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A field of wheat, Kearney [Kearny] County, Kansas

A field of wheat, Kearney [Kearny] County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a field of wheat and a binder pulled by several horses in Kearny County, Kansas.


Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows an open prairie in Finney County, Kansas.


Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a landscape view of an agricultural field in Finney County, Kansas.


Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows two men reclining on the prairie in Finney County, Kansas.


Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas

Agricultural scene, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a man standing in an open field in Finney County, Kansas.


Alfalfa field, Finney County, Kansas

Alfalfa field, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows an alfalfa field in Finney County, Kansas, with stacks of cut alfalfa.


Alfalfa field, Finney County, Kansas

Alfalfa field, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photograph shows a view of an alfalfa field in Finney County, Kansas, with stack of cut alfalfa.


D.M. Frost's farm, Finney County, Kansas

D.M. Frost's farm, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows fields on D.M. Frost's farm in Finney County, Kansas. A windmill is also visible.


Edith Monfort to Dwight Eisenhower

Edith Monfort to Dwight Eisenhower
Creator: Monfort, Edith
Date: August 19, 1952
In this document, Edith Monfort asks the Republican nominee Eisenhower to take a leadership position on the proposed solution to flood control in Kansas. Three Kansas dams have been proposed, Tuttle Creek, Milford and Perry. The Kansas Watershed Association questions judgment of this proposal. Eisenhower grew up in Abilene, Kansas.


Farm in Finney County, Kansas

Farm in Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
The photograph shows an unidentified farm in Finney County, Kansas.


Field, Finney County, Kansas

Field, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows a field divided by fencing in Finney County, Kansas. The photograph also shows two men and a horse standing in the field.


George and Iva Wasson farm

George and Iva Wasson farm
Date: 1912
This is a photo of the George Tilton & Iva Higgs Wasson farm in Viola, Sedgwick County, Kansas. The family moved to the farm from Farmington, Illinois in 1907 when their son Roy was 7 years old. The 160 acre farm was sold in 1945 for $40,000.


Gully, possibly located in Finney County, Kansas

Gully, possibly located in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
Photograph of a man standing in a field with lots of small gullies. The photograph also shows part of a larger gully on the right.


John Chilton Vaughn farm in Sheridan County, Kansas

John Chilton Vaughn farm in Sheridan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1895 and 1915
This photograph is of the John Chilton Vaughn farm located two miles east and four miles south of Selden, Kansas. The photo was possibly taken in the early 1900s. Viisble are wooden buildings, a corral and outside feeding manger, and a wooden windmill.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, subjects airports - attractions
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s - 2000s
These are panoramic photographs of locations in Kansas created by the Kansas Film Commission to promote scenes to film companies. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject and then location. Subjects included in this part of the collection are: airports, animals, antiques, and attractions.


Mulberry trees at Silkville

Mulberry trees at Silkville
Date: 1870
These four photographs show the mulberry trees planted at Silkville to feed the silkworms.


Pasture, Finney County, Kansas

Pasture, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows some cattle on a pasture in Finney County, Kansas.


Planting plan for Orphan's Home of the Security Benefit Ass'n, Topeka, Kansas

Planting plan for Orphan's Home of the Security Benefit Ass'n, Topeka, Kansas
Creator: Hare & Hare Landscape Archs & City Planners, Kansas City, MO
Date: January 1922
This is a planting plan for the landscape surrounding the Orphan's Home of the Security Benefit Association in Topeka, Kansas.


Santa Fe Trail near Dodge City, Kansas

Santa Fe Trail near Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas Industrial Development Commission
Date: 1956
These six black and white photographs show views of the Santa Fe Trail near Dodge City, Kansas. The trial opened as a commerce and military highway, in 1821, when William Becknell lead the first expedition from Franklin, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The route crossed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico.


Santa Fe Trail ruts west of Dodge City, Kansas

Santa Fe Trail ruts west of Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Kansas State Historical Society
Date: 1956
These eleven black and white photographs show wagon ruts along the Santa Fe Trail west of Dodge City, Kansas. The trail opened as a commerce and military highway, in 1821, when William Becknell lead the first expedition from Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The route crossed through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and New Mexico.


Sheep

Sheep
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows sheep grazing in an open field near Roswell, New Mexico.


Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, Kansas

Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, Kansas
Date: 1898
In these early photographs of Waconda Springs in Mitchell County, a hotel can be seen beyond the natural springs. The springs were about 200 feet in diameter. Unidentified people are shown resting on one of the rocky bluffs that surrounded the area. The springs were considered sacred by the Native Americans. In 1884, developers fenced the area around the springs and built a resort.


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