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Apple peeler

Apple peeler
Creator: Sinclair Scott Company
Date: between 1900 and 1940
Cast iron apple peeler by the Sinclair Scott Company of Baltimore. Hand crank. Clamp for mounting to countertop.


Camp nr. Gettsburg

Camp nr. Gettsburg
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This photo of Army trucks was taken in a camp near Gettysburg in 1919. Captain Hughes would probably have still been stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland, Motor Transport School at this time. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Carmela DiMaggio - Adeline

Carmela DiMaggio - Adeline
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: September 21, 1919
This photo was taken September 21, 1919. At this time Hughes is stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland which was in the southeastern corner of the city of Baltimore. Camp Holabird was established on 96 acres of marsh near Colgate Creek. Hughes recorded this information on the photo of Carmela DiMaggio - Adeline. Perhaps it was taken at Colgate Creek. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Cavalier Boot Creme Jar from the Jacob Creek Site, 14CS701

Cavalier Boot Creme Jar from the Jacob Creek Site, 14CS701
Date: 1920-1961
This jar of Cavalier Boot Creme was recovered from a farmstead in Chase County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2005. The polish was used to shine and weatherproof boots and shoes and was manufactured by the Cavalier Shoe Polish Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Cavaliers were supporters of King Charles I during the English Civil War and are seen as dashing characters. A cavalier's boot appears on the jar's lid and along the side of the jar in addition to two cavaliers on horseback. The site was excavated in 1980 during the Emporia State University's archaeological field school.


C. S. Mosher to Governor John St. John

C. S. Mosher to Governor John St. John
Creator: Mosher, C. S.
Date: November 12, 1880
A letter from C. S. Mosher of Baltimore to Kansas Governor St. John in which Mosher compliments St. John on the successful prohibition amendment in Kansas and requests a draft of the document.


J.F. Hoy to Governor John St. John

J.F. Hoy to Governor John St. John
Creator: Hoy, J.F.
Date: April 22, 1879
J. F. Hoy, an apparent lecturer or preacher from Pennsylvania, informs Kansas Governor St. John that he is coming to Topeka with a large tent, holding 2,000 people, and intends to speak against intemperance.


John M. Hering to Governor John St. John

John M. Hering to Governor John St. John
Creator: Hering, John
Date: November 17, 1880
A letter written on behalf of the Grand Templars Lodge of Baltimore by Secretary John M. Hering to Kansas Governor St. John. The letter offers congratulations for adoption of the prohibition amendment.


Louis A. Myers

Louis A. Myers
Creator: Perkins, P. L.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
This is a carte-de-visite of Louis A. Myers who lived in Valley Falls, Kansas. This photograph was taken during the Civil War when he was Captain of Company B, 6th West Virginia Cavalry. Myers later served in the Kansas State Senate, a Republican, representing District 5, serving from 1877-1879. From 1883-1884, he served in the Kansas House of Representatives, a Republican, representing District 7.


Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
Captain Hughes took this photo of Louise E. Bohmer in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland on January 17, 1920. Hughes was almost finished with his duty at Camp Holabird when they were visiting Roland Park. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
While Captain Hughes was in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland with Louise E Bohmer, he took her photo. Roland Park was one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. It was developed between 1890 and 1920 as an upper-class streetcar suburb. This photograph was taken January 17, 1920, about one month before Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer, Roland Park, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
On January 17, 1920, Captain Hughes was in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland with Louise E. Bohmer. This is Ms. Bohmer standing near a large building in Roland Park. This was one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
Captain James Hughes is photographed with Louise E Bohmer in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland. This is one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. It was developed between 1890 and 1920 as an upper-class streetcar suburb. This photograph was taken January 17, 1920, about one month before Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
Captain James C. Hughes is photographed here with Louise E. Bohmer in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland. This is one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. It was developed between 1890 and 1920 as an upper-class streetcar suburb. This photograph was taken January 17, 1920, about one month before Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD

