire fences along the city street.


Buick car

Buick car
Date: around 1918
This black and white photograph shows a Buick car with an Anti-Automobile Thief Association sticker on the radiator. The emblem for the sticker was registered with the Library of Congress Copyright Office on October 14, 1918, by the Anti-Automobile Thief Association of Wichita, Kansas.


Catalogue-treatise upon the automobile. In two volumes. Volume two. The Smith Automobile Company, Topeka, Kansas

Catalogue-treatise upon the automobile. In two volumes. Volume two. The Smith Automobile Company, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Smith Automobile Company
Date: 1906
A catalog and treatise on the automobile by the president of the Smith Automobile Company. The Smith Automobile Company built cars in Topeka, Kansas, from 1902-1911.


Catalogue-treatise upon the automobile. Smith Automobile Company, Topeka, Kansas

Catalogue-treatise upon the automobile. Smith Automobile Company, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Smith Automobile Company
Date: 1906
A product catalog and treatise on the automobile by the president of the Smith Automobile Company in Topeka, Kansas. Published in two volumes, this is volume one.


Charlotte Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas

Charlotte Hopper driving a Ford automobile, Dorrance, Kansas
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: June 7, 1913
Charlotte Hopper is in the driver's seat of a Ford convertible automobile in Dorrance, Kansas. Four people are seated in the automobile, and two young boys are shown seated upon its left front fender and left running board.


Christena Randall driving a Ford automobile

Christena Randall driving a Ford automobile
Date: Between January 01, 1910 and December 31, 1915
This is a photograph showing Christena "Stean" Randall driving a Ford automobile. The photograph was probably taken in Decatur County, Kansas.


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