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2E - 18th FA, Nv. Lierstal

2E - 18th FA, Nv. Lierstal
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 16, 1919
Captain Hughes labeled this photograph the 18th Field Artillery, Nv Lierstal. It shows the military moving equipment through the mountains. The photo was taken June 16, 1919 while he was with the Army of Occupation. 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.


2E - 18th FA, Nv. Lierstal

2E - 18th FA, Nv. Lierstal
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 16, 1919
Captain Hughes labeled this photograph the 18th Field Artillery, Nv Lierstal. It shows the military moving equipment through the mountains. The photo was taken June 16, 1919 while he was with the Army of Occupation. 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.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company diesel engine #283

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company diesel engine #283
Creator: Erb, Don
Date: Between 1950s and 1960s
This black and white photograph shows diesel engines #283 and #225C from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company pulling rolling stock through a mesa mountain range in the southwest.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows an eastbound Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train traveling through an unidentified location.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Cajon Pass
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows an eastbound Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train traveling through the Cajon Pass in the San Bernardino Mountains.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1960
This slide shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train descending the Tehachapi Mountains in southern California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains, California
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows a eastbound Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train passing through the Tehachapi Mountains in California.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains, California

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train, Tehachapi Mountains, California
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This photograph shows a westbound Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company freight train passing through the Tehachapi Mountains in California.


Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling the Cajon Pass through Alray, California

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling the Cajon Pass through Alray, California
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1953
Photograph of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe locomotive #236C traveling through the Cajon Pass through Alray, California.


Bird's Eye View of Silverton, Colorado

Bird's Eye View of Silverton, Colorado
Creator: Schantl, Lewis
Date: 1880
This lithograph is a bird's eye view of Silverton, Colorado. It focuses on the mining in the area. The legend at the bottom identifies tunnels, shafts, mines, and smelters as well as mountains and a river. It was designed by Lewis Schantl and is dated 1880.


Bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue, Montclaire, near Denver, Colorado

Bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue, Montclaire, near Denver, Colorado
Creator: Denver Lithograph Company
Date: 1887
This lithographic souvenir of Arbor Day in 1887 shows a bird's eye view of Colfax Avenue from Montclair 350 feet above Denver, Colorado. Real estate dealer W. B. von Richthofen presented the souvenir which was printed by the Denver Lithograph Company. The map identifies Long's Peak and many sections of the city including City Park, Rohling's Addition, Hartman's Addition, Bellevue, Park Hill, Colfax Heights, Downington, Colfax Terrace, Von Richthofen's, addition to Montclair, the Zoological Gardens, Kensington, Montclair Gardens, Colfax Gardens, Hayden Dickinson's Subdivision, Montrose, and Garden City.


Bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado

Bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado
Creator: Stoner, J. J.
Date: 1882
This lithograph is a bird's eye view of Gunnison, Colorado. The population was 5,500 in 1882. The legend identifies the following: Court House, Jail, schools, 2 railroad depots, 2 banks, The Gunnison Valley Planing Mill, the Post Office, Water works, Gas works, newspapers, hotels, and churches. Several mountain peaks in the background are identified. The insets on the lower left show a railroad round house and the Lewis House. The insets on the lower right show Buck's addition and the Georgia Avenue School. The street names are shown. The publisher of the lithograph was J. J. Stoner of Madison, Wisconsin, and the printer wa Beck & Paul Lithograph, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Chief Wiskigeamatyuk, Edith Roosevelt, Ethel Roosevelt, Agnes Martin and Chief Kootoose

Chief Wiskigeamatyuk, Edith Roosevelt, Ethel Roosevelt, Agnes Martin and Chief Kootoose
Date: Between 1901 and 1909
This is a photograph showing Chief Wiskigeamatyuk, a member of Potawatomi tribe; Edith Roosevelt; Ethel Roosevelt; Agnes Martin; and Chief Kootoose, member of the Potawatomi tribe. The photograph was taken in the Wisconsin woods. The Potawatomi were once located in the Great Lakes region before they were moved to Kansas Territory. On September 26, 1833, the Potawatomi of Illinois and Wisconsin signed the Treaty of Chicago, which ceded the last of their lands to the United States. The United States began removing the Potawatomi off of their Wisconsin lands between 1835 and 1838. Most Wisconsin Potawatomi went to Iowa and later to Kansas and settled on reservations. Despite this, many stayed in Wisconsin. About 200 of the Potawatomi who went to Iowa and Kansas returned to Wisconsin and settled in the vicinity of Wisconsin Rapids. The Wisconsin Potawatomi are federally recognized, but they are included on the tribal roll of the Kansas Potawatomi.