Louise E. Bohmer & Self, Roland Park, Balto, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
Louise E Bohmer and Captain James C. Hughes are photographed in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland. This is one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. It was developed between 1890 and 1920 as an upper-class streetcar suburb. This photograph was taken January 17, 1920, about one month before Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


Mitchell's Travellers Guide through the United States

Mitchell's Travellers Guide through the United States
Creator: Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Date: 1834
Map of the United States showing roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes. The vicinities of major cities are inset, including Cincinnati, Albany, New Orleans, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Charleston, and Washington, D. C. Towns are indexed on the back of the map. This map is provided through a co-operative project between the Lecompton Historical Society and the Kansas Historical Society. Partial funding was provided by the Ross and Margaret Wulfkuhle Charitable Trust and the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area.


Robert Ireland to Governor John St. John

Robert Ireland to Governor John St. John
Creator: Ireland, Robert
Date: April 21, 1880
In this letter, Robert Ireland of Baltimore, Maryland, advises Kansas Governor St. John that over two thirds of Maryland counties either have or are considering Local Option prohibition laws. He offers emphatic hope that Kansas will "overthrow....Rum and its attending evils." Robert Ireland was president of the National Christian Temperance Union.


Robert Ireland to Governor John St. John

Robert Ireland to Governor John St. John
Creator: Ireland, Robert
Date: November 17, 1880
A letter from Robert Ireland, President of the Baltimore Gospel Temperance League, to Kansas Governor St. John. In the letter, Ireland offers his congratulations for the Governor's reelection and passage of the prohibition amendment.


Self at Holabird

Self at Holabird
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This photo of Captain James Hughes (Self) was taken in 1919 while he was stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland. A sign posted on the building reminds the men to wipe their feet and pick up trash. James C. Hughes of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918, and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


Self at Holabird

Self at Holabird
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: 1919
This photo of Captain James Hughes (Self) was taken in 1919 while he was stationed at Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available on Kansapedia.


Self Seul - Roland Park; Balto, Baltimore, MD

Self Seul - Roland Park; Balto, Baltimore, MD
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: January 17, 1920
Captain James C. Hughes is photographed here in Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland. This is one of the first planned "suburban" communities in North America. It was developed between 1890 and 1920 as an upper-class streetcar suburb. This photograph was taken January 17, 1920, about one month before Hughes left Camp Holabird, Maryland. James C. Hughes, as part of the 35th Division, left Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and traveled to Hoboken, New Jersey, where he boarded the troop ship "Ceramic" on May 18, 1918. Hughes arrived in Liverpool, England, on June 1, 1918 and then landed at Le Havre, France, on June 9, 1918. Hughes fought in the battles of St. Michael and the Meuse-Argonne. He was at Verdun on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. He took no photos of the actual fighting. He did take many photographs after the war as part of the Army of Occupation until he left France on July 18, 1919. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.


U.S. 40. The main street of America

U.S. 40. The main street of America
Creator: U.S. 40 Highway Association, Inc.
Date: 1920s
This pamphlet by the U.S. 40 Highway Association promotes U.S. Route 40 as the trans-continental highway from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to San Francisco, California. At the pamphlet's creation, the highway had not yet been completed and reached to eight miles west of Topeka, Kansas. Raymond M. Sawhill of Glasco, Kansas, was the secretary of the local organization. The pamphlet contains a map of the route and there are charts listing the distance between all the cities through which the highway would pass. The charts also list the population of each of the cities. This pamphlet proposes a northern and southern route through the middle and western portions between Manhattan, Kansas, and Limon, Colorado.


William Daniel to Governor John St. John

William Daniel to Governor John St. John
Creator: Daniel, William
Date: April 21, 1880
A letter from William Daniel to Kansas Governor St. John, quoting a telegram the Temperance Convention had intended to send, but was overlooked.


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