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Beet field near Garden City, Kansas

Beet field near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele and Hoke
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Photograph showing a 200-acre beet field belonging to Mr. F.A. Gillespie, manager of the United States Sugar and Land Company in Garden City, Kansas.


Birds-eye view of Richter farm, Finney County, Kansas

Birds-eye view of Richter farm, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a birds-eye view of men working on the Richter farm in Finney County, Kansas.


Cultivating corn, Logan County, Kansas

Cultivating corn, Logan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1925
This photograph shows three teams of horses cultivating a field of corn in Logan County, Kansas.


Cultivating furrows in Kansas

Cultivating furrows in Kansas
Date: April, 1914
A photograph showing an unidentified farmer cultivating furrows to check for drift of soil by the wind.


Cultivating trees in Pratt County, Kansas

Cultivating trees in Pratt County, Kansas
Date: June 1936
A photograph showing a farmer cultivating trees planted for a shelterbelt in Pratt County, Kansas. The trees were planted March, 1935.


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.


Forest Tree Culture on Kansas Prairies

Forest Tree Culture on Kansas Prairies
Creator: Kern, Maximilian Gottlieb, 1825-1916
Date: 1879
Kansas Pacific Railway promotional publication advocating the advantages of cultivating trees on the Kansas prairie for newly arriving emigrants into the region.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, wheat

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, wheat
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to wheat. Topics in the correspondence cover but is not limited to wheat producers in the southern Great Plains, wheat protein laboratories in Western Kansas, and wheat elevator locations for preparation for final market. 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.


Hand book for the Kansas Pacific Railway

Hand book for the Kansas Pacific Railway
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1870
This Kansas Pacific Railroad publication advertises good abundant and cheap land readily available on its rail line between Kansas City, Missouri, and Denver, Colorado. The booklet contains descriptions of the country and cities and towns along the Kansas Pacific Railroad and its branches.


Hidatsa Indian women cultivating crops

Hidatsa Indian women cultivating crops
Date: Between 1850 and 1870
This illustration shows women from the Hidatsa tribe cultivating maize and squashes with a bone hoe. It was copied from "American Indian" by Clark Wissler.


Mogul gasoline tractor, Edwards County, Kansas

Mogul gasoline tractor, Edwards County, Kansas
Date: 1910-1912
This photograph represents a mogul gasoline tractor with disc. The automobile beside the tractor is a model white automobile from 1910. J.N. Melin is standing between the automobile and tractor.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1890-1940
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Sheet erosion in Ford County, Kansas

Sheet erosion in Ford County, Kansas
Creator: McLean, B. C.
Date: 1940
This photograph, taken for the Soil Conservation Service, depicts sheet erosion on the farm of Robert Jones near Ford, Kansas. This type of erosion is caused by cultivating up and down a slope from left to right. According to an annotation on the back of the photograph, this damage occurred after a heavy rainstorm. Note that the right portion of the field had been contour plowed and consequently remained undamaged.


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