Cripple Creek Mining District, Colorado, the Gold Fields of Colorado

Cripple Creek Mining District, Colorado, the Gold Fields of Colorado
Date: 1894
This lithograph shows a bird's eye view of Cripple Creek, Colorado at the time gold mining was happening. It was a supplement to the Colorado Springs Gazette. It shows buildings on various named streets in Cripple Creek. Street names are given and Cripple Creek flows through the town. It gives the names of various mountains and hills surrounding the town. Pike's Peak is in the center back. The left inset shows two burros and the right inset shows several miners. In the distance is Cripple City and Midland. The Midland Terminal Railroad is running through the whole area. The item was produced by the Denver Litho Co., Denver, Colorado.


F - 18th FA, Nr. Lierstal

F - 18th FA, Nr. Lierstal
Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: June 16, 1919
Captain Hughes labeled this photograph the 18th Field Artillery, Nr. Lierstal. It shows from a distance, the military moving equipment through the mountains. The photo was taken June 16, 1919 while he was with the Army of Occupation. 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.


Jedediah Smith to brother

Jedediah Smith to brother
Creator: Smith, Jedediah Strong, 1799-1831
Date: December 24, 1829
This letter is from Jedidiah Strong Smith (1799-1831) to his brother Ralph Smith (1794-1867) living in Ohio at the time of the letter. Jedidiah writes this letter in 1829 at Wind River which is located on the east side of the Rocky Mountains. In the letter, Jedidiah writes about his journey, including the dangers and opportunities this trip provides him, and asks for information from home when Ralph writes next.


Man seated on rocks looking at the mountains probably in Colorado

Man seated on rocks looking at the mountains probably in Colorado
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing a man seated on rocks looking at the mountains probably in Colorado.


Map of United States

Map of United States
Creator: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel, 1802-1887
Date: 1835
Map of the United States in 1835 contained in T.G. Bradford's "A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial"


Men with horse drawn wagons possibly in Colorado

Men with horse drawn wagons possibly in Colorado
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing men with horse drawn wagons and carriages possibly in Colorado. These men were probably land developers.


Mountains possibly in Colorado

Mountains possibly in Colorado
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing the mountains possibly in Colorado.


Nebraska and Kanzas

Nebraska and Kanzas
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Date: 1855
Map of the Kanzas Territory which stretched into portions of present-day Colorado and the Nebraska Territory which stretched to the Canadian border. 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. Copies of this map are available for viewing at both the Kansas Historical Society and Lecompton Historical Society.


Oak Creek Canyon, Flagstaff, Arizona

Oak Creek Canyon, Flagstaff, Arizona
Creator: Palenske, Louis F., 1858-1943
Date: 1928-1935
Oak Creek Canyon, located between Sedona and Flagstaff, Arizona was photographed by Louis Palenske during his excursion across northern New Mexico and Arizona. Funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission through the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board.


Oregon Trail

Oregon Trail
Date: Between 1900 and 1940
Letters, notes, and reminiscences of the Oregon Trail. Included are first hand accounts of traveling the trail, routes taken, and the hardships endured. The Oregon Trail was primarily used from 1840 through 1860 for pioneers heading west looking for new places to settle.


People walking up a path in the mountains possibly in Colorado

People walking up a path in the mountains possibly in Colorado
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing men and women walking up a path in the mountains possibly in Colorado.


Possibly the Pike's Peak road near Colorado Springs, Colorado

Possibly the Pike's Peak road near Colorado Springs, Colorado
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph possibly showing the Pike's Peak road near Colorado Springs, Colorado.


